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Politics
4:09 pm
Fri December 30, 2011

Congressman Austria Will Not Seek Re-election In 2012

Republican Representative Steve Austria from Beavercreek announced today that he will not be seeking reelection in the 2012 congressional race. Austria currently serves the 7th district, and would have faced a tough challenge ahead against Republican Congressman Mike Turner of the 3rd district.

The two were pitted against each other after Ohio released a new congressional map, merging the 3rd and 7th districts into a new 10th district. Ohio lost two congressional districts this year due to slow population growth.

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Music
1:21 pm
Fri December 30, 2011

Live on Excursions: Todd the Fox

Lisa Bunny and Todd the Fox
Photo by Frank Coleman Jr.

Todd the Fox and Lisa Bunny put their own spin on the blues, murder ballads and bluegrass using guitars, a suitcase-drum and a washboard.  Here the duo performs their favorite covers (both classic and modern) and a few original tunes. 

Todd the Fox and Lisa Bunny will perform on Friday, December 30th at the Oregon Express in Dayton.

Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Thu December 29, 2011

Conrad's Corner: December 29, 2011

Julie Moore reads Cathy Essinger's poem, "Grace"

Economy
4:41 pm
Thu December 29, 2011

Governor, Economists View Jobless Numbers Through Different Lens

Gov. John Kasich says Ohio is seeing a record drop in the numbers of people who are unemployed. But Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler reports one economist is saying the story behind those numbers isn’t anything to celebrate.

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Film
3:11 pm
Thu December 29, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Concept Media

When musician Shawn Burkett became a father, he wanted to stay closer to home.  So he turned to another artistic pursuit: filmmaking.  Along with his friend and collaborator, Ryan Stacy, Burkett formed Concept Media, and the company released its first film, Midsummer Nightmares earlier in 2011. 

Here Burkett and Concept Media actress Ayse Howard discuss their start in film and the new projects they'll be working on in 2012.

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