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Miami Valley StoryCorps
9:00 am
Wed May 25, 2011

Anne Branning and Rani Deighe Crowe

“He was getting into trouble, he was drinking too much, and he made a decision to go into the Marine Corps.” “What do you think being in the Marines gave to David, did for him?” “A sense of accomplishment, a sense of purpose.”

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Nature
11:03 am
Tue May 24, 2011

Poor Will Almanack: May 24 – 30, 2011

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Flickr Creative Commons user lofaesofa

Poor Will’s Almanack for the first week of early summer.

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Books
1:57 pm
Mon May 23, 2011

Book Nook: Stan Musial - An American Life, by George Vecsey

George Vecsey has been writing about baseball for 50 years. When he was a kid Vecsey rooted for the Brooklyn Dodgers. The St. Louis Cardinals had a hitting star then, a fellow named Stan Musial. They called him "Stan the Man." Vecsey has fond memories of those Dodger/Cardinal games of the 1940's and '50's.

Vecsey's new biography of Musial reveals the story of Musial's humble origins in a steel mill town in Pennsylvania. We learn how Musial achieved fame yet never lost his sense of kinship with ordinary people.

PoliticsOhio
5:35 pm
Fri May 20, 2011

Poll Shows Ohioans Want A Repeal Of Collective Bargaining Law

In this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks with Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen to discuss the latest news on the effort to repeal the collective bargaining law. Also, Cohen dissects the results of several Quinnipeac polls this week that gauge how Ohioans feel about Senate Bill 5, the 2012 Senate Race, and the popularity of President Obama.

Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Thu May 19, 2011

Conrad's Corner: May 19, 2011

Conrad Balliet reads Maxine Skuba's poem, "My Place."

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