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Health
12:17 pm
Fri July 27, 2012

West Nile Virus on the Rise in Montgomery County

Hot, dry weather in the Midwest has created the perfect conditions for mosquitoes that carry West Nile Virus.  

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

Conrad's Corner: July 26, 2012

Elizabeth Schmidt reads her poem, "Bad Dreams."

Music
2:46 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

Live on Kaleidoscope: The Giant Steps

The Giant Steps

David Busarow (Vocals, Rhythm Guitar), Jack Badgley (Guitars), John Winch(Bass, Piano) and Sam Pickard (Drums) visited the WYSO studios last fall shortly after winning the Dayton Band Playoffs under the name the Outliers.  Nearly a year later, they've changed their name to The Giant Steps and recently completed an album called Transitions.  The Giant Steps returned to the WYSO studios to perform on Kaleidoscope and chat about what's next for the young band.

Statewide News
8:06 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Executive Order to Help Ohio Farmers With Drought

Governor John Kasich has signed an executive order he says will help farmers affected financially by Ohio's recent drought conditions.

The order signed Wednesday instructs state agencies to help farmers seeking federal assistance on loans. That includes emergency low-interest loans for crop losses, relief payments for non-insurable losses and temporary deferral payments on federal loans.

The order also gives farmers permission to cut hay for livestock from land set aside for conservation.

Around the Miami Valley
8:04 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Montgomery County Sues Fannie, Freddie Over Taxes

County officials in southwest Ohio have filed a class action lawsuit against two mortgage giants they say owe millions in unpaid taxes.

Montgomery County officials filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday that says Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac wrongfully claimed various exemptions to avoid paying transfer taxes to state counties.

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