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12:33 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Ohio Lawmakers Strike Deal on Historical Documents

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A compromise has been struck between sponsors of an Ohio bill that would require students in grades 4-12 be taught the original texts of the state and U.S. constitutions, the Declaration of Independence and other  documents.

Different versions of the bill passed both Republican-led chambers of the state Legislature last year. But the Senate in January rejected the House changes to the bill. Lawmakers have been working out technical differences in a conference committee.

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Education
12:30 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Study Says Ohio Making Progress in School Changes

A report says Ohio is meeting expectations for making changes to its education system that were a condition of a $400 million federal Race to the Top grant.

The Columbus Dispatch reports the nonprofit Center for American Progress cites "significant progress" in the  study released yesterday.

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Arts & Culture
11:33 am
Tue March 27, 2012

Book Nook: The Man From Primrose Lane, by James Renner

James Renner is an investigative journalist from the Cleveland area. He specializes in investigating unsolved murders. A few years ago Renner came upon a case that he describes as an "unsolved suicide."  That situation provided a seed that germinated into Renner's first novel, "The Man From Primrose Lane."

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Environment
8:45 am
Tue March 27, 2012

Poor Will's Almanack: March 27 - April 2, 2012

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Poor Will’s Almanack for the First Week of Middle Spring

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Around the Miami Valley
10:31 am
Mon March 26, 2012

WYSO Weekend: March 25, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for March 25, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Changing Landscapes Brings Chinese Fiber Art to Dayton, by Juliet Fromholt

-WKSU's M.L. Schultze reports on a rare letter discovered in Cleveland from Mary Todd Lincoln.

-Jerry Kenney interviews Felice Nudelman, the newly appointed Chancellor of Antioch University.

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