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Members of one of Akron's most influential bands, Tin Huey, will perform Saturday at the Highland Square Neighborhood Association's PorchRockr.

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The Akron Sound rocks the porches
Story by Vivian Goodman
A whole lotta shakin’ will rock the porches of Akron’s Highland Square this weekend. WKSU's Vivian Goodman reports that PorchRockr, a neighborhood music festival, will feature more than 100 bands, including figures from Akron rock history.
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Mayor's boat tour highlights Cleveland's waterfront development efforts
New and future hotels, apartments, office and entertainment space link Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River
Pluto: Hoyer's long road home to a starting quarterback job in Cleveland
Brian Hoyer has been cut from three teams, undergone major surgery and challenged a star rookie to go on to win some games for Cleveland
Drones join pickups and tractors on Ohio farms
Precision drones featured at Ohio's annual Farm Science Review
Why aren't Ohio's statewide candidates debating?
Incumbency, social media and voters all play a role in the lack of interest in political debates
Ohio says one drilling-waste disposal well did not trigger an earthquake
But the other remains suspended and under investigation
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Cleveland's freighter service to Europe loses money but is expanding
Officials believe launching a second ship will will attract more exporters and help the service break even
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Northeast Ohio’s top health executives talk costs
The discussion about the cost of health care highlights some differences of opinion
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Ex-chief of the Cleveland VA is to be sentenced tomorrow - William Montague admitted he passed insider info to contractors, costing the Veterans Administration millions of dollars
Ohio lawmakers renew call to protect information on domestic violence victims - The program would allow victims of domestic abuse to vote and keep their addresses confidential
No mechanical issues with school bus in deadly Akron accident - Other headlines:  Port Authority to add second monthly route despite losses, authorities looking for escapee from Bowling Green facility, city manager says Dayton police chief justified in pepper-spraying a 15-year-old girl
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

It's time for free music in downtown Kent, the Dragon Boat Festival returns and it's time to kick-off the 32nd season for Music from the Western Reserve. Not to mention, Bob Mould and Phillip Phillips come to the area - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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WKSU Discount for Great Lakes Theater

WKSU members can purchase half-priced tickets for Great Lakes Theater productions - The Merry Wives of Windsor on Sept. 26 and Les Miserables on Oct. 3. Other performances also discounted.

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Kent 'Round Town Celebrates Musical Variety

Kent 'Round Town returns to downtown Kent on Friday, Sept. 19 with concerts beginning during lunchtime and continuing late into the night. Click through to visit and see the complete schedule, bios and a map.

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Second Annual Show What You Grow! Contest

It's harvest time in Northeast Ohio! Share pictures of your bounty and you could win a $50 gift card to Countryside Farmer's Markets. The deadline for entering is Oct. 3. All pictures will be posted on the Quick Bites Facebook page.

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