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    So Long, Car Talk; Hello, Takeaway!

    Benjamin Disraeli once said, “Change is constant.” That sounds like an oxymoron, but it is true: the inevitability of change is a given. With that in mind, we’d like to introduce you to some changes that will be coming soon to our program lineup - changes we’re confident you’ll find stimulating and engaging!

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    Views and Brews Archive Now Available

    WYSU hosted the first ever Views and Brews City Club event at Suzie's Dogs and Drafts in Downtown Youngstown. The panel discusses the issues of white nationalism and the policies of the current presidential administration.

    You can find an archived recording on our City Club page.

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    Save January 11 for Cokie Roberts in Youngstown!

    Plans are still unfolding, but WYSU is excited to announce that NPR reporter, author, and television commentator Cokie Roberts is planning to speak in Youngstown on Thursday, January 11, at 7 at Stambaugh Auditorium.

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    Advisory Board Meeting

    The next WYSU-FM Advisory Board Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 28th at 4:00pm in the WYSU Conference Room in Melnick Hall on the YSU campus. The meeting is open to the public.

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    Farewell from Ray of Car Talk

    On September 30th, 2017, WYSU will air Car Talk for the final time. A staple of WYSU's schedule for decades, Car Talk has enjoyed success unlike any other public radio program both on WYSU and stations around the country.

    Car Talk host, Ray Magliozzi, bids a very fond farewell to the program's loyal listeners:

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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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    Go to Costa Rica with WYSU

    WYSU is headed to Costa Rica and you're invited! Visit breathtaking tropical landscapes and exciting urban cityscapes with the very best of company on this 9-day tour directed by a professional guide from our partners, GoAhead Tours.

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National Public Radio

  • President Trump gestures while speaking during rally for Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., in Huntsville, Ala., on Friday.

    Trump Wades Deeper Into Alabama Primary At Campaign Rally — With Some Hesitation

    President Trump traveled to Alabama Friday night to stump for his chosen candidate, Sen. Luther Strange, ahead of Tuesday's bitter GOP Senate primary.

    But even he acknowledged his alliance with the appointed senator was somewhat strange given the fact that so many of his allies — such as former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, former national security aide Sebastian Gorka and former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin — are all backing Strange's opponent, former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.

  • Soldiers Descend On Rio 'Favela' As Shootouts Erupt

    Brazil's army says it's dispatching nearly 1,000 troops to the country's largest shanty-town – or "favela" – in the hope of ending a wave of deadly violence that began nearly one week ago. This afternoon military trucks carrying soldiers brandishing assault weapons began rumbling up...
  • Puerto Rico's Weak Infrastructure Creates Big Challenges For Recovery

    Well before this year's series of historically powerful hurricanes, Puerto Rico already had a notoriously fickle power supply and crushing debt — the power authority effectively declared bankruptcy in July. Power outages were routine, even in cities.

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The Business Journal

  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is prominently featured in the cover story in new issue of TIME magazine, which is on newsstands today. The article is entitled The Democrats’ Dilemmas: A Divided Party Debates Its Future. It was written by Philip Elliott with a Youngstown dateline. Excerpts...
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber announced this morning that Tuesday luncheon event with Ohio Auditor Dave Yost has been cancelled. The chamber said the cancellation resulted from “unforeseen circumstances,” and it hopes to reschedule the event at a later time. Yost is a...
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Banquet halls are offering more amenities, new settings and new activities that enable guests to host both traditional and unusual gatherings. The Peter Allen Inn & Event Center in Kinsman offers an English garden. In New Castle, Pa., the New Englander has taken on the...

Writer's Almanac

  • Leisure by Charles Rafferty

    The darkness takes refuge beneath our bed again, and it doesn’t matter
    that the sun has risen a minute sooner than it did the day before. We
    have curated a warmth merely by lying here, and we take turns hitting

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  • Bernstein gets a "Presidential" title

    Now, it's something of a parlor game for historians of the American presidency to constantly reappraise and re-evaluate the status of past occupants of the Oval Office. For example, some recent historians have given President Dwight D.