8:35 am
Tue January 10, 2012

Poor Will's Almanack: January 10 - 16, 2011

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Poor Will’s Almanack for the Second Week of January, the Second Week of Deep Winter.

All along the 40th Parallel, the sun starts to rise a little earlier this week of the year, marking a significant milestone in the progress of spring. The foxes know the days are lengthening. Watch for them playing and courting in the fields.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon January 9, 2012

WYSO Weekend: January 8, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for January 8, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney previews the Muse Machine's upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz

-Poor Will's Almanack: January 3 - 9, 2012, by Bill Felker

-This week's PoliticsOhio: New Redistricting Map Shakes Things Up In The Miami Valley, by Emily McCord

Statewide News
9:44 am
Mon January 9, 2012

Ohio Charity Accused of Hamas Ties Disbands

An Ohio charity that the government suspected of having ties to the militant Islamic group Hamas has
gone out of business.

The Treasury Department used terror-financing laws to freeze the assets of KindHearts for Charitable Humanitarian Development in 2006. The Blade reports the nonprofit organization based in Toledo issued a public notice last week saying it had been dissolved.

KindHearts leaders had denied any connection to terrorism. They said the group provided up to $6 million a year in humanitarian aid to the world's poor.

Arts & Culture
9:38 am
Mon January 9, 2012

Audio: Muse Machine Celebrates 30th with "Oz"

Muse Machine introduces kids of all ages to various forms of art, creativity, artistic expression, and how those things can make a difference in their lives.  In their 30th year of bringing young talent to the Dayton stage, Muse Machine takes on a beloved musical fantasy – The Wizard of Oz!

9:13 am
Mon January 9, 2012

Quakes Put Ohio Seismologist in Spotlight

Recent northeast Ohio earthquakes linked to drilling wastewater have put Ohio's state seismologist in the spotlight.

Michael Hansen is a part-time state employee whose Ohio Seismic Network has an annual budget of $20,000. It's his job to monitor 26 quake detectors.

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