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

Metro RTA

Hospice of the Western Reserve

Wayside Furniture


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

STOCKER ARTS CENTER WINTER/SPRING EVENTS
Experience the arts at Lorain County Community College


(more )

Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us

Congressman Dave Joyce has been painted as a RINO by opponent state Rep. Matt Lynch. Groups such as GovTrack list his votes as centrist.

[ view caption ]


A national fight for the heart of the GOP plays out in Northeast Ohio
Story by Kabir Bhatia
The Republican primary in northeast Ohio’ s 14th Congressional District has turned into a fight that a national audience is watching. And the main issue seems to be, “Who’ s right?” WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia reports.
Full story

 
Better than being there? Sports teams try to attract a tech-savvy crowd
Terry Pluto says free Wi-Fi and faster cell phone service at games are must-haves for fans
More
 
Army Corps looks for alternatives for dumping Cleveland harbor sediment
Dry dumping and open-lake dumping may be two alternatives for next year
More
 
Documentarian Ken Burns unfolds images of America at Kent State
Burns says his documentary on Shakers has a special place
More
 
From New York to Cleveland: Bard College sets up an early college
Bridging the K-12 gap to higher education
More
 
Finances of Ohio's Democratic statewide candidates start to catch up
But given earlier GOP advantages, they continue to have far less cash on hand; and Gov. Kasich's advantage over Ed FitzGerald grew even larger 
Full story
Cuyahoga prosecutors seek clemency for death row inmate
Defense attorneys are asking the Ohio Parole Board to commute the death sentence for Arthur Tyler
Full story
Ohio IG reports on "coingate" a decade later -- and critics question why
Open government advocates and Democrats say there's no new investigation of the key questions
Full story


 
Summit County sheriff supports a sales tax hike to fund jail improvements and a sports arena - County Council will decide whether to ask voters to approve a 0.25-percent increase, which could generate about $20 million annually for the county jail, plus a new sports arena
 
Ohio gambling raids lead to further investigations - Now begins an analysis of the evidence collected from the raids
 
Tressel has now made the cut for both Akron and Youngstown presidencies - Former Ohio State coach is one of six candidates at Youngstown State, one of three at Akron
 
More news from WKSU ->
Events & Features
Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

As Northeast Ohioans welcome the spring weather this week, local venues are offering musical, theatrical and exploratory events for community members to enjoy. Adapted from the beloved novel by Jane Austen, Kent State University presents this witty comedy of manners, telling the story of five Bennet daughters in need of husbands. The Cleveland Public Theatre presents A Killing Game, a theatre-meets-party-game in an evening of laugh-out-loud fun. Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns comes to Kent State University as part of the Presidential Speaker Series to present "Sharing the American Experience." Check out what other events are offered this week!

(more )

Ticket Pre-sale for The Trey Anastasio Band at House of Blues

WKSU listeners can use the code WKSU to purchase tickets on Wednesday, April 23 before they go on sale to the general public to see The Trey Anastasio Band at the Cleveland House of Blues on May 23.

(more )



Heroin: Big Trouble in a Small Town

Heroin abuse is gaining a lot of attention as it spreads through Ohio's suburbs. But it's in rural areas like Tuscarawas County that the drug has been a huge problem for a decade. Some describe it as a first love; others as a lifelong battle. Amanda Rabinowitz examines the issue in a three-part series examining heroin abuse in small-town Ohio with stories of addiction, death -- and hope.

(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