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Council President Kevin Kelley starts off the listening session at the Harvard Community Center last night.

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Cleveland citizens call for better police training, oversight, interaction
Story by Kevin Niedermier
More community policing, better police training, and not allowing the police to police themselves. Those were some of the main themes last night during Cleveland City Council’s first “Listening Tour” session. Council is holding a series of the events in city neighborhoods to give residents a chance to offer their ideas on improving Cleveland’s police force.  
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Fancy dinners from humble beginnings at The Blue Door
The popular Cuyahoga Falls breakfast spot now serves elegant and expensive dinners
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The Black Keys guitar tech's moment in the spotlight
String instrument technician Dan Johnson of Akron plays second guitar on a cover song in the current tour
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Ohio gas prices are the lowest in five years
Gas prices are expected to drop even more in 2015.
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Akron's Tuba Christmas: A resounding blast of holiday spirit
Hundreds of tubists take the stage every holiday season
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Group organizing unique marijuana legalization ballot initiative
Other morning headlines: Ohio's jobless rate falls to 5%; NEO passed over for $25 million tax credit
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A goodbye from Ohio's second-longest serving lawmaker in state history
Republican House Speaker Bill Batchelder, who began his Ohio lawmaking career in 1969, says goodbye in 2014
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10 indicted in alleged Akron dog fighting ring
Other morning headlines: Akron cop murder suspect pleads not guilty; Effort to legalize fireworks fizzles out
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Gov. Kasich: Ohio needs to get better control of charter schools - The newly re-elected governor lays out expectations for the coming year at a speech to the Ohio Chamber of Commerce
 
Whooping cough keeps some Holmes County kids out of school - Students at Berlin and Chestnut Ridge elementary schools are asked to stay home if they do not have the proper vaccinations
 
Cleveland judge's law license suspended - Other midday headlines:  Governor talks about second term priorities, Cleveland man who admitted killing girlfriends gets life sentence
 
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The Big Orange Giving Orb: A Poem for the Holidays

It's the holiday season and that means lots of time spent buying gifts. But, WKSU is a gift you give yourself every day of the year. Click through to read about the wisdom shared by a giant glowing orb.

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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

As we get closer to the holidays, there are even more ways to get into the spirit. With Holiday Pops, Tuba Christmas and a Christmas Candlelight Concert, there are plenty of options to choose from. Also, Chris Isaak and Helen Welch come to the area - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Christmas Traditions in Northeast Ohio

Enjoy family traditions when A Christmas Carol, The Nutcracker and The Messiah return to regional stages for the holidays.

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A WKSU Member Discount for 'A Christmas Carol'

WKSU members can use a special code to purchase discounted tickets for the Great Lakes Theatre production of A Christmas Carol, at the Ohio Theatre in PlayhouseSquare Nov. 29 to Dec. 23.

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WKSU's Autumn 2014 Station Break

Find out more about WKSU, along with arts and culture throughout Northeast Ohio, in the Autumn 2014 issue of WKSU's Station Break.

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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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WKSU Holiday Programming

Through Jan. 1, WKSU will offer a variety of classical and folk music programs that were created to make your holiday season brighter. Stream classical holiday music online and in our mobile apps, and see the complete schedule of special shows.

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