5:27 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Election Results Bring Uncertainty On State's Next Move On Healthcare

Emily McCord speaks to Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler in this week's installment of PoliticsOhio. Kasler reports the aftermath of last week's election. She finds that opinion differ on the potential economic impact by the latest move by the Tea Party to make Ohio a "Right To Work" state. She says while the outcome of Issue 3, the ballot issue that allow Ohioans to opt-out of the federal health care mandate, doesn't mean much now on the federal level, but could affect the state's preparation for the changes.

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2:34 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

What's Great in Dayton: November 18 - 24, 2011

Remember Prometheus? You know, the Greek god who stole fire and brought it down to us?  Tonight and tomorrow you can hear three musical interpretations of Promethus. One of the composer is Ludwig Beethoven, and another is Franz Lizt. The third interpretation is an American composer William Bolcom. Check it out at

Stivers School for the Arts is providing their theater presentation Friday and Saturday.  The play is Steel Magnolias.

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11:43 am
Fri November 18, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Frontier Folk Nebraska

Frontier Folk Nebraska

Hailing from Covington, KY, Frontier Folk Nebraska has found a musical home in Dayton, OH.  They'll celebrate the release of their new self-titled album in Dayton at South Park Tavern on Saturday, November 19 with the Turkish Delights and King Elk.  Michael Hensley and Travis Talbert from the band visited the WYSO studios to perform an acoustic set as well as share tracks from the new album and chat with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt.

8:42 am
Fri November 18, 2011

Ohio Gov. Readies New Plan on Lake Erie Water Use


Ohio's governor is preparing to offer a new version of a plan he vetoed that would have allowed factories in the state to draw more water from Lake Erie.

The sponsor of the original bill says Gov. John Kasich's proposal cuts in half the amount of water businesses
would be allowed to take from the lake without a permit.

Republican state Rep. Lynn Wachtmann of Napoleon tells The Columbus Dispatch Ohio's governor is preparing to offer a new version of a plan he vetoed that would have allowed factories in the state to draw more water from Lake Erie.

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8:18 am
Fri November 18, 2011

Ohio Mom Charged in Death of 28-Pound Teen Girl

A prosecutor says an Ohio mother and three nurses have been charged in the death of her 14-year-old daughter,
who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died.

Montgomery County Prosecutor Mathias Heck Jr. says they ignored or failed to care for the Dayton girl who was totally dependent upon them.

The county coroner's office ruled that Makayla Norman died March 1 from nutritional and medical neglect complicated by her chronic condition. She died minutes after paramedics rushed her to a hospital.

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