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Ohio's redrawn 16th Congressional District.

Ohio's redrawn 16th Congressional District.

Renacci and Crossland are competing for 16th Congressional District
Story by Kevin Niedermier
The race for Ohio’s 16th Congressional District pits a wealthy Republican incumbent against a modestly funded Democratic challenger. Congressman Jim Renacci is seeking a third term in the district that runs down the center of Northeast Ohio. He’s being challenged by former Akron-area politician and teacher Pete Crossland who’s concerned over the situation in Washington.
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It's chilly so let's raid the Quick Bites larder for poutine
Canadian comfort food from the Quick Bites larder
Akron cartoonist Chuck Ayers and friends show their art
Group show includes art forms other than cartooning that Ayers has always done but never shown
Ohio's teacher training programs prepare for Common Core
Bowling Green State University is one college changing it curriculum
A look at Ohio's 6th: The race for Congress in Ohio's longest district
It's a contest in northeast Ohio, east central Ohio, and southeast Ohio -- all at the same time
Family says Amber Vinson is now Ebola free
The Dallas nurse continues to improve at an Atlanta hospital
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Ohio solar businesses support the EPA's Clean Power Plan
Eighteen solar business in the state sent a letter to the White House endorsing limits on carbon pollution
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Local philanthropic foundations make a difference Cleveland schools
Representatives of the Cleveland and Gund Foundations describe their eight-year partnership with the district, the business community and several charter schools
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Ohio House candidate wants to repeal Ohio State's dorm rule - Seth Golding believes the rule to require all second-year students to live in campus dorms is money driven
Water's the thing at Akron economic development session - Northeast Ohio might become an international center for new water technology
Ohio Libertarians drop their ballot appeal - The third party says it won't pursue a challenge to court decisions keeping its candidates off the ballot
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WKSU Member Event: Reserve Passes to a Joshua Bell Post-concert Reception

Tuesday Musical and the Akron Symphony Orchestra present Grammy Award-winner Joshua Bell at E.J. Thomas Hall on Nov. 7. WKSU listeners can reserve entrance to a special post-concert reception. Learn more!

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Classical music takes center stage this week. The Cleveland Orchestra presents Hilary Hahn performing Bach and the Cleveland Chamber Music Society presents the Belcea Quartet. It's also time for TEDxClevelandStateUniversity and Molly Ringwald and John Hodgman come to the area - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Request Passes for 'RiffTrax Live: 'Anaconda'

WKSU members can request two passes to see RiffTrax Live: Anaconda on the big screen in regional theatres for events on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. or Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m.

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Vivian Goodman Hosts 'Midnight Cowboy'

On Sunday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m., Vivian Goodman hosts a screening of the classic film Midnight Cowboy at the Cedar Lee Theatre. Ticket sales benefit the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank.

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Download a Pass for 'Birdman'

WKSU listeners can download a pass to a preview screening of the new film Birdman at the Cedar Lee on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Click through for 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 Merry Wives of Windsor on Sept. 26 and Les Miserables on Oct. 3. Other performances also discounted.

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WKSU's Autumn 2014 Station Break

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Folk–All Folk Music! All The Time!

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