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  • Doctors rarely talk about death.

    Mostly it's because we're in the business of trying to help people prolong their lives, which almost always makes death an unwelcome topic of discussion.

    Too often, death is seen as failure, though it shouldn't be. Death is a natural part of the cycle of our lives.

  • Tech Week: Voice Mail Hang-Ups, Apple Pay And Zuckerberg's Chinese

    It's the weekend, which means it's time to look back on the week in technology that was. As your handy NPR One listening app says, here we go...
  • Tracing A Gin-Soaked Trail In London

    In Scotland, some long-time whisky makers are switching over to gin. In Germany, people who distill traditional brandies are doing the same. The world is in the middle of a gin distillery boom, and it is coming to America. One place to find the roots of this boom is London, where 250 distilleries...

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  • Author:  Josh Medore BOARDMAN, Ohio – Goldsteins Furniture and Bedding today cut the ribbon for its fifth location, 340 Boardman-Poland Road, the company's first to be branded Your Home by Goldsteins. The idea behind Your Home, Goldsteins...
  • Author:  George Nelson YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Martini Brothers Burger Bar, as the anniversary of its move to downtown Youngstown approaches, is in an enviable position. “Business is actually growing a little too fast for us,” acknowledges...
  • Author:  George Nelson YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- George Guarnieri is tackling head on the notion he says he heard from people who said restaurant patrons won’t go to the top floor of downtown’s Commerce Building to dine out. “We’re not afraid of...

What You Need to Know

  • Best Selling Author Wally Lamb is Skeggs Guest

    The Skeggs Lecture Series presents New York Times best-selling author Wally Lamb as he discusses his literary works in Stambaugh Auditorium on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.  The lecture is free and open to the public but tickets are mandatory and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are available at the Stambaugh Auditorium Box Office from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.  For further information call the Office of Alumni and Events Management at 330-941-3497. 

  • 40th Annual Peace Race is ready, set, go for October 26!

    WYSU is proud to support the 40th running of the Youngstown Peace Race on Sunday, October 26, starting and ending in Youngstown. Runners from around the world take part in the race, which celebrates competition, friendship and understanding, and benefits local charities. The event includes the Kids 400-meter Fun Run at 9:00 a.m. The 2 mile run/walk starts at 9:30 a.m. at Market and Boardman Streets. At 11:00 a.m. the 10k run/walk is a certified, beautiful point-to-point course starting just east of the intersection of Kirk Road and South Schenley Ave.

  • 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.