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10:30 am
Mon June 11, 2012

WYSO Weekend: June 10, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 10, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Martine Meredith Collier from CultureWorks about a write-in campaign that resulted in Dayton being named the number 2 mid-sized city for the arts by American Style Magazine. 

-New Ohio Guide: A City of Neighborhoods – Ethnic Enclaves in Cleveland, by Karen Schaefer

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Around the Miami Valley
5:17 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Survey: Manufacturing Jobs in Dayton Remain Unfilled.

 

A recent survey conducted by MadeInDaytonBlog.Com indicates that many manufacturing jobs in the Dayton area remain unfilled, despite large numbers of people looking for work.

The blog was started back in December as a clearinghouse for local manufacturers to communicate needs and exchange ideas.  More than a hundred companies responded to the survey and said they have jobs that have remained unfilled – and many say the disconnect between available jobs and the unemployed comes down to skills. 

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Business & Technology
12:25 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Dayton Area Sees Job Growth From Last Year

The Dayton area added 48 hundred jobs during the past year. That’s from a report released this week by a national business journal called On Numbers. As WYSO’s Emily McCord explains, it’s the second year in a row of job growth.

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Business & Technology
7:35 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Bob Evans to Close 2 Ohio Plants, Invest in Texas

Bob Evans Farms Inc. says it will close two food production plants in Ohio next year and beef up its production at a Texas facility.

 The Ohio-based restaurant and food company plans to shut down plants in Springfield and Bidwell in southern Ohio next summer as it focuses on convenience foods, packaged side dishes and other higher-growth opportunities.

The move will mean over 50 jobs lost in Springfield and will affect about 110 employees overall. The company says it will try to place some of them in other jobs with Bob Evans.

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Politics
5:45 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

PoliticsOhio: Prof Says 'Right-to-Work' Law Means More Money for Workers

Ellen Belcher, who's filling in for Emily McCord, interviews Richard Vedder, the author of a new study advocating that Ohio become a "right to work" state. Next year Ohioans could vote on whether employers can require their workers to join a union to get and keep their jobs.

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