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Welcome to WYSO Weekend - our weekly radio magazine. On today’s program we have some regular features for you - Culture Couch, Dayton Youth Radio and latest segment in our Dr. Mr. President series. We’ve also got reports featuring movies, music and movement.  Check it out….

Peter Mulvey returned to the WYSO studio ahead of his performance at Dayton's Yellow Cab.  Mulvey performed live on Excursions and talked with Niki Dakota about recording his latest album with Ani Difranco, his recent TED Talk and more.

Peter Mulvey will perform at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton on Saturday, April 22nd with Shrug. 

David Garrison reads David Petreman's poem, "Living Large."

Litz Live on Excursions

Apr 21, 2017

Baltimore-based Litz is a family band currently on their spring tour.  On their way to a Dayton gig, they visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions and talked with Niki Dakota about growing up musical, recording and more.

Litz will perform at Jimmie's Ladder 11 on Brown Street in downtown on Friday, April 21st.  

President Trump signed an executive order this week calling for a report on changes needed to reform visa programs for international workers. Advocates say this could lead to a reduction in foreign labor in the United States. This possibility has some local employers worried about the future of their businesses.

Immigration lawyer Catherine McCarthy says she’s been fielding calls from business owners who rely on foreign workers for the busy summer season.

The Washington-Centerville Library Book Sale has thousands of hardback and paperback books for all ages, movies, CDs and more. Today until 9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Centerville Library, 111 W. Spring Valley Rd.

Run For the Health of It  is a 5K or a 10K on Saturday. All proceeds benefit the Junior League of Dayton's literacy and wellness programs for children and their families in Montgomery County.

Conrad Balliet reads Gary Pacernick's poem, "454 W. Millett"

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The Trump administration has announced plans to distribute $485 million to all 50 states, and United States territories. The Health and Human Services grants are part of a health bill signed into law by President Barack Obama, designed to help states combat the worsening opioid epidemic. Under the plan, Ohio stands to receive more than $26 million. 

The money can be used to pay for opioid-addiction prevention, treatment and recovery services.

Toxic Shlock is the debut album from Dayton based trio SKRT, out April 29th on Fantastic Freak Family Records.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about recording the album, transitioning from a duo to a trio, and more.

SKRT will celebrate the release of Toxic Shlock on Saturda, April 29th at Blind Bob's.  They'll be joined onstage by Lung, The Dirty Socialites, Yikes! A Band, and Doxx.

After spending time in the studio recording, OldNews returns to WYSO for a live set on Kaleidoscope ahead of the release of their new single, "Ring."  The band talked about their flexible lineup, maintaining their organic sound while recording, and more.

OldNews will celebrate the release of their new single, "Ring" on Saturday, April 22nd at South park Tavern.

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