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Kasich's State of State speeches have often included major tax changes, including hikes in drilling and cigarettes that have gone no where.

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Kasich's policy plans put the Ohio Chamber of Commerce on the spot
Story by Karen Kasler
There were a few awkward moments at Gov. John Kasich’s presentation before the Ohio Chamber of Commerce this week. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports the governor put his hosts on the spot when it comes to his policy plans for the coming budget.
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Cleveland citizens call for better police training, oversight, interaction
At council's first stop on its "listening tour," residents get a chance to lay out ways to improve the city police department 
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Fancy dinners from humble beginnings at The Blue Door
The popular Cuyahoga Falls breakfast spot now serves elegant and expensive dinners
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The Black Keys guitar tech's moment in the spotlight
String instrument technician Dan Johnson of Akron plays second guitar on a cover song in the current tour
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Ohio gas prices are the lowest in five years
Gas prices are expected to drop even more in 2015.
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Ohio's unemployment rate drops to 5 percent
The state's rate is the lowest in over a decade
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Will Ohio's marijuana initiative follow casinos' lead?
One political scientist says centralizing pot growers could net the same results as confining gambling to just four cities
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Integration leads to the closing of a popular Cleveland gay club
Some believe the mainstreaming of gay cultures is making most clubs and bars more gay-friendly
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Group organizing unique marijuana legalization ballot initiative - Other morning headlines: Ohio's jobless rate falls to 5%; NEO passed over for $25 million tax credit
 
Mercy Health offers scholarships to NEOMED with an unusual requirement - Recipients would be required to work in an underserved community
 
Cuyahoga Falls mayor says Portage Crossing should benefit nearby stores - The new shopping plaza is thriving, but one long-time neighbor is calling it quits
 
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The Big Orange Giving Orb: A Poem for the Holidays

It's the holiday season and that means lots of time spent buying gifts. But, WKSU is a gift you give yourself every day of the year. Click through to read about the wisdom shared by a giant glowing orb.

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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

As we get closer to the holidays, there are even more ways to get into the spirit. With Holiday Pops, Tuba Christmas and a Christmas Candlelight Concert, there are plenty of options to choose from. Also, Chris Isaak and Helen Welch come to the area - and more this week in Northeast Ohio.

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Christmas Traditions in Northeast Ohio

Enjoy family traditions when A Christmas Carol, The Nutcracker and The Messiah return to regional stages for the holidays.

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A WKSU Member Discount for 'A Christmas Carol'

WKSU members can use a special code to purchase discounted tickets for the Great Lakes Theatre production of A Christmas Carol, at the Ohio Theatre in PlayhouseSquare Nov. 29 to Dec. 23.

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WKSU's Autumn 2014 Station Break

Find out more about WKSU, along with arts and culture throughout Northeast Ohio, in the Autumn 2014 issue of WKSU's Station Break.

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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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WKSU Holiday Programming

Through Jan. 1, WKSU will offer a variety of classical and folk music programs that were created to make your holiday season brighter. Stream classical holiday music online and in our mobile apps, and see the complete schedule of special shows.

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