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  • In George Floyd Protests, China Sees A Powerful Propaganda Opportunity

    Protests across the United States in the wake of George Floyd's death have created an unlikely opportunity for China. State TV has aired images of chaotic protest scenes during its widely watched evening news program, and offered searing commentary that has also highlighted the U.S...
  • Primary Election Snafus Show Challenges For November Vote

    The day after eight states and the District of Columbia held primaries — amid both a pandemic and civil unrest — proponents of mail-in voting said there were lessons to be learned for November, when millions more voters are expected to use absentee ballots.

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  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 30,167 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 65,392 total cases in the commonwealth. In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,277 cases, with 285...
     
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  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –  With in-person dining reopening Thursday, Mahoning County Health Commissioner Ryan Tekac says members of his staff and sheriff deputies will be working this weekend to ensure restaurants and bars are adhering to safety guidelines set by the Ohio Department of Health. Tekac says...
     

Composer's Datebook

  • LAUGH-IN was a popular TV comedy sketch program in the late 1960s and one of their recurring alliterative gag lines referred to “the fickle finger of fate.” Now, composers who enter – and lose – competitions, often mutter something similar – or stronger.

  • You could say that when you listen to classical music, you are taking a trip in a time machine. Or, as Shirley MacLaine might put it, “Classical music is the soundtrack of your previous lives.”

  • On today's date in 1988, Zubin Mehta led the New York Philharmonic in a concert at Bolshoi Hall in a city that was then called Leningrad and in a country that was then called the Soviet Union. For their visit to the city we now call St.

Doing Good

  • Gina talks with Stacy Call, Chief Nursing Officer Mercy Health, about 2020 being the International Year of the Nurse.
  • Gina talks with Leah Merritt of the YWCA about the Bright Futures scholarship program.
  • Gina talks with Tricia Perry from the Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities about DD Month and programs.
  • Gina talks with Sheila Triplett about a panel discussion on white privilege.
  • Gina talked with Sr. Norma Raupple about how she helps run an English as a second language program at no charge.
  • Gina talked with Steve Phillips about the free tax return program at YSU.