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4:36 pm
Fri March 2, 2012

Live on Kaleidoscope: Hyrrokkin

Hyrrokkin

Paul Larkowski and Brett Nagafuchi were playing together in Kuan when they met Ed Ricart at a shared practice space in Boston.  Ricart filled in on bass for one of Kuan's tours and soon decided to relocate to Yellow Springs to start Hyrrokkin with Larkowski and Nagafuchi.  Hyrrokkin has been performing and touring together for about 7 months.  They'll perform at One Eyed Jacks on March 9th will fellow Yellow Springs band, Blue Moon Soup.

Politics
4:06 pm
Fri March 2, 2012

Obama, Kasich Approval Rises Among Ohio Voters

New poll results indicate Ohioans are in a slightly better mood toward their leaders as the economy improves. Governor John Kasich saw his approval rating among Ohioans rise to 44 percent from 42 percent in the latest University of Cincinnati Ohio Poll, released Friday. It is the first time since Kasich took office that the poll found more Ohioans approve than disapprove of his performance. President Barack Obama also saw a bump in his approval rating, to 47 percent from 43 percent in July. But about half of Ohioans disapprove of the overall job Obama is doing.

Around the Miami Valley
12:45 pm
Fri March 2, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: March 2 - 8, 2012

A character from Zoot Theatre Company and the Dayton Philharmonic's production of Adventures of the Storyfinder

It’s First Friday and all kind of things are happening in downtown Dayton. Lots of places have set their radio to right here, 91.3 so everyone will be hearing Rev Cool and his music.

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Politics
5:46 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

Retirement Payouts Costing Ohio Entities

A report says local Ohio governments pay out millions of dollars each year to retiring employees for accrued sick leave and vacation time that was never taken.

Elected officials say the payouts are troubling but likely can't be eliminated, while public employees say they've earned the money and saved taxpayers by not taking time off work.

The Middletown Journal reports that local governments paid out more than $5 million to departing employees, including $1.7 million in Butler County and just over $1 million in Warren County.

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Politics
4:41 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

Push For Gay Marriage Proposal On Ohio Ballot

Backers of gay marriage in Ohio are taking another step to try to overturn the state's constitutional ban enacted eight years ago. The Freedom to Marry Coalition planned to submit more than 1,700 signatures of registered Ohio voters Thursday to Attorney General Mike DeWine.

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