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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Sun May 20, 2012

Conrad's Corner: May 20, 2012

Conrad Balliet reads Robert Brimm's poems, "I Wish" and "There, Almost"

SOCHE Talks
10:40 am
Sun May 20, 2012

A River Leadership Curriculum

The May 2012 installment of SOCHE TALKS featuring Sarah Peterson, from the Rivers Institute at the University of Dayton on A River Leadership Curriculum.

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.
 

Road Trip Series
10:35 am
Sun May 20, 2012

New Ohio Guide: Akron Rubber Industry

United Rubber Workers of America Building near Old Main St. in Akron
Flickr Creative Commons user marcmoss

Native Americans knew that the land where Akron now sits lay between two waterways – the Cuyahoga and the Tuscarawas rivers. The Indians had established a portage path through the area to carry their canoes from one water route to the next. What they probably did not know is that they were crossing a continental divide.

"Everything North of Akron the rivers flow towards Lake Erie and ultimately out toward the Atlantic ocean. Everything South of Akron flows South to the Ohio River, Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico," says Jennie Vasarhelyi of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

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Politics
5:45 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

PoliticsOhio: DeWine Says Banks May Pay Ohio Even More

Ellen Belcher, who's filling in for Emily McCord, interviews Attorney General Mike DeWine about the $75 million he's awarding to counties in Ohio to tear down the tens of thousands of homes that have been foreclosed on and abandoned.

Montgomery County is eligible for $4 million; Greene County could get $700,000 and Clark County could take in $1 million.

postal center closing delayed
5:24 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Some Ohio Mail-Processing Sites to Close in 2013

Some Ohio mail-processing facilities are being spared from the first round of closings by the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service this summer and instead are slated to close later.

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