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Sarah Buckingham

This month is known to people around the world as "No-Shave November." It's a time to forgo the razor to raise money for charity and to make a point - facial hair is an option, even in the professional world. Here in Dayton a social club known as The Gem City Gentlemen of the Gilded Beard organized Ohio's first beard and mustache competition to cultivate a local appreciation of well-groomed facial hair.

In 2009, Governor Strickland named Dayton as the Ohio Aerospace Hub of Innovation-It was an effort to promote the aerospace research in the area and to create jobs. Now, GE Aviation is partnering with the hub. It's called the Electrical Power Integrated Systems Research and Development, or EPISCENTER. Its focus is on making power systems for hybrid and electric vehicles, electric ships and aircraft and smarter power grids.

Antioch University Seattle student, Pat Stell reflects on her early days as a carpenter's apprentice.

Antioch University Seattle's B.J. Bullert interviews Gilda Sheppard, a filmmaker and sociologist, who will be teaching Communication Across Cultures at Antioch University Seattle this winter. Gilda Sheppard is a filmmaker, sociologist and professor who specializes in social justice.

In this interview with Antioch University Seattle's B.J. Bullert, Sheppard reflects on the nature of social justice and how people begin to embrace social justice ideals.

Antioch University Seattle student Patrick Gorman reads an essay about his experience serving in the Vietnam War.

Lame-duck Governor Strickland Still Has Work Ahead

Nov 19, 2010

Emily McCord speaks with Karen Kasler from Ohio Public Radio's Statehouse Bureau in this week's PoliticsOhio. Kasler discusses Strickland agenda until Kasich assumes the role of Governor and why we don't know who is applying for public office, per Kasich's resume request.

University of Dayton freshman Thomas DeCastra comes from a middle class family. His parents both work and have put Thomas and his siblings through college. He doesn't know what it's like to feel hungry or unable to pay his expenses. He's here at the poverty simulation to get a glimpse of how life could be if he wasn't so lucky.

"I'm kind of scared about what could happen and about how I'm going to feel to get turned down in situations that I've never been turned down in before," says DeCastra

Ohio State University has evacuated four buildings, including the main library, because of bomb threats e-mailed to the FBI. FBI spokesman Michael Brooks says the threat was sent to the bureau's Washington headquarters Tuesday morning.

Campus police say they were alerted shortly before 8:30 a.m. Tuesday that the threats involved the William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library and three laboratory buildings. All were evacuated. Students and faculty have been warned to stay out of the area.

Leadership Change May Affect Ohio Schools

Nov 12, 2010

For this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks with Dayton Daily News reporter Scott Elliot to discuss how Governor-elect John Kasich will approach education. Also, Elliot reports on school levy issues in the Miami Valley.

What The Change At The State House Means

Nov 5, 2010

The election is over and Republicans now hold all major statewide offices and both the house and senate. In this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks with Statehouse Bureau Chief, Karen Kasler, on what the change means for the state and what Governor Strickland may do in his final moments in office.

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