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Chef Parker Bosley is helping school cafeteria workers tune up their culinary skills to appeal to notoriously picky eaters.

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Farm-to-School: Cafeteria lunch gets fresh and local in Cuyahoga Falls
Story by Vivian Goodman
Produce from Northeast Ohio’s small farms is starting to show up in school cafeterias.  That’s thanks to the efforts of a gourmet chef, a local foods entrepreneur, and a dietician on a mission. For today’s Quick Bite, WKSU’s Vivian Goodman visited as they got cooking on their pilot project at Tallmadge High School.
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Last chance to see modern Japanese art show at the Cleveland Museum of Art
The Cleveland museum shared highlights of its traditional Japanese art collection in exchange for a modern show from the Tokyo National Museum
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Bridgestone exec indictments are latest step in a billion-dollar price-fixing case
An antitrust analyst says the auto-parts industry was relatively clean of price fixing until the economic pressures of the last decade
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Terry Pluto on college sports, unions, and where it all may be heading

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Shale drives demand for Ohio short-line railroads
Some railroad companies have struggled for years with the decline of manufacturing and coal shipments, but now the new oil and gas production is changing that.
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A third of Northeast Ohio homes remain "seriously underwater"
Daren Blomquist of RealtyTrac says the recovery here may require more than time
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Acacia continues on its long path back to its natural state
Former Cuyahoga County golf course will take several decades to revert to the way it was before development reached the area
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A $500,000 settlement with Lowe's addresses lead-paint exposure
The settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is especially important to cities in Northeast Ohio
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Ohio Democrats push for bill to disclose campaign money - They say disclosure is needed now that candidates can accept more money from donors who live out of state and even out of the country
 
E-schoolers make their case to a receptive Ohio Legislature - The on-line schools are growing though there are concerns about performance and transparency
 
Search continues for missing boaters in Lake Erie - Mumps outbreak spreads in Columbus; Poll shows most Ohioans support renewable energy standards
 
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Get a kick out of notorious comedian Russell Peters as he heads to Cleveland to perform from his most recent set, or head to the Hard Rock Rocksino on Thursday to hear some of Gavin DeGraw’s top hits, including songs like “Chariot" and "I Don't Want to Be." Former “Fat Chef” Rocco Whalen will bring his cooking expertise to Ritchie Hall Theater at Kent State University on Thursday to discuss his passion for cousine and his climb to the top of his career. Click on the link to check out what other events are offered this week!

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Ticket Pre-sale for The Trey Anastasio Band at House of Blues

WKSU listeners can use the code WKSU to purchase tickets on Wednesday, April 23 before they go on sale to the general public to see The Trey Anastasio Band at the Cleveland House of Blues on May 23.

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Download a Pass for 'The Railway Man'

WKSU listeners can download a pass to a preview screening of the new film The Railway Man at the Cedar Lee Theatre on Tuesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. Go to the WKSU link at Gofobo.com to download the pass.

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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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Enjoy a WKSU Member Discount for 'As You Like It'

WKSU members can use their member cards to purchase half-price A-level tickets to the Great Lake Theater's performance of As You Like It on Friday, April 4. Your member card earns you a 10% discount throughout the production's run.

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