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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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Limaville Mayor Mark Johnston, appointed in March when the former mayor quit in mid-meeting, makes a phone call to try to roust a quorum for the July trustee's meeting. To his right is Jodi Bauhof, who quit as clerk in December but is still keeping the books.

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The tiny town that time, and elections, forgot may go out of existance
Story by M.L. Schultze
Next Tuesday, the tiny village of Limaville, up near the Portage-Stark county line, will decide whether to end its nearly 200 years of existence. It’s an unusual process – only a handful of villages in the state have done this over the last decade. But Limaville’s different in a lot of ways – as WKSU’s M.L. Schultze reports.

Voting hours are next Tuesday...
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First Movement for Black Lives conference ends with unrest Cleveland
Three days of workshops and networking end with unrest after RTA officers remove an allegedly intoxicated 14-year-old from a bus
Air Force unit gets training and Youngstown gets rid of some eyesores
The community-military partnership is unique
Jewish challah and Native American fry bread at an Akron cultural exchange
Akron's Lippman School's cross-cultural partnership with the Northern Cheyenne Nation produces delicious results and important lessons
One of the Cleveland Orchestra's most celebrated musicians bids farewell
Principal Clarinetist Franklin Cohen is retiring after 39 seasons at Severance Hall
Extra sales tax collections will be delayed three months
Other noon headlines: Airport future, RTA confrontation, Kasich's poll performance
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Cleveland police to raffle pistol to help officer who fatally shot suspect
Top stories: Cleveland council swiftly approves new rules for protests; Cleveland RTA officer on desk duty after pepper spray incident

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Where Ohio's John Kasich stands in the presidential polls
The Ohio governor needs to be in the top 10 candidates to participate in the debate hosted by Fox
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New data shows Ohio's infant mortality rate slightly drops but remains one of the highest in the nation - Results come from 2013 data analyzed by the Ohio Department of Health
Free ticket offer for Cleveland GOP debate ends early - Several thousand made requests for the few hundred seats available
Ohio underscores the message: highway work zones can be deadly - The state pushes a go-slow-and-move-over message
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

Lots of theatre in the area with 'Peter Pan' at Weathervane, Ohio Shakespeare's 'Henry V' at Stan Hywet, 'Footloose' at Huron Playhouse and 'Hairspray' at Porthouse. Plus, Summit County kicks off county fair season in the region.

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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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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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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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