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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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Kent State University is mourning the loss of football center Jason Bitsko, who died unexpectedly Aug. 20.

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Pluto: How Kent State football should honor its fallen teammate
Story by Amanda Rabinowitz
It’s been one week since Kent State University’s football team lost Jason Bitsko. The Dayton-area junior center for the Flashes was found dead in his off-campus apartment due to an undetermined medical issue. The team will remember Bitsko throughout the season by wearing his number “54” on their helmets. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto talks about how losing a player unexpectedly...
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Canton museum takes a closer look at forgery, fraud and the art of deception
"Intent to Deceive" opens Thursday, and runs through October 26. In all, it will be making five stops in the country
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Exploradio: The never-ending war against superbugs
Researchers in 2012 discovered a rare strain of drug-resistant pathogen hiding in Northeast Ohio, and the search for superbugs continues
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Goodyear christens the first of its next generation of airships
Even for a region used to the sight of the Goodyear blimp, the launch of Wingfoot One was a very big deal
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Cleveland's League Park is alive again after 74 years
The Indians' first home has been renovated and will reopen tomorrow, Saturday, August 23
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High court disqualifies Cuyahoga judge charged with kidnapping, assault
Other morning headlines: NTSB investigating fatal airplane crash; More charges filed in massive credit union fraud case
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Road salt prices soar as Ohio prepares for winter
Prices have increased nearly 300 percent compared to last year
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Search for a woman continues in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Eastlake resident Sharma hasn't been seen since last week
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Kevin Love trade caps Cavs' blockbuster summer - Cleveland introduces Love, who completes a team that's an instant contender, says Terry Pluto
 
Four Case Western Reserve Univ. students killed in plane crash - Other headlines: Water official steps down after Toledo toxin scare; Ohio AG refused to release video of police shooting
 
DeWine names a special prosecutor in the Walmart police shooting - AG expects proceedings to start in late September
 
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Gay Games 9: Bringing the World to Ohio

From August 9 – 16, the International Gay Games take up residence in Cleveland and Akron in what promises to be an inclusive sporting and cultural event. Listen to WKSU for updates and follow the station on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr for ground-level reports and images.

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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

Summer is winding down, but there is still one final weekend with the Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom, the Air Show in downtown Cleveland, Pat Benatar at the Rocksino, the Great Geauga County Fair in Burton (the Stark County Fair is this week, too) - or embrace the fall when the Browns host the Bears on Thursday.

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WKSU Member Nights at Blossom

WKSU members can purchase half-price tickets to four specially chosen Blossom Festival concerts from July 19 through Aug. 30.

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Summer Reading for 2014

See what author David Giffels, chef Doug Katz, Q host Jian Ghomeshi, Black Keys drummer Pat Carney, designer Valerie Mayen, children's author Joan Arbogast, college president Marvin Krislov, the Cleveland Orchestra's Gary Hanson, and others are reading this summer.

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WKSU Supports the Akron Rubber Ducks

This summer, WKSU will be showing its local pride by sponsoring Akron Rubber Ducks home games at Canal Park.

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Station Break - Summer 2014

Find out more about WKSU, along with arts and culture throughout Northeast Ohio, in the Summer 2014 issue of WKSU's Station Break.

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Donate Your Vehicle and Benefit WKSU

Donate your unwanted car, truck, boat, motorcycle, or other vehicle and support WKSU via the station's vehicle charitable donation program.

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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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