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A video released today shows a Cleveland police officer shooting Tamir rice who was brandishing a toy gun.

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Tamir Rice video shows Cleveland officer fired within two seconds
Story by Kevin Niedermier and M.L. SCHULTZE
The city of Cleveland today released the surveillance video along with 9-1-1 and police dispatch audio from last weekend’s fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old boy, Tamir Rice.
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Clevelanders vent frustration and fears over police shooting of 12-year-old
City sponsored forum draws hundreds with questions on how and why Tamir Rice was killed, and what happens now
From warehouse to writer: Terry Pluto's Thanksgiving thank you
Commentator Terry Pluto says after more than 35 years as a writer, he's still thankful for job, the readers and his community
Both family of 12-year-old and the officer who shot him are 'devastated'
Cleveland officials ask for patience as an investigations into Saturday's shooting continue
Video of Cleveland police shooting a 12-year-old is critical to the investigation
Tape won't be made public yet as the city begins a three-month probe
Toledo's mayor will testify in D.C. on algae blooms
Senate Agriculture Committee is taking a closer look at neurotoxins and farm fertilizer
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The reformation of Blaine Murphy and Slavic Village
Serial house flipper's last $250,000 in restitution will demolish as many as 30 eyesores
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Friendly's closes its last 14 Ohio locations
Industry expert says restaurants like Chipotle are big competitiors for restaurants like Friendly's
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An amendment to an Ohio agriculture bill may kill whole bill - Gov. Kasich will likely veto the bill if the phone-service addition stays
NE Ohio brothers are released from wrongful conviction in time for holidays - Police coerced a young boy into saying they were involved in the murder nearly four decades ago
Cleveland police to release Tamir Rice shooting video today - Other morning headlines: Gov. Kasich set to veto toxic algae/telecommunications bill; Head of Austen BioInnovation Institute stepping down 
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Thanksgiving week is finally here! Don't worry though, there is still plenty to do in the area. The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is opening a Mammoths and Mastodons exhibit and it's time for Winterfest in Cleveland. Also, The Cleveland Orchestra and the Akron Civic Theatre each present The Nutcracker. Plus, get some holiday shopping done at Crafty Mart in Akron - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Ticket Pre-sale for Idina Menzel

WKSU listeners can use the code WKSU to purchase tickets on Thursday, Dec. 4 before they go on sale to the general public to see Idina Menzel in the Blossom Music Center Pavilion on Aug. 21.

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A WKSU Member Discount for 'A Christmas Carol'

WKSU members can use a special code to purchase discounted tickets for the Great Lakes Theatre production of A Christmas Carol, at the Ohio Theatre in PlayhouseSquare Nov. 29 to Dec. 23.

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Timing Changes for NPR News Magazines

Beginning on Nov. 17, NPR will change the structure of its morning and evening news magazines heard on WKSU. Learn more about the timing differences you may notice on "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered."

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WKSU's Autumn 2014 Station Break

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