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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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John Born and Nina Turner co-chair the committee that announced the new standards last week.

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Historic police standards are set to improve community relations
Story by Karen Kasler
For the first time, Ohio’s law enforcement agencies now have a set of minimum standards for the use of deadly force and for recruitment and hiring. As Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports, the panel that set those standards says there’s a lot more work ahead.
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Raiding the Quick Bites larder for local honey
We return for the sweet stuff to a story from January of 2012
Youngstown students return with a state takeover looming
Local and statewide groups express concerns whether a new law really could fix what's wrong with the city's schools
Ohio think tank says nearly half a billion dollars flowsto charters from traditional public schools
Critics say that hurts the kids left behind
Terry Pluto: U of A's new athletic director has the toughest job in town
Larry Williams takes over Akron's struggling athletic program that recently cut baseball and has the lowest football game attendance in Division I.
Cleveland Indians may see a loss -- on the field and financially
Team President Mark Shapiro says the team reinvests its profits into the team
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Could University Circle developments ripple into East Cleveland?
One real estate broker says an extension of the Cleveland Clinic or University Hospital would be a good start
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Cleveland Clinic to complete take over of Akron General Hospital
The two health systems entered into a limited partnership last year that's 'gone very well'
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ResponsibleOhio leader says the state is trying to set Issue 3 up for failure - Marijuana legalization group maintains the use of the word 'monopoly' is unfair
Ohio regulators will hear FirstEnergy rate hike proposal Monday - State utility overseers will hold hearings
Akron mayoral candidates discuss the arts tonight - A forum by Summit Artspace and ArtsNow will include Dan Horrigan, Mike Williams and Eddie Sipplen
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

With a late Labor Day, enjoy a little more summer this year with the Stark County Fair in Canton, the music of John Williams at Blossom, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at the Cedar Lee, Hair at Weathervane and the Cleveland National Air Show - plus more this week in Northeast Ohio!

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Terry Pluto and Amanda Rabinowitz Talk Sports in Hudson

On Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m., sports columnist Terry Pluto and WKSU's Amanda Rabinowitz take their weekly discussions on the road with a live conversation followed by Q&A at the Hudson Library and Historical Society building in the First and Main area of Hudson.

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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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Download a Pass for Two for 'Mistress America'

WKSU members can download a pass for two to see the new movie starring Greta Gerwig, Mistress America at the Cedar Lee Theatre on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m.

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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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