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Origins Podcast
10:24 am
Sat September 15, 2012

Socialism Takes Over France, Again?

Detail from the painting Liberty Leading the People, by Eugène Delacroix, commemorating the French Revolution of 1830. The Socialist Party regained power in this year's elections.

After François Hollande’s victory in the French presidential elections in May followed by socialist victories in the more recent legislative elections, many commentators declared a decisive swing to the Left in Europe’s second largest economy, at a moment of intense political paralysis in the Eurozone. This month historian Alice Conklin explores why the socialists won now in France, after two decades out of power, and what their return portends for the future of the country.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Fri September 14, 2012

Conrad's Corner: September 14, 2012

Conrad Balliet reads Stella Ling's poem, "Divertamento"

Around the Miami Valley
5:38 pm
Fri September 14, 2012

URS Dayton Sees Increased Need as Economy Struggles

As the 9th Annual Rubber Duck Regatta gets underway on Saturday, September 15th, the organization that serves adults and children with disabilities has had additional challenges providing those services with a sluggish economy.  We spoke with Dennis Grant, URS Executive Director about those challenges and the services they provide.  Here the full interview here

http://www.ursdayton.org/Ducks.html

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Politics
4:59 pm
Fri September 14, 2012

PoliticsOhio: A Short Guide To Voting By Mail In Ohio

Did you recently receive a letter from Secretary of State Jon Husted? Want to know more about it? Emily McCord speaks to voter advocate Ellis Jacobs. He's an attorney with Advocates For Basic Legal Equality, or ABLE. He spells out what it means to request a mail ballot and what to do if you haven't received one yet. Also, he brings us up to speed on what's happening with early voting today.

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Health, Science & The Environment
4:16 pm
Fri September 14, 2012

Study Finds No High-Risk Pathways for Asian Carp

A federal study of 18 potential aquatic links between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds says none of them are likely pathways to the lakes for Asian carp.
 
The U.S.  Army Corps of Engineers released the study Friday. It's among reports the agency is producing as it develops recommendations for preventing Asian carp and other invasive species from crossing between the two watersheds.
 

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