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3:00 pm
Mon October 3, 2011

Another Blues View from Shakin’ Dave

Blues Views is a new occasional feature on wyso.org with reviews of new releases from blues artists written by our own Shakin' Dave Hussong.  Hear Shakin' Dave host Hall of Fame Blues on Monday night, 8-11pm.

Artist: Grady Champion
Release: Dreamin’ Audio CD GSM Music Group, 2011

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Around the Miami Valley
10:31 am
Mon October 3, 2011

WYSO Weekend: October 2, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for October 2, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews Sharon Raab about the Dayton Literary Peace Prize.

-Juliet Fromholt speaks with Jennifer Knapp about her return to music and upcoming show at Canal Street Tavern.

-An interview with Marion Schwilk-Thomas in Conrad's Corner

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Business & Technology
8:31 am
Mon October 3, 2011

Ohio plant planned to make fuel from sewage sludge

Pam_Broviak

NEW FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) - Construction is expected to start this month on a northeast Ohio facility that would turn sewage sludge into vehicle fuel by producing compressed natural gas.

The Akron Beacon Journal  reports local officials and the Ohio Environmental Protect Agency have approved the $4.5 million anaerobic digester in New Franklin, south of Akron. The process uses bacteria that don't need oxygen to consume sludge and yield a burnable gas that can fuel specially converted vehicles.

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Education
8:22 am
Mon October 3, 2011

Ohioans struggling to pay down student loans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - On the heels of the worst recession since the great depression, many Ohioans are having a hard time repaying their student loans.

The Columbus Dispatch reports that Ohio's default rate for student loans was 8.5 percent as of Sept. 30, 2010 - making Ohio's the 18th-highest rate out of 54 U.S. states and territories ranked by the U.S. Department of Education.

Ohio's for-profit colleges saw the highest rate of students unable to pay back loans. American School of Technology in central Ohio had the highest rate of 22 percent.

Environment
8:18 am
Mon October 3, 2011

Experts: beetle likely to kill most Ohio ash trees

jclucier

SOUTHINGTON, Ohio (AP) - Experts say that the invasive Emerald Ash Borer will likely kill off most of Ohio's ash trees in the coming years.

Authorities tell The Vindicator newspaper that the ash tree will likely go the way of Ohio's elm trees, most of which wiped out by Dutch Elm Disease in the 1960s and '70s.

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