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Latin American and Latino Art at the Allen
September 2, 2014–June 28, 2015

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Pluto: How Indians fans can draw hope from the Royals' World Series run
Story by Amanda Rabinowitz
The Kansas City Royals have had a remarkable run to the World Series that could give hope to Indians fans. The Royals and Indians are in the same American League Central Division, both have what’s considered low payrolls, and both have struggled to put together winning seasons in recent years. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto joins me
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Exploradio: This is your brain on management
Advances in brain imaging validate behavioral theories about ethical thinking and effective leadership
Ohio officials discuss new numbers and next steps in Ebola scare
Gov. Kasich meets with officials and reporters in Akron
Mozzarella's easy when you have a way with curd
Lucky Penny Creamery's Abbe Turner shows home cooks how it's done
Ebola exposure in Ohio: Keeping perspective when perspectives keep changing
Health officials try to reassure, but acknowledge they're still on a learning curve
Local Ebola concerns cause officials to pay more attention to West Africa
Gov. Kasich and others say more money and effort needs to go to Africa
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Twinsburg High School's shooting threat is deemed a hoax
Authorities say there appears to be no actual intent or means to carry out such an attack
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Canton councilman reacts to anti-Semitic letters
After more than a decade of receiving harassing letters, Bill Smuckler is seeking the help of the city's law director
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Ohio's Ebola scare causes companies to seek out professional cleaners - One cleaning company says the virus is a fairly easy pathogen to clean
Ohio lawmaker says it shouldn't be a crime to photograph your ballot - Duffey calls the old law making it a felony "insane"
International community foundations gather in Cleveland - Cleveland is the birthplace of these public charities
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WKSU Member Event: Reserve Passes to a Joshua Bell Post-concert Reception

Tuesday Musical and the Akron Symphony Orchestra present Grammy Award-winner Joshua Bell at E.J. Thomas Hall on Nov. 7. WKSU listeners can reserve entrance to a special post-concert reception. Learn more!

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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

Classical music takes center stage this week. The Cleveland Orchestra presents Hilary Hahn performing Bach and the Cleveland Chamber Music Society presents the Belcea Quartet. It's also time for TEDxClevelandStateUniversity and Molly Ringwald and John Hodgman come to the area - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Request Passes for 'The National Theatre's Frankenstein'

WKSU members can request two passes to see The National Theatre's Frankenstein on the big screen in regional theatres for events on Monday, Oct. 27 or Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m.

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Download a Pass for 'Birdman'

WKSU listeners can download a pass to a preview screening of the new film Birdman at the Cedar Lee on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Click through for a link to download the pass.

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Dr. Beverly Warren Speaks at the Akron Roundtable

Kent State University President Beverly Warren is the featured speaker at the Akron Roundtable for October. The address takes place at a luncheon on Oct. 16 at Quaker Station at Quaker Square Inn. WKSU will rebroadcast the speech on Thursday, Oct. 23

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WKSU Discount for Great Lakes Theater

WKSU members can purchase half-priced tickets for Great Lakes Theater productions - The Merry Wives of Windsor on Sept. 26 and Les Miserables on Oct. 3. Other performances also discounted.

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WKSU's Autumn 2014 Station Break

Find out more about WKSU, along with arts and culture throughout Northeast Ohio, in the Autumn 2014 issue of WKSU's Station Break.

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E-Notes is WKSU's nationally recognized email newsletter. Distributed the first and third Thursdays of each month, E-Notes brings you programming updates, details on station events, local arts and culture, free ticket offers and WKSU member discounts and much more!

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Donate Your Vehicle and Benefit WKSU

Donate your unwanted car, truck, boat, motorcycle, or other vehicle and support WKSU via the station's vehicle charitable donation program.

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Folk–All Folk Music! All The Time!

Folk Folk Music! All The Time! is all folk, all of the time. Listen to the music you love when it best fits your busy schedule.

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