Wayne Baker http://wyso.org en Help Wanted At Area Boards Of Elections http://wyso.org/post/help-wanted-area-boards-elections <p>The lack of student interest and older residents unable to work the polls has created a shortage of workers.&nbsp; Hundreds of positions need to be filled before the May 6th primary.<br /><br />It takes 584 poll workers to get the job done in Greene County and right now the search is on to fill about 200 of those slots. Warren County needs nearly 150 more workers.</p><p>The problem in Montgomery County is even bigger.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:14:43 +0000 Wayne Baker 48575 at http://wyso.org Local Runner Shares Boston Marathon Bombing Experience http://wyso.org/post/local-runner-shares-boston-marathon-bombing-experience <p>It’s the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. Over a dozen runners from the Miami Valley will participate in this year’s race, which will take place next week. Leslie Wedderburn from Xenia is one of them.<br /><br />Wedderburn had always wanted to run in the Boston Marathon. She loves to run and had done some shorter races before in preparation. Last year's event would be her first full marathon.<br /> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:06:29 +0000 Wayne Baker 48485 at http://wyso.org Local Runner Shares Boston Marathon Bombing Experience EPA Forum Addresses Controversial Clark County Landfill http://wyso.org/post/epa-forum-addresses-controversial-clark-county-landfill <p>The US Environmental Protection Agency hired a third party to conduct a public forum Wednesday night in Springfield to discuss the agency's plan to clean up the Tremont City Landfill.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:42:22 +0000 Wayne Baker 48390 at http://wyso.org EPA Forum Addresses Controversial Clark County Landfill Landfill Controversy Subject Of Public Forum http://wyso.org/post/landfill-controversy-subject-public-forum <p>A public forum Wednesday in Springfield is the latest in an ongoing debate over how to clean up a Clark County landfill. Residents have been at odds with the US Environmental Protection Agency for years over how to clean 300,000 gallons of industrial waste at the Tremont City landfill.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:45:35 +0000 Wayne Baker 48235 at http://wyso.org Hip Hop Caucus Climate Change Tour Coming To Central State http://wyso.org/post/hip-hop-caucus-climate-change-tour-coming-central-state <p>The Hip Hop Caucus Act on Climate Campus Tour will stop at Central State University on Wednesday. The purpose of the tour is to raise awareness about the impact of climate change on black communities.</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:41:05 +0000 Wayne Baker 47900 at http://wyso.org Hip Hop Caucus Climate Change Tour Coming To Central State