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Environment
10:54 am
Mon October 31, 2011

Ohio steps up abandoned mine cleanup program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio program that cleans up after abandoned coal mines plans to undertake 53 projects next year, nearly three times as many as in 2007.

The Columbus Dispatch reports Monday that the work to restore land and streams is being expanded thanks to more federal money. A change in the formula for dividing coal company taxes among the states has increased Ohio's share, from $7.5 million in 2007 to $18.4 million for next year.

Around the Miami Valley
10:36 am
Mon October 31, 2011

WYSO Weekend: October 30, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for October 30, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews local lung cancer survivor Sara Jane Whitlock and Suzanne Albers from Free to Breathe Dayton

-Antioch Writers' Workshop Faculty Reading: Matthew Goodman

-In honor of Halloween, 3 scary stories from local horror hosts originally featured on the Halloween episode of Kaleidoscope

 

Health
12:00 am
Mon October 31, 2011

Radio Rounds: Zombie MD

Hosts John Corker and Casey McCluskey speak with special guest, Dr. Steven Schlozman, the world’s foremost authority on Zombie neurobiology.  Dr. Schlozman is a clinical psychologist, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School, and an expert on the inner workings of the living dead.

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Arts & Culture
10:34 am
Sun October 30, 2011

Antioch Writers' Workshop Faculty Reading: Matthew Goodman

Matthew Goodman

Continuing our series of faculty readings from this summer's Antioch Writers Workshop - Matthew Goodman's essays, articles and short stories have appeared in many publications including the Harvard Review and the Village Voice.  Here he reads from his forthcoming book, Ahead of Time: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World.

Politics
5:44 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Party Leaders In Ohio Spar Over Issue 2, Redistricting

In this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks to Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler. She interviewed the Ohio Democratic Party leader, Chris Redfern, and the Republican leader, Kevin DeWine. They discussed their views on Issue 2, the ballot referendum on collective bargaining in the state. DeWine and Redfern touch on the Republican proposed congressional district map and the Democrats effort to repeal it on next year's ballot. Kasler also reports on the campaign finance report released this week regarding spending on Issue 2 and what the numbers mean.

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