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Around the Miami Valley
10:09 am
Mon April 28, 2014

WYSO Weekend: April 27, 2014

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

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Commentary
12:15 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: April 25 - May 1, 2014

Hawthorn Hill
Credit courtesy of Dayton History

The Signature: A Poetic Medley Show, is tonight, 9:00p.m. at The Human Race. This live production has earned a reputation for being edgy, thought provoking, funny, engaging, sexy, racy, diverse and very spontaneous.

The Dayton Theatre Guild is doing AN INSPECTOR CALLS. A family is celebrating their daughter's betrothal and it is interrupted by a police inspector.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:21 am
Thu April 24, 2014

NAACP Speaks Out In Springfield Against Violent Crime

NAACP members pose with Springfield residents at a gun violence forum Wednesday.
Credit Wayne Baker / WYSO

The head of the Springfield Chapter of the NAACP held a press conference at City Hall Plaza Wednesday afternoon to discuss the recent shooting death of a Springfield High School Student.  The discussion ranged from gun control to better parenting.

The shooting death of 17-year-old student-athlete Jeffrey Wellington this week has shaken the community.

Springfield NAACP Chapter President, Denise Williams, told the crowd at City Hall that the gun violence has to stop and she recalled a saying used years ago aimed at parents who need to get more involved.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:44 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Clark County Murder Suspect Still At-Large

Springfield police are still looking for a 17-year-old Clark County man in connection with the murder of a Springfield High School student. Now, several law enforcement agencies have joined in the search for the suspect.

Jeffrey Wellington, a 17-year-old student-athlete, was shot and killed Sunday morning. Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Tyrin Hawkins who was also a student at Springfield High School.

US Marshals have joined the search for Hawkins, along with the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:30 am
Wed April 23, 2014

ReInvention Stories: Philipe Payne

Today on ReInvention Stories, we return to Trotwood to meet Philipe Payne. He had a successful career with Appleton Paper Company until he and most of his fellow workers were laid off two years ago. Now he's back in school training for a new career and pursuing a passion for making art.

Major funding for the second season of ReInvention Stories comes from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation with support from Wright State University CELIA fund, the Yellow Springs Community Foundation and Antioch College.

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