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    Farewell from Ray of Car Talk

    On September 30th, 2017, WYSU will air Car Talk for the final time. A staple of WYSU's schedule for decades, Car Talk has enjoyed success unlike any other public radio program both on WYSU and stations around the country.

    Car Talk host, Ray Magliozzi, bids a very fond farewell to the program's loyal listeners:

  • Costa Rica

    Go to Costa Rica with WYSU

    WYSU is headed to Costa Rica and you're invited! Visit breathtaking tropical landscapes and exciting urban cityscapes with the very best of company on this 9-day tour directed by a professional guide from our partners, GoAhead Tours.

  • WYSU group dining at La Contessa Giovanna's Casa Bianca, Sicily

    From Barbara Krauss -- A Favorite Recipe from the Sicily Tour

    On one sunny day of our tour, the WYSU travelers were invited to share an afternoon meal on a huge rustic estate called Casa Bianca, located in a fertile and picturesque part of Sicily. Casa Bianca is owned and run by a Sicilian contessa. The Contessa graciously prepared a fabulous feast for us, showcasing many delectable items grown on her own land. The meal was magnificent!

  • The "Y" -- YSU logo

    WYSU-FM Open Meeting Policy

    The Youngstown State University's Board of Trustees is WYSU-FM's supervisory board. The Board's general meetings and Institutional Engagement Committee Meetings address WYSU business. These meetings are open to the public.

    The WYSU Advisory Board meetings are also open to the public.

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National Public Radio

  • A<em> Village Voice</em> newspaper stand lays on the ground next to garbage in New York City's East Village on Tuesday. <em>The</em> <em>Village Voice</em>, one of the oldest and most well-known of the alternative weekly newspapers in the U.S., announced that it will no longer publish a print edition.

    New Yorkers Mourn End Of An Era As 'Village Voice' Ceases Print Edition

    You can swipe. You can scroll. But New Yorkers will no longer be able to flip through The Village Voice. This week, the legendary alternative weekly announced that it's ending its free paper version.

    In a press release distributed Tuesday, the publication said it plans to maintain its digital platform and continue to host events, but will no longer be printing paper copies. The Voice had been in print for more than six decades, and recently had a distribution of some 120,000 copies each week.

  • FACT CHECK: 10 Statements From Trump's Phoenix Speech

    At a campaign rally in Phoenix on Tuesday, President Trump made news by slamming Republican senators, praising controversial former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and blasting the news media.
  • Are You Ready Yet To Accept Donald Trump For Who He Is?

    President Trump led an incendiary rally at which he ripped at cultural divides, played to white grievance, defended himself by stretching the truth or leaving out key facts, attacked members of his own party and the media, played the victim and threatened apocalyptic political consequences...

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The Business Journal

  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University today reported that its freshman class of 2,301 students is up nearly 5% from last year and is the fourth largest in the last 26 years. The freshman class also sets all-time highs for average ACT standardized test scores and high school grade point...
     
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority is in the process of buying a downtown building, selling another near the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, and moving toward arbitration with the passenger carrier that pulled out of airport a year ago. This morning, the port authority...
     
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority is in the process of buying a downtown building, selling another near the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, and moving toward arbitration with the passenger carrier that pulled out of airport a year ago. This morning, the port authority...
     

Writer's Almanac

  • Choose Something Like a Star by Robert Frost

    O Star (the fairest one in sight),
    We grant your loftiness the right
    To some obscurity of cloud—
    It will not do to say of night,
    Since dark is what brings out your light.
    Some mystery becomes the proud.
    But to be wholly taciturn

Composer's Datebook

  • Hadley, Thompson, et. al. in the Berkshires

    Tanglewood is one of America's most famous summer-time classical music festivals, and can boast a long and impressive list of premieres and performances by famous American composers and conductors. It takes place each year around this time in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts.