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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
gives us the opportunity to enjoy every minute of the beautiful summer nights!

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Iberdrola Renewables Blue Creek Wind Farm has paid off big for local schools.

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Local officials in Ohio latitude in wind farm placement
Story by Andy Chow
Communities around the state are benefiting from the booming wind energy industry. But, as Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, some local officials believe their schools are missing out on potential funding.
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Is Ohio ready to re-form its Congressional districts?
The GOP House speaker says 'Go Slow,' but some of his members disagree
Making potato latkes for Hanukkah: a Cleveland Heights family's tradition
Chef and restaurateur Doug Katz and his son Abe always cook together for the holiday
Public tours reveal the rich history of Severance Hall
The home of the Cleveland Orchestra will be open for tours this Sunday
Pluto: How the Zips became a college soccer powerhouse
Terry Pluto says NCAA sports like soccer have a structure that lets smaller schools thrive
New metal detectors installed at Ohio's statehouse
Purse and bag searches are also required
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Ohio enlists hunters in Wayne and Holmes to track chronic wasting disease
The state is monitoring a 6-mile radius in Holmes and Wayne counties for the illness
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Ohio's U.S. Sen. Brown hopes his bill will further cut veteran homelessness
Legislation would strengthen current local and national efforts to provide affordable housing for veterans
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Cleveland RTA discusses rate hikes tomorrow, but no decision is expected yet - The agency says there will be ample time for public comment after the board votes, which will likely take place in mid-December
Ohio Statehouse increases security - Top headlines: Prosecutors release enhanced video of Tamir Rice shooting; Early conceptual design of Superman statue OK'd in Cleveland
Akron Towpath Trail re-route is offering plenty of twists and turns - The presidential contenders have been trading public statements on Twitter
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WKSU Community Conversations at Kent State University at Stark

Join WKSU reporters and fellow public radio listeners for a conversation about the issues that most concern you. The first of several planned events, this get-together will be held at the Stark campus of Kent State University.

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WKSU Honored with 12 Ohio SPJ Awards

In late October, members of the WKSU news staff were recognized with 12 awards, including Best Reporter to Tim Rudell, from Ohio Chapters of Society of Professional Journalists for work created in 2014.

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Namaste: A Past in Bhutan, a Future in Akron

The only area of Akron that’s been growing since the 2010 Census is North Hill. The reason is a migration of thousands of refugees from a tiny Himalayan kingdom on the other side of the world. WKSU brings you stories on major changes in people’s lives and the overall community of Akron’s newest settlers: Nepali, Bhutanese and, now, Americans.

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WKSU Celebrates 65 Years on the Radio

On Oct. 2, 1950, WKSU went on-air for the first time. From a small, campus station broadcasting five hours a day, for five days a week to a nationally recognized innovator reaching 22 Northeast Ohio counties, WKSU has spent six and a half decades serving public radio listeners across the region.

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Election 2016 Coverage

From the debates, through the RNC and DNC, primaries and beyond the final vote, find all of the stories on the 2016 elections from the WKSU newsroom.

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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–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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