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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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Cleveland Heights Chef and restaurateur Doug Katz and his son Abe, a 7th grader at Agnon School, enjoy making latkes together for Hanukkah.

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Making potato latkes for Hanukkah: a Cleveland Heights family's tradition
Story by Vivian Goodman
When the sun sets one week from tomorrow, Jews will light the first candle of the Hanukkah menorah.  The 8-day holiday celebrates a victory in 167 BC over Syrian Greeks.  The “Festival of Lights” is a time for family gatherings and traditional delicacies, like crispy, savory, potato pancakes.

WKSU’s Vivian Goodman samples some in today’s Quick Bite.
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Is Ohio ready to re-form its Congressional districts?
The GOP House speaker says 'Go Slow,' but some of his members disagree
Public tours reveal the rich history of Severance Hall
The home of the Cleveland Orchestra will be open for tours this Sunday
Pluto: How the Zips became a college soccer powerhouse
Terry Pluto says NCAA sports like soccer have a structure that lets smaller schools thrive
Trump challenges Kasich, protesters challenge Trump in Columbus
The GOP front-runner mocks Ohio's governor, calls for waterboarding of alleged terrorists
Coroner: Student died of broken neck during OSU's Mirror Lake jump
Top headlines: Snowbirds can put seasonal holds on cable, EPA's plan to deal with toxic algae in Lake Erie will include new health guidelines
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The push to ban microbeads from consumer products gets federal support
Microbeads are tiny plastic particles in toothpaste, facial scrubs, body washes and other personal care products
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Summit County court receives recertification for specialized rehab program
The Turning Point Program combines rehabilitation programs with court oversight for those charged with drug offenses
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Ohio's public universities increasingly rely on donations - As taxpayer support dwindles, Cleveland State and other schools turn to endowments
Ohio Supreme Court will consider if state can cut funds retroactively - At stake is nearly $8 million in funds for Cleveland, Toledo and Dayton schools
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WKSU Community Conversations at Kent State University at Stark

Join WKSU reporters and fellow public radio listeners for a conversation about the issues that most concern you. The first of several planned events, this get-together will be held at the Stark campus of Kent State University.

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Request Passes for 'Rifftrax Live: Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny'

WKSU members can request two passes to see the MST3000 guys take on Christmas in Rifftrax Live: Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny on the big screen in regional theatres for events on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

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WKSU Honored with 12 Ohio SPJ Awards

In late October, members of the WKSU news staff were recognized with 12 awards, including Best Reporter to Tim Rudell, from Ohio Chapters of Society of Professional Journalists for work created in 2014.

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The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Be part of history! This November, join StoryCorps and WKSU in The Great Thanksgiving Listen. Use the new StoryCorps app to record your interview with an older person and upload it directly into the archives at the Library of Congress.

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Namaste: A Past in Bhutan, a Future in Akron

The only area of Akron that’s been growing since the 2010 Census is North Hill. The reason is a migration of thousands of refugees from a tiny Himalayan kingdom on the other side of the world. WKSU brings you stories on major changes in people’s lives and the overall community of Akron’s newest settlers: Nepali, Bhutanese and, now, Americans.

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WKSU Celebrates 65 Years on the Radio

On Oct. 2, 1950, WKSU went on-air for the first time. From a small, campus station broadcasting five hours a day, for five days a week to a nationally recognized innovator reaching 22 Northeast Ohio counties, WKSU has spent six and a half decades serving public radio listeners across the region.

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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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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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