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Bitter melon is a Filipino vegetable that contains a peptide believed to be helpful in the control of diabetes. It's one of many unusual items available at Fil-Am Market in Akron.

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Filipino community enjoys a taste of home in Akron
Story by Vivian Goodman
Along with the New Year, a family business in Akron will be celebrating its first year of offering food from the Philippines.  Fil-Am Market opened last December and quickly became a gathering place for the region’s tight-knit Filipino community.

Philippine dishes are salty, sweet and sour, often all at once. And in this part of the country, not easy to find.  WKSU’s...
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Ohio Senate year in review: Slow start, strong finish
Campaigns dominate most of 2014; bills pass in lame duck session
Columbus businessman is bringing bronzed baby shoes into the 21st century
A man works to revive the business his grandmother started
Ohio lawmakers fail to pass bills on cigarette taxes and the Common Core
Heartbeat Bill is also among the legislation rejected by the Statehouse this year
The Sugar Bowl features drama on the sidelines as Meyer, Saban meet again
Urban Meyer and Nick Saban meet for the first time since the pivotal 2009 national championship game
Bedford Police kill a man during confrontation
Early morning disturbance call ends in a shooting
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Controversy sends people to Cleveland theaters for 'The Interview'
Cleveland Cinemas is the only company showing the film in Northeast Ohio
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Wet, cold weather leads to good yields for many Ohio crops
Corn and soybeans do well, grapes fare worse
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Growing popularity of online shopping could be bad for Ohio - Retail expert says Ohio could be losing millions of dollars of taxes a year
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The Big Orange Giving Orb: A Poem for the Holidays

It's the holiday season and that means lots of time spent buying gifts. But, WKSU is a gift you give yourself every day of the year. Click through to read about the wisdom shared by a giant glowing orb.

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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

The holidays are finally here, but don't worry there is still plenty to do. Visit Glow at the Garden at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens or Holiday Market in Akron. You can also see the Trans-Siberian Orchestra or the Harlem Globetrotters - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Christmas Traditions in Northeast Ohio

Enjoy family traditions when A Christmas Carol, The Nutcracker and The Messiah return to regional stages for the holidays.

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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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