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1:26 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Ohio Officials Consider Release of Exotic Animals

Ohio officials are considering the request of an animal owner's widow for the return of five exotic animals that survived an October release.

The state Agriculture Department meets today to review Marian Thompson's appeal of a state-issued quarantine of the animals.

Officials are expected to defend the state's authority to hold them on suspicion of infectious diseases.

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Statewide News
1:16 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Cost of Ohio Turnpike study increases to $3.4M

The cost of studying the Ohio Turnpike's future has increased to $3.4 million because of payments for two
law firms consulting on the issue.

A state board initially approved a $2.85 million study to help determine how the 241-mile toll road can be leveraged to best benefit Ohio financially. The Plain Dealer in Cleveland reports the board has approved $550,000 more for two firms in the consulting team slated to make recommendations this year.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon April 30, 2012

WYSO Weekend: April 29, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 29, 2012 containing the following stories:

-An Introduction to the Road Trip Series, by Sandra Sleight-Brennan

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Steven Skiles, chair of the Theatre and Dance Department at Sinclair Community College about their upcoming production of The Laramie Project.

-Readings from the Dayton Metro Library: Marian Schwilk-Thomas

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Poetry
10:36 am
Sun April 29, 2012

Readings from the Dayton Metro Library: Marian Schwilk-Thomas

As part of National Poetry Month celebrations, the Dayton Metro Library hosted a public reading by poets featured on Conrad's Corner.  This week we hear from Marian Schwilk-Thomas from Vandalia.

Statewide News
10:35 am
Sun April 29, 2012

An Introduction to the Road Trip Series

Published in 1940, the first Ohio Guide introduced travelers to Ohio’s roadways. The Ohio Humanities Council has given that travel standard a 21st century spin with The New Ohio Guide. We’ll take you on some of those tours during our weekly Road Trip! series.

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