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Porthouse Theatre Summer 2015

Porthouse Theatre, located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center,
gives us the opportunity to enjoy every minute of the beautiful summer nights!

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Learning language, culture and more
Story by M.L. Schultze
The migration of thousands of Nepali-speaking Bhutanese refugees to the North Hill area of Akron is playing out not only at the high school, but in preschools and in classes for adult learners and in a whole lot of education in between. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze has more on the transformation of classrooms especially at places like North High School. 
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Bhutanese resettlement has had a big economic impact
The economic model includes first jobs, first cars, first houses, first businesses
North Hill, its history and its newest settlers
An Akron neighborhood settled by migrants becomes home to thousands of refugees from half a world away
How thousands of people arrived in Akron from half a world away
The next chapter of a history set in the Himalayans more than a century ago is being written in Akron's North Hill today
Former food biz analyst tells Clevelanders why she crusades against GMOs
Robyn O'Brien found her mission when her child fell ill
Pluto: The Indians are a couple good bats away from being contenders
Terry Pluto says in the off season, the Indians must trade some of their good pitching for some good batting
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Ohio groups are lobbying for trucking regulation change
Backers of the proposed SAFE Trucking Act say bigger would be better, and safer
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NEXUS prevails in Medina court for oil and gas pipeline
County judge says he can't change state statues
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Cannabis research facility could come to Ohio if Issue 3 passes in November - The International Cannabinoid Institute says it will locate one of its research facilities in Central Ohio if the ballot passes
Ohio Department of Health believes this year's flu vaccine will be more effective than last year's - Last year's vaccine was only 30 percent effective in most cases due to a virus mutation
University of Akron to split $6 million grant to aid wounded service members - The grant will be used by the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering to develop an injury stabilizing device
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Events & Features
WKSU Celebrates 65 Years on the Radio

On Oct. 2, 1950, WKSU went on-air for the first time. From a small, campus station broadcasting five hours a day, for five days a week to a nationally recognized innovator reaching 22 Northeast Ohio counties, WKSU has spent six and a half decades serving public radio listeners across the region.

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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

The autumn arts scene is in full swing! Take advantage of 'Quilters' at Actors' Summit, music of John Williams at Akron Symphony, Del McCoury Band at the Music Box, Josh Groban at PlayhouseSquare, Beer Week in Cleveland - 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 Secret Garden on Sept. 25 and King Lear on Oct. 2. Other performances also discounted.

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Show What You Grow for 2015!

It's harvest time in Northeast Ohio! Share pictures of your bounty and you could win a great prize! The deadline for entering is Oct. 9. All pictures will be posted on the Quick Bites Facebook page and may be displayed at the Countryside Conservancy Farmers Market on Oct. 10.

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Election 2016 Coverage

From the debates, through the RNC and DNC, primaries and beyond the final vote, find all of the stories on the 2016 elections from the WKSU newsroom.

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