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Tom Noe is in prison; other records are expunged in a scandal that led Gov. Bob Taft to plead guilty.

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Ohio IG reports on "coingate" a decade later -- and critics question why
Story by Jo Ingles
Ohio’s Inspector General Randall Meyer has released his report on the investigation of Coingate --  a decade after the scandalous investment was discovered. As Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports, the report itself is raising new questions.
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Northeast Ohio Republicans ask 'Who's right?' in the race for the 14th Congressional District
State Rep. Matt Lynch is running to the right of Congressman Dave Joyce in the primary, and political scientists say if it spells victory on May 6, it could mean defeat in November
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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
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Army Corps looks for alternatives for dumping Cleveland harbor sediment
Dry dumping and open-lake dumping may be two alternatives for next year
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Documentarian Ken Burns unfolds images of America at Kent State
Burns says his documentary on Shakers has a special place
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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 
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Cuyahoga prosecutors seek clemency for death row inmate
Defense attorneys are asking the Ohio Parole Board to commute the death sentence for Arthur Tyler
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Summit sheriff supports a sales tax hike for jail improvements and an 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
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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
 
EPA promotes new carbon emission regulations in Cleveland - Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, spoke about natural disasters, carbon emissions and climate change at the Cleveland Clinic
 
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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!

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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.

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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.

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