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Around the Miami Valley
9:17 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Young House in Wilberforce Now National Monument

Col. Charles Young House in Wilberforce, Ohio.
Credit Public Domain

In 1974, the Col. Young House in Wilberforce, Ohio was named a national landmark. Today, March 25th, 2013, it received an even higher honor; The home now stands as a national monument. 

In a closed ceremony, President Barack Obama used executive authority to designate five new national monuments. Using powers given to him under the Antiquities Act of 1906, the President issued protections for 5 "historic or ecologically significant sites around the country" - including the Col. Charles Young House.  

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Around the Miami Valley
11:41 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Senators Introduce Charles Young House legislation

The Wilberforce home of one of the most significant figures in African-American history is being considered for incorporation into the National Park System. The Charles P. Young house might soon get that honor.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:35 am
Mon February 25, 2013

WYSO Weekend: February 24, 2013

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for February 24, 2013, including the following stories:

-Emily McCord speaks with Columbus Dispatch reporter Jessica Worman about the latest news on the looming sequester cuts.

- Jerry Kenney reports on the City of Riverside's lawsuit regarding income tax and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Employees

-Wayne Baker reports on student and faculty protests at Wilberforce University.

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Education
1:25 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Planned Protest Held at Wilberforce University

Faculty members at the Wilberforce rally.
Credit Wayne Baker / WYSO

Several members of the Wilberforce University faculty along with nearly 100 students held a rally Tuesday morning to protest several ongoing issues with the school’s administration.  The faculty is asking Wilberforce President Patricia Hardaway to step down and for the Board of Trustees to disband.

Students gathered were chanting, "Hardaway must go, Hardway must go, no Board of Trustees, no Board of Trustees," at the rally, which was held at the school's Alumni Multiplex.
 

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Commentary
4:58 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

What's Great in Dayton: February 8 - 14, 2013

Paul Laurence Dunbar

African Children's Choir will offer a concert tonight at Covenant Presbyterian Church, Springfield at 7:00pm.  Come and experience a performance that shows the beauty, dignity and potential of each African child! The African Children's Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dance.

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