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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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The effort to get marijuana legalized in Ohio has some questioning the state's process for constitutional amendments

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Marijuana referendum may change more than pot's legal status in Ohio
Story by Karen Kasler
Is it time to change the way constitutional amendments are brought to Ohio voters?

The possibility of one referendu on legalizing marijuana has critics saying it’s time. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
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First Lady challenges Oberlin grads to find the most contentious places and create change
Michelle Obama says American history shows that's where some of the biggest changes happen
Small protest fizzles outside of The Q during the Cleveland-Atlanta game
Responding to the Brelo verdict, about a dozen people blocked traffic for part of the first half of Game 3 of the Eastern finals
The generation gap in care for developmentally disabled Ohioans
Officials are debating how to spend $316 million that could be provided for people with developmental disabilities
How Brelo verdict was reached and reaction to it
Judge's deliberation and what officer Brelo may do now
Cleveland reaches deal with Justice Department on policing
Other morning headlines: 58 protesters arraigned after Cleveland officer's acquittal; Ohio bill would allow patients to get STD meds for partners
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Cleveland Brelo verdict protesters are arraigned and most released
Most of those arrested face minor charges stemming from protests Saturday following the acquittal of officer Michael Brelo
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Cleveland protesters to be arraigned on Memorial Day
Other morning headlines: New veterans court to be dedicated in Cleveland; Ohio lawmakers want to speed up trauma emergency transport
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Gov. Kasich comes closer than ever to announcing presidential bid - Appearing on ABC’s "This Week," Kasich said he’s happy with what he calls his metrics
Cavs one win away from title berth - Backed by 37 points from LeBron James, Cavs hold off Hawks for 3-0 lead
Could winter's salt have a lingering effect on Stark County's water? - New study warns says road salt is increasing chlorine in Ohio;s second-largest ground-water system
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

Memorial Day weekend crosses the bridge to summer with rib festivals in Berea and Cleveland, and a lot of great music - including the Infamous Stringdusters and Ray Wylie Hubbard at the Beachland Ballroom, Jeff Daniels at the Kent Stage, and the Womack Family at the Music Box.

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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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WKSU Staff Honored with 10 Ohio AP Media Editors Awards

WKSU staff members received 10 OAPME Awards in recognition of work created in 2014, including Best Reporter, Best Anchor, Best Digital Presence and Overall Excellence.

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WKSU Reception at Wooster Chamber Music Series

On Sunday, March 29, WKSU offers a post-concert reception following a performance by the Escher Quartet as part of the Wooster Chamber Music Series.

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