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12:41 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Everything But The House

Most of us find it difficult to grieve the passing of a loved one.  When our parents die it can be especially difficult, leaving us with regrets, guilt and other unresolved feelings.  We expect it.  But what about their stuff? The tangible objects our parents have accumulated over a lifetime?  What happens to all of it?  Community Voices Producer Mark Babb visited with Everything But the House, an online estate auction company in Cincinnati, as they sorted through the possessions of a recently deceased couple, to try to find out what we leave behind and what it says about us.

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Nature
8:45 am
Tue August 7, 2012

Poor Will's Almanack: August 7 - 13, 2012

Katydid
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Poor Will’s Almanack for the first week of late summer.

Each piece of Middle Summer is connected to some other piece, forming a web of what author Rebecca Solnit has called local truths.

As late summer begins, all the katydids are singing. They call out the close of the Dog Days, and even though the heat often lingers, the rhythm of the season has shifted, its tones have been altered, colors and sounds and scents all pointing to fall.

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Around the Miami Valley
11:31 am
Mon August 6, 2012

WYSO Weeend: August 5, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for August 5, 2012 including the following stories:

-Boogie Nights: A History Of Funk In Dayton, by Community Voices producer Basim Blunt

-New Ohio Guide: Little Italy, by Karen Schaefer

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Bill Hardy of AIDS Resource Center Ohio about Truvada, the recently FDA-approved drug aimed at preventing HIV.

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Education
7:53 am
Mon August 6, 2012

Report: Seclusion Rooms in Schools Misused for Ohio Disabled Kids

Some Ohio children with disabilities are regularly isolated in cell-like rooms or closets meant to be calming but often are misused, a newspaper reported Sunday.

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Arts & Culture
10:45 am
Sun August 5, 2012

2012 Antioch Writers' Workshop Faculty Readings: Trudy Krisher

Trudy Krisher
courtesy of the Antioch Writers' Workshop

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 next month we'll be bringing excerpts from some of those readings here on WYSO Weekend.  Our first reading is from Trudy Krisher, an award-winning author and assistant professor at Sinclair Community College.  This year she served as the instructor for the young writers attending the workshop.  Here she reads from her novel Kinship, which is set in a South Georgia trailer park i

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