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    Fall 2016 Fund Drive Results

    Thanks so much to the 1013 people who pledged during our just completed listener-friendly fall membership drive, of whom 96 of are new members! With your help we raised $120,536 for local public radio.

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    WYSU is Headed to Sicily!

    WYSU's next travel destination is Sicily and you're invited!

  • Car Talk hosts, brothers Ray and Tom Magliozzi

    End of the Road for Car Talk

    The ever-popular program Car Talk has a long tradition on the air at WYSU and on public radio across the country – but that will come to an end this fall. After September 30, 2017, weekly production of the Best of Car Talk programs will end.

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    Shop Amazon All Year and Support WYSU

    Everybody wins when you shop at Amazon via wysu.org.Visit Amazon through the WYSU website, make a purchase, and a portion of that purchase will benefit the station -- with no additional cost to you.  Simply start at wysu.org and click on support. That's where you will find the Amazon link.

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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.

  • City Club event flier for November

    Second Event for City Club Focuses on Election and Impact

    The City Club of the Mahoning Valley is holding their second event on Monday, November 14.  Like the launch event in September, this City Club meeting will be held at Stambaugh Auditorium and follow a similar format.

Top National News Stories

National Public Radio

  • Chicago Cubs Beat The Cleveland Indians 5-1 In Game 2 Of The World Series

    Updated at 11:30 p.m. ET The Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 in Game 2 of the World Series. The best-of-seven Series is tied one game apiece as the action moves to Chicago for Game 3 on Friday. Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta disarmed the Indians' batters, holding them hitless until...
  • WikiLeaks Reveals Clinton Aides Knew They Had An Email Problem On Their Hands

    Hillary Clinton's campaign has been dealing with the fallout from her choice to use a private email server while secretary of state since before there was even officially a campaign. Now, WikiLeaks has released private emails from March 2015 between Clinton advisers talking about how to handle the...

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The Business Journal

  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A day-long seminar for practicing accountants, enrolled agents and tax preparers who want to stay current on tax regulations and laws will be held Nov. 17 at Youngstown State University. The YSU Annual Tax Update is sponsored by the Williamson College of Business Administration....
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the race in Ohio remaining tight, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will campaign tomorrow night in Geneva. Trump is scheduled to hold a rally at the Spire Institute’s Track & Field Building, 5201 Spire Circle. Doors open at 4 p.m. for the event, which is...
  • WARREN, Ohio – The third quarter was a busy one for Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership as the community improvement group tore down five houses, sold 12 and expanded its community involvement projects, the organization announced in its third-quarter report. Of the dozen home sales facilitated by TNP...

What You Need to Know

  • Support WYSU -- be an underwriter!

    Underwriting is the tax-deductible financial support of public radio by businesses, associations, and nonprofit organizations. This financial support is acknowledged on the air with announcements -- or spots --  which are 15 seconds in length and customized to the specific business or organization.

  • Local Interviews On WYSU

    Don't miss the new interview segment airing Wednesdays on 88.5 WYSU, and hosted by YSU English Department faculty member Tim Francisco.  Tim’s interviews air during the popular Morning Edition. He and his guests take a unique and penetrating look at a wide variety of local subjects, including educational, community and social issues.  Tim also features creative work by local thinkers, leaders and researchers, and he plans to include government and political issues that have broad community application. The segment airs each Wednesday at 5:45 and 7:45 a.m.


    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.