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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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The end of the first -- and perhaps only statewide candidates' debate in Ohio. Dan Moulthrop and moderator Nick Castele close out with candidates Bob Bridges, John Patrick Carney and Dave Yost.

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Why aren't Ohio's statewide candidates debating?
Story by M.L. Schultze
The debate yesterday at the City Club of Cleveland was among the three men running for state auditor – not the highest profile of races. But it may be the only debate anywhere in Ohio this fall among the dozen-and-a-half statewide candidates. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze takes a closer look at the debate over debates.
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Drones join pickups and tractors on Ohio farms
Precision drones featured at Ohio's annual Farm Science Review
GI bride’s journey from England to Akron chronicled in new book
Nuala Calvi co-wrote "GI Brides" as a tribute to her grandmother, Margaret Denby, one of the first of 70,000 British women who married American soldiers at the end of WWII.
Exploradio: Avoiding the 'acting-white' trap
Black children face many challenges on the way to academic achievement, including accusations that doing well in school means they're 'acting white'
The last ribs of a Northeast Ohio summer
With a sigh, we say goodbye to barbecue
Akron school bus driver killed in accident
Other headlines:  new charges against troubled charters, state appeals federal early voting ruling, Cedar Point decides not to name one of its roller coasters after Lebron James
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Ohio auditor candidates talk about need to change charter school laws
Yost, Carney and Bridges also talk about the damage of Statehouse redistricting
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Charter-school supporters to rally at Statehouse
Parents and other supporters to turn out for an embattled charter school company, Concept Schools, ahead of the state board of rd meeting
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Gas prices are expected to continue falling into autumn - Increased production and less demand in North America has contributed to lower prices
Akron high school student shot near bus stop, causing school lockdowns - Three schools locked down after student shot at Metro bus stop
Akron high school student shot -
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It's time for free music in downtown Kent, the Dragon Boat Festival returns and it's time to kick-off the 32nd season for Music from the Western Reserve. Not to mention, Bob Mould and Phillip Phillips come to the area - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Second Annual Show What You Grow! Contest

It's harvest time in Northeast Ohio! Share pictures of your bounty and you could win a $50 gift card to Countryside Farmer's Markets. The deadline for entering is Oct. 3. All pictures will be posted on the Quick Bites Facebook page.

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WKSU's Autumn 2014 Station Break

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