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.
 

On this WYSO Weekend:  Dayton City Commissioner Jeffrey Mims Jr. shares his thoughts on a plan we told you about last week that would merge the Montgomery County and City of Dayton governments.  Later in the program we’ll hear from the director of a program designed to get fathers back into the lives of their children and we’ll meet one father who going through that process now. See full details below.

On today’s program, WYSO’s occasional Arts Series – Culture Couch.  Today we’ll  hear about a unique art studio in Springfield and the work they’re doing. We’ll also hear the first story in season two of Dayton Youth Radio. Also on today’s program, poet, educator, and activist, Sonia Sanchez. Finally, WYSO Music Director, Niki Dakota, is back with a few guests from Excursions this week to tell us about an upcoming charity event where participants duke it out for a good cause. See full details below.

On today’s WYSO Weekend we’ve got Culture Couch – this week Lauren Shows looks at the Victoria Theatre as it celebrates 150 years. Community Voices Producer, Jason Reynolds, continues his report on Vietnam Veteran turned anti-war protester Barry Romo in Rediscovered Radio, and WYSO Music Director, Niki Dakota, talks TechFest with her special guest on Excursions.

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Coming up in today’s program –  we’ll talk about the water crises in Flint, Michigan, and the water that inspired a village name; Yellow Springs. We'll also hear how Ohio could be changing the way it calculates child support payments. Full details below.

Coming up in today’s program – If you’ve ever wondered why WYSO’s signal tends to drop out in certain areas of the Miami Valley, we’ve got the answer for you – and a solution to the problem. We'll also recap some of the week's big stories from around the state.  Full details below.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: The legacy of slain civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Today, you’ll hear WYSO listeners and supporters recite Dr. King’s famous I have a Dream speech. WYSO’s Lewis Wallace has some local reaction to President Barack Obama’s recent executive actions on gun control, and we’ll talk to Dayton Daily news reporter, Josh Sweigart about a state investigation of Wright State University. See full program details below.

Happy New Year to all our listeners! In this edition of WYSO Weekend, we have a couple of year end reports on state issues From Ohio Public Radio. Also, Wright State student, Matt Bauer has today’s Veterans’ Voices story. And later in the program, Bob Brecha has this week’s climate commentary. See full details below.

Thanks for joining us on WYSO Weekend – On today’s program, we offer more holiday wishes from WYSO friends and family members. In this week’s Culture Couch you’ll meet a man in perpetual motion—not sure what that means? Stay tuned to find out. We’ve got Bill Felker with Poor Will’s Almanack and WYSO’s Lewis Wallace will introduce us to a new series of stories coming your way in 2016. See full details below.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: We’ll introduce you to the folks operating Matthew’s Closet in Dayton. It’s a free clothing ministry serving those in need.  We’ve also got Veterans Voices and WYSO’s Lewis Wallace takes up to the rolling Appalachian foothills south of Chillicothe, in Pike County—it’s one of the poorest areas in the state. Lewis will report on how things could get worse for this community. See the full details below.

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