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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Review Board To Evaluate Active Shooter Incident, Response

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is launching a formal Incident Review Board to evaluate this month’s false alarm active-shooter incident .

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rolls of hay in a late summer field
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Poor Will's Almanack: August 14 - 20, 2018

Even though the summer may be hot and humid and seemingly endless, its stability is deceptive. Sometimes a cold front around August 10th is especially chilly, breaking the stagnation of the Dog Days. Sometimes leaf miners lace the locust trees, creating patches of gray and brown in the tree line. Sometimes a few maples turn red and stand out like the hand of October from all the other trees of August. Bird calls have changed during the past month, and the crickets and katydids are louder. The...

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Save The Date

WYSO's Community Concert: Sunday, September 9

Featuring Chris Smith, Tim Easton, and Kyleen Downes


Conrad's Corner: August 2, 2018

Aug 2, 2018

David Garrison reads his poem, "Langston Hughes"

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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base officials say there was no “real world” active shooter incident at the base Thursday afternoon. False reports of a shooter at the base's hospital situation triggered an hours long base-wide lockdown. 

The Typical Johnsons will release In Other Words later this summer.

The Typical Johnsons returned to the WYSO studios ahead of the release of their new album, In Other Words, for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album, their evolving sound and more.

The Typical Johnson will perform at Oscar's in Vandalia on August 17 and on August 23 at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

M. Ross Perkins will release his new EP later this summer.
Stephanie Baker

M Ross Perkins returned to the WYSO studios to preview tracks from his upcoming What Did You Do For Summer Break EP on Kaleidoscope.  He talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album, his evolving creative process and more.

M Ross Perkin's What Did You Do For Summer Break EP will be released digitally on August 31 on Sofaburn Records. He'll performed live on August 25 at The Comet in Cincinnati and on September 1 at Omega Music in Dayton.

President Trump is coming to Central Ohio to campaign for state Rep. Troy Balderson, with just days left before the August special election for the 12th Congressional District.

Ohio State University head football coach Urban Meyer has been placed on paid administrative leave amid an investigation into what Meyer knew about alleged abuse by an assistant coach.

More than 500 people have filed complaints of possible food-borne illness after eating at the Chipotle in Powell, one of whom filed a lawsuit against the chain on Tuesday.

Peter James returned to the program to talk about the latest installment in his series that features Detective Superintendent Roy Grace. Roy's beat is the seaside city of Brighton, England and as this story begins he's spending some time with his son Bruno. They are attending a soccer match at the new stadium. As the two are settling into their seats the ever observant Roy notices a young man who is sitting a few rows in front of them and in his view this fellow is exhibiting some peculiar behavior.

Senior Voices: Michael Whitlow

Aug 1, 2018
Michael Whitlow
Senior Voices

Michael Whitlow has some wise words for us all. He’s a 65 year old veteran of the Marines who’s raised his two nieces, and he plans to pass on his home to them some day. But as he told interviewer Alan Staiger, he’s in no hurry.


Alan Staiger (AS): Any other special words of wisdom you’d like to pass along?

DCDC dancers perform in the heart of downtown Dayton.
courtesy of the Downtown Dayton Partnership

Art in the City combines visual and performing arts, which will be highlighted throughout the downtown Dayton as a culmination of the DP&L Summer in the City series. The Downtown Dayton Partnership's Val Beerbower visited the WYSO studios to preview the event live on Excursions with Niki Dakota, who will emcee the Community Stage. 

Art in the City is Friday, August 3, 5-10p.m. throughout downtow Dayton. Learn more at: http://www.downtowndayton.org/things-to-do/summer-in-the-city/art-in-the-city/