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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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Artistic Director Mary Verdi-Fletcher founded Dancing Wheels in Cleveland in 1980. The nation's first physically-integrated dance company will mark its own 35th anniversary as well as the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with a gala concert this weekend followed by a nationwide tour.

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Sitting down and standing up with Cleveland's Dancing Wheels
Story by Vivian Goodman
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  It was 35 years ago that the nation’s first physically-integrated dance company was founded.  Saturday night in Cleveland’s Playhouse Square, dancers in wheelchairs will celebrate those two major milestones.  WKSU’s Vivian Goodman reports.
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Law, order and building trust
When a Bhutanese man was murdered in 2012, many questioned whether Akron was the place to remain; but the tragedy also opened a relationship with police
Learning language, culture and more
A growing number of people in North Hill speak English as a second language, or don't speak it at all -- and scores of people and dozens of classes are working to change that
Bhutanese resettlement has had a big economic impact
The economic model includes first jobs, first cars, first houses, first businesses
North Hill, its history and its newest settlers
An Akron neighborhood settled by migrants becomes home to thousands of refugees from half a world away
Stark County buys permanent home for Children's services
The Cornerstone building has more parking than the current facility, where the county's lease expires in March
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3 East Cleveland police officers face corruption charges
Accused of conspiring to shake down drug dealers
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Conservative political group calls for amendment to the U.S. Constitution
The group wants to add conservative requirements to the budget, limit the authority of federal agencies and require term limits for Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court
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Ohio Senators want change in congressional redistricting in the state - Senators Frank LaRose and Tom Sawyer are pushing for the change to bring "fairness" to district maps
Anti-Issue Three group begins internet advertisements - The group has already mailed and called potential voters to try and discourage them from voting in favor of the issue
New poll shows Ohio's U.S. Senate race is a toss-up - With still more than a year to go, results show Democrat Ted Strickland is leading current Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman by just three points
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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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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

The autumn arts scene is in full swing! Take advantage of 'Quilters' at Actors' Summit, music of John Williams at Akron Symphony, Del McCoury Band at the Music Box, Josh Groban at PlayhouseSquare, Beer Week in Cleveland - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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WKSU Discount for Great Lakes Theater

WKSU members can purchase half-priced tickets for Great Lakes Theater productions - The Secret Garden on Sept. 25 and King Lear on Oct. 2. Other performances also discounted.

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Show What You Grow for 2015!

It's harvest time in Northeast Ohio! Share pictures of your bounty and you could win a great prize! The deadline for entering is Oct. 9. All pictures will be posted on the Quick Bites Facebook page and may be displayed at the Countryside Conservancy Farmers Market on Oct. 10.

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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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Folk–All Folk Music! All The Time!

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