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    WYSU Advisory Board Meeting

    The next WYSU-FM Advisory Board Meeting will be held on Thursday, Aprtil 27th, at 4:00 pm, in the WYSU Conference Room in Melnick Hall on the YSU campus. The meeting is open to the public.

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    Thanks to All of Our Members!

    Thanks so much to the 943 people who pledged during our just completed listener-friendly spring membership drive. 93 of you are new members! With your help we raised $129,688 for local public radio.

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    Threat to CPB Funding in the News Again

    It's interesting, and somewhat ironic, that 2017 is the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Public Broadcasting Act and the creation of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. In his remarks at the time, President Lyndon B. Johnson said, "It announces to the world that our nation wants more than just material wealth; our nation wants more than a 'chicken in every pot.' We in America have an appetite for excellence, too. While we work every day to produce new goods and to create new wealth, we want most of all to enrich man's spirit. That is the purpose of this act."

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    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.

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    Donate the old car that is close to your heart!

    Your car has been good to you, so why not let it be good to someone else? By donating it through the Car Talk Vehicle Donation Program you will help the station pay for the programs you love!

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    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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    Opera Fundraiser is May 19 at Stambaugh

    WYSU is a sponsor for the Spring Opera Cabaret, a fundraising event for our loyal underwriter Opera Western Reserve. The Cabaret will take place in the Tyler Grand Ballroom, Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, on May 19, at 7 pm.  The stars of OWR productions past and present will entertain guests, performing arias as well as more mainstream numbers.

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National Public Radio

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    NSA To Limit Some Collection Of Internet Communication

    The National Security Agency is scaling back the way it spies on some communications over the Internet.

    The NSA says it discovered what it called "lapses" in compliance with U.S. law.

    They're called "about" communications: The NSA not only watches messages traveling to and from a foreign target, but those that mention one.

    That can mean the NSA sometimes sweeps up data from Americans without a warrant. In the past, officials said the spy agency was still mindful of citizens' privacy.

  • U.S. Supply Of Yellow Fever Vaccine Will Run Out By Midsummer

    Come July, the yellow fever vaccine could be tough to find. So, if you're traveling this summer to a place with the disease, you probably want to schedule a trip to a clinic sooner rather than later, the Centers for Diseases for Control and Prevention tells NPR. "Take heed...
  • Tutu Protests And Parties Break Out In Wyoming Over Senator's Remark

    A week after Sen. Mike Enzi told high school students that a man who wears a tutu to a bar "kind of asks for" a fight, his constituents in Wyoming are wearing tutus to school and work — and, yes, to bars — on Friday. Enzi has apologized for his "poor choice of words."

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The Business Journal

  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Carl Nunziatio, then a captain in the U.S. Army, was preparing to give a speech to a group of noncommissioned officers. Before he spoke, his top sergeant advised him to weigh his words carefully, telling him to look at the group of 50 men. Every sergeant and corporal he was about...
  • AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – “Keep It Local Austintown” will mark its one-year anniversary Tuesday with networking opportunities for local businesses and community organizations. The event takes place at 6 p.m. at Paladin Brewing, 6520 Mahoning Ave. “The mission of Keep it Local Austintown is to bring...
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – General Motors Co. reported a record first-quarter revenue of $41.2 billion, or $1.70 per diluted share, a 10.6% jump from the first quarter last year. The company also set a record for revenue from its North American market as it increased 10.7% to $29.3 billion. “Our first-...

Writer's Almanac

  • Greeting to Spring (Not Without Trepidation) by Robert Lax

    Over the back of the Florida basker,
    over the froth of the Firth of Forth,
    Up from Tahiti and Madagascar,
    Lo, the sun walks north.

Composer's Datebook

  • Meyerbeer's "African Maid"

    On today's date in 1865, the hottest ticket in Paris was for the premiere of Giacomo Meyerbeer's long-awaited grand opera "L'Africaine," or "The African Maid," at the Paris Opera. And when I say "long-awaited," I mean long-awaited.