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Cincinnati-based band The Lovers visited the WYSO studios for a live acoustic performance on Excursions, and chatted with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota.

The Lovers will perform at HogJam 2017, August 25 - 27th.  More information on the festval here: https://www.facebook.com/HogJamMusicFestival/

Many books have been written about President John F. Kennedy. His martyrdom in 1963 in Dallas virtually assured that his brief life would be examined and remembered. If he was still alive he would have just celebrated his 100th birthday.

A Day Of Small-Town Hoopla! Over 200 arts, crafts, and food vendors, two music stages, a beer garden, and street performers throughout the Yellow Springs Street Fair. This is a festival like no other and they usually get between 20,000 - 25,000 visitors throughout the course of the day. This is Saturday, 9am-5pm.

The Oakwood Farmers Market is Saturday from 9am - 1pm...and from 9 - 11 you can hear me playing on my accordion!

A Paulding County wind farm. Ohio Republicans connected to ALEC sponsored a bill to roll back the state's renewable energy standards.
David Grant / Flickr/Creative Commons

Several Ohio cities, colleges and universities are joining a nationwide alliance to create a show of force to the country that they’re dedicated to fighting climate change. The effort comes just days after the U.S. announced plans to leave the Paris Climate Agreement. But the alliance in Ohio seems to stop at the local level.

David Garrison reads his poem, "Light in the River."

Christopher Patriqin
Basim Blunt / WYSO

This week on Dayton Youth Radio, we have a story from Christopher Patriqin at David H. Ponitz Career Technology Center about his family ties.

Christopher Patriqin is a graduate of Ponitz CTC High School. Special Thanks to Ponitz Radio media arts instructor Joanne Viskup. Learn more at the school's website: http://ponitzctc.org/

Dayton Youth Radio is supported by the Virginia W. Kettering Foundation and the Armotte Boyer Charitable Trust, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee.

Véronique Allaer, from the Cincinnati-based trio Leggy, visited the WYSO studios ahead of the band's Dayton performance at the Yellow Cab.  She performed live on Excursions and talked with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota.

Leggy will perform at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton on Saturday, June 10th with the Harlequins, Brat Curse and Oh Condor.  

wright state university budget school fecker mccray swim team
WYSO/Jess Mador

After an hours-long public meeting, the Wright State University board of trustees Thursday voted to approve $30.8 million in cuts from the school’s budget next year.

The cuts include the elimination of 189 jobs, including 57 current employees and 119 vacant positions for a cost-savings of $14 million in salaries and benefits, officials say.

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Paige Filler on Flickr Creative Commons

  This week the village council of Yellow Springs voted to approve the sale of land to an Illinois-based medical marijuana growing facility. If the sale becomes final, Cresco Labs LLC would take possession of eight acres of land for the cultivation and processing of medical marijuana. The land sits near the current site of Antioch University, just off Dayton Yellow Springs Road.

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