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  • House Speaker John Boehner takes the gavel from Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Jan. 6 at the start of the 114th Congress.

    They said it couldn't be done. And for more than a decade they were right.

    But on Thursday, staring at a deadline that could have disrupted health care to millions of seniors, the House got something done.

    It voted to fix the flawed formula for compensating doctors who provide services to patients under Medicare. But this time it wasn't just a patch for a few months or years — like the ones Congress has done 17 times since 2003.

  • Big Shelves Of Antarctic Ice Melting Faster Than Scientists Thought

    The Antarctic is far away, freezing and buried under a patchwork of ice sheets and glaciers. But a warming climate is altering that mosaic in unpredictable ways — research published Thursday shows that the pace of change in parts of the Antarctic is accelerating.
  • Think Nobody Wants To Buy Ugly Fruits And Veggies? Think Again

    Remember that old movie trope, in which the mousy girl who never gets noticed takes off her eyeglasses and — voila! — suddenly, everyone can see she was beautiful all along? Well, a similar sort of scenario is starting to play out in the world of produce in the U.S. (minus the sexist subtext).

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  • COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) took another step toward modernizing its billing process today by presenting its board of directors with a plan to offer flexible payment options for Ohio businesses. If approved by the board next month, businesses will be able to pay...

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  • Take Your Child to Work at YSU April 9

    On Thursday, April 9,  the faculty and staff at Youngstown State University are invited to bring their children to work!  The event is an educational day on campus, providing families a unique opportunity to heighten a child’s future aspirations in the workplace.  It also provides an opportunity to explore higher education first hand.  The theme this year is "Pete Loves the Circus!"  Activities include fun contests, food coupons, free giveaways, museum tours, planetarium shows, Maag Library activities, and Rec Center events.

    The Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Youngstown State University presents the Diversity Leadership Dinner and Scholarship Benefit Concert on March 27, at 8:00 p.m. at Stambaugh Auditorium. The event features Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., the 2011 Winner of "America's Got Talent."  

    Tickets are on sale now at Stambaugh Box Office at 330-259-0555.  For more information go to web.ysu.edu/dma.





    WYSU provides a Community Calendar page as a public service. You can now enter your event directly on our website. Everyone is welcome to submit events to the calendar, though not everyone's submission will be published or announced on air. We specialize in fine and performing art events, large community events, and YSU events.