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Business & Technology
12:25 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Dayton Area Sees Job Growth From Last Year

The Dayton area added 48 hundred jobs during the past year. That’s from a report released this week by a national business journal called On Numbers. As WYSO’s Emily McCord explains, it’s the second year in a row of job growth.

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Nature
8:45 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Poor Will's Almanack: June 5 - 11, 2012

Flickr Creative Commons user mscaprikell

Poor Will’s Almanack for the third week of early summer.

The orange flowers of the day lily are the signature of early summer across the nation's midsection. With them come waves of parallel seasons.

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Health
7:23 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Wright State Part Of Program Aimed At Better Medicaid Services

Wright State University is among 6 Ohio universities that are partnering with the state as part of a new program aimed at training students and health care professionals to better serve Ohio's Medicaid population. Medicaid provides coverage for the poor though state and federal funding.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Conrad's Corner: June 4, 2012

Conrad Balliet reads Gary Mitchner's poem, "Valve."

Books
12:42 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Book Nook: The Wowzer, by Frank Wheeler Jr.

Sometimes people will ask me: "how do you pick the books and authors that you choose to feature on your program?" The answer isn't complicated. I look for books that are compelling, entertaining, well-written.

Frank Wheeler Jr. recently published "The Wowzer." It is his first published book. I started to read it and was immediately drawn in to this story. Our narrator is Jerry, a deputy sheriff in a rural county in the Ozarks. Jerry has a unique perspective on the world. As we look through his eyes at the reality that he sees we are drawn in to his life.

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