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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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The Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks last night to win the Eastern Conference title.

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Pluto: Cavs take remarkable route to the NBA Finals
The Cleveland Cavaliers are heading to the NBA Finals after completing the sweep of the Atlanta Hawks to win the Eastern Conference crown. The Cavs dominated the Hawks in last night’s 118-88 win. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto looks back on how the team gained momentum and looks ahead to the title series. 
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Cleveland deal ramps up civilian oversight of police
U.S. Department of Justice agreement zeros in on use-of-force; also beefs up training, recruiting and special mental health outreach
Cleveland and Justice Dept. reach deal on police reforms
The Department of Justice released a 105-page report, which still needs approval from a federal judge
Marijuana referendum may change more than pot's legal status in Ohio
Critics says drive to legalize marijuana points to overall flaws in Ohio's constitutional amendment process
First Lady challenges Oberlin grads to find the most contentious places and create change
Michelle Obama says American history shows that's where some of the biggest changes happen
Canton plans its first moves to protect its aquifer
Keeping chloride from the underground drinking water sources includes cutting back on road salt
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Businesses and foundations asked to help fund Cleveland police reform
Mayor Frank Jackson and the U.S. Justice Department appeal to the community for financial support
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Police union head calls Cleveland consent decree dangerous
Head of Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association also threatens suits to curb false complaints
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Ohio moves to outlaw powdered alcohol and caffeine - Bill passed by an overwhelming majority in the House must still get Senate approval
Williams is running for Akron mayor - For the first time in nearly 28 years, there will be no incumbent Mayor Don Plusquellic
Brochure promotes reasons to stay in Akron after the interships run out - Rubik's Cube-like brochures and free programs try to keep interns interested in Akron 
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

Now that's summer's here, let's go back inside for Patsy Cline at Actors' Summit, Daphne at Severance Hall, Gordon Lightfoot at the Akron Civic, Del McCoury at the Music Box, photography at the Akron Art Museum - and more this week in Northeast Ohio!

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Win a Pass to See 'Far from the Madding Crowd'

Enter a drawing for a run-of-engagement pass for two to enjoy the new film 'Far from the Madding Crowds' at the Cedar Lee Theatre beginning June 1.

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Win a Pass to See 'I'll See You in My Dreams'

Enter a drawing for a run-of-engagement pass for two to enjoy the new film 'I'll See You in My Dreams' at Cleveland Cinemas theatres beginning June 8.

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Art by the Falls In Chagrin Falls June 6 & 7

Stroll along juried displays by fine artists and craftspeople - along with music, food, children's activities and more - Saturday, June 6 & Sunday, June 7.

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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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