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Some babies have trouble swallowing which can lead to serious complications. But a northeast Ohio researcher is developing tools to retrain a baby's swallowing mechanism.

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Exploradio: Retraining the brain to swallow better
Story by Jeff St. Clair
It’s one of those things that you don’t pay attention to until something goes wrong. Swallowing is a basic human function that can have serious complications for some people, from preemie babies to elderly adults.  In this week’s Exploradio, WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair meets a researcher at the Northeast Ohio Medical University who’s...
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Cuyahoga Valley National Park OK's sharpshooters to thin deer herds
Officials say it will balance the park, but some oppose the plan
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Goodell tells Canton the NFL has gotten its house in order
The Pro Football commissioner also suggest a draft road show that may come to Canton
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Heinen's is betting on a continued rebirth of downtown Cleveland
The store in the old Ameritrust rotunda will compete with Constantino's for customers
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Terry Pluto warms up to the Indians' chances this season
Pluto says the Indians have a good chance at a Central Division title this season, backed by good pitching and other teams struggling
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Big layoffs are coming next week at U.S. Steel in Lorain
Except for auto, the steel market remains soft nationwide
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Amish beard cutters to be resentenced today
Other headlines: February was coldest month in Cleveland history; 40 expected to testify in ex-lawmaker's fraud trial
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Former Cleveland Indian Minnie Minoso dies
"The Cuban Comet" is best-known for his 12 seasons with the White Sox, but he started his MLB career in Cleveland
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National Read Across America Day marks Dr. Seuss' 111th birthday - The 'Cat In the Hat' author passed away in 1991, but his legacy inspires readers and writers
 
Ohio Rep. Becker -- opposed to severance tax -- may consider a form of it - The conservative Republican says ahigher tax on oil and gas taken from public lands would be fine, but not on private property
 
Akron Children's Hospital hosts career fair - The pediatric hospital is hoping to fill positions at its new Kay Jewelers Pavilion at its main campus downtown
 
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WKSU Event: Previewing the Cleveland International Film Festival at a Special Event in Akron

WKSU and the Cleveland Film Society present a sneak peek of the 39th Cleveland International Film Festival at the Akron Civic Theatre on Wednesday, March 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Click through for more information and to RSVP for the event.

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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

Dirty Dancing at Playhouse Square, Steven Isserless with Robert Levin at Shaker Heights, Becky Shaw at Dobama Theatre, and Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays at Cleveland Public Theatre, all present Northeastern Ohio with a week full of exciting events.

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Download a Pass for 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

WKSU listeners can download a pass to a preview screening of the new film The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel at the Cedar Lee on Wednesday, March 4 at 7 p.m. Use a special Ticktbox code to download the pass.

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2015 Spirit of Women in Business Conference

The Spirit of Women in Business Conference returns to Kent State University on Wednesday, March 4. This year's theme is Choice & Strategy and the keynote speaker is Sheena S. Iyengar, Ph.D.

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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!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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