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WYSO Weekend: November 2, 2014

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Allen Kimbrough

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

  • As election day draws closer, several Clark County races have heated up. The race for a seat as a Clark County commissioner between incumbent Republican Rick Lohnes, who is one of two GOP members on the three person commission, and attorney David Herier, a Democrat, is one to watch closely, according to political analyst Rob Baker of Wittenberg University.
  • On Thursday, November 6th, Charles Phoenix will bring his Big Retro Slide show back to the Dayton Art Institute.  The show, which was previously here in 2012, highlights Americana as told through old kodachrome slides and modern photos of retro sites.  WYSO's Juliet Fromholt spoke with Charles Phoenix ahead of his visit to the Miami Valley. To hear an extended version of this interview, tune in to this week's edition of Kaleidoscope, Wednesday night beginning at 8pm on WYSO.
  • On Friday Evening, November 7 – Sunday, November 9, 2014, Yellow Springs, Ohio Glen Helen and other partners will host a Climate Solutions forum. We'll speak with Susan Jennings and Faith Morgan with the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions.
  • WYSO's Wyatt Souers talks with Antioch Students about their experiences at the People's Climate March in this month's edition of the Antioch Word podcast. The Word is a podcast made for the Antioch College community by Antioch students working at WYSO."
  • Should we be thinking about reserving spots for our great- grandchildren on glass-bottom boat tours of New Orleans and Manhattan? How much could sea-levels rise, and when? Could it reach Ohio? University of Dayton professor Bob Brecha takes a look at the extreme possibilities of sea-level rise in the future. Bob Brecha is a professor of the renewable and clean energy program at the University of Dayton. For more stories and commentaries, visit our website, WYSO dot org.

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Jerry Kenney was introduced to WYSO by a friend and within a year of first tuning in became an avid listener and supporter. He began volunteering at the station in 1991 and began hosting Alpha Rhythms in February of 1992. Jerry joined the WYSO staff in 2007 as a host of All Things Considered and soon transitioned into hosting Morning Edition. In addition to now hosting All Things Considered, Jerry is the host and producer of WYSO Weekend, WYSO's weekly news and arts magazine. He has also produced several radio dramas for WYSO in collaboration with local theater companies. Jerry has won several Ohio AP awards as well as an award from PRINDI for his work with the WYSO news department. Jerry says that the best part of his job is being able to talk to people in the community and share their experiences with WYSO listeners.