Statewide News
4:11 pm
Mon May 14, 2012

Ohio DEA Task Force To Tackle Prescription Drugs

The U.S. Attorney for the northern half of Ohio is announcing a new task force dedicated solely to the issue of prescription drug abuse. The announcement by U.S. Attorney Steven Dettelbach comes as a two-day conference begins on the abuse of prescription drugs such as painkillers.

Overdose drug deaths fueled by prescription painkiller addiction are now the leading cause of accidental death in Ohio and more than a dozen other states, surpassing car crashes.

Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon May 14, 2012

WYSO Weekend: May 13, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for May 13, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews Dave Isay, the founder of StoryCorps.

-New Ohio Guide: Magee Marsh, by Greg Tye

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Lynn Erickson of The Air Force Museum Foundation about their latest fundraising campaign.

-Seasons Bistro & Grille brings culinary delight to Springfield, by Wayne Baker

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Sun May 13, 2012

Conrad's Corner: May 13, 2012

Conrad Balliet reads David Garrison's poem, "Ashes to Ocean."

Road Trip Series
10:49 am
Sun May 13, 2012

New Ohio Guide: Magee Marsh

Flickr Creative Commons user Clinton Little

Along the Lake Erie shoreline about halfway between Toledo and Sandusky is Ohio’s Marsh Region which includes the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge and Magee Marsh Wildlife Refuge. During April and May it is one of the most popular bird watching sites in North America.

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10:45 am
Sun May 13, 2012

Readings from the Dayton Metro Library: David Garrison

As part of National Poetry Month celebrations, the Dayton Metro Library hosted a public reading by poets featured on Conrad's Corner.  This week recently retired Wright State University professor David Garrison shares 3 short poems.