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    One-Day Fund Drive is a Success

    The staff, students, and volunteers at WYSU thank all of you who pledged a new, renewed, or additional gift during our one-day drive on Monday, December 5, 2016. There were 111 of you who gave a total of $11,055 in just 11 hours! Our previous two drives in the Spring and Fall fell a bit short, and today's generous donations will help to offset that.

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    Gary Interviews YSU Piano Professor Cicilia Yudha

    Listen to the interview on our Public Affairs page!

    ​Indonesian pianist Cicilia Yudha made her debut with the Cleveland Orchestra in 2003. As a versatile soloist and chamber musician, she has given performances in the U.S., Canada, Cambodia, Austria, France, Germany and Indonesia.


    Save the Date for Mad About the Arts!

    Youngstown State University’s signature fundraiser – Mad About the Arts – will be held Friday, February 17, 2017 from 7:00 -10:00 p.m. at the John J. McDonough Museum of Art.

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    Support WYSU this Holiday, Shop Amazon!

    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. This works during the holidays and all year long.

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    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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    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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    Final Broadcast for World of Opera is December 10

    Sunday, December 10 marks the final episode of the series World of Opera, as it will no longer be produced and distributed by WDAV Classical Public Radio and South Carolina Public Radio. The European Broadcasting Union, which has generously provided the recorded live opera performances that are the mainstay of the series is no longer able to provide these performances.

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  • Police officers stand in front of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. Jurors on Thursday saw horrific photos of the church basement at the trial of Dylann Roof, accused of hate crimes in the killings of nine black people at the church last year.

    Dylann Roof Jury Sees Images Of Church Mass Shooting Aftermath

    In Charleston, S.C., federal court Thursday, a jury got a look inside Emanuel AME Church in the aftermath of last year's mass shooting that left nine black worshippers dead. They were gunned down during Wednesday Bible study as they bowed their heads for the closing prayer. Prosecutors say Dylann Roof, a self-avowed white supremacist, targeted the historic church to start a race war.

    Testimony from crime scene investigators involved graphic, bloody photos, including a panoramic view of the church basement.

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  • AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Revenues from video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course during November improved from a year earlier, but were down sharply from October’s results. According to the monthly reports posted on the Ohio Lottery Commission’s website, wagers on VLTs at...
  • CANFIELD, Ohio – Fiscal 2016 was a better year for The Builders than fiscal 2015, and 2017 has opened with hope and promise, its executive vice president, Kevin Reilly, said Wednesday. By all metrics save one, man-hours, 2016 showed improvement for the 150 companies that constitute the Builders...
  • BOARDMAN, Ohio – A new website aimed at connecting coffee lovers around the world, CoffeeProps.com, has been launched by local businessman Scott Couchenour and features several area cafés. The website features a news feed for members, forums to discuss “information on any topic in coffee-related...

Coming Up on Doing Good

  • December 20

    Janet Lowe, Communications Director for the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, talks about the new library on Youngstown’s west side, who it is named for, and how this facility will be unlike any other local library.

  • December 13

    As the year winds down, Mahoning County Probate Judge Rob Rusu talks about the importance of updating estate documents and owning your assets.

Coming Up with Tim Francisco

  • December 14

    Krish Mowhib, CEO of Youngstown City Schools. He will talk about the recent approval of the new plan for the city school system.

  • December 7

    Bethia Burke and Theresa Berkenyi discuss WorkAdvance a successful workface training program that has helped lift Mahoning Valley residents from underemployment and unemployment through targeted skills training.