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Amanda's Top Ten

Apr 20, 2017

April 2017 marks Amanda Rabinowitz's 10th anniversary in the WKSU newsroom. Throughout her amazing award-winning career, Amanda has covered hundreds of stories. These are her choice for the 10 that really stood out. 

1.    Playing through pain sometimes means a deadly addiction for athletes (April 24, 2012)
In 2008, University of Akron football player Tyler Campbell was leading the team in tackles. A year later, he had surgery on a mangled shoulder. He got hooked on prescription painkillers. Within two years, he was dead.

Weekend Edition Sunday now features a regular segment called The Call-In , which features audience responses to a question on a trending topic, and a re

What is the Corporation for Public Broadcasting?

  • The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is a private, nonprofit corporation and the largest single source of funding for public radio, television, and related online and mobile services.
  • CPB acts as the steward for the government’s investment in public broadcasting.
  • Each year, Congress appropriates funds to CPB, which CPB then distributes directly to stations as Community Service Grants (CSGs).

 Does WKSU get funds from CPB?

Lindsay Kuntzman
Kent State University

WKSU welcomes Lindsay Kuntzman to the team as the new Membership Director. Get to know Lindsay and the important role she plays at the station. 

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WKSU welcomes listeners to join in the conversation surrounding Donald J. Trump’s first 100 days as President through ‘Indivisible.’ This hour-long call-in show will air on WKSU Mondays through Thursdays at 8 p.m. beginning today (Monday, Jan. 23) and continuing for 14 weeks. Produced by WNYC, Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) and The Economist, ‘Indivisible’ is intended to bring Americans together for a national conversation during President Trump’s transition, which follows an extremely contentious election season.

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