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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
gives us the opportunity to enjoy every minute of the beautiful summer nights!

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Akron had a single mayor for 28 years. Now it's working on its fourth in just seven months.

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Post-Pluquellic Akron takes it first step Tuesday in picking a new mayor
Story by M.L. Schultze
Tuesday, Akron voters will do something they haven’t done in nearly three decades: Make a choice for mayor that does not include Don Plusquellic. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze has this preview of the Democratic primary – the first step in replacing a larger-than-life figure.
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Pluto: What Cleveland fans don't know about Mark Shapiro
Terry Pluto says Shapiro's nearly 25 years with the Cleveland Indians paved the way for longer-term success
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame turns 20
Cleveland fought a tough battle to bring the museum here, and officials are looking ahead to the next two decades
Ohio Republicans protest the loss of Mt. McKinley
The president from Ohio never visited Alaska, but Ohio's congressional delegation has blocked the name change for decades
Historic police standards are set, but work is just starting on improving police-community relations
Minimum standards are in place for use-of-force and recruiting
Obama's climate change goals face uphill legal battles
A Cleveland lawyer says the legal battles over the EPA's Clean Power Plan is symptomatic of the country's dysfunctional approach to environmental policy
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Microloans are available for small businesses in Cuyahoga County
Roughly $2 million is up for grabs for small business owners in the county
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Ohio EPA may speed up permits for pipeline compressors
The periodic booster points along pipelines are monitored for emissions levels
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Ohio Gov. Kasich jokes with reporters in Columbus about "the pledge" - Kasich says he's already signed the promise to back the GOP nominee if he doesn't win that race
Gov. Kasich criticizes those opposing the state takeover of Youngstown schools - The Ohio governor turns a question about charter-school quality into a statement on Youngstown schools
New study shows growing interest in solar energy in Ohio - The advocacy group Environment Ohio released a report saying the Buckeye State has seen a 53 percent increase in access to solar energy
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

With a late Labor Day, enjoy a little more summer this year with the Stark County Fair in Canton, the music of John Williams at Blossom, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at the Cedar Lee, Hair at Weathervane and the Cleveland National Air Show - plus more this week in Northeast Ohio!

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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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Terry Pluto and Amanda Rabinowitz Talk Sports in Hudson

On Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m., sports columnist Terry Pluto and WKSU's Amanda Rabinowitz take their weekly discussions on the road with a live conversation followed by Q&A at the Hudson Library and Historical Society building in the First and Main area of Hudson.

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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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WKSU Member Nights at Blossom

WKSU members can purchase half-price tickets to three specially chosen Blossom Festival concerts from July 26 through August 15.

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Folk–All Folk Music! All The Time!

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