Next Saturday, February 25th, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra will present Out of This World, a multi-media concert featuring Gustav Holst's The Planets set to NASA space images compiled by Wittenberg Astronomy professor Dr. Daniel Fleisch.
WYSO's Juliet Fromholt spoke with Dr. Fleisch about his role in the show. In this extended interview, she begins by asking him how he got involved in the project.
More than a dozen people who love the Dayton community have been beating each other up at Drake's Downtown Gym to support Dayton History and AIDS Resource Center Ohio. Dayton Knockout is a first-time charity event and VIP fight night. Boxers and Community Voices Producers Amelia Robinson and Kristen Wicker report.
Ellen Belcher, who's filling in for Emily McCord, interviews Wendy Patton of Policy Matters Ohio about a recent survey that the liberal-leaning think tank did of Ohio's schools. The state's 600-plus school districts have been hit with a two-year $1.8 billion cut in funding. That means their state aid has dropped to 2003 levels. Policy Matters estimates that Ohio has 2,500 fewer teachers in the classroom as a result. Districts are reluctant to ask for more local money from voters and instead are cutting their budgets in unprecedented ways.