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  1. A Hemp Manufacturing Facility Is Coming to Glenville NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKSU-FM Kent

    North Coast Natural Solutions will bring 650 jobs to the area. The company plans to manufacture hemp products, such as hempcrete, a lightweight and biodegradable version of concrete.

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  2. Ohio's Department of Medicaid Will Enforce Background Checks on ProvidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Ohio Medicaid says it will continue to enforce a new rule requiring background checks of Medicaid providers. Some of them say the new practice will cost some good providers their jobs and will worsen tight staffing situations.

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  3. Kent State Trustees Sign Off on a Property Deal with a Local School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Kent State's Geauga County campus is about to see a major building project. But it's not for the university.

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  4. Kent State Enrollment Declines but Freshman Class is Largest EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Kent State University's overall enrollment is down. That's according to a report delivered to the school's Board of Trustees at their regular meeting Wednesday.

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  5. Kent Native Works to Make Online Voting a RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | WKSU-FM Kent

    A Kent-native is trying to make voting more fair and accessible.Pete Martin is the founder of Votem . It's a mobile app that uses Blockchain technology , to let voters securely fill out ballots and cast their votes directly from a smart phone.

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  6. Urban Designers Kayak From Kent to Cleveland to Highlight Cuyahoga River's Importance and RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Tyler Middendorf is the first kayaker to arrive at Merwin's Wharf in Cleveland at the end of a 50-mile, two-day journey up the Cuyahoga River for the 5th Annual Crooked River Commute. The 5th Annual Crooked River Commute took place over the weekend as a group kayaked from Kent to Cleveland on the Cuyahoga River and noted how the landscape has changed over the past five years.

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  7. Tour Des Trees Bicycling Tour to Stop in Kent and Other Parts of OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    J. Eric Smith, CEO and President of the event's organizer, Tree Fund , said the tour is about engaging the community in awareness of urban forests. "Every day we have multiple stops.

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  8. Ohio Sets New Rules for Removing Inactive VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Husted says no voters can be removed before this year's election, but voters can be notified if they might be removed. Even though the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Ohio's disputed six-year voter roll maintenance process is constitutional, no voters will be removed from the rolls till after the November election.

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  9. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Is Collecting Film and Video of Northeast Ohio's Music SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Audio-visual archivist Shannon Erb checks a film of The Who at the Richfield Coliseum. The band played here in 1975 and 1979; the latter show took place three days after 11 fans were killed at a show in Cincinnati.

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  10. Husted Expects Ohio's Voter Purging Process to ContinueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Democrats are saying thousands of voters could be affected by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding the way Ohio deletes inactive registrations . But the secretary of state, who's also the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, says the law prevents voters from being removed before the fall election.

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  11. State of the Arts: Is Time Running Out for Vintage Watch and Clock Collecting?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Knowing the time is an essential part of life, whether you're running late for work or you want to be early for a date. And for decades people turned to wristwatches or pocket watches to keep track.

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  12. Husted: Ohio Won't Remove Voters Before November's ElectionRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2016 | WKSU-FM Kent

    The Secretary of State says no voters will be removed from the rolls before the November election, in spite of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding Ohio's process of deleting inactive voters' registrations. Secretary of State Jon Husted sent a letter to all 88 county boards of elections, telling them to take no action until further notice on maintaining voter rolls, which he says has been on hold since the lawsuit was filed in 2016.

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  13. Ohio House Democrats Say They Still Won't Vote for a Republican Speaker CandidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    After seven weeks without voting sessions, the full Ohio House will vote on Wednesday on a new speaker, and because no candidate had 50 votes among the 65-member Republican caucus, votes from Democrats could be important. But most Democrats are saying they won't help out any Republican candidate.

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  14. Smith Supporters Accuse House Leadership of Playing Games Filling the SpeakershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Among those calling for rule changes to allow Schuring to remain in charge is Larry Householder, who wants to be speaker next year. The fight over who will be the speaker of the Ohio House through the end of this year continues to take strange turns as members try to find a replacement for former House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger.

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  15. Poet Maj Ragain Built Community Through Passion for the Written WordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Poet and Kent State University professor Maj Ragain died April 19, 2018 at the age of 77. Ragain organized what may be the nation's longest running montly open-mic poetry series, and the annual Jawbone Poetry Festival. Ragain often wrote of growing up in rural Illinois and his arrival in Kent in as a student in 1969, shortly before the May 4th shootings.

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  16. Issue 1 Doesn't Take the Politics Out of Redistricting, But It Makes the Politics Work for OhioansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Common Cause Ohio executive director Catherine Turcer says Issue 1 doesn't take the politics out of congressional redistricting, but it does give some of the oversight to the people of Ohio. Ohioans will vote May 8th on Issue 1, a plan to change the way Congressional districts are drawn in Ohio.

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  17. LaRose Says Overblown Claims of Voter Fraud and Suppression Hurt DemocracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    The Republican running for Ohio Secretary of State says the passion of both parties over voting issues may be doing damage to American's confidence in their democracy. Frank Larose, the state senator who hopes to succeed Secretary of State Jon Husted, told the Akron Press Club today any move that disenfranchises any voters or allows any voter fraud is too much.

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  18. Kent State Trustees Approve a $1 Billion, 10-Year Transformation PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    This rendering shows what Kent State University President Beverly Warren hopes will be an innovation hub in space that's currently not geared for 21st century learning. Kent State University's Board of Trustees today approved a 10-year, $1 billion campus transformation plan, the first since 1996.

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  19. Shuffle: Going From Solo to Duo to Encourage Female LeadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Bethany Svoboda and Dan Socha used to work separately on their own musical ventures. They recently decided to form a duo to break the trend of the stereotypical female backup singer.

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  20. Millennials Step Up as Boomers Retire From Police ForcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | WKSU-FM Kent

    As veteran officers retire from Ohio police departments millennials, who now comprise the largest living generation, are increasingly being looked to to fill their jobs. The question is, are they really interested in that type of work? Millennial cadets At Kent State University's Police Academy, a class of 24 recruits gathers on a recent evening to train.

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