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2:00 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

A Sampling of 90s Reloaded With Epistone and Louie Wood Jr. Live on Excursions

On August 31st, several local bands will pay tribute to a more recently bygone decade of music in the 90s Reloaded show.  One of those bands, Epistone, visited the WYSO studios to give listeners a sample of what they can experience at Canal Street Tavern during 90s Reloaded with a live set in the WYSO studios.  Promoter and DJ Louie Wood Jr. also joined Niki Dakota in the studio to talk about the origins of the event and share his favorite 90s songs.

Commentary
1:40 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: August 31 - September 6, 2012

An artist's rendering of the RiverScape River Run project.

Check out the Giant Scale Radio Controlled Model Aircraft Air Show Saturday, Sunday and Monday at the National Museum of the US Air Force. See daring acrobatics performed by model jets, helicopters and warbirds during this three-day air show.

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Music
1:31 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Sam Salazer on Wheels' New Album

Wheels

Community Voices producer Alan Staiger speaks with Sam Salazar from Yellow Springs band Wheels following their CD release show at Canal Street Tavern for Big Feeling.  The new album adds keyboards and a bit of percussion to the band's string-based lineup and was funded entirely by a Kickstarter campaign. 

Wheels will perform as part of the Downtown Dayton Revival Music Festival, September 8th and 9th in downtown Dayton.

Politics
12:00 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

PoliticsOhio: Ohio In The Spotlight At Republican National Convention

Emily McCord speaks to NPR's Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving. He's been covering the convention in Tampa, Florida and says Ohio is getting attention like no other state from the GOP. Elving tells McCord that Ohio's improving economy has implications for the upcoming election and that he's seen consistent enthusiasm from the delegates.

Statewide News
8:35 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Ohio’s Lower Jobless Rate Means Fewer Benefits for the Jobless

Ohio is facing a catch-22. Because the state's official unemployment rate has dropped to a full percentage point below the national average, the federal government is cutting back its share of emergency unemployment benefits to jobless Ohioans.

Ben Johnson, with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, says people will notice the cutback at the beginning of December.

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