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The Everly Brothers originally recorded for Cadence Records before signing a 10-year deal with Warner Bros. in 1960. The duo is the focus of the 19th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Music Masters series

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Rock Hall honors The Everly Brothers in Cleveland
Story by Kabir Bhatia
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 19th annual Music Masters series is happening Saturday in Cleveland. WKSU's Kabir Bhatia spoke with producer and performer Peter Asher about the salute to the Everly Brothers and about their influence on artists ranging from The Beatles to Norah Jones.
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It's chilly so let's raid the Quick Bites larder for poutine
Canadian comfort food from the Quick Bites larder
Renacci and Crossland are competing for 16th Congressional District
Renacci has incumbancy and a GOP leaning district in his favor; Democrat Crossland is making his first run at national office
Akron cartoonist Chuck Ayers and friends show their art
Group show includes art forms other than cartooning that Ayers has always done but never shown
Ohio's teacher training programs prepare for Common Core
Bowling Green State University is one college changing it curriculum
On the eve of his Cleveland return, a look at LeBron's early years
A look at how LeBron got his start as a high school phenom in Akron
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Amber Vinson officially Ebola free
The Dallas nurse continues to improve at an Atlanta hospital, strong immune system 
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Ohio solar businesses support the EPA's Clean Power Plan
Eighteen solar business in the state sent a letter to the White House endorsing limits on carbon pollution
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Local philanthropic foundations make a difference for Cleveland schools - Representatives of the Cleveland and Gund Foundations describe their eight-year partnership with the district, the business community and several charter schools
Ohio House candidate wants to repeal Ohio State's dorm rule - Seth Golding believes the rule to require all second-year students to live in campus dorms is money driven
Lordstown GM plant plans to install 8,500 solar panels - GM says the panels are a symbol of its commitment to going greener
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WKSU Member Event: Reserve Passes to a Joshua Bell Post-concert Reception

Tuesday Musical and the Akron Symphony Orchestra present Grammy Award-winner Joshua Bell at E.J. Thomas Hall on Nov. 7. WKSU listeners can reserve entrance to a special post-concert reception. Learn more!

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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

Classical music takes center stage this week. The Cleveland Orchestra presents Hilary Hahn performing Bach and the Cleveland Chamber Music Society presents the Belcea Quartet. It's also time for TEDxClevelandStateUniversity and Molly Ringwald and John Hodgman come to the area - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Request Passes for 'Of Mice and Men'

WKSU members can request two passes to see the recent Broadway production of Of Mice and Men on the big screen in regional theatres for events on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m.

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Request Passes for 'RiffTrax Live: 'Anaconda'

WKSU members can request two passes to see RiffTrax Live: Anaconda on the big screen in regional theatres for events on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. or Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m.

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Vivian Goodman Hosts 'Midnight Cowboy'

On Sunday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m., Vivian Goodman hosts a screening of the classic film Midnight Cowboy at the Cedar Lee Theatre. Ticket sales benefit the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank.

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WKSU Discount for Great Lakes Theater

WKSU members can purchase half-priced tickets for Great Lakes Theater productions - The Merry Wives of Windsor on Sept. 26 and Les Miserables on Oct. 3. Other performances also discounted.

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WKSU's Autumn 2014 Station Break

Find out more about WKSU, along with arts and culture throughout Northeast Ohio, in the Autumn 2014 issue of WKSU's Station Break.

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Donate Your Vehicle and Benefit WKSU

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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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