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7:35 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Ohio Airline Adding 900 Jobs

Vandalia-based PSA Airlines will soon be in the market for hundreds of new employees.  President Keith Houk says the regional carrier is adding more than 900 jobs in Dayton, Akron, Charlotte and Knoxville.

“It’ll include pilots, flight attendants, mechanics, general office workers, dispatchers and just a variety of employees,” says Houk.

Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Conrad's Corner: December 12, 2013

Conrad Balliet reads two winter poems by David Petreman.

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Politics
7:41 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Bipartisan Budget Deal Curbs Sequestration, But Still Hits Federal Employees

Rep. Mike Turner (R-10th) spoke last month on the possible impacts of sequestration.
Credit Lewis Wallace / WYSO

Dayton-area leaders are breathing sighs of relief as the proposed budget deal in Congress appears to be ending the across-the-board cuts known as sequestration.

“This deal would prevent the sequester for a 2-year period, and it also would give certainty to the Department of Defense,” said Rep. Mike Turner of Ohio’s 10th district. He’s relieved by the outcome after a year of belt-tightening for lots of government bodies, including the Pentagon. With the proposed deal the Pentagon avoids $20 billion in would-be sequestration cuts.

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Music
5:00 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Vaughn & Co. Live on Kaleidoscope

Already mainstays in the Cincinnati music scene, Vaughn & Co. are poised to make their Dayton debut this weekend at the Oregon Express.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about their journey as a band so far and their plans for 2014.

Vaughn & Co. perform at the Oregon Express on Saturday, December 14th with The New Old-Fashioned and Paige & the Bel-Airs.

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Arts & Culture
4:45 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Sherman Andrus To Star In 2013 Production of Nativity

Nativity The Pop Opera returns to the Miami Valley this holiday season.  This year's production features new choreography and will star legendary gospel singer Sherman Andrus.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Andrus about his musical legacy and with Nativity's co-creator J. Todd Anderson about this year's production.

Nativity the Pop Opera will be performed December 12-14 at the Beavercreek Church of the Nazarene and on December 15 at The Gathering in Centerville.

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