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Kathy Dietrich learns to like the healthy stuff after being diagnosed with cancer.

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What's it take to take control of cancer?
The messages to be healthy are seemingly everywhere, from brightly colored food labels at the grocery store to signs next to stairwells encouraging us to walk. It can be tempting to just tune it all out. But, as WCPN’s Sarah Jane Tribble reports for Ohio Public Radio, in terms of cancer prevention, there are convincing reasons to change our habits.
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Kombucha: a sweet business brewed with fermented tea
Two Northeast Ohio food producers are making money with a health drink that goes back a few millennia
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Educators use brain research to help "stressed" kids in poverty
Researcher says strong emotional attachments help kids grow
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"Forced Perspective" documentary featuring Ohio artists debuts in Cleveland
Derek Hess was chosen to illustrate the opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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Bringing back ballet in Cleveland
Two non-profits are working in very different ways to revive Cleveland's ballet culture
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PUCO chairman resigns
Despite stepping down, Tom Johnson says he plans to be a member of the comission
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Ohio Supreme Court ruling is costly setback for Ohio EPA
The high court says 1,761 new EPA TMDL pollution limits are 'rules' and require public hearings, which could take years.
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Local road chiefs say Northeast Ohio's pothole problem is not overwhelming
Cities say they are keeping ahead of the potholes despite two harsh winters in a row
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New study says less than half of Americans with Alzheimer's are unaware - Nearly 210,000 Ohioans are living with the disease, expected to grow to 250,000 by 2025
 
NFL suspends Browns GM Farmer for four games - But the leagueconcludes no one else in management knew of the texting
 
PUCO chairman turns in his resignation - Other noon headlines: Trade deal, Ohio GOP, Ohio redo, Al Rosen
 
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The Takeaway's John Hockenberry Comes to Northeast Ohio

Celebrated journalist John Hockenberry comes to Northeast Ohio on May 7. Media master and host of The Takeaway, Hockenberry will be in Kent for a live broadcast and in Akron for an evening presentation. Click through for details!

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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

This week in Northeast Ohio Tuesday Musical presents David Finckel, Wu Han, and Philip Setzer, Cleveland's Music Box Supper Club welcomes The Suffers & Travis Haddix Blues Band, and WKSU's very own Kabir Bhatia will join Mike Olszewski, author of "Cleveland TV Tales," in taking a trip back through time to the golden age of Television via discussion of Olszewski's book and an exploration of clips from Cleveland's TV past.

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Download a Pass for 'True Story'

WKSU listeners can download a pass to a preview screening of the new film True Story at the Cedar Lee on Tuesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. Use a special code to download the pass.

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WKSU Reception at Wooster Chamber Music Series

On Sunday, March 29, WKSU offers a post-concert reception following a performance by the Escher Quartet as part of the Wooster Chamber Music Series.

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Download a Pass for a Live Broadcast of 'The Takeaway'

RSVP to watch a live broadcast of the nationally syndicated public radio talk show The Takeaway with John Hockenberry on Thursday, May 7 at 8:30 a.m. The event is free with downloaded pass. The broadcast takes place in the FirstEnergy Auditorium in Franklin Hall at Kent State University.

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WKSU Presents John Hockenberry in Akron

WKSU presents veteran journalist and host of The Takeaway John Hockenberry at Actors' Summit Theatre in downtown Akron's Greystone Hall on Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m.

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WKSU Discount for Great Lakes Theater

WKSU members can purchase half-priced tickets for Great Lakes Theater productions - Dial M for Murder on Feb. 27 and The Tempest on April 10. Other performances also discounted.

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Folk Alley.com–All Folk Music! All The Time!

Folk Alley.com--All Folk Music! All The Time!FolkAlley.com is all folk, all of the time. Listen to the music you love when it best fits your busy schedule.

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