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10:42 am
Mon April 16, 2012

WYSO Weekend: April 15, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 15, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Wayne Baker reports on Wittenburg's student radio station that was knocked off the air last week due to a busted water pipe.

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Jim McCarthy from the Miami Valley Fair Housing Center about the National Fair Housing Alliance's discrimination claim against Wells Fargo Bank.

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Origins Podcast
10:00 am
Sun April 15, 2012

Climate, Human Population and Human Survival: What the Deep Past Tells Us about the Future

The melting of glaciers due to global warming is threatening fresh water supplies to human populations in a number of regions. Shown here: Canada's Athabasca Glacier.

The controversies generated by climate science in recent years center around the human relationship with the natural world and with natural resources. This month, historian John Brooke puts that critical question in historical perspective—deep historical perspective. For most of human history, our species had to struggle to survive powerful natural forces, like climate and disease. In the past three centuries, however, things have changed dramatically: that struggle has been reshaped by the unprecedented growth of the human population—from under one billion to now over seven.

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Politics
5:40 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

PoliticsOhio: Lawmaker Says Prostitutes Often are 'Victims'

Ellen Belcher, who's filling in for Emily McCord, interviews State Rep. Teresa Fedor, a Democrat from Toledo, about human trafficking in Ohio.

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Ohio GOP New Leader
4:43 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

Ohio Republican Party Has a New Leader

The Ohio Republican Party is returning to familiar leadership. As expected, former long time Chairman Bob Bennett has officially been sworn in to that post earlier today.

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gay marriage lawsuit
4:16 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

Lawsuit Over Proposed Gay Marriage Amendment

The group that backed the state’s ban on same sex marriage back in 2004 has filed a lawsuit….asking the state’s highest court to invalidate petitions to overturn that law. 

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