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For ten centuries hops have been used as a flavoring agent in beer. Today hoppy beers are more popular than ever and Ohio farmers are growing them for the booming craft beer market.

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Hoppin' to it: Craft beer needs the hops that local farmers can provide
Story by Vivian Goodman
Tomorrow’s a good day to down a good hoppy beer. Several craft beer festivals are going on around the region, including Akron’s Ballpark Festival of Beers. The state boasts nearly 100 craft brewers now, a number that has doubled in the last three years.  And they all need hops.

In today’s Quick Bite, WKSU’s Vivian Goodman reports on the opportunity that presents...
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The Akron Sound rocks the porches
Highland Square's PorchRockr includes emerging artists along with blasts from the past
Mayor's boat tour highlights Cleveland's waterfront development efforts
New and future hotels, apartments, office and entertainment space link Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River
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
Ohio lawmaker is fighting a private-property flag ban
The new Ohio House bill follows a dispute with a landlord
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New research offers insights on fracking risks
Ohio State researchers develop a new way of tracking methane back to its source
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Ex-Cleveland head Montague agrees to cooperate in wider VA investigation
His sentence will likely be reduced by a year as a result
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Poverty climbs in Cleveland - Census figures show Cleveland remains among the nation's most impoverished
SEC charges eight in pump-and-dump stock scheme - Other headlines:  Kent State ethics workshop gets ISIS tweet, prominent civil rights activist calls for release of Walmart shooting video, Prescription costs could go up for Ohio seniors, Toledo's blight app, Cincinnati appoints 'fun' commissioner&nb
State Farm analysts say drivers are more likely to hit deer this year - Government officials disagree with the insurance company's findings
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

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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Download a Pass for 'Pride'

WKSU listeners can download a pass to a preview screening of the new film Pride at Cinemark Valley View on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. Use a special code at to download the pass.

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WKSU Discount for Great Lakes Theater

WKSU members can purchase half-priced tickets for Great Lakes Theater productions - The Merry Wives of Windsor on Sept. 26 and Les Miserables on Oct. 3. Other performances also discounted.

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Kent 'Round Town Celebrates Musical Variety

Kent 'Round Town returns to downtown Kent on Friday, Sept. 19 with concerts beginning during lunchtime and continuing late into the night. Click through to visit and see the complete schedule, bios and a map.

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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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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–All Folk Music! All The Time!

Folk Folk Music! All The Time! is all folk, all of the time. Listen to the music you love when it best fits your busy schedule.

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