School Closings
WKSU Support
WKSU Support
Funding for WKSU is made possible in part through support from the following businesses and organizations.

Greater Akron Chamber


For more information on how your company or organization can support WKSU, download the WKSU Media Kit.

(WKSU Media Kit PDF icon )


Donate Your Vehicle to WKSU

WKSU E-Notes
Hate missing free movies? Want to know who’s doing what and where? Then sign up for WKSU E-Notes to receive an instant treat twice a month with updates on your favorite public radio shows and WKSU events.

View sample issue

Subscribe to E-Notes

Manage your subscription

ArtsLink
Featured Event

16th ANNUAL TREMONT ARTS & CULTURAL FESTIVAL


(more )

Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us

Aaron Ockerman with the Ohio Association of Election Officials sizes up the U.S. Supreme Court's action on early voting

[ view caption ]


What the U.S. Supreme Court ruling means for early voting
Story by Jo Ingles
Early voting that was set to begin Tuesday 9-30-14 won’t happen after all. The U.S. Supreme Court has put a hold on the in person, early voting in the buckeye state. The ruling will remain in effect until the court acts on an appeal by state officials. And since that appeal has not yet formally been filed, it means the Golden week, when Ohioans can both register to vote and cast a ballot at the...
Full story

 
Exploradio: Is Akron really the polymer capital?
The former rubber capital has undergone a decades long transformation into a center for polymer innovation, but does Akron really live up to its claim?
More
 
Remembering former Congressman Jim Traficant
The fiery Youngstown Democrat died today at age 73, after injuries from a farming accident left him unconscious Tuesday
More
 
Healthy food that school kids might eat instead of tossing into the trash
A new business in Avon lets parents order chef-prepared lunches to be delivered in time for the lunch bell
More
 
Cleveland Heights couple battles Parkinson's with laughter
Marc and Karen Jaffe -- a comedian and a gynecologist -- have raised more than $480,000 in recent years for the Michael J. Fox Foundation through their group, Shaking with Laughter
More
 
Christie campaigns for Kasich in NEO
The rally involved two Republican governors who could face off against each other for the next presidential nomination of the their party
Full story
U.S. Supreme Court puts hold on earlier early voting
5-4 votes knocks out 'Golden Week' a day before early voting was set to get underway
Full story
Community Colleges receive funding for manufacturing training programs
Colleges say the funding will allow them to train Ohioans for high-paying, in-demand jobs
Full story


 
Christie stumps for Ohio GOP - Other headlines: Ohio police departments fail to gather DNA evidence, Richland County to name new prosecutor following suicide
 
Guitars and tech meet at Ingenuity Fest in Cleveland - Two Northeast Ohio companies, one making custom guitars and one making off-beat effects pedals, turn up the volume at the 10th festival
 
Former Mahoning Valley Congressman Jim Traficant dies at age 73 - The fiery Democrat from Youngstown was injured Tuesday on his farm after the tractor he was riding tipped over
 
More news from WKSU ->
Events & Features
Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

Now that it's officially fall, it's time for the Hale Farm's Harvest Festival. It's also time to mark the 75th anniversary of the movie "Gone with the Wind." Not to mention, productions of "Les Misérables" and "You Can't Take it With You" and Macy Gray comes to the area - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

(more )

Dr. Beverly Warren Speaks at the Akron Roundtable

Kent State University President Beverly Warren is the featured speaker at the Akron Roundtable for October. The address takes place at a luncheon on Oct. 16 at Quaker Station at Quaker Square Inn. WKSU will rebroadcast the speech on Thursday, Oct. 23

(more )



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.

(more )



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.

(more )



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.

(more )



Sign-up for WKSU E-Notes

E-Notes is WKSU's nationally recognized email newsletter. Distributed the first and third Thursdays of each month, E-Notes brings you programming updates, details on station events, local arts and culture, free ticket offers and WKSU member discounts and much more!

(more )



WKSU on Facebook and Twitter

Become a fan of WKSU on Facebook and follow @WKSU on Twitter for online updates and more. Follow @WKSUnow for the WKSU playlist.

(more )



Donate Your Vehicle and Benefit WKSU

Donate your unwanted car, truck, boat, motorcycle, or other vehicle and support WKSU via the station's vehicle charitable donation program.

(more )



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.

(more )
 

nowplaying
On AirNewsClassical
Loading...
  
NPR News

Copyright © 2014 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

 
In Partnership With:

NPR PRI Kent State University

listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University