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Michael Gore suffered a complete spinal cord injury a decade ago. He's been testing on the Indego for two years.

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Think Segway with legs: Parker Hannifin's Indego moves toward market
Story by M.L. Schultze
One of Northeast Ohio’s largest corporations is taking a literal step into biomechanical engineering with high-tech exoskeleton that could be help people with everything from spinal injuries to Parkinson’s Disease. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze toured the former vending company warehouse that Parker Hannifin is converting into an incubator to spur innovation in the nearly 100-year-old company.
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Cleveland Orchestra heads home from Europe
Since September 7 the musicians have played in London, Lucerne, Berlin, Vienna, Linz, Paris, and Amsterdam
Akron's arts community gets a $6 million boost
Knight Foundation grants $3 million to major organizations and offers another $3 in a contest for individual artists and cultural groups of all sizes
Northeast Ohio undocumented immigrants praying for a miracle
St. Casimir's has gone trilingual -- Polish, Spanish and English -- as the 123-year-old church welcomes undocumented workers fighting deportation
Hoppin' to it: Craft beer needs the hops that local farmers can provide
An Aurora farm family hopes for a share of a rapidly expanding market
Do charter school contracts make tax money private money?
The Ohio Supreme Court will tackle the question tomorrow
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Grand jury gets case in Beavercreek Walmart shooting

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Renacci ranks #15 on Roll Call's "50 richest members of Congress" list
Other morning headlines: Grand jury in Wal-Mart police shooting case to be sworn in today; Columbus Dispatch endorses Kasich
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Knight Foundation tries to connect arts with Akron's underserved audiences - A $6 million plan to bring new people into museums and concert halls
Manufacturing in Ohio seeing slow, steady growth - After losing 166,000 jobs in 2007-09, it's the first prolonged increase since the mid-90s
ACLU urges court to block Ohio from reducing vote - The NAACP and other voting rights groups want court to hear arguments in the case
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

Lorde and Pentatonix come to the area and Great Lakes Theater presents The Merry Wives of Windsor. Plus, IngenuityFest and the Barberton Mum Festival return - 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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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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