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Music
3:11 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Lab Partners Live on Kaleidoscope

A staple in the Dayton music scene, Lab Partners recently celebrated the release of Seven Seas, a new full length album.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talk about the evolution of their sound over the years and writing and developing Seven Seas.

Lab Partners will perform on May 28th at Peach's Grill in Yellow Springs.

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Arts & Culture
12:50 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Faith Morgan on the Passive House Revolution

Faith Morgan, director of Passive House Revolution

Filmmaker and board member of the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions, Faith Morgan came by the WYSO studios to talk about her newest documentary Passive House Revolution. Listen below to hear Faith explain what a passive house is, and the distinction between passive and passive solar. Faith also talks about global climate change and the effects that inefficient buildings have on our environment.

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WYSO Curious
6:00 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Who Put The 'GON' in Oregon? WYSO Curious Pronounces The Answer

Credit Jerry Kenney

Dayton’s Oregon Historic District has a controversial aspect to it: the sound of the word. Unlike the state of Oregon, the end of which is pronounced like “begin", the proper noun used by Daytonians is pronounced Oregon—with an ending that rhymes with John. Dayton resident Jesse Clark asked WYSO Curious—why?

Why is it called the OreGON District? Why don’t we pronounce it the same way people do in Oregon state?

Jesse says he’s been trying to answer the question for quite some time.

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Jobs
5:52 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Cincinnati Is Dayton's Savior, Says Economist Richard Stock

View of Cincinnati from the mouth of the Licking River. Economist Richard Stock says more and more people are taking the trip down I-75 for work.
Credit Robert S. Donovan / Flickr/Creative Commons

Ohio’s unemployment rate for April came out late last week, and it’s as low as it’s been since 2008 at 5.7 percent. It’s also nearly half a percent lower than the rate reported for March, despite relatively slow job growth.

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Environment
8:01 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Dayton's Rumpke Recycling Talks Expansion, Paper Cups

The Rumpke Recycling processing plant is increasing its capacity with an expensive upgrade.
Credit Lewis Wallace / WYSO

Rumpke Recycling is close to completing a major upgrade of its Dayton recycling plant this week. Rumpke takes in and processes about 350,000 tons of recycling per year in Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus and surrounding areas, from residential, commercial and municipal sources.

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