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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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This is called gill-over-the-ground. You probably have it in your yard. It makes a lovely mint tea. And it's just one of many edible weeds that can provide good nutrition and interesting tastes.

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Edible weeds from the Quick Bites larder
Story by Vivian Goodman
An abundant source of vitamins and minerals might be right under your feet. It's absolutely free, but you might be trampling all over it. Many weeds that grow on our lawns and in our gardens are edible. And as WKSU's Vivian Goodman reports in this Quick Bite from June of 2013, some of them taste really good.
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Post-Pluquellic Akron takes it first step Tuesday in picking a new mayor
After 28 years of one mayor, the city is working on coming up with its fourth in less than a year
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Pluto: What Cleveland fans don't know about Mark Shapiro
Terry Pluto says Shapiro's nearly 25 years with the Cleveland Indians paved the way for longer-term success
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame turns 20
Cleveland fought a tough battle to bring the museum here, and officials are looking ahead to the next two decades
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Ohio Republicans protest the loss of Mt. McKinley
The president from Ohio never visited Alaska, but Ohio's congressional delegation has blocked the name change for decades
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Critics sound-off on charter-school sponsor data-rigging
Head of school choice David Hansen resigned after admitting to leaving out failing grades while evaluating some charter school sponsors
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Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown attacking zombie debt
Brown says inaccurate blemishes on credit reports hurting many American's chances for loans and jobs
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University of Akron and Akron Public Schools awarded engineering grant
The $724,356 grant comes from the National Science Foundation for the development of new soap box derby cars
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Skunks increasingly take up residence in Canton properties - Abandoned inner-city houses are becoming homes for the uninvited animal guests
 
Ohio's elections chief sued over investigation into pot ballot petition - Top headlines: Investigators: Twinsburg dad shot son to stop further violence; Federal grant given to Akron students to rebuild soap box derby cars
 
Obama's climate change goals face uphill legal battles - A Cleveland lawyer says the legal battles over the EPA's Clean Power Plan is symptomatic of the country's dysfunctional approach to environmental policy
 
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

With a late Labor Day, enjoy a little more summer this year with the Stark County Fair in Canton, the music of John Williams at Blossom, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at the Cedar Lee, Hair at Weathervane and the Cleveland National Air Show - plus more this week in Northeast Ohio!

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Show What You Grow for 2015!

It's harvest time in Northeast Ohio! Share pictures of your bounty and you could win a great prize! The deadline for entering is Oct. 9. All pictures will be posted on the Quick Bites Facebook page and may be displayed at the Countryside Conservancy Farmers Market on Oct. 10.

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Terry Pluto and Amanda Rabinowitz Talk Sports in Hudson

On Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m., sports columnist Terry Pluto and WKSU's Amanda Rabinowitz take their weekly discussions on the road with a live conversation followed by Q&A at the Hudson Library and Historical Society building in the First and Main area of Hudson.

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Election 2016 Coverage

From the debates, through the RNC and DNC, primaries and beyond the final vote, find all of the stories on the 2016 elections from the WKSU newsroom.

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WKSU Member Nights at Blossom

WKSU members can purchase half-price tickets to three specially chosen Blossom Festival concerts from July 26 through August 15.

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

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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.

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