News

Pages

Politics
9:40 am
Mon November 14, 2011

Ohio Legislator in Cincy Moves After Redistricting

A Cincinnati Democrat who wants to remain in the Ohio House has moved out of her own house.

State Rep. Denise Driehaus  moved from her home in the West Price Hill neighborhood to a place a couple miles away in the Clifton area. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that a redrawing of Ohio's legislative map put her into a heavily Republican district. Her new home district is heavily Democratic.

Longtime Toledo lawmaker Teresa Fedor also moved recently, in her case to avoid a Democratic primary faceoff.

Read more
Education
9:38 am
Mon November 14, 2011

Ohio State University Graduation Rates Rise

Graduation rates are rising at Ohio State University amid efforts by the school to be pickier with admissions
and attract better students.

As of last year, 58.5 percent of Ohio State students received their degrees within four years. The rate was up nearly 6 percentage points from a year earlier. The university's six-year graduation rate went up nearly 2 points, to 79.7 percent.

Read more
Health
12:00 am
Mon November 14, 2011

Radio Rounds: Technically Speaking

This episode features Dr. William Hanson, Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and a pioneer in the field of medical technology. Author of "The Edge of Medicine," Dr. Hanson shares real stories about the ways technology is changing the practice of medicine.

Arts & Culture
10:47 am
Sun November 13, 2011

Spoken Word Profiles: Jay Martinez

Spoken word artist Jay Martinez has been performing in Dayton for 10 years and has a book of poetry called An Orator's Declamation of the Ghetto.  Martinez recently launched a national tour, and Community Voices producer Caressa Brown spoke with him about hip hop influenced his unique poetry and style.

Military
10:44 am
Sun November 13, 2011

Local Veterans' Stories Featured in Comic Book Project

A small group of veterans has been getting some extra attention lately.  Their stories have been made into a comic book.  WYSO’s Jerry Kenney reports on how it all started.

Charlie Bath enlisted in the Army in 1941, the day after Pearl Harbor.   For four years, he proudly served as a wire chief in the signal corps.  That job involved running telephone wire all over France and Germany.  Charlie was the guy who could climb, so that’s what he did – climbed poles, often checking for live wires by hitting them with a wrench.

Read more

Pages