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Politics
5:45 pm
Fri January 28, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Local Congressman Gets To The Right Of The Republican Party

In this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks with Martin Gottlieb about the politics behind 4th district congressman Jim Jordan and local reaction to President Obama's State of the Union Address

Politics
5:31 pm
Tue January 20, 2009

Miami Valley Residents Observe the Inauguration

Inauguration festivities extend all over the country and the Miami Valley is no exception. Today people gathered at the C-Space in downtown Dayton as President Obama took his oath of office, and shared their thoughts on this new chapter in American History.

Interviews include: Shannon O'Neill, Amy Forsthoefel, Faye Johnson, and Andy Snow.

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Politics
7:25 am
Tue January 20, 2009

Students Reflect on Inauguration

As preparations were being made across the country for today's historic inauguration, kindergarten students at the Antioch School in Yellow Springs spent time discussing what it means to have a new President during class last week. WYSO's Emily McCord joined them in the conversation, and began by asking them what is most important to them about the inauguration.

Students featured: Timmy Bold, Eleanore Buehrig, Josephine HanJoseph Minde-Berman and Henry Wirrig.

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Education
4:19 pm
Tue September 9, 2008

Obama Gives Education Policy Speech in Dayton area

Barack Obama's education plan focused on raising expectations and resources for schools, bringing innovation to the classroom, and holding teachers, parents and the government accountable for their performance. One feature of the innovation plan includes doubling the funding for charter schools, in part to give parents more choices on where they will send their children.

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Politics
5:42 pm
Thu August 21, 2008

Ohio Delegate Discusses Convention Prep Process

First-time Democratic delegate Jerry Sutton started his journey to Denver back in January of 2008. He participated in a congressional district caucus in the 7th District of Ohio.

"Historically, our perception about what goes on at national conventions is viewed through the soda straw of the TV set, and the commentary that goes along with it. So I wanted to get involved," Sutton said.

Sutton was voted into his position at the caucus in January as a pledged delegate for Hillary Clinton. Each candidate for president receives several delegates, according to Sutton.

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