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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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Judge John O'Donnell describes how bullet paths played into his decision to acquit officer Brelo of voluntary mansalughter charges.

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How Brelo verdict was reached and reaction to it
Story by Kevin Niedermier
Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo was found not guilty of voluntary manslaughter today in the shooting deaths of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams. Judge John O’Donnell announced his verdict after about two weeks of deliberations into the case involving a chase and 137 shots. WKSU’s Kevin Niedermier reports on the judge’s reasoning behind his decision, and some of the reaction...
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Brelo verdict coming at 10am
WKSU will bring you live coverage of the verdict.
Not guilty verdict announced in the manslaughter trial of Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo.
Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge John P. O'Donnell read the verdict in open court at 10 a.m. Saturday morning
Charter schools grow on Ohio Gov. John Kasich's watch
The GOP governor is a strong proponent of choice
How a Cleveland soft drink maker puts a little fizz in Midtown
Old City Soda makes nine pop flavors in what used to be an abandoned warehouse
Cleveland protesters remain peaceful following Brelo verdict
People are unhappy -- but civil -- after the acquittal
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Judge has reached verdict in the trial of Cleveland Officer Brelo
Judge O'Donnell will announce the verdict at 10 a.m. today
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Four Ohio sites named among the most endangered in the state
The East Liberty Schoolhouse, Ashtabula Train Station, Canton's Peter Pontius House and Old District 10 Schoolhouse in Middleburg Heights are among 13 places labeled at-risk by Preservation Ohio
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Ohio unemployment rate is up, and the Cavs Kyrie Irving may be down - Other morning headlines: Dredging, home sales, oil production, fired cop, Kasich, movies in the park
Murray Coal to lay off 2,000 - Wall Street Journal reports Ohio and West Virginia mines will be the most impacted
What can be expected if Cleveland cop Brelo is convicted? - National police association head says it could be hard on the entire force
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Memorial Day weekend crosses the bridge to summer with rib festivals in Berea and Cleveland, and a lot of great music - including the Infamous Stringdusters and Ray Wylie Hubbard at the Beachland Ballroom, Jeff Daniels at the Kent Stage, and the Womack Family at the Music Box.

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WKSU Member Nights at Blossom

WKSU members can purchase half-price tickets to three specially chosen Blossom Festival concerts from July 26 through August 15.

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WKSU Staff Honored with 10 Ohio AP Media Editors Awards

WKSU staff members received 10 OAPME Awards in recognition of work created in 2014, including Best Reporter, Best Anchor, Best Digital Presence and Overall Excellence.

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WKSU Reception at Wooster Chamber Music Series

On Sunday, March 29, WKSU offers a post-concert reception following a performance by the Escher Quartet as part of the Wooster Chamber Music Series.

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