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Cain Park

Cain Park begins where most city parks leave off —
an outdoor, intimate, covered theater (Alma Theater); an outdoor covered amphitheater (Evans Amphitheater); an air-conditioned art gallery (Audrey & Harvey Feinberg Art Gallery), and outstanding programming.
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Members of one of Akron's most influential bands, Tin Huey, will perform Saturday at the Highland Square Neighborhood Association's PorchRockr.

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The Akron Sound rocks the porches
Story by Vivian Goodman
A whole lotta shakin’ will rock the porches of Akron’s Highland Square this weekend. WKSU's Vivian Goodman reports that PorchRockr, a neighborhood music festival, will feature more than 100 bands, including figures from Akron rock history.
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Pluto: Hoyer's long road home to a starting quarterback job in Cleveland
Brian Hoyer has been cut from three teams, undergone major surgery and challenged a star rookie to go on to win some games for Cleveland
Drones join pickups and tractors on Ohio farms
Precision drones featured at Ohio's annual Farm Science Review
Why aren't Ohio's statewide candidates debating?
Incumbency, social media and voters all play a role in the lack of interest in political debates
GI bride’s journey from England to Akron chronicled in new book
Nuala Calvi co-wrote "GI Brides" as a tribute to her grandmother, Margaret Denby, one of the first of 70,000 British women who married American soldiers at the end of WWII.
Head of Ohio Dems says Kasich administration is lying about Suarez contacts
Chris Redfern says the governor's counsel was told to to claim he acted alone when he interceded in a case involving a top GOP donor
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More new buildings are coming to Kent State campus
New architecture, alumni buildings move ahead, while the school sells land to the City of Kent for a new police station
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Judge rules late jailed voters must be allowed to cast balllots
Advocate says policy upholds the law and mirrors allowances for illnesses
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Northeast Ohio business incubator ranked best in its class worldwide - The Youngstown Business Incubator beats out those in London, Boston, Beijing and hundreds of other cities on performance
Ohio Supreme Court says the state can't unilaterally block strip mining - The decision opens a wildlife area in eastern Ohio to strip mining for coal
Start-ups hungry for more venture capital than is available in the region - State support leads to questions as to how much these businesses help Ohioans
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It's time for free music in downtown Kent, the Dragon Boat Festival returns and it's time to kick-off the 32nd season for Music from the Western Reserve. Not to mention, Bob Mould and Phillip Phillips come to the area - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Second Annual Show What You Grow! Contest

It's harvest time in Northeast Ohio! Share pictures of your bounty and you could win a $50 gift card to Countryside Farmer's Markets. The deadline for entering is Oct. 3. All pictures will be posted on the Quick Bites Facebook page.

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