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Education
2:56 pm
Thu November 3, 2011

Antioch University Chancellor Toni Murdock To Retire

Antioch University announced Thursday that Chancellor Toni Murdock is retiring, effective June of 2012. Murdock has led the University for 6 years, and during that time, the University has undergone several major transitions, including its separation from Antioch College. She also has overseen structural changes in the governance of the University, including the establishment of a board of trustees for each of its 5 campuses in four states. 

In a statement released today, Murdock says she is proud of accomplishments during her tenure.

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Music
2:54 pm
Thu November 3, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: the Esther Caulfield Orchestra and Andy Gabbard Homemade

Andy Gabbard and M. Ross Perkins performing with the Esther Caulfield Orchestra

The Esther Caulfield Orchestra and Andy Gabbard Homemade share a common lineup and a common love for great rock and roll, but stylistically the two projects are different.  The Orchestra embraces a more British psychedelic sound, while Homemade trends toward more of Americana feel.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with M. Ross Perkins, Andy Gabbard  and Sven Kahns about the similarities and differences between the two acts, and the trio shared live and recorded tracks from both projects.

Books
12:41 pm
Thu November 3, 2011

Book Nook: You Had Me at Woof and Love at First Bark, by Julie Klam

Most dogs are joyful creatures. Do you believe that dogs enhance our lives?  Julie Klam thinks so. The deep bond she forged with a Boston terrier named Otto was a transformative experience for the author.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Wed November 2, 2011

Conrad's Corner November 2, 2011

Conrad Balliet reads Gary Pacernick's poem "After the Museum."

Politics
5:00 pm
Wed November 2, 2011

Economy May Impact Dayton City Commission Race

Two seats are up for grabs on the Dayton City Commission, with four candidates vying for the spots. Long-term incumbents Dean Lovelace and Matt Joseph have both been in office throughout the recession, while opponents Mark Manovich and William Pace are running for the first time. Dayton Daily News Reporter Jeremy Kelley has been coving the City Commission race, and he says the big question is whether voters feel the incumbents could have done more to improve Dayton’s economy.

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