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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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Many grocery stores have gluten-free sections. This one's at Buehler's in Ashland. Mustard Seed Market in Akron has had a dedicated gluten-free section for more than 10 years.

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Why go gluten-free?
Story by Vivian Goodman
A week from Tuesday new rules take effect for labeling “gluten-free” foods. Such foods have been on the market for decades and sales are expected to top $6 billion in the next four years. But there’s never been a standard definition of “gluten-free.” That’s been confusing -- even dangerous -- for consumers who must eliminate gluten to avoid getting sick. In today’s...
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Cleveland doctor is clearing obstacles to help severely wounded Ukrainians
An effort is underway to bring casualties from Ukrainian violence here for treatment
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Pluto: Browns open camp with sizzle; Indians desperately need to get hot
Indians hover around .500 as the Browns open training camp with "Manziel mania"
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What to do with the dead and dying malls dotting Northeast Ohio
As Chapel Hill Mall enters receivership, Rolling Acres and Randall Park sit abandoned, awaiting a new life, likely as non-retail entities
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Exploradio: The roots of aggression
A Kent State University researcher says the hormones vasopressin and oxytocin play major roles in regulating aggression and attraction
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Douglas Prade headed back to prison
Former Akron Police Captain is 'still a convicted murderer' in the death of his ex-wife, according to Summit County Prosecutors
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Ousted OSU band director vows to clear his name
The attorney for former music director Jonathan Waters says he was 'wrongfully terminated' over accusations of inappropriate band behavior  
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Fracking rig fire ignites new calls for chemical disclosure
Gov. Kasich says it is important to balance public safety with trade secret rights
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Rand Paul backs on felon voting rights at Urban League Conference - The Kentucky Senator and potential Republican presidential candidate also pushes "economic freedom zones" for impoverished regions in the U.S.
 
Hearing today to decide the fate of Douglas Prade - Other headlines: Fire at metal shop in Mentor; Giant Eagle host huge job fair at I-X Center
 
Strickland: Gov. Kasich benefited from Dem. policies and stimulus billions - Former governor says Ohio was turning around before Kasich took over and the numbers prove it
 
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Step into the magical realm of King Arthur’s Camelot production beginning on Tuesday, wrapping up the 66th season of the Huron Playhouse. Seated among the finest knights in the world at the Round Table, King Arthur establishes a perfect kingdom, that is, until Sir Lancelot arrives! Verb Ballets will dazzle the audiences with a spectacular performance in Evans Amphitheater on Saturday, featuring the premier of 'Similar' by Cincinnati Ballet principal and co-artistic director for Kansas City Dance Festival. Don’t miss the other music and theatre events going on this week!

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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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Downtown@Dusk at the Akron Art Museum on June 19 - August 7

Downtown@Dusk present eight free community concerts in downtown Akron on Thursday evenings beginning June 19. Each event includes free entrance to the Akron Art Museum.

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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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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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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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