Politics

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 17, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Kay Reimers and Laurie Sparrow about an upcoming production of Our Town in Yellow Springs.

-New Ohio Guide: Where North Meets South, by San Handren

-Emily McCord speaks with Marsha Ryan, the owner of K's Hamburgers in Troy where Mitt Romney made a campaign stop on Sunday.

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 10, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Martine Meredith Collier from CultureWorks about a write-in campaign that resulted in Dayton being named the number 2 mid-sized city for the arts by American Style Magazine. 

-New Ohio Guide: A City of Neighborhoods – Ethnic Enclaves in Cleveland, by Karen Schaefer

Ellen Belcher, who's filling in for Emily McCord, interviews former U.S. Sen. George Voinovich. A self-proclaimed "deficit hawk," Voinovich is still preaching that the country needs to both cut spending and raise taxes. He has endorsed Republican Mitt Romney even though Romney supports extending the Bush tax cuts that Voinovich says are so unaffordable. Voinovich explains that contradiction. He also talks about the U.S. Senate race between Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and state Republican Treasurer Josh Mandel, a contest that is tightening according to the latest polls.

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for May 20, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews Nick Degrassio, a math teacher at Northmont High School, who was first runner up in Heroic Teacher Press' Teacher of the Year award.

-New Ohio Guide: Akron Rubber Industry

-The latest installment of the SOCHE Talks: A River Leadership Curriculum

Ellen Belcher, who's filling in for Emily McCord, interviews Attorney General Mike DeWine about the $75 million he's awarding to counties in Ohio to tear down the tens of thousands of homes that have been foreclosed on and abandoned.

Montgomery County is eligible for $4 million; Greene County could get $700,000 and Clark County could take in $1 million.

Ellen Belcher, who's filling in for Emily McCord, interviews state Sen. Peggy Lehner, a Republican from Kettering, about Ohio's decision to adopt a new grading system that many schools say will result in their getting poor report cards.

Results from the Primaries being held in West Virginia on May 8, 2012 - updated throughout the day as results come in.

 

Results from the Primaries being held in North Carolina on May 8, 2012 - updated throughout the day as results come in.

 

Results from the Primaries being held in Indiana on May 8, 2012 - updated throughout the day as results come in.

 

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for May 6, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney speaks with participants in Diversity Night at Garden Station, one of many activities related to the performance of the Laramie Project at Sinclair Community College.

-New Ohio Gude Tour #1: Huffman Prairie, by Aileen LeBlanc

-Jerry Kenney speaks with DeShona Pepper Robertson from Stivers School for the Arts about the upcoming summer arts camp.

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