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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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At 74, Pete Rose is still trying to get reinstated in major league baseball, but recent revelations could dash all hope.

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Pluto: Latest revelations should sink Pete Rose's Hall of Fame hopes
Story by Amanda Rabinowitz
Former Cincinnati Reds great Pete Rose is renewing his push to get back into baseball’s good graces. Rose is expected to meet with Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred about lifting Rose’s lifetime ban for betting on baseball while he was manager of the Reds. That would clear the way for him to get into the Hall of Fame..

WKSU commentator Terry Pluto talks about Rose's...
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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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The Surpreme Court gay-marriage decision plays out in Ohio Amish country
In Holmes County, opinions range from sadness to celebration
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Nearly a dozen Cuyahoga gay couples get licenses to marry after the Supreme Court ruling
The county was geared up for the high court's legalization of gay marriage 
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Ohio reacts to U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage
High court strikes down Ohio's 10-year gay marriage ban and opens gay marriage nationwide
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Ohio attorney general sues the U.S. EPA
DeWine says the agency is violating states' rights with its clean-water provisions
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New state budget ends controversial PARCC education testing
Other headlines: Falcon Academy charter in Portage to close; Westlake police officer indicted on excessive force, falsification charges
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Gov. Kasich makes a record number of vetoes in the state budget
But he stands by some legislative changes including the end of PARCC testing
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Tax credits for NE Ohio historic preservation projects - Four projects in Cleveland and Akron are among 19 getting the credits
 
Akron cites unemployment, poverty to counter state ban against local hiring - The city has a 30 percent local hiring quota for city construction jobs, but bills headed to Gov. Kasich would eliminate that
 
Warren offers an old-tire amnesty - Local leaders hope to push back against dumping in the city
 
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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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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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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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