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7:59 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Conrad's Corner: April 7, 2014

Conrad Balliet reads Herb Martin's poem, "Ballad"

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The Antioch Word
4:27 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Bridging the Gap: Bringing the Past into the Present

The WYSO Archives
Credit Zeb Reichert

Public broadcasting stations like WYSO have large libraries of stories that aired years ago, but often that audio can't be accessed because the archives are on tape, a format most stations aren't using regularly. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, in cooperation with WGBH Boston and the Library of Congress, decided that it was time to bridge that technological gap.

Zeb Reichert spoke with Karen Cariani of WGBH and Neenah Ellis of WYSO to learn more about this national undertaking known as the American Archive project

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Around the Miami Valley
10:35 am
Mon April 7, 2014

WYSO Weekend: April 6, 2014

Credit National Weather Service

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

  • On April 3rd, l974 people in Xenia saw black smoke rising, like a wall.... And then the wall started turning, in slow motion. And they knew what was coming.... This week WYSO rembered the 74 tornado with eyewitness accounts from survivors. Our week long series, “Remembering the Xenia Tornado: 40 years Later,” produced by Community Voices producer Alan Staiger with audio collected from the Greene County Public Library oral history project is presented here in its entirety. 

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Politics
6:17 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Groups Call On Turner To Help Renew Emergency Unemployment

Sen. Rob Portman, Republican of Ohio, has been a key swing vote in the Senate's unemployment compensation proposals in recent months.
Credit WYSO

Several Dayton groups are asking Congressman Mike Turner of Ohio’s 10th district to help renew emergency unemployment benefits. A bipartisan Senate bill expected to pass this week has found little support in the House.

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Statewide News
6:04 am
Mon April 7, 2014

New Language For Same-Sex Marriage Amendment

The group that’s pushing a same-sex marriage amendment in Ohio says it’s retooling the language because of concerns about religious institutions.

Ian James of Freedom Ohio says language about recognition of same-sex marriages by religious institutions has been taken out, and that the group will start circulating the new petitions as soon as possible. But he says they still have the signatures they need to put the original issue on the ballot with a filing deadline of July 2.

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