Ruckus Roboticus discovered Spanky Wilson when she released a record in 2006. Later when Ruckus was writing a new song, he knew he wanted Spanky Wilson as a vocalist. The resulting single is "T.G.I.F." which will be released on September 21st.
Ruckus Roboticus will celebrate the release of "T.G.I.F." and premiere the music video on September 20th at One Eyed Jacks in Fairborn.
Sinclair Community College is slated to get a nearly $12 million federal grant for the development of job training in information technology.
Sinclair will receive the funding to lead a consortium to develop the training. The U.S. Department of Labor says the money is part of $500 million in grants announced through a program that promotes skill development and jobs in certain fields through partnerships between employers and training providers.
Terminal Cafe began performing in Dayton in the 1980s and competed in the first ever Dayton Band Playoffs at the newly opened Canal Street Tavern. After many years apart, the band has reunited and started rehearsing for an upcoming reunion show along with several current local bands containing the members' children. Terminal Cafe visited the WYSO studios for their first live performance in over a decade. They spoke with Shelly Hulce about the Dayton music scene in the 1980s, the decision to reunite and preparations for their reunion concert.
Former Gov. Ted Strickland appears to be continuing the “attack dog” role he took on at the Democratic National Convention, going after Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney. Strickland sounded off on the video that’s surfaced of Romney at a dinner for wealthy donors in Florida, in which he characterized the 47 percent of Americans who don’t pay income tax as “victims” who don’t take responsibility for their lives. Strickland said he feels Romney’s comments make him unqualified to be president.