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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."

The Economy
5:10 pm
Thu May 19, 2011

Cycling Summit Touts The Economics Of Cycling

The second Miami Valley Cycling Summit takes place Friday. This focus of this year's event is the economic impact of cycling in a community. According to the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission, the bike trails in the region attract 1 million visitors, and those people spend 16 million dollars on goods and services related to their use of the trails every year. Andy Williamson is organizing the event, and he says communities also see a ripple effect when they include cycling in their economic plan.

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Miami Valley StoryCorps
9:00 am
Wed May 18, 2011

Wayne Baker & David Fogerty

"I can’t imagine one kid having a negative thing to say about their experience at Burkes' Barbershop…”

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