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Kluber won the AL Cy Young award at the end of the season. He had an 18-9 record with a 2.44 ERA last year.

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Pluto: Indians ace Kluber is a refreshing sports success story
Story by Amanda Rabinowitz
Cleveland got a lot of attention in the sports world this past weekend when reports surfaced that Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon failed another drug test…This time, for alcohol. But, WKSU commentator and Plain Dealer columnist Terry Pluto says another Cleveland sports story deserves more attention: Indians Cy Young winner Corey Kluber.
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Akron's Highland Square celebrates community spirit and public art
Angels Falls Coffee Company has a new ceramic tile facade and a colorful sign made by neighborhood artists
Q&A: An outsider's evaluation of Akron's police recruiting effort
David Harris says Akron seems to have taken all the right steps with its outreach; now comes testing, screening and training
Ohio lawmakers could vote on 20-week abortion ban and heartbeat bill soon
Pro-life groups remain split on support of the bills
Exploradio: Improving the lives of paralyzed people
A Cleveland researcher is making progress on the long road of repairing spinal cord injuries
Dettelbach and Jackson listen to suggestions for a federal consent decree
The U.S. Attorney says no timeline has been set
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Ohio Senate Republicans announce a top-10 list of priorities
Minimizing drug abuse, reforming education and affordable college are priorities
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TimkenSteel shares fall 20 percent in 2015
TimkenSteel says its shares are undervalued as weak energy sector contributes to drop in the company's stock prices
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LGBT leaders launch Affordable Care Act outreach effort - According to a Gallup poll, LGBT adults are more likely to be uninsured 
Cleveland police cadet fired after failing to disclose previous shooting - Akron doctor's daughter gets four years for doling out pain pills; Construction of Cleveland pedestrian bridge gets green light
Ohio's Board of Regents is tackling Lake Erie's algae problem - The college board dedicates $2 million for statewide university research into Ohio water issues  -- including toxic algae blooms
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

It's music in the air with Ani DiFranco at the House of Blues, Reverend Horton Heat at the Beachland, John Mellencamp at PlayhouseSquare, the Ragbirds at Music, Jeff Daniels at the Music Box - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Introducing NPR's New Show About Human Behavior

Take a glimpse into a world you can't see with Invisibilia (Latin for all the invisible things). This new program about the unseen forces that shape human behavior —ideas, beliefs, assumptions and thoughts— is produced by NPR's Science Desk. It will have a run of six one-hour episodes in its pilot season and will air Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m.

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Listen to Folk Alley's Best of 2014 Stream

In December, Folk Alley listeners voted on their favorite new music from 2014. Top CD lists from the DJs and staff were mixed in and Folk Alley produced a seven-hour stream of the very best from the past year. Listen now!

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