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  • Several Killed In Egypt Amid Clashes Marking Anniversary Of Uprising

    At least nine people are dead in the Egyptian capital following clashes between police and Islamist protesters marking the fourth anniversary of 2011 uprising that ousted then-President Hosni Mubarak. The Associated Press said nine people had been killed, but Reuters and ITV News put the figure at...
  • 'Blizzard-Like' Conditions In Store For Parts Of Northeast

    Parts of the U.S. northeast are bracing for as much as 2 feet of snow as a blizzard-like system bears down on the region. The strong system could leave significant snowfall on the ground from Philadelphia to Maine beginning late tonight and continuing through Tuesday. The Weather Channel runs down...

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  • Author:  Josh Medore VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- The director of aviation at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport characterizes a show cause order issued against Aerodynamic Inc. as a “speed bump” in the process of the carrier eventually...
  • Author:  George Nelson YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Attendance at this year’s TedXYoungstown was more than double that of the inaugural event last year, its organizer says. A total of 235 people registered for the day-long event, taking place today...
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued a “tentative decision” against Aerodynamics Inc.’s proposal to provide daily passenger service from Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport to Chicago, says the company has “failed to demonstrate it continues...

What You Need to Know

  • NPR's "Invisibilia" to air Saturdays on WYSU starting January 10

    A new pilot program produced by NPR called Invisibilia launches a six-episode season in the new year, and you can hear it on 88.5 WYSU. Invisibilia is about the unseen forces that control human behavior -- things like ideas, beliefs, assumptions, and thoughts. Co-hosted by Lulu Miller and Alix Spiegel,  Invisibilia interweaves narrative storytelling and fascinating new psychological and brain science, in a way that ultimately makes you see your own life differently. The program will air for six weeks on WYSU starting Saturday, January 10 at 1 p.m.

  • NPR Journalists start 2015 with high honors!

    NPR reporting projects have won duPont-Columbia Awards, one of the most highly-regarded recognitions in journalism. The NPR News series “Guilty And Charged” received the honor.  A 700% increase in the number of domestic incarcerations over the past 40 years inspired NPR Investigations correspondent Joe Shapiro to find out how states could afford to keep up with costs.  After a year of research, Shapiro uncovered the emergence of a justice system that bills defendants for a long list of government services that were once free. 

  • How to buy MAD ABOUT THE ARTS tickets

    Purchase tickets to the 20th Mad About the Arts right here.  The event is happening Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, and benefits two Youngstown State University organizations -- 88.5 WYSU and the McDonough Museum of Art.  NOTE: This year the party has a new place!  For this 20th year only, the location will be Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown.