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Bridgestone exec indictments are the latest in a billion-dollar case
Story by M.L. Schultze
The indictment of three current-and-former Bridgestone executives this week is the latest development in a massive investigation into price fixing and bid rigging in the auto parts industry. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze spoke with John Connor, who has been following the industry for the American Antitrust Institute.
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Terry Pluto on college sports, unions, and where it all may be heading

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Shale drives demand for Ohio short-line railroads
Some railroad companies have struggled for years with the decline of manufacturing and coal shipments, but now the new oil and gas production is changing that.
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Exploradio: Obesity hormone found in birds
Finding the appetite hormone leptin in birds helps scientists understand how they pull off their metabolic magic - the finding could aid human weight loss
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Last chance to see modern Japanese art show at the Cleveland Museum of Art
The Cleveland museum shared highlights of its traditional Japanese art collection in exchange for a modern show from the Tokyo National Museum
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Former Cuyahoga Falls mayor under investigation over computer files
Other morning headlines: Former state budget director to head PUCO; Richmond Heights Superintendent resigns; Substitute teacher accused of child endangerment wants video reviewed
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Muskingum Watershed sees Utica Shale revenue, considers dropping assessment
Could affect about a half million parcels of land from Akron to the Ohio River
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Great Lakes thawing out later, slower than usual
Some parts of the lakes are up to 40 percent covered with ice
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Federal judge continues to block his own gay marriage ruling in Ohio - The order that Ohio recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states is heading to the 6th Circuit Cort of Appeals, so only the four couples directly affected will be immediately impacted by the decision
 
New program offers homeless people in Cuyahoga County an opportunity to buy a home - Some families at Laura's Home Women's Crisis Center will become home owners through "New Horizons"
 
GM revamps parts-ordering for Chevy Cobalt recall - Affected vehicles will now get priority in the company's replacement part system
 
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Get a kick out of notorious comedian Russell Peters as he heads to Cleveland to perform from his most recent set, or head to the Hard Rock Rocksino on Thursday to hear some of Gavin DeGraw’s top hits, including songs like “Chariot" and "I Don't Want to Be." Former “Fat Chef” Rocco Whalen will bring his cooking expertise to Ritchie Hall Theater at Kent State University on Thursday to discuss his passion for cousine and his climb to the top of his career. Click on the link to check out what other events are offered this week!

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Ticket Pre-sale for The Trey Anastasio Band at House of Blues

WKSU listeners can use the code WKSU to purchase tickets on Wednesday, April 23 before they go on sale to the general public to see The Trey Anastasio Band at the Cleveland House of Blues on May 23.

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Download a Pass for 'The Railway Man'

WKSU listeners can download a pass to a preview screening of the new film The Railway Man at the Cedar Lee Theatre on Tuesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. Go to the WKSU link at Gofobo.com to download the pass.

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Heroin: Big Trouble in a Small Town

Heroin abuse is gaining a lot of attention as it spreads through Ohio's suburbs. But it's in rural areas like Tuscarawas County that the drug has been a huge problem for a decade. Some describe it as a first love; others as a lifelong battle. Amanda Rabinowitz examines the issue in a three-part series examining heroin abuse in small-town Ohio with stories of addiction, death -- and hope.

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Enjoy a WKSU Member Discount for 'As You Like It'

WKSU members can use their member cards to purchase half-price A-level tickets to the Great Lake Theater's performance of As You Like It on Friday, April 4. Your member card earns you a 10% discount throughout the production's run.

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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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