WYSO Weekend

Sunday, 10-10:30am

Every Sunday morning on WYSO Weekend host Jerry Kenney brings you the news of issues, interviews, arts and cultural events from across the Miami Valley.  WYSO Weekend is WYSO's Radio Magazine.
 

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: Miami Valley StoryCorps, a new bike-share program for downtown Dayton, and a discussion on affordable housing in Yellow Springs.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: Rediscovered Radio and Community Voices. Plus we’ll hear about a possible shared space in downtown Dayton that would give residents access to high tech digital equipment, and a documentary film making it’s debut in Dayton next week. See full program details below.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: Dayton Youth Radio and more from our Veteran’s Voices series. We’ll here from a visiting professor at Antioch College who will talk about recent waves of children crossing the US border from Central America. And you'll hear from a Dayton man who shared a close bond with three Muslim American college students shot and killed in Chapel Hill, North Caroline earlier this month.  See full program details below.

Our features include Miami Valley StoryCorps and Dayton Youth Radio. Community Voices producer Pam Ferris-Olson looks back on the life of Daytonian and Gospelaires lead singer, Paul Arnold. And we’ll hear about an expanded exhibit at the Air Force Museum featuring the Tuskegee Airmen and their role in the Second World War. 

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In this edition of WYSO Weekend: WYSO Archives Fellow Jocelyn Robinson offers up rare recordings of former Antioch College President, Authur Morgan.  You’ll also hear a first hand account of the 1942 raid on Tokyo, Japan, from Doolittle Raider Lt. Col. Edward J. Saylor who died on Wednesday. Also in the program, Miami Valley StoryCorps - today, a mother and Daughter share memories of a father and grandfather, and of Iran. Story details below.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: We’ll here about proposed changes by the US Food and Drug Administration to end the life-time ban on gay men donating blood. And later in the program our Veterans Voices series continues as we learn about Army veteran 93 year old Jim Martin who parachuted into Normandy this year to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Jeremy Dobbins has that story. We’ll begin with a conversation with a Waynesville mom who’s son was brutally murdered almost a year ago, and find out how she’s coping. See full program details below.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: You’ll hear from a Dayton Police officer who wants to help ease tensions that have surfaced after a year of officer-involved shootings of black men.  We’ve got a rundown of MLK events being held over the next week in the Miami Valley, and we'll hear from Community Voices producer Renee Wilde.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: We’ll learn about the Montgomery County Veterans Treatment Court – that’s coming up in our Veterans Voices series.  And we’ll talk with Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl – first a quick conversation about The city’s decision to alter its traffic photo enforcement program – then we’ll see what’s happened with Dayton Police since a 2008 Dept. of Justice lawsuit accused them of discriminatory hiring practices.  You'll find the full program details below.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: Climate Commentary with Bob Brecha.  In Miami Valley StoryCorps you’ll hear from an 11 year-old girl with Leukemia as she talks with her mom about how the family is coping. And in the Antioch Word – Wyatt Sours reports that the Antioch College Wellness Center is considering instituting women’s only hours at the facility.

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