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Theater-goers in Cleveland have an opportunity this weekend to see a familiar story presented in a different way. 

The production of “A Streetcar Named Desire” at Masonic Auditorium is an opera.

It’s rarely been heard anywhere, and WKSU’s Vivian Goodman reports this will be the first time ever in Cleveland.

It’s a fully-staged opera in 3 acts with full orchestra. As rehearsal begins the stage crew works on a multi-level set crammed with furniture. There’s scaffolding, backdrops, giant video projections, multiple costume changes.

Parma Schools Push for Charter School Reimbursements

Dec 1, 2015

The Parma City School District has joined other Ohio public schools in billing the state for funding given to charter schools. Parma is asking for nearly $50 million to off-set what district officials say is an “unfair and inequitable" state funding formula. WKSU’s Kevin Niedermier reports.

The analysis marks this frame as the moment Officer Loehmann exited his vehicle, and Tamir Rice's 'shoulder and arm move upward.'
CUYAHOGA COUNTY PROSECUTOR

An analysis of security camera video of the shooting of Tamir Rice will be presented to the grand jury, which will decide if Officer Timothy Loehmann should be charged for killing the 12-year-old last year.  

 

Charis Eng
JEFF ST.CLAIR / WKSU

Finding the genetic underpinnings of diseases is a big part of modern medicine, but the head of the Cleveland Clinic’s genomic institute says the key to identifying your personal risk factors is less genetics and more genealogy.

In this week’s Exploradio, WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair looks at how knowing your family history is the best way to know which genes to watch out for.

Looking for Lincoln's genes

Governors of half the states – nearly all of them Republicans – are are objecting to plans to bring Syrian refugees into the U.S.

Ohio’s John Kasich is among them. The Republican presidential candidate told the National Press Club today that he’s asked the federal government to temporarily block more refugees.

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