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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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How Cleveland and Akron restaurants are making summer sweeter for kids
Story by Vivian Goodman
This first holiday weekend of summer should be fun for every boy and girl, but too many children in our region will be too hungry to enjoy it.  The school nutrition programs on which they depend are closed for the summer.  But as WKSU’s Vivian Goodman reports in today’s Quick Bite, area restaurants are trying to help by baking big batches of cookies.
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A Cleveland pianist's farewell to lake-effect and all that jazz
The head of the music department at Case Western Reserve University is heading south
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Ohio is moving forward with new standardized tests
Ohio's education department must quickly change the standardized tests used in Ohio
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Pluto: Latest revelations should sink Pete Rose's Hall of Fame hopes
Terry Pluto says a recent ESPN report revealing that Pete Rose likely bet on baseball as a player doom his latest attempt at reinstatement
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Exploradio: Inside the battered brain
Experts in Cleveland look at the challenges of diagnosing, treating, and preventing concussions in athletes and soldiers
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Proponents of rerouting the Nexus pipeline want an independent analysis
Northeast Ohio group says company's planned route is too close to populated area
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Cleveland United Way funding different sources to boost education
Performing arts and higher education getting financial backing to help in the K-12 classrooms
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Another Ohio county calls for more regulation of oil and gas
Injection wells, the controversial disposal sites for liquid drilling waste, are a prime focus
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Twinsburg police get warning system to protect police dogs from hot cars - About 30 police dogs have died in hot cruisers since 2012
 
New company to administer Common Core testing - Other headlines: Vetoes slash $33 million from Cuyahoga County schools, Health advisories for Ohio beaches, East Cleveland brings charges to five police supervisors
 
Ohio schools will look to local levies to make up for state cuts - Vetoes in Gov. Kasich's budget will affect both well-off and poor districts
 
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

Happy red, white and blue with fireworks at Cedar Point, Ohio Light Opera singers on the square in Wooster, the Akron Symphony at Lock 3 for Rib, White & Blue, America the Beautiful at Blossom, John Fogerty at Jacobs Pavilion - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Request Passes for 'Rifftrax Live: Sharknado 2'

WKSU members can request two passes to see the MST3000 guys take on the twisted weather patterns of Rifftrax Live: Sharknado 2 on the big screen in regional theatres for events on Thursday, July 9 at 8 p.m. and Thursday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m.

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WKSU Announces New Weekend Line-up

On July 11 and 12, WKSU introduces new schedules for Saturday and Sunday. The line-ups include adding The Moth Radio Hour and America's Test Kitchen to create a storytelling block on Saturdays and a food-centric block on Sundays.

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Try Out New Shows During WKSU's Summer Vacation

During the week of July 6, WKSU will air select weekend programs at 11 a.m. Monday through Friday. Experience your favorite shows - including 'This American Life' and 'Snap Judgment' - in a new way and discover programs scheduled to be added to WKSU's new weekend line-up on July 11!

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Kent Blues Fest Brings Music Downtown

Kent Blues Fest fills two-dozen downtown Kent venues with free concerts on July 17. The event begins with after work shows and continues late into the night.

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WKSU Staff Brings Home Nine Excellence in Journalism Awards

WKSU staff members were recently honored with nine Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards from the Press Club of Cleveland, including Best in Show for Best Radio Newscast and first-place awards for Tim Rudell and Amanda Rabinowitz.

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Downtown@Dusk at the Akron Art Museum from June 18 - August 6

Downtown@Dusk present eight free community concerts in downtown Akron on Thursday evenings beginning June 18. Each event includes free entrance to the Akron Art Museum.

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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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Donate Your Vehicle and Benefit WKSU

Donate your unwanted car, truck, boat, motorcycle, or other vehicle and support WKSU via the station's vehicle charitable donation program.

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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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