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Tri-C JazzFest

Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland has grown from a small festival for students into a year-round jazz destination. On this week’s Shuffle, WKSU’s Mark Arehart explores JazzFest’s 40th celebration with Director Terri Pontremoli.

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Tri-C is opening a new center Tuesday in response to the growing need from the trucking industry. The Transportation Innovation Center will serve as the school’s new home for training the next generation of truckers. The facilities include interactive classrooms and a driving simulator. William Gary is executive vice president of the college’s Workforce Community and Economic Development division. He said the center meets the demands of the supply chain.

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Film production tax breaks were once available in nearly every state, but a recent survey by the National Conference of State Legislatures found 13 states have scrapped their subsidies in recent years. In Ohio though, it's different story: There's talk of increasing film incentives, and Cleveland-area schools are even taking steps to build the region's production workforce. 

Thyra Chaney loves movies, really loves them.

“I love the dialogue. I love the production. I love every single thing about it,” Chaney says.

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The dean of Cuyahoga County Community College’s Department of Humanities is beginning a new job this month as head of NPR Music.

Clevelander and Famed Music Producer Tommy LiPuma Has Died

Mar 14, 2017

A native Clevelander who became one the world’s most renowned music producers has died.

Tommy LiPuma died yesterday in New York City at the age of 80. After leaving Cleveland in the early 1960s to work in the record industry, he was nominated for more than 30 Grammy Awards and won three. 

Lawmakers and Experts Argue For Free Community College

Jul 20, 2016
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A group advocating for free community college held a panel discussion at Cuyahoga Community College this afternoon with republicans gathered in Cleveland this week for the RNC.

The Republican chair of the state senate education committee likes the idea, but has other priorities.

Peggy Lehner is a Republican representing Kettering, Ohio. She’s in favor a program that would cover the costs of community college.

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  Over the next two weeks as the Republican and Democratic national conventions get underway, some 300 college students will have the opportunity to get a close up look at the American political system at work.