Politics

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 29, 2012 including the following stories:

-Refugees Find A Place To Grow In Dayton, by Community Voices producer Tracy Staley

-New Ohio Guide: Birthplace of a President, by Meg Hanrahan

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Generation Opportunity president Paul Conway about the challenges many high school and college graduates are facing when trying to enter the job market

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 22, 2012 including the following stories:

-Superheroes Land at the Dayton Art Institute, by Juliet Fromholt

-Community Voices producer Susan Byrnes reports on a local premiere of the film Derby Baby

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Don Birdsall, president of the Dayton Tea Party about the group's latest activities.

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 15, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney spoke with Marcy Sidell of the Drug-Free Action Alliance about a new drop-box program in Ohio for prescription pills.

-Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen reports on the Ohio Attorney General's concern over prescription pill theft in the state's nursing homes.

-New Ohio Guide: Maria Stein, by Aileen LeBlanc

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 8, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Niki Dakota interviews Village Fam and beat-boxer Erratic about the Village Fam Summer in Yellow Springs.

-New Ohio Guide: Zane's Trace, by Scott Spears

-Wayne Baker interviews Yellow Springs resident Jonas Bender who was recently awarded a Congressional Gold Medal for his service as a Montford Point Marine.

WYSO Weekend: July 1, 2012

Jul 2, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 1, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Emily McCord speaks with local filmmakers Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert about their new film Sparkle which won the audience award for best short documentary at SilverDocs.

-Juliet Fromholt speaks with Brad Centers, one of the organizers of the Miami Valley Music Festival. 

-The latest installment of PoliticsOhio: National Debate Over Immigration Plays In Ohio, by Emily McCord

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 17, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Kay Reimers and Laurie Sparrow about an upcoming production of Our Town in Yellow Springs.

-New Ohio Guide: Where North Meets South, by San Handren

-Emily McCord speaks with Marsha Ryan, the owner of K's Hamburgers in Troy where Mitt Romney made a campaign stop on Sunday.

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 10, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Martine Meredith Collier from CultureWorks about a write-in campaign that resulted in Dayton being named the number 2 mid-sized city for the arts by American Style Magazine. 

-New Ohio Guide: A City of Neighborhoods – Ethnic Enclaves in Cleveland, by Karen Schaefer

Ellen Belcher, who's filling in for Emily McCord, interviews former U.S. Sen. George Voinovich. A self-proclaimed "deficit hawk," Voinovich is still preaching that the country needs to both cut spending and raise taxes. He has endorsed Republican Mitt Romney even though Romney supports extending the Bush tax cuts that Voinovich says are so unaffordable. Voinovich explains that contradiction. He also talks about the U.S. Senate race between Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and state Republican Treasurer Josh Mandel, a contest that is tightening according to the latest polls.

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