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Cain Park

Cain Park begins where most city parks leave off —
an outdoor, intimate, covered theater (Alma Theater); an outdoor covered amphitheater (Evans Amphitheater); an air-conditioned art gallery (Audrey & Harvey Feinberg Art Gallery), and outstanding programming.
Enjoy a summer event at Cain Park.

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Brian Hoyer has been cut from three teams, undergone major surgery and challenged a star rookie to go on to win some games for Cleveland

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Pluto: Hoyer's long road home to a starting quarterback job in Cleveland
Story by Amanda Rabinowitz
The newest hero in Cleveland’s pro sports scene is someone who’s overcome a lot of adversity.  Quarterback Brian Hoyer is a Northeast Ohio native who may be starting to prove he can win for the Browns. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto talks about Brian Hoyer, who played in high school for Cleveland St. Ignatius but didn’t have an easy path to become an NFL starter.
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Drones join pickups and tractors on Ohio farms
Precision drones featured at Ohio's annual Farm Science Review
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Why aren't Ohio's statewide candidates debating?
Incumbency, social media and voters all play a role in the lack of interest in political debates
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GI bride’s journey from England to Akron chronicled in new book
Nuala Calvi co-wrote "GI Brides" as a tribute to her grandmother, Margaret Denby, one of the first of 70,000 British women who married American soldiers at the end of WWII.
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Exploradio: Avoiding the 'acting-white' trap
Black children face many challenges on the way to academic achievement, including accusations that doing well in school means they're 'acting white'
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Prosecutors review Bay Village ice bucket challenge case
Other headlines:  more Ohioans have health coverage, court settlement in wrongful imprisonment case
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Judge: Ohioans arrested and jailed weekend before Election Day can vote
Other morning headlines: Akron bus driver dies saving child during drill; Ohio sends more samples to test for enterovirus 68
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Ohio Supreme Court says the state can't unilaterally block strip mining
The decision opens a wildlife area in eastern Ohio to strip mining for coal
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Cleveland Public Square's redo should be done by June 1, 2016 - City puts Higbee tax money into the overhaul
 
May 4 Visitors Center director reacts to "vintage sweatshirt" - Mindy Farmer says some good can come from Urban Outfitters' decision to sell the sweatshirt
 
Toledo law school drops tuiton - The move comes after a plunge in applications
 
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

It's time for free music in downtown Kent, the Dragon Boat Festival returns and it's time to kick-off the 32nd season for Music from the Western Reserve. Not to mention, Bob Mould and Phillip Phillips come to the area - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Second Annual Show What You Grow! Contest

It's harvest time in Northeast Ohio! Share pictures of your bounty and you could win a $50 gift card to Countryside Farmer's Markets. The deadline for entering is Oct. 3. All pictures will be posted on the Quick Bites Facebook page.

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WKSU's Autumn 2014 Station Break

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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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