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  • A worker welds parts in fans for industrial ventilation systems at the Robinson Fans Inc. plant in Harmony, Pa., in February. Hourly wages in the U.S. remained unchanged last month.

    Maybe it seems like just yesterday that you were storing away your holiday decorations.

    Maybe it actually was yesterday because life gets busy and tasks get put off, and before you know it, half the year is over and you're scrambling to catch up.

    So in case you have been too busy to pay close attention, here's what we now know about the just-ended half of this year's economy:

  • 5 Things You Should Know About Jim Webb

    Jim Webb is now the fifth Democrat to pursue the 2016 presidential nomination. He made the announcement Thursday on his website, acknowledging that other candidates in the race will likely have more money and bigger campaign machines than he does.
  • Checking DNA Against Elephants Hints At How Mammoths Got Woolly

    Scientists say they've found a bit of DNA in woolly mammoths that could help explain how these huge beasts were so well-adapted to live in the cold of the last ice age. Woolly mammoths had long shaggy fur, small tails and ears to minimize frostbite, and a lot of fat to help stay warm as they roamed...

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  • NEW WEEKEND PROGRAMMING ON WYSU

    If you are a fan of 88.5 WYSU weekend programs, you will notice two new additions to the schedule on Saturday.   NPR's “Radiolab”  now airs at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, and “Bullseye with Jesse Thorn” at 2:00 p.m.  "Fresh Air Weekend” has a new time slot and can now be heard at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday.

  • SUMMER SAVINGS FOR WYSU UNDERWRITERS

    If you have a business or agency that you would like to promote, this is a great time to become a WYSU underwriter. Our underwriting opportunities are many and allow you to target a specific audience by placing 15-second on-air announcements throughout the day at the time of your choice. 

    Right now WYSU is offering summer savings for underwriters who book their spots before July 31.

    Call WYSU Development Director Susan Moorer at 330-941-3364 for more information.  

  • WYSU's COMMUNITY CALENDAR IS FOR YOU!

    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.