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Cain Park

Cain Park begins where most city parks leave off —
an outdoor, intimate, covered theater (Alma Theater); an outdoor covered amphitheater (Evans Amphitheater); an air-conditioned art gallery (Audrey & Harvey Feinberg Art Gallery), and outstanding programming.
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Dr. Maria Strus has gotten Volodymyn Mochan to Cleveland for treatment of severe head wounds he received during Ukrainian protest, but she's having difficulty getting other patients here.

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Cleveland doctor is clearing obstacles to help severely wounded Ukrainians
Story by Kevin Niedermier
As the violence in Ukraine continues, a Cleveland doctor is helping to bring some of the most severely injured to Ohio for treatment. It’s part of a larger effort to evacuate patients to the U.S.

It's having some success, but also faces obstacles in Ukraine. As WKSU’s Kevin Niedermier reports, only one injured Ukrainian has made it to Cleveland so far.
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Pluto: Browns open camp with sizzle; Indians desperately need to get hot
Indians hover around .500 as the Browns open training camp with "Manziel mania"
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What to do with the dead and dying malls dotting Northeast Ohio
As Chapel Hill Mall enters receivership, Rolling Acres and Randall Park sit abandoned, awaiting a new life, likely as non-retail entities
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Exploradio: The roots of aggression
A Kent State University researcher says the hormones vasopressin and oxytocin play major roles in regulating aggression and attraction
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'Wingfoot One' is winning entry in contest to name new Goodyear blimp
The new semi-rigid airship is the first of three to be built with German partner Zeppelin
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Ohio hopes to settle seven-year workers comp suit with $420 million
Other morning headlines: Fracking fire; execution; political conventions; hotel tax; Biden and civil rights; VA nominee McDonald; Prade's next step
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Massive pipeline planned to pump Ohio shale products to Texas
A new venture of the nation's largest midstream companies will ship Ohio's Utica products 1,225 miles to Texas
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Schwebel takes precautions due to bacteria possibility
ongoing testing reveals potential problem
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Former Akron Police captain may go back to prison Friday - Ohio Supreme Court turns down Prade's latest appeal in the murder of his estranged wife
 
New report shows racist mascots harm Native American students - The Center for American Progress recommends retiring racist team names and mascots that denigrate Native Americans
 
Kasich kicks off Ohio State Fair - Governor relishes his role in state's signature summertime celebration
 
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Step into the magical realm of King Arthur’s Camelot production beginning on Tuesday, wrapping up the 66th season of the Huron Playhouse. Seated among the finest knights in the world at the Round Table, King Arthur establishes a perfect kingdom, that is, until Sir Lancelot arrives! Verb Ballets will dazzle the audiences with a spectacular performance in Evans Amphitheater on Saturday, featuring the premier of 'Similar' by Cincinnati Ballet principal and co-artistic director for Kansas City Dance Festival. Don’t miss the other music and theatre events going on this week!

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WKSU Member Nights at Blossom

WKSU members can purchase half-price tickets to four specially chosen Blossom Festival concerts from July 19 through Aug. 30.

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Downtown@Dusk at the Akron Art Museum on June 19 - August 7

Downtown@Dusk present eight free community concerts in downtown Akron on Thursday evenings beginning June 19. Each event includes free entrance to the Akron Art Museum.

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Summer Reading for 2014

See what author David Giffels, chef Doug Katz, Q host Jian Ghomeshi, Black Keys drummer Pat Carney, designer Valerie Mayen, children's author Joan Arbogast, college president Marvin Krislov, the Cleveland Orchestra's Gary Hanson, and others are reading this summer.

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WKSU Supports the Akron Rubber Ducks

This summer, WKSU will be showing its local pride by sponsoring Akron Rubber Ducks home games at Canal Park.

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Station Break - Summer 2014

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

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Heroin: Big Trouble in a Small Town

Heroin abuse is gaining a lot of attention as it spreads through Ohio's suburbs. But it's in rural areas like Tuscarawas County that the drug has been a huge problem for a decade. Some describe it as a first love; others as a lifelong battle. Amanda Rabinowitz examines the issue in a three-part series examining heroin abuse in small-town Ohio with stories of addiction, death -- and hope.

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Folk Alley.com–All Folk Music! All The Time!

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

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