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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
gives us the opportunity to enjoy every minute of the beautiful summer nights!

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Cleveland Mayor Jackson says he has long embrace real reform. Now he needs to figure out how to pay for it.

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Cleveland deal ramps up civilian oversight of police
Story by M.L. Schultze
The city of Cleveland has signed a lengthy agreement with the Justice Department to revamp the recruitment, training, discipline, oversight and even equipping of its police force. But as WKSU’s M.L. Schultze reports, many of the details have yet to be filled in.
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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
Small protest fizzles outside of The Q during the Cleveland-Atlanta game
Responding to the Brelo verdict, about a dozen people blocked traffic for part of the first half of Game 3 of the Eastern finals
Area pastors and congregation members protest justice system

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Religious leaders say budget cuts could worsen infant mortality rates
Proposed revision would decrease the number of families eligible for Medicaid.
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Bill would eliminate statute of limitations in Ohio rape cases
would also make spousal rape and sexual battery illegal
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Red Line Greenway concept to be unveiled at community meeting - The concept includes a three-mile trail and park space along Cleveland's west side
Cleveland reaches deal with Justice Department on policing - Other morning headlines: 58 protesters arraigned after Cleveland officer's acquittal; Ohio bill would allow patients to get STD meds for partners
Scores of Cleveland Brelo verdict protesters are arraigned and most released - Most of those arrested face minor charges stemming from protests Saturday following the acquittal of officer Michael Brelo
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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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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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