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Chris Teodecki is looking forward to the artistic aspects of the towpath project.

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Mapping out a new path for the Towpath trail through Akron
Story by M.L. Schultze
Millions of people use stretches of the hiking and biking trails that follow the path of old Ohio and Erie Canal through northeast Ohio. And a lot of them turn around when they get to Akron. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze has more on plans to encourage hikers and bikers to keep going into Akron’s downtown and beyond.
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Cleveland culinary entrepreneurs book a stay in the hotel world
Scott Kuhn and Chris Hodgson have opened Sanctuary: the Restaurant and Wine Bar in Beachwood's Double Tree Hotel
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The new director exhibits high hopes for the Canton Museum of Art
Max Barton brings marketing and business skills to his new job as well as a passion for the arts
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Browns likely to start their 23rd quarterback since 1999
The Browns signed 35-year-old veteran quarterback Josh McCown over the weekend, signaling the end of the Brian Hoyer era
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Education and police are big parts of Cleveland Mayor Jackson's address
Jackson 10th State of the City address focuses on boosting education and building lasting police reforms with the Justice Department
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Kasich says there's too much testing for students in Ohio
Governor is not calling for elimination of new Common Core tests
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The link between big sporting events and sex trafficking
Ohio's human trafficking coordinator says they are keeping a close eye on one big event this weekend in Columbus
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Southern Ohio hit hard by winter weather
Many schools and businesses, including Ohio University in Athens, closed due to the weather
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Wayne County teacher sues the school district that fired him over a vegan Facebook post - ACLU of Ohio says the teacher's First Amendment rights were violated
 
Ohio Sen. Portman hopes Netanyahu's speech will strengthen U.S.'s stance on Iran - Ohio Republican senator says Israel's opinion on the issue is important
 
Ohio Democrats join fight over gay marriage - Ohio's Democrats want the Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court decision that upholds bans on same sex marriage
 
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Folk Alley Presents 'Heaven Adores You' at the Cleveland International Film Festival

Folk Alley presents two screenings of Heaven Adores You at the Cleveland International Film Festival. The film is a musical documentary about the life and supposed suicide of singer/songwriter Elliot Smith.

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WKSU Presents 'Finding the Gold Within' at the Cleveland International Film Festival

WKSU presents two screenings of Finding the Gold Within at the Cleveland International Film Festival. The documentary follows six young men involved with Akron's Alchemy, Inc. program.

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WKSU Discount for Great Lakes Theater

WKSU members can purchase half-priced tickets for Great Lakes Theater productions - Dial M for Murder on Feb. 27 and The Tempest on April 10. Other performances also discounted.

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