Around the Miami Valley
12:20 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

WYSO Weekend: July 1, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 1, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Emily McCord speaks with local filmmakers Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert about their new film Sparkle which won the audience award for best short documentary at SilverDocs.

-Juliet Fromholt speaks with Brad Centers, one of the organizers of the Miami Valley Music Festival. 

-The latest installment of PoliticsOhio: National Debate Over Immigration Plays In Ohio, by Emily McCord

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8:47 am
Mon July 2, 2012

DNC Chairwoman In Toledo, Says Romney Will Outpace President In Fundraising

The head of the Democratic national committee was Toledo this weekend, reinforcing the themes of President Obama’s campaign- jobs and the economy.  Debbie Wasserman Schultz comes days before the Obama is set to visit Ohio as part of a two day bus tour. Wasserman Schultz says the battleground state is crucial to winning the election and while recent polling numbers have been good for the President in Ohio, Republican hopeful Mitt Romney raised more money than Obama. Wasserman Schultz says that’s likely to continue.

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Statewide News
8:43 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Weekend Storms Cause Damage And Outages Throughout Ohio

 A second burst of thunderstorms has knocked out electricity for thousands more Ohioans, including some that had just had their power restored after being left in the dark earlier in the weekend.

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Road Trip series
10:45 am
Sun July 1, 2012

New Ohio Guide: Defending a Young Nation

Lake Eerie
Flickr Creative Commons user killthebird

A lot of people are surprised to learn that there was a Battle of Lake Erie… but it was one of the most important victories in U.S. Naval history. It happened during The War of 1812. The British Navy controlled the great lakes and could rapidly move troops and supplies, so the Americans built a fleet of ships at Erie Pennsylvania to challenge the British on Lake Erie.

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4:04 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

PoliticsOhio: National Debate Over Immigration Plays In Ohio

The Supreme Court ruled struck down many of the components of Arizona's immigration bill week, but left the part that requires police officers to check the immigration status of anyone they suspect may be in the country illegally. An Ohio legislator wants to have a similar law in Ohio. Emily McCord speaks to Tony Ortiz for this week's edition of PoliticsOhio. He's with Wright State University and says that this is an issue that the Hispanic community in the Miami Valley is ver