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Latin American and Latino Art at the Allen
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Pluto: Athletes have a right to protest...within limits
Story by Amanda Rabinowitz
Pro athletes are taking a more visible role in protesting police violence. Cavs stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving recently wore “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts during pre-game warm-ups in Brooklyn. Those were the last words of Eric Garner, who died after being placed in an apparent chokehold by a New York City police officer last summer. This past Sunday, Browns...
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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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Many long-eligible acts headed for the 2015 Rock Hall class in Cleveland
Blues-rock and pop-punk are some of the genres in The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2015, along with one of the most famous musicians of all-time
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Pepper leading candidate for next Ohio Democrat chairman
Vote is scheduled to take place Tuesday
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Exploradio: Mammoths, mastodons and the first Ohioans
Prehistoric Americans found mammoths, mastodons, and other Ice Age giants when they settled in Ohio, and they may have contributed to the animals' demise
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Accused killer of Akron police officer pleads not guilty
Kenan Ivery faces the death penalty
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Study: Public schools get less state aid per student than charter schools
Public schools have to make up the difference at the local level
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Judge to rule whether tainted testimony was used in deadly police chase
Other morning headlines: First Energy shakes up management; First Ohio teen death from flu recorded
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Eastern Ohio gas well continues to spew gas out-of-control - A fracking-well leak has forced the evacuation of more than two-dozen homes in rural Southeast Ohio
 
David Pepper wins chair, Turner key in new ODP leadership - Pepper wants to bring the party together
 
Ohio adds religious requirement to mentoring program - Ohio school Superintendent adds requirement
 
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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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Natalie MacMaster Brings a Cape Breton Christmas to Severance Hall

Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster joins the Cleveland Orchestra for a special performance for the holidays on Wednesday, Dec. 17.

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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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