Emily McCord speaks to NPR's Sonari Glinton for this week's edition of PoliticsOhio. He's a business reporter who has been in the state to report on Ohio's collective bargaining situation and speaks with McCord about how this fits in to the national scene. Also, he addresses the politics behind President Obama's silence on the matter during a recent visit to Ohio.
Homelessness in Montgomery County is on the rise. The two biggest shelters reported a 12 percent increase in need last year. But some people aren't in the shelters at all. They're living on the streets. For a pastor in Dayton the homeless problem has become personal. Ryan Riddel spent the month of January living in a van in downtown Dayton. As Emily McCord reports, Riddell chose to live this way to understand the lives of the homeless better.
Louisville band had been slowing coming together over the years, and now they feel like all of the players are in place. The band visited the WYSO studios on their way to a show at Dayton's South Park Tavern, and chatted with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording their latest album Arise, Great Warrior and future plans.
The Fervor performed at South Park Tavern on Wenesday, February 23 with the Smug Brothers and the Motel Beds.