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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Tue June 7, 2011

Conrad's Corner: June 7, 2011

Conrad Balliet reads David Petreman's poem, "Walking With My Father."

Nature
11:48 am
Tue June 7, 2011

Poor Will's Almanack: June 7 - 13, 2011

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Poor Will’s Miami Valley Almanack for the third week of early summer.

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Politics
7:35 am
Tue June 7, 2011

Town Hall Meeting Focuses On Collective Bargaining Law

In Kettering Monday night, a town hall meeting on Senate Bill 5 brought both supporters and opponents together to discuss the legislation. The League Of Women Voters and Lift Dayton sponsored the event. About 250 people were in attendance. GOP State Senator Peggy Lehner was on hand to answer questions from the public along with union supporters from the city of Kettering. Republican house representative Jim Butler from the 37th district was also at the meeting.

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Books
1:35 pm
Mon June 6, 2011

Book Nook: Caleb's Crossing, by Geraldine Brooks

Geraldine Brooks has made a seemingly seamless transition from her previous career as a foreign correspondent to her present occupation of novelist.

Brooks visited the Book Nook in early September, 2001 to talk about her first historical novel "Year of Wonders." She returns to discuss her latest effort, "Caleb's Crossing." This book is based on the true story of a Wampanoag Indian who graduated from Harvard College during the 17th century.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:33 am
Mon June 6, 2011

WYSO Weekend: June 5, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 5, 2011 containing a wrap of the WYSO News Department's series, The New Face of Wright-Patt:

-BRAC: How It All Began, by Emily McCord

-BRAC’s Economic Potential, by Jerry Kenney

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