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7:08 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Dayton Bus Driver Fired For Feigning Attack

RTA bus driver, Ricky Wagoner has been fired from his job. Earlier this year, Wagoner told authorities he was attacked by three black men at a stop in Dayton. He also told police he was stabbed and shot at as he fought back against his attackers. 

Dayton police have said the 49-year-old driver’s account wasn't supported by evidence and testing. The FBI also says its investigation of the case as a potential hate crime found no evidence.

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Education
7:02 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Wilberforce University Could Lose Accreditation

The agency responsible for accrediting schools in Ohio  has informed Wilberforce University that the school is in danger of losing its accreditation.  School officials believe it will be an uphill battle to fix the situation.

The Ohio Higher Learning Commission issued a "Show-Cause Order" letter to Wilberforce this week, which means the school must prove that its accreditation shouldn't be removed.

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Music
3:52 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Home Free Live on Excursions

Home Free performing in the WYSO studios
Credit Jerry Kenney / WYSO

Home Free are an a cappella group that won season 4 of NBC's Sing Off, but the group has been around for nearly 14 years.  The members of Home Free visited the WYSO studios ahead of a local performance and spoke with Music Director Niki Dakota about their history, their sound and their television experience.

Home Free will perform tonight at Wright State University's Apollo Room.

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Commentary
12:15 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: June 27 - July 3, 2014

Ricky Nye will perform at Gilly's on Saturday night.

Lots of things going on for our last weekend of June!

Hillary Rodham Clinton will be at Books & Co. tonight at 7 pm to sign her book, Hard Choices. The memoir is an account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as America's 67th Secretary of State.

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WYSO Curious
6:13 am
Fri June 27, 2014

What Is The Economic Impact Of Street Fairs? WYSO Curious Hits The Pavement

Yellow Springs resident Joseph Minde-Berman (right) plays music at street fairs for spare cash. He has made as much as $300 in a day playing music. He's pictured with his friend Corbin Rogers, also of Yellow Springs.
Credit Lewis Wallace / WYSO

Strawberries, sauerkraut, asparagus, popcorn, beans, bacon and moonshine—aside from usually being edible, what do they all have in common?

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