The Two-Way
11:27 am
Wed November 9, 2011

'This Is Only A Test;' National Alert System Gets Trial Run Today

Don't be alarmed at 2 p.m. ET today when broadcasters across the U.S., including NPR stations, take part in the first-ever nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System.

After all, as NPR's Brian Naylor reports for our Newscast Desk, "remember, this is only a test."

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11:19 am
Wed November 9, 2011

'Four The Record,' Lambert Comes To Terms With Herself

Miranda Lambert
Kevin Winter Getty Images

Four the Record is a transitional collection for Miranda Lambert. Her preceding three albums played up the idea of Miranda as a good ol' gal with an explosive emotional streak. You saw it in titles like "Kerosene," "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" and "Gunpowder and Lead." Four The Record is an album whose subtext is all about coming to terms with the expectations of her audience, and with her expectations for herself as a performer wanting to broaden her subject matter, to work in more varied styles.

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Election 2011
10:51 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Warren County Race and Levy Results


Race and levy results from Warren County. 



Carlisle Schools Income Tax (0.75% Current Expenses)

No 58% (1,749)

Yes 42% (1,280)



Franklin Twp. Seniors (0.25 Mill Renewal)

Yes 62% (5,155)

No 38% (3,159)


Hamilton Twp. Electric Aggregation

Yes 61% (5,154)

No  39% (3,254)


Lebanon Schools (3.78 Mill Additional)

Yes 51% (6,129)

No 49% (6,000)


Little Miami Schools (13.95 Mill Additional)

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It's All Politics
10:42 am
Wed November 9, 2011

In Ohio, Repeal Of Collective Bargaining Law Could Fuel Democrats For 2012

Originally published on Tue November 8, 2011 10:11 pm

Ohio voters have overturned Senate Bill 5, the controversial law that stripped public employees of their rights to collectively bargain, by a nearly two-to-one vote. The law, which was the centerpiece of Republican Gov. John Kasich's legislative agenda and passed by a GOP-dominated state legislature this spring, will no longer be on the books after Tuesday night's referendum vote.

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The Two-Way
10:25 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Penn State Coach Paterno Will Retire At End Of Season

Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.
Kevin C. Cox Getty Images

Originally published on Wed November 9, 2011 6:19 pm

Saying "I wish I had done more" about accusations that one of his former assistants had been sexually abusing young boys for more than a decade, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno just confirmed that he will retire at the end of this season.

The 84-year-old Paterno, who holds the record for most wins by a Division I coach, released this statement moments ago:

"I am absolutely devastated by the developments in this case. I grieve for the children and their families, and I pray for their comfort and relief.

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The Salt
10:18 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Giving Mini Burgers To Mice Reveals The Good And Bad Of Cooking Meat

Cooked meat may be humans' most efficient energy source.

Originally published on Wed November 9, 2011 3:19 pm

Ah, to be a Harvard laboratory mouse. The pay stinks, but the food is delish! Researchers at the venerable school have been serving lab mice tiny organic burgers made with meat from Savenor's Market, where Julia Child bought her steaks.

"It came out looking like a beautiful little mini hamburger," says Rachel Carmody, a graduate student in evolutionary biology at Harvard who cooked up the mini-burgers in Petri dishes.

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WYSO's coverage of the 2011 Election

Election 2011
9:42 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Champaign County Election Results

Election Results from Champaign County

Concord Twp. Fire and Ambulance (1 Mill Renewal)
Yes 69% (372 votes)
No 31% (170 votes)

Concord Twp. Roads and Bridges (2.5 Mill Renewal)
Yes 61% (332 votes)
No 39% (211 votes)

Goshen Twp. EMS (2 Mill Replacement)
Yes 58%    (368 votes)
No 42% (266 votes)

Johnson St. Paris Fire District (2.25 Mill Renewal)
Yes 61% (697 votes)
No 39% (442 votes)

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The Two-Way
9:20 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Top Stories: Cain Allegations, Penn State Scandal, 2011 Elections

Originally published on Wed November 9, 2011 9:37 am

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Election 2011
9:16 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Miami County Race Results


Race results for Miami County.


Bethel Twp. Trustee

Cliff Wray 56% (846)

Brian Swinderman 44% (750)


Bradford Mayor 

Dallas Weldy 56% (951)

Jeffrey Wirrig 44% (750)


Casstown Council

Thomas Millhouse 55% (73)

Louis Brown 45% (60)


Covington Mayor

Edward McCord 62% (448)

Kay McKinney 38% (280)


Fletcher Mayor

Danny McEowen 64% (95)

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