Wright State students line up to ask questions during a student-government-sponsored townhall meeting ahead of the planned faculty strike.
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Wright State Faculty Union Strike: What Students Should Know

Wright State University’s faculty union is preparing for a campus-wide strike next week. The strike by more than 500 union members is set to begin Tuesday. And Wright State students -- many of whom just returned last week for the spring semester -- are concerned about how the strike could affect them.

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hospital room at the Medical Center at Elizabeth Place

Medical Center at Elizabeth Place Facing Possible Closure

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Poor Will's Almanack: January 22 - 28, 2019

By this point in January, enough small changes have accumulated, in spite of the severe weather, to move the season into Late Winter, the anteroom to Early Spring, growing the birdsong that will fill the mornings of March, rousing small mammals to courtship. Now comes the close of windfall seding. The red honeysuckle berries have long ago fallen or been taken by birds. The orange fruit of the evergreen winterberry has completed its planting. Hawthorn berries give way. Overwintering robins eat...

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After nearly 50 years on the air at WYSO, the Duffee brothers are giving up their weekly radio gig, A Country Ramble (you'll still hear them from time to time helping out with other shows)


Conrad's Corner: January 21, 2019

17 hours ago

Anna Cates reads her poem, "The Second Coming"

The head of the Ohio realtors' association says the partial shutdown of the federal government is making it harder for prospective homebuyers to get a loan. 

When it comes to financing a home purchase, roughly 1-in-5 buyers rely on the help of an FHA loan, which is basically a mortgage that's insured by the Federal Housing Administration. But since the partial government shutdown went into effect, delays in the approval process are starting to stack up, said Anjanette Frye, President of Ohio REALTORS.

Conrad's Corner: January 20, 2019

Jan 20, 2019

Conrad Balliet reads Marian Schwilk-Thomas' poem "Lightning Strikes Touchdown Jesus"

Antioch Word Alumni Stories: Bob Peters, Class Of '66

Jan 19, 2019

During Antioch College's 2018 Reunion, alumni visited the WYSO studios and shared their stories with current Antioch students, fellow alumni, and WYSO staff members. This edition of the Antioch Word features alumnus Bob Peters, class of 1966. Bob Peters graduated Antioch College as a physics major, and has worked for NASA for the past 18 years. WYSO Miller Fellow Rachel Isaacson spoke with Bob about his interest in physics and today’s latest theories and findings in astronomy and quantum mechanics.

Conrad's Corner: January 19, 2019

Jan 19, 2019

Herb Martin reads his poem, "My Mother At The End Of Her Days."

Conrad's Corner: January 18, 2019

Jan 18, 2019

Matthew Birdsall reads his poem, "Loveseat"

Fish Fry! Don’t miss the fun, Big Cash Raffle,  Silent Auction, Casino Games, Cards, & the 50/50 split the pot raffle! This Fish Fry and more is tonight 7pm to midnight at St. Albert The Great in Kettering.

This week's theme is "WHADDYA KNOW?". We'll be spinning tunes about knowledge and the lack of it, from Prince Buster, Fats Waller, Young MC, Amy Winehouse, Ozzy, and a whole mess of others, so put on your thinking caps.

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Dayton housing officials say the government shutdown has stalled critical affordable housing development in the city.

Among the federal agencies closed by the shutdown is the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the agency that distributes funds for states' low-income housing programs, including the rental voucher program commonly known as Section 8. 

Conrad's Corner: January 17, 2019

Jan 17, 2019

Audrey Hackett reads her poem "Maine Circa 1984"