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Heroin use and deaths continue to rise in Northeast Ohio
Story by Tim Rudell
Five people die from drug-related causes every day in Ohio, according to recent state figures. Many of those deaths are heroin overdoses. In a three-week period this summer, eight heroin users died in the Akron Canton area alone.

WKSU’s Tim Rudell has more on Ohio's opiate epidemic.
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Monroe Co. drilling fire might provide impetus to change fracking rules
Gov. Kasich says the law may need to be changed to give first responders more information
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Why go gluten-free?
The protein in wheat and other grains makes celiac sufferers sick, but they can't always be sure everything labeled as such really is "gluten-free"
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Cleveland doctor is clearing obstacles to help severely wounded Ukrainians
An effort is underway to bring casualties from Ukrainian violence here for treatment
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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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Ohio Republicans fast-track a bill to repeal Common Core standards
Despite backing by House leadership and Ohio Chamber of Commerce, some in the GOP say the standards over-reach
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Greater Cleveland RTA to resume Blue and Green line service
Heavy rain washed contruction debris onto tracks, shutting down service Monday
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Cleveland Museum of Art attendance approaches 600,000
Museum finishes its eight-year renovation and expansion in the past fiscal year
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Former Parmadale mentor sentenced as a sexual predator - Woman admitted to sexual encounters with two girls placed at the treatment center
 
Southwest Ohio divides over its role in the flood of immigrant children - Dayton mayor wants to temporarily house the children; GOP congressman and suburban mayor says 'No.'
 
Early numbers show Medicaid expansion is cutting numbers of Ohio uninsured - Ohio Hospital Associations plans to look more deeply into the details this fall
 
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

Step into 1950’s Baltimore for an evening and get swept away by the unexpected romance of the school’s notorious bad-boy, actor Johnny Depp, as he falls for a good-girl with a jealous boyfriend in the romantic musical “Cry Baby” directed by John Waters at Cedar Lee Theatre on Saturday. From tiny cells to vast ecosystems, nature is filled with extraordinary and delicate connections that shape our environment. The Botanical Garden invites all Clevelanders to learn more about these connections at Nature Connects: A LEGO® Brick Experience - special to the Garden offered this summer only! Check out what other local events are featured 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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