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10:30 am
Mon December 19, 2011

WYSO Weekend: December 18, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for December 18, 2011 containing the following stories:

-The latest installment of the SOCHE Talks: All of Ohio is Open for Business

-An excerpt of Juliet Fromholt's interview with the Smug Brothers from this week's Kaleidoscope.

-Emily McCord interviews Kelly Fox of Yellow Springs about the village tradition of delivering flour and sugar to widows around the holidays.

Environment
8:03 am
Mon December 19, 2011

Group Says Ohio Has Most 'Green' School Projects

A report praises Ohio for having more environmentally-friendly school projects under way than any other
state.

The nonprofit U.S. Green Building Council says the state has 315 school projects registered and certified under the council's LEED program. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and provides a set of international standards for energy-efficient and environmentally friendly methods and
materials.

Environment
7:17 am
Mon December 19, 2011

Boehner Backs Bill to Keep Alive Ohio Uranium Plant

House Speaker John Boehner says he would support legislation to allow the Obama administration to spend an estimated $150 million to help a uranium enrichment project in Southern Ohio move forward.

The Columbus Dispatch reports that a bill is expected to be introduced by members of the Ohio congressional delegation and could reach the House floor next month.

The Piketon plant would be at the site of a former gaseous diffusion plant that enriched uranium during the Cold War.  It would produce enriched uranium for use in generating electricity at nuclear power plants.

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Health
12:00 am
Mon December 19, 2011

Radio Rounds: Gesundheit! Featuring Patch Adams

This Season 6 finale of Radio Rounds features physician and social activist Patch Adams, founder of the world-renowned Gesundheit! Institute. In this episode, Patch energetically discusses his outlook on medicine, life, and the human community, and he shares his feelings about the 1998 film “Patch Adams” starring Robin Williams.

SOCHE Talks
10:00 am
Sun December 18, 2011

All of Ohio Is Open for Global Business: The Impact of Global Trends on Us

The December installment of SOCHE TALKS featuring Riad A. Ajami, from Wright State University on Ohio and global business.

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.

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