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WYSO Weekend: December 13, 2015

WYSO Weekend

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: The sweet sounds from Moriah Haven – She played live Wednesday night on Kaleidoscope and talked about her new EP, The Growth Project with Juliet Fromholt – We’ll play you part of that conversation. We’ll also talk to the designer and builder of a home in Lewisburg that produces as much energy as it uses. We’ve got Climate Commentary From Bob Brecha and Bill Felker with Poor Will’s Almanack. See full details below.

  • There are over twenty­eight thousand military Reservists in Ohio, yet the Reserves are a service option that often causes confusion to civilians. Our Veterans’ Voices series continues today with Marine Corp Reservist, and Wright State University student, Cody Stevens of Xenia, who talked to two fellow Marines about this problem. Veterans Voices is produced in collaboration with the Veteran and Military Center at Wright State University. Funding for this series comes from Ohio Humanities.
  • Jeffrey Testerman is a custom home builder and remodeler.  He designed and built a net-zero home that was featured in this year’s Homarama. A net-zero home is one that produces as much energy as it uses. Testerman says the house you’ll hear about next should actually produce more energy than it uses. You can find out more about homes like this one at hometrends.com.
  • The pictures of people fleeing chaos in the Middle East and risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea are disturbing. Do these image represent a view of the future? World leaders are meeting in Paris right now to try to prevent climate catastrophes that could push people out of their homes. Commentator Bob Brecha looks at the links between refugees and climate change during this week’s Climate Commentary. Brecha is a professor of Physics and Renewable and Clean Energy at the University of Dayton. He is Research Director of UD's Hanley Sustainability Institute and tweets at BobBrecha. For more stories and commentaries, visit our website, WYSO dot org.
  • Singer/songwriter Moriah Haven’s music is reminiscent of some heavy hitters in the music industry, Kate Bush and Tori Amos to name a few, and her music has electronic, and ambient elements. Her latest project is the EP The Growth Project and Wednesday night Moriah stopped by the YSO studios to talk about it with Juliet Fromholt.
  • Bill Felker and Poor Will's Almanack.

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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.