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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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A growing number of Bhutanese refugees have been in Akron long enough now -- five years -- that they're a big part of citizenship classes.

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North Hill, its history and its newest settlers
Story by M.L. Schultze
For decades, the North Hill neighborhood in Akron, has been a place for the newly arrived:  Italians, Croats, Poles, Irish. And now Nepali-Bhutanese. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze introduces us to the neighborhood and some of the thousands of the newest settlers who have started calling North Hill home in just the last decade.
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How thousands of people arrived in Akron from half a world away
The next chapter of a history set in the Himalayans more than a century ago is being written in Akron's North Hill today
Former food industry exec tells Clevelanders why she crusades against GMOs
Robyn O'Brien found her mission when her child fell ill
WKSU looks at the lives and culture of Akron newest immigrant community
The impact of thousands of Bhutanese refugees have impacted the city in dozens of big and small ways
Pluto: LeBron James battles Father Time, and that's good for Cleveland
Terry Pluto says LeBron James is eager to win a championship this season, telling the media "Father time is undefeated"
Missing Trumbll County toddler found alive
Top headlines: Poll: Gov. Kasich losing ground in New Hampshire; Deadline to register to vote today; Ohio State lags behind peer schools in tech license income
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Akronites have food for thought on the Innerbelt
A public art project brings together 22 neighborhoods for "500 Plates"
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Artist captures the faces of Northeast Ohio at IngenuityFest 2015
The 11th annual festival attracted more than three-dozen art-and-tech exhibitors
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More "destination" flights are added for Akron-Canton Aiport - Allegiant adds to service from northeast Ohio to vacation spots
Ohio Gov. Kasich denies clemency for GOP fundraiser - The coingate investor is serving an 18-year prison sentence
New bill would make it easier for Ohio communities to force closure of nuisance properties - Definition would change to include the regular occurrence of violent offenses
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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

Happy autumn! With the official start of fall comes the Mum Fest in Barberton, the Marathon in Akron, Music on the Porches in Peninsula, the Cleveland Orchestra's return to Severance Hall, the fall rep at Great Lakes Theater - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Request a Pass for 'He Named Me Malala'

WKSU listeners can request a pass to a preview screening of the new documentary He Named Me Malala at the Cedar Lee Theatre on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. Click to find information on requesting a pass.

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Download a Pass for '99 Homes'

WKSU listeners can download a pass to a preview screening of the new film 99 Homes at Cinemark Valley View on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Click to find a link to download the pass.

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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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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–All Folk Music! All The Time!

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