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7:22 am
Tue November 15, 2011

Ohio High Court Refuses to Halt Tuesday Execution

The Ohio Supreme Court has denied a request to halt the Tuesday execution of a man who fatally shot his
three sons while they slept in 1982.

The high court on Monday rejected Reginald Brooks' request just hours after a state appeals court denied his appeal for a chance to seek a new trial.

An attorney for the 66-year-old Brooks, of East Cleveland, had indicated earlier that a new-trial request was pending in U.S. District Court if the state appeal failed. A separate appeal was pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Statewide News
7:18 am
Tue November 15, 2011

Gov. Kasich Responds to Ohio Redistricting Lawsuit

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is arguing that he should be dismissed from a lawsuit over the state's new map of U.S. House districts.

Clermont County Republican voter Belinda Ward sued Kasich, Ohio's elections chief and GOP legislative leaders, asking a county judge to draw new lines since lawmakers can't come to an agreement.

Changes are required due to Ohio population shifts over the past decade.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Mon November 14, 2011

Conrad's Corner: November 14, 2011

Conrad Balliet reads Marian Schwilk-Thomas' poem, "Starlings"

Arts & Culture
4:33 pm
Mon November 14, 2011

Dayton Literary Peace Prize Gives Award in Honor of Richard Holbrooke

Last night the first-ever Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award was given to Barbara Kingsolver as part of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize.

The former Lifetime Achievement Award was renamed in honor of the late Richard C. Holbrooke, the United States diplomat who was instrumental in negotiating the 1995 Dayton Peace Accords, which ended the war in Bosnia. Holbrooke passed away in December 2010 while serving as special advisor on Afghanistan and Pakistan under President Obama.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:36 am
Mon November 14, 2011

WYSO Weekend: November 13, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for November 13, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney reports on a comic book project focused on local veterans.

-Emily McCord interviews Antioch University Chancellor Toni Murdock.  On November 3, 2011 Antioch University announced that Murdock is retiring, effective June of 2012.

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