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The return of LeBron James to the Cavaliers and other changes have fans expecting a championship.

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Expectations are high for the revamped Cleveland Cavaliers
Story by Kevin Niedermier
When the Cleveland Cavaliers take the court in their home opener tonight against the New York Knicks, many people believe it will be the start of a championship season. The key is the return of LeBron James after his four-year stint with the Miami Heat. WKSU’s Kevin Niedermier has this look at what’s led to this...
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Raising the curtain on the history of America's first regional theater
In a new book, Case professor Jeffrey Ullom chronicles the Cleveland Play House's development and its symbiotic relationship with the city
Championship-calibur Cavs return with a humbled owner and superstar
Owner Dan Gilbert and star LeBron James both had to admit their mistakes and do some apologizing to make Cavs reunion happen
Ebola-free Amber Vinson thanks God, family, caregivers -- and heads home
But Ohio quarantine continues for Ohio relatives 
A resurgent auto industry is pushing long-term growth in Northeast Ohio
A new study says the region's auto-related manufacturing will outpace the nation over the next decade, other sectors are also expected to drive growth
Cleveland keyed up for the Cavs with LeBron James
The first home-opener with James since 2009 is being marked throughout Northeast Ohio
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Cleveland state lawmaker to be charged for financial report errors
Other morning headlines: Cavs opener turning into star-studded event; Cleveland city officials push to defeat red light camera ballot issue
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Gas well and pipeline problems in eastern Ohio
Breaks, breaches and flare ups occur in three separate locations
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Local universities receive $1 million to help graduation rates - The Akron area placed first out of 57 regions around the nation
Seven seats are up for election this year on the Ohio Board of Education - While races are less publicized, the elections have real implications for education in the state
New era for the Cleveland Cavaliers begins Thursday night - The Cavs open their season at home with the returning LeBron James, and many believe a championship is finally coming to Cleveland
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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

There's a little something for everyone happening in the area this week. Comedienne Geri Jewell comes to the area as well as Irish singer Mary Black. The Cleveland Orchestra presents Phantom of the Opera, and it's time for the Buckeye Book Fair. Plus, sports fans won't want to miss the Cleveland Cavaliers playing the New York Knicks - 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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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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