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5:38 pm
Fri July 8, 2011

Voters May Decide On Federal Health Care Mandate In November

In this week's edition of PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks to Bill Cohen with the Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau. Cohen has been following both the referendum effort on Senate Bill 5 and the proposed constitutional amendment Tea Party groups are pushing to exempt Ohioans from the federal mandate in President Obama's health care law. Cohen gives the latest developments with a look to the future and compares the two efforts.

Music
2:49 pm
Thu July 7, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: New Vega

New Vega

New Vega makes their second visit to the WYSO studios to perform an acoustic set and share tracks from their upcoming album, Tempo.  The band will celebrate the album's release on July 30th at Canal Street Tavern with The Future Laureates and Grenades!?

Around the Miami Valley
12:04 pm
Wed July 6, 2011

Springfield Vying for Best Blooming City Title

Judges for the nationwide America in Bloom contest will be descending on Springfield Thursday and Friday to evaluate the city's landscape for a chance to be named the Best Blooming City. 

two national experts in historic preservation and horticulture will be judging Springfield's community involvement aesthetics and heritage.  Judges will look closely at the city's urban forestry, landscaping, environmental efforts, floral display and community involvement. 

Nature
8:38 am
Tue July 5, 2011

Poor Will's Almanack: July 5 - 11, 2011

Flickr Creative Commons user Jennuine Captures

Poor Will’s Almanack for the third week of Middle Summer by Bill Felker July 5 - 11, 2011

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Books
1:25 pm
Mon July 4, 2011

Book Nook: The Dickson Baseball Dictionary, by Paul Dickson

Paul Dickson has written a number of books about baseball. Weighing in at approximately four pounds and almost 1000 pages in length, the revised and updated Dickson Baseball Dictionary has just been re-issued in paperback.

In this interview Dickson explains why baseball continually generates a seemingly endless variety of imaginative words, descriptive phrases, and unique verbal expressions. Words like: "bopper" (a home run hitter), "foozler" (a lucky base hit), and "screwjack" (a player who is notoriously
wacky).

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