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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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The dozen or so protesters outside The Q arrived after the game started and left around halftime to ensure they would not be arrested for blocking Huron Road after the game

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Small protest fizzles outside of The Q during the Cleveland-Atlanta game
Story by Kabir Bhatia
The city of Cleveland was quiet last night following the acquittal of Cleveland Police Officer Michael Brelo. Protests following the verdict could have threatened the NBA playoffs. WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia reports.
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The generation gap in care for developmentally disabled Ohioans
Officials are debating how to spend $316 million that could be provided for people with developmental disabilities
How Brelo verdict was reached and reaction to it
Judge's deliberation and what officer Brelo may do now
Not guilty verdict announced in the manslaughter trial of Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo.
Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge John P. O'Donnell read the verdict in open court at 10 a.m. Saturday morning
Brelo verdict coming at 10am
WKSU will bring you live coverage of the verdict.
Could winter's salt impact Stark County's water supply?
New study warns says road salt is increasing chlorine in Ohio;s second-largest ground-water system
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Anti-incinerator groups plan to rally in East Liverpool
Incinerator opponents say local government has let them down in the past
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Johnny Manziel is working his way back into the Cleveland Browns plans
Just out of  rehab, the former first-round pick hopes to erase memories of last season's poor debut and off-field antics
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Cleveland protesters remain peaceful following Brelo verdict - People are unhappy -- but civil -- after the acquittal
Judge has reached verdict in the trial of Cleveland Officer Brelo - Judge O'Donnell will announce the verdict at 10 a.m. today
Ohio's public universities increasingly rely on donations - As taxpayer support dwindles, Cleveland State and other schools turn to endowments
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Memorial Day weekend crosses the bridge to summer with rib festivals in Berea and Cleveland, and a lot of great music - including the Infamous Stringdusters and Ray Wylie Hubbard at the Beachland Ballroom, Jeff Daniels at the Kent Stage, and the Womack Family at the Music Box.

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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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WKSU Staff Honored with 10 Ohio AP Media Editors Awards

WKSU staff members received 10 OAPME Awards in recognition of work created in 2014, including Best Reporter, Best Anchor, Best Digital Presence and Overall Excellence.

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WKSU Reception at Wooster Chamber Music Series

On Sunday, March 29, WKSU offers a post-concert reception following a performance by the Escher Quartet as part of the Wooster Chamber Music Series.

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