Democrats are not giving up on the fight to restore some of the weekend voting opportunities that have been wiped out by the Republican dominated Ohio legislature during the past year. As Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, the next battle will be this morning in Columbus.
The August 2012 installment of SOCHE TALKS features Megan Cooper, an alum from the University of Dayton on FilmDayton.
The SOCHE Talks are a collaboration with the Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education. In this monthly series we’ll hear from faculty and staff from areas colleges and universities on a wide variety of subjects. It's an effort to bring Miami Valley research and thinking into the public arena – a way to enlighten the world with local knowledge.
Last month the week-long Antioch Writers' Workshop was held in Yellow Springs. The workshop's faculty members, all published authors, held nightly readings at Antioch University Midwest during that week and for the month of August we'll be bringing excerpts from some of those readings on WYSO Weekend.
This week we hear from Columbus-based writer Linda Gerber. She's the author of several acclaimed young adult novels including the "Death By" mystery series which she reads from here.
Ohio has flight in its veins. The Wright brothers began experimenting with planes in Dayton and the state claims 24 astronauts. Wapakoneta is the home of Neil Armstrong – the first man to step foot on the moon – and one of the most private people on earth. The museum here on Apollo lane is shaped like a moon.