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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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John Born and Nina Turner co-chair the committee that announced the new standards last week.

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Historic police standards are set to improve community relations
Story by Karen Kasler
For the first time, Ohio’s law enforcement agencies now have a set of minimum standards for the use of deadly force and for recruitment and hiring. As Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports, the panel that set those standards says there’s a lot more work ahead.
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Raiding the Quick Bites larder for local honey
We return for the sweet stuff to a story from January of 2012
Youngstown students return with a state takeover looming
Local and statewide groups express concerns whether a new law really could fix what's wrong with the city's schools
Ohio think tank says nearly half a billion dollars flowsto charters from traditional public schools
Critics say that hurts the kids left behind
Terry Pluto: U of A's new athletic director has the toughest job in town
Larry Williams takes over Akron's struggling athletic program that recently cut baseball and has the lowest football game attendance in Division I.
After 25 years, the architect of the Indians is heading to Toronto
Mark Shapiro says leaving Cleveland is hard but he relishes the challenge
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Mark Shapiro trades the Indians for the Blue Jays
Cleveland's president moves to Toronto's top front office position at the end of the season
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Ohio firefighters help battle wildfires in California and Oregon
The state sent 20 firefighters to help battle the ongoing blaze
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President Obama officially renames Mount McKinley as Denali - As the highest peak in North America, the mountain was always referred to as Denali by native Alaskans and the State of Alaska
University of Akron to pay athletes stipends on top of scholarships - Other headlines: Demolition scheduled for power plant along Lake Erie; Northeast Ohio Congressman wants Congress to reverse Mt. McKinley decision
Cleveland Indians may see a loss -- on the field and financially - Team President Mark Shapiro says the team reinvests its profits into the team
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

With a late Labor Day, enjoy a little more summer this year with the Stark County Fair in Canton, the music of John Williams at Blossom, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at the Cedar Lee, Hair at Weathervane and the Cleveland National Air Show - plus more this week in Northeast Ohio!

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Show What You Grow for 2015!

It's harvest time in Northeast Ohio! Share pictures of your bounty and you could win a great prize! The deadline for entering is Oct. 9. All pictures will be posted on the Quick Bites Facebook page and may be displayed at the Countryside Conservancy Farmers Market on Oct. 10.

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Terry Pluto and Amanda Rabinowitz Talk Sports in Hudson

On Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m., sports columnist Terry Pluto and WKSU's Amanda Rabinowitz take their weekly discussions on the road with a live conversation followed by Q&A at the Hudson Library and Historical Society building in the First and Main area of Hudson.

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Election 2016 Coverage

From the debates, through the RNC and DNC, primaries and beyond the final vote, find all of the stories on the 2016 elections from the WKSU newsroom.

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Download a Pass for Two for 'Mistress America'

WKSU members can download a pass for two to see the new movie starring Greta Gerwig, Mistress America at the Cedar Lee Theatre on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m.

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WKSU Member Nights at Blossom

WKSU members can purchase half-price tickets to three specially chosen Blossom Festival concerts from July 26 through August 15.

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Folk–All Folk Music! All The Time!

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