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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
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One gay couple showed up at the Holmes County Courthouse Friday to get their marriage license.

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The Supreme Court gay-marriage decision plays out in Ohio Amish country
Story by M.L. Schultze
Back in 2004, a majority of voters in all but one county in Ohio passed a state constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. But some were far more adamant than others. In largely rural, heavily Amish Holmes County, the amendment passed by better than three-to-one – one of the widest margins in the state. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze visited the county to see how last week’s Supreme Court...
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Exploradio: Inside the battered brain
Experts in Cleveland look at the challenges of diagnosing, treating, and preventing concussions in athletes and soldiers
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Nearly a dozen Cuyahoga gay couples get licenses to marry after the Supreme Court ruling
The county was geared up for the high court's legalization of gay marriage 
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Ohio reacts to U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage
High court strikes down Ohio's 10-year gay marriage ban and opens gay marriage nationwide
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Ohioans react to Supreme Court expansion of gay marriage nationwide
The Ohio man whose name will be shorthand for the decision reacts as do politicians
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Pro-marijuana effort delivers 700,000 voter signatures to Columbus
ResponsibleOhio has more than twice the signatures they need to make the November ballot, but they still must be verified
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Ohio Department of Transportation plans to replace Akron's Route 8 bridge
The North Expressway Viaduct Bridge will be replaced sometime after 2020
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Church again pushes the Cleveland Indians to change mascots
United Church of Christ says it's time to drop Chief Wahoo
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Allowing gay marriage could eliminate Cleveland's same-sex couples benefits - Cleveland City Council will reevaluate its policy
 
Dozens of new citizens take their oaths in Akron - Many lived in refugee camps in Southeast Asia before migrating to the U.S.
 
Ohio will display traffic fatalities on highway message boards - Officials say they hope putting the numbers out there will help drivers to stay safe 
 
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Happy red, white and blue with fireworks at Cedar Point, Ohio Light Opera singers on the square in Wooster, the Akron Symphony at Lock 3 for Rib, White & Blue, America the Beautiful at Blossom, John Fogerty at Jacobs Pavilion - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Kent Blues Fest Brings Music Downtown

Kent Blues Fest fills two-dozen downtown Kent venues with free concerts on July 17. The event begins with after work shows and continues late into the night.

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WKSU Staff Brings Home Nine Excellence in Journalism Awards

WKSU staff members were recently honored with nine Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards from the Press Club of Cleveland, including Best in Show for Best Radio Newscast and first-place awards for Tim Rudell and Amanda Rabinowitz.

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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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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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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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