Trump Promises To Make Ohio "Manufacturing Behemoth" During Columbus Rally

Aug 3, 2016
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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are locked in tight races in several battleground states and Ohio is no exception. Trump’s latest rally in Columbus Monday was the third big campaign stop in Ohio since the Republican National Convention. 

Surrounded by a thousand supporters in a town hall setting, Donald Trump promised to make Ohio a manufacturing behemoth.

The Republican presidential nominee focused most of his comments on strengthening labor by cracking down on trade deals that encourage companies to move out of the country.

Community Blood Centers are taking extra precautions as concerns about the spread of the Zika virus continue to grow.

Mark Pompilio, with the Dayton CBC, says they’re asking anyone who has traveled to Miami Dade County in Florida in the last four weeks to wait at least 28 days before coming in to donate blood.

Amplified Humans Festival

If you’ve been a listener to Alpha Rhythms Sunday nights on WYSO over the years you may have at least been exposed to the music of John Cage, Phillip Glass, Steve Reich and even some early Pink Floyd.

These are just some artists who have delved into the world of experimental music and sound.

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Mad River Schools in Riverside will allow some teachers and staff members access to weapons during active shooter situations.

The district plans to create what it calls “armed response teams” in every school. Each team will be made up of staff members who hold concealed carry permits and are trained to respond in emergencies. Members will have access to guns hidden in safes within the school.

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Just before sunrise, I went jogging at the edge of town: I heard the loud rattle of tree crickets; chirping of field crickets; doves calling; I saw a cluster of robins scouting the pavement and yards, but there was no robin chorus, just the steady chirping of the sparrow flocks; a cardinal sang toward the edge of town, but he was the only one.

Conrad Balliet reads James Brooks' poem, "Gliding."

Fred Bartenstein of the Springfield Rotary Club, and local musician Andy Fox visited WYSO to talk about the Springfield Rotary Club's Third Annual Gourmet Food Truck Competition. The event takes place Saturday, August 13th, from 11am, to 9pm, at Veteran's Park (formerly Cliff Park), 250 Cliff Park Road, Springfield, Ohio.

There will be 35 food trucks, which will serve a variety of dishes from different cultures, such as Cuban, BBQ, Italian, and Mediterranean. There will be live music played throughout the event by several bands, including Andy Fox. Admission to the event is free.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: Dayton Youth Radio and WYSO’s occasional arts series – Culture Couch. Then, later in the program, we’ll talk with one of the men behind an upcoming noise and experimental music festival. See full program details below.

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More than 200 people gathered at a rally remembering a man fatally shot by police two years ago inside an Ohio Wal-Mart.

The event Saturday afternoon in Dayton honored John Crawford III, a black man from Fairfield.

A 911 caller had reported a man waving a gun at the Beavercreek store on Aug. 5, 2014. It was actually an air rifle from a shelf. Police say he refused to drop it.

The officer wasn't charged, in one of a series of cases around the nation raising concern about police encounters with black men.

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Just hours after she was named the first female presidential nominee of a major political party, Democrat Hillary Clinton took a bus tour through Pennsylvania and Ohio.  Yesterday, she stopped in Columbus. 

A few thousand people stood in the blazing hot sun for more than three hours to hear Clinton and her new Vice Presidential pick, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine.