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  • On Eve Of Promotion, NYPD's Top Uniformed Official Resigns

    On the eve of a promotion that would have made him the second in command of the New York Police Department, Chief Philip Banks III handed in his resignation. On Twitter, Banks said: The New York Times reports that the resignation comes as a surprise especially because of the timing. The paper adds:
  • With Mexican Students Missing, A Festive Holiday Turns Somber

    Mexican families are celebrating the Day of the Dead this weekend, a festive holiday, where relatives remember deceased loved ones with grand, floral memorials in their homes as well as at cemeteries. But in the southern state of Guerrero, the mood is decidedly different. Authorities there are...

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  • Author:  Dan O'Brien STRUTHERS, Ohio -- There’s a good chemistry between the SR Products division of Simon Roofing and its other operations here and across the United States. Four years ago, Simon Roofing opened its SR Products plant in...
  • WARREN, Ohio -- The Affordable Care Act has increased health-care coverage by 6% or more in each of the four counties Ohio’s 13th congressional district includes, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan says. Ryan, in a news release issued Thursday, cites data from Enroll America, an...
  • Author:  Dan O'Brien WARREN, Ohio -- London-based Laird Technologies is in growth mode across the company's entire global footprint -- a footprint that encompasses a new manufacturing and distribution plant here, executives formally...

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  • Warren Orchestra Takes Part in Don Juan Festival

    The Warren Philharmonic Orchestra will perform "The Stone Guest's Banquet" by Christophe Gluck as part of its annual concert series -- and as part of the Don Juan Festival. The orchestra concert takes place on November 9, at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church on Reeves Road in Warren.  "The Stone Guest's Banquet" is a ballet that follows the legend of Don Juan and his descent into hell after committing murder.  The concert is one of several festival events organized by Opera Western Reserve in the weeks leading up to the opera "Don Giovanni" on November 14 at Stambaugh Auditorium.

  • Intelligence Squared on WYSU

    Rethink your point of view with Intelligence Squared U.S., Oxford-style debates recorded in New York City.  Based on the highly successful British program, Intelligence Squared U.S. has presented nearly 100 debates on a range of provocative and timely topics.  Intelligence Squared U.S. brings together the world’s leading authorities on the day’s most important issues. Starting this fall, you can hear Intelligence Squared U.S. some Sundays at 6 p.m. on 88.5 WYSU.  

  • Vindicator named best in class at AP awards

    WYSU's print partner The Vindicator was named best in the state for newspapers with a daily circulation of 25,000 to 74,999 in this year’s Ohio Associated Press Media Editors competition.  In addition, The Vindicator won 13 first-place awards, the General Excellence award, and shared a first place in community service, breaking news coverage, and in explanatory reporting categories.