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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

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Pavloff was appointed to the University of Akron's Board of Trustees in 2011. His term expires in 2016.

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University of Akron Chairman talks about changes
Story by Tim Rudell
The University of Akron has been in the news a lot this year.

WKSU’s Tim Rudell sat down with the chairman of the university’s board of trustees to get a sense of where things stand.
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Hundreds march against racism in Kent
Religious leaders put together the march on short notice
Akron hopes billboards will further police-community communication
The billboards were developed by the city youth group Akron PeaceMakers
Akron and Cleveland cartoonists keep us smiling in the kitchen
"Toon Appetit" is the official cookbook of the Great Lakes Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society
A Cleveland painter transforms the archives of his troubled family into art
"Crackle and Drag" at the Transformer Station was created as part of TR Ericsson's grieving process after his mother's suicide
Kasich makes the final cut for Thursday's GOP presidential debate
Thanks to late pollling, he'll be on the main stage in Cleveland
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New bill would allow drug testing for families on state assistance
Democrats and the ACLU are raising concerns about the proposal
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Ohio Board of Education calls for outside review of education department
Board members want to know if the state superintendent helped cover up poor charter school assessments
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Oil and gas group predicts looser regulations to be a topic at Republican debate - Group addresses policies increasing oil and gas production
Debate helps set the stage for Cleveland for the RNC next year - City's seeing an upsurge, but problems continue
New poll finds Donald Trump leading among likely GOP voters - The poll conducted by the Bliss Institute finds Trump leads with 25 percent of the vote; Gov. Kasich tied for 10th
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It's August and that means the summer is winding down. More players are enshrined in Canton, the Civil War is reenacted at Hale Farm, Medina hosts its 170th county fair, pro golfers return to Firestone, the hamburger is celebrated in Akron, it's the final Downtown@Dusk of the season - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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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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Downtown@Dusk at the Akron Art Museum from June 18 - August 6

Downtown@Dusk present eight free community concerts in downtown Akron on Thursday evenings beginning June 18. Each event includes free entrance to the Akron Art Museum.

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