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Michael Goldfarb was a second year student at Antioch College during the Kent State massacre.
courtesy of Michael Goldfarb

May 4th 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the Kent State massacre in Ohio. On that Monday, Michael Goldfarb was a second year student at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, a three hour drive from Kent.  By the end of the week he and hundreds of other college students, were being tear gassed in front of the White House, in Washington, DC.

WYSO's internet service provider will perform routine maintenance on Sunday, May 3 between 7am and 10am.  Our online stream may experience outages during this time. Thank you for your patience. 

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Tuesday, Nov. 5 is Election Day across Ohio. This year, Miami Valley voters will decide a number of city, village and township races, along with some school board races and local ballot issues.

How to participate:

Polls are open Tuesday from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

UPDATE: As of 12:30pm on Saturday, streaming has been restored for most users.  We're still diagnosing an issue with our streaming player in Safari on the iPhone, which we think is separate problem.  Thanks for your patience!We're receiving reports that WYSO's stream isn't working this morning.  We're aware of the problem and are working on a repair.  Thanks for your patience.

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Veteran journalist Cokie Roberts is being remembered in a funeral in Washington, D.C. She died on Tuesday at the age of 75.

Longtime WYSO Public Radio blues host Shakin’ Dave Hussong retired from his Sunday afternoon program at the end of July.   On Sunday, September 15, WYSO will air a special tribute honoring Hussong’s nearly 37 years on the air. You're invited to a special party at Yellow Cab Tavern, 700 E.

1920 Dayton Triangles, Photo created: December 31, 1919
Public Domain

The National Football League Foundation has announced it will install a new, professional quality artificial-turf field in Dayton's Kettering Field park.

WYSO's web stream is currently down due to a power outage in Yellow Springs that's also affecting our internet service provider.  Thanks for your patience. 

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Early and absentee voting begins Tuesday, April 9 for voters in some parts of the Miami Valley.

The May 7 Primary Election includes a number of school levies, including in Oakwood, Kettering and Beavercreek, where voters will consider a five-year, emergency 6.15 mill operating levy after a similar levy failed to pass in November.

In Dayton, there are five City Commission candidates vying in the May primary to appear on the November ballot.

To find out if there’s a Primary Election in your community, visit MyOhioVote.com.

WYSO's online stream is currently experiencing intermittent audio outages.  We're working with our stream provider to remedy this problem.  Thanks for your patience. 

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