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On Tales From the Rep Morgue, Canton Repository staff writer Shane Hoover explores stories from the newspaper's 200-year-old archive with the help of experts and the Repository staff in this documentary-style podcast.

On Tales From the Rep Morgue, Canton Repository staff writer Shane Hoover explores stories from the newspaper's 200-year-old archive with the help of experts and the Repository staff in this documentary-style podcast.
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On Tales From the Rep Morgue, Canton Repository staff writer Shane Hoover explores stories from the newspaper's 200-year-old archive with the help of experts and the Repository staff in this documentary-style podcast.

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@cantonrep

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English

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6039698430


Episodes

Tales from the Rep Morgue Episode 7: "Canton's Last Call"

5/10/2019
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Wets indulge in a two-part bacchanalia before Prohibition starts in Ohio on May 27, 1919. While local churches celebrate the “funeral” of John Barleycorn and bury King Alcohol “deeply down,” four Canton saloons stock up for the last hurrah.

Duration:00:23:01

Tales from the Rep Morgue Episode 6: "A horrid murder"

4/26/2019
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His mind warped by whiskey, Christian Bachtel kills his wife, Mary, and commits the first murder in Stark County in 1833. Thousands come to Canton to watch his hanging, the first and only truly public execution in the county’s history.

Duration:00:26:38

Tales from the Rep Morgue Episode 5: "The Death Banquet"

4/12/2019
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An Alliance soldier returns from World War I and his high-society friends throw him a party. But the food is deadlier than anything the vet faced on the Western Front. As one diner after another is paralyzed and dies, investigators race to solve the medical mystery. Show notes at CantonRep.com/canton-podcasts.

Duration:00:11:46

Tales From the Rep Morgue Episode 4: "Could it happen again?"

3/29/2019
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How did Canton and the rest of the world move on from the pandemic flu of 1918, what lessons did we learn and could a pandemic like this happen again? Show notes at CantonRep.com/canton-podcasts

Duration:00:12:04

Tales From the Rep Morgue Episode 3: "We must have nurses"

3/15/2019
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Hundreds of people are getting the flu every day in Canton. The local Red Cross opens an emergency hospital that eventually cares for 100 patients at a time. Among those patients are the Rizzo orphans, for whom life will never be the same. Show notes at CantonRep.com/canton-podcasts

Duration:00:14:18

Tales From the Rep Morgue Episode 2: "All is not well"

3/3/2019
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The first flu victims die in Canton, forcing health officials to admit the disease has reached the city and take action to close schools, saloons and churches. As the death toll rises, local residents are willing to try any remedy to beat the flu. Show notes at CantonRep.com/canton-podcasts

Duration:00:13:19

Tales From the Rep Morgue Episode 1: "Pandemic"

2/17/2019
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Episode 1: "Pandemic," Spanish influenza breaks out in U.S. military camps during the final year of World War 1, and the first victims from Stark County are local soldiers and sailors, including several doctors, such as Lt. Joseph C. Monnier, who is getting ill as his train pulls into his hometown of Louisville. The first of four episodes on the 1918-1919 pandemic. Show notes at CantonRep.com/canton-podcasts

Duration:00:14:47

Coming Sunday: Episode 1 of Tales from The Rep Morgue

2/5/2019
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With more than 200 years of archives, there are some great stories to be told from the archives of The Canton Repository and reporter Shane Hoover begins to tell those with his podcast. His first episode will look at the flu pandemic of 1918 and 1919, the lives that were lost and how the survivors went on.

Duration:00:00:57