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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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Donald Trump drew an estimated 14,000 to a rally in Columbus last night.

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Trump challenges Kasich, protesters challenge Trump in Columbus
Story by Andy Chow and KAREN KASLER
Thousands of people flocked to Columbus to catch the Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump at his first rally in Ohio. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports -- Donald Trump took a few shots at Gov. John Kasich in front of his home crowd.
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One year later, Tamir Rice's family still wants answers
The family plans to deliver a petition today asking Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty to recuse himself from the case
Exploradio: The low-tech side of genetic testing
While great strides have been made in mapping our genome, a Cleveland researcher says the best genetic screening is a thorough family medical history
Thanksgiving cooking Taos Pueblo and Cherokee style in a Kent kitchen
Native Americans mark the holiday with reflection and traditional foods
Akron Symphony musician wields her violin to fight an incurable disease
Music has been Allison Boyt's lifeline as she battles vasculitis, and she's extending it to others on a nationwide tour
Diebold pledges to stay put in Northeast Ohio
CEO says a merger with its rival may make Diebold northeast Ohio's eighth Fortune 500 company.
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Ohio Lt. Gov. Taylor says she's disappointed in her former top aide
Inspector General says her office lacked oversight of employee time
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Cleveland's zoo is getting $2.1 million for its new tiger exhibit
The donation is the single largest in the zoo's 50-year history
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Parma and 3 other school districts bill the state for charter-school money - The districts call Ohio's funding formula unfair and they want reimbursements
Cleveland metro area housing prices climb, but at a slower rate - Case-Shiller index shows Cleveland metro remains among the cheapest housing markets in the country
Inspector general says Lt. Gov. Taylor's office lacked oversight - Other noon headlines: Charter-school bill, Quinnipiac poll, Cleveland tigers, al-Qaida bond set
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Events & Features
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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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

This week, Guys on Ice opens at the Actor's Summit, English Beat takes the Music Box Supper Club's stage, Deck the Hall at Stan Hywet begins, and get crafty at the Crafty Mart in Downtown Akron!

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Request Passes for 'Rifftrax Live: Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny'

WKSU members can request two passes to see the MST3000 guys take on Christmas in Rifftrax Live: Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny on the big screen in regional theatres for events on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

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Thanksgiving Programming on WKSU

To celebrate Thanksgiving Day, WKSU offers a day of programs intended to make the day more thoughtful and your Thanksgiving dinner shine.

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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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The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Be part of history! This November, join StoryCorps and WKSU in The Great Thanksgiving Listen. Use the new StoryCorps app to record your interview with an older person and upload it directly into the archives at the Library of Congress.

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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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E-Notes is WKSU's nationally recognized email newsletter. Distributed the first and third Thursdays of each month, E-Notes brings you programming updates, details on station events, local arts and culture, free ticket offers and WKSU member discounts and much more!

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WKSU on Facebook and Twitter

Become a fan of WKSU on Facebook and follow @WKSU on Twitter for online updates and more. Follow @WKSUnow for the WKSU playlist.

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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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Make history with The Great Thanksgiving Listen. Use the StoryCorps app to interview an older person and send it to the Library of Congress!

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