WYSO Weekend

Around the Miami Valley
12:53 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

WYSO Weekend: September 22, 2013

Springfield's Davey Moore Statue
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In this edition of WYSO Weekend...

In the news wrap, you’ll hear about steps WPAFB officials are taking in the wake of the Naval Base shootings in Washington D.C.

You’ll also hear the latest housing numbers for the Dayton region, including 6500 vacant and blighted structures in the city that still need to come down.  In the last few years, national and state programs have been helping cities like Dayton tear down these homes, but those funding sources may be drying up. 

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Around the Miami Valley
10:29 am
Mon September 16, 2013

WYSO Weekend: September 15, 2013

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In this edition of WYSO Weekend, first, our news wrap: The federal health care marketplace is set to open Oct. 1, and Ohio organizations are scrambling to prepare. WYSO’s Lewis Wallace Reports.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:48 pm
Sun September 8, 2013

WYSO Weekend: September 8, 2013

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On today’s program...

Emily McCord reports on Unmanned Aerial Systems. UAS, was the focus of an informational meeting Wednesday in Xenia. Ohio has partnered with Indiana and applied to become one of six national centers for unmanned systems and Congressman Mike Turner with the Dayton Development Coalition held the meeting to build awareness about what UAS could bring to Ohio.

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Arts & Culture
11:49 am
Mon July 22, 2013

WYSO Weekend: July 21, 2013

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In this month’s SOCHE Talks - Wittenberg University professor Tammy Proctor speaks about The Myth of the Female Spy. You’ll hear about an art exhibit featuring the works of Military veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

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Arts & Culture
2:20 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

WYSO Community Voices: Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner Remembered

One week ago, Ohio Players frontman and virtuosos guitarist Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner passed away from cancer. He was 69. Bonner co-wrote and sang lead vocals on the Ohio Players biggest hits; Fire, Love Rollercoaster and Skin Tight. WYSO Community Voices producer Basim Blunt has put together this remembrance for this world famous Dayton musician.

For more information on tribute concerts and memorials being planned to honor the music and legacy of Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner, visit the WYSO Boogie Nights page on facebook. 

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