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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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PeaceMaker Ryan Hall talks about kids making a difference.

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Akron hopes billboards will open police-community communication
Story by M.L. Schultze
The city of Akron is launching a year-long billboard campaign to try to improve relations between  police and the community. Pastors, police, politicians and a group of kids called the Akron PeaceMakers celebrated the first of the billboards a parking lot in Akron’s North Hill area today. The kids came up with the theme: “Police and Community Together: We can Make it Better.” It...
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Hundreds march against racism in Kent
Religious leaders put together the march on short notice
Akron and Cleveland cartoonists keep us smiling in the kitchen
"Toon Appetit" is the official cookbook of the Great Lakes Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society
A Cleveland painter transforms the archives of his troubled family into art
"Crackle and Drag" at the Transformer Station was created as part of TR Ericsson's grieving process after his mother's suicide
Gov. Kasich visits the Ohio State Fair as governor and presidential candidate
The event is Kasich's first major public appearance since announcing his run for the Oval Office
Senator Brown joins fight against elder prescription drug abuse
The problem already affects an estimated 170-thousand people on medicare
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Ohio Treasurer gets state money for financial transparency wesbite
Ohio Controlling Board ok's $2.7 million for
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State and national Democrats speculate on GOP debate agenda
What they say you won't hear Thursday night
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For the city, the University of Akron's problems are interrelated - The school has been key to downtown's rebirth
Republicans get ready for Cleveland debate - Fox News will announce the list of republicans who made it into the top ten tomorrow
Cleveland Orchestra names a new Executive Director - Andre Gremillet will succeed Gary Hanson
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

It's August and that means the summer is winding down. More players are enshrined in Canton, the Civil War is reenacted at Hale Farm, Medina hosts its 170th county fair, pro golfers return to Firestone, the hamburger is celebrated in Akron, it's the final Downtown@Dusk of the season - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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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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Downtown@Dusk at the Akron Art Museum from June 18 - August 6

Downtown@Dusk present eight free community concerts in downtown Akron on Thursday evenings beginning June 18. Each event includes free entrance to the Akron Art Museum.

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