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Miami Valley Speaks! Local Programs and News To Use from WCSU.

Listen to the latest news from WCSU, Central State University and our surrounding counties at our Soundcloud page. Audiobites featuring WCSU hosts and guests!

Charter Day Profiles

134 Years of Academic Excellence

Central State University celebrated, virtually, 134 years of Academic Excellence on March 2, 2021. Listen to honorees stories below!

Tune in to Jazz Brunch - Mon-Fri At 9 AM

Trent Darby brings you upbeat jazz to energize your morning at 9 AM. Funky Friday's are back!

Money Making Conversations, Saturdays at 8am Eastern

Listen to Money Making Conversations on WCSU!

Money Making Conversations is a talk show hosted by Emmy Award-Winning Producer Rushion McDonald where he interviews celebrities, CEOs, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders on their Secrets To Success.

Local News

The Joshua Smith Project

Stories From Central State University!

L.I.F.E. With DJ Sessions

Financial literacy, mortgage, lending- all topics covered in L.I.F.E. with DJ! Find out more below,

Grounded Hope

“From the Highways to the Hedgerows”

This podcast series delves into Ohio’s agricultural past to rediscover ways that we can work with the land, and with each other, to regenerate our soil and communities.

Covid-19

Resources/ Recursos COVID-19

Access websites with bilingual information and resources regarding COVID-19. Acceda a sitios web con información bilingüe y recursos sobre COVID-19

Stop Smoking Now

The Ohio Tobacco Quit Line

Quitting tobacco is a process. Whether you are thinking about quitting, are not yet ready to quit, or have already quit, Ohio Tobacco Quit Line can help you with each step of the way.

Buying a coffee and grabbing a train is already possible with an iPhone, but Apple wants to replace the physical wallet completely.

To that end, earlier this week Apple announced a new feature to let users scan their drivers licenses and save it to their iPhones to use as a legitimate form of identification.

Updated June 11, 2021 at 7:11 PM ET

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday offered a fierce defense of voting rights, which he described as an indisputable "cornerstone" of American democracy, as he outlined a series of measures meant to protect those rights.

When Asha Gond first started skateboarding, neighbors in her village of Janwar in central India were aghast. They urged the teenager's parents to keep her busy with housework or get her married. When she walked through the village, skateboard in hand, they would sneer at her and make disparaging comments. Skateboarding is for boys, Gond, now 21, recalls the villagers saying.

AILSA CHANG, HOST:

In New York City tomorrow, voters will begin casting their ballots in primary elections for mayor. While there is a Republican contest, most are watching the very crowded Democratic primary. Remember; Democrat Bill de Blasio cannot run because of term limits. After a year of this pandemic, voters in this deep-blue city say policing is their top issue. From member station WNYC, Brigid Bergin has the story.

AILSA CHANG, HOST:

In New York City tomorrow, voters will begin casting their ballots in primary elections for mayor. While there is a Republican contest, most are watching the very crowded Democratic primary. Remember; Democrat Bill de Blasio cannot run because of term limits. After a year of this pandemic, voters in this deep-blue city say policing is their top issue. From member station WNYC, Brigid Bergin has the story.

BEIJING – Over the last three years, the U.S. and the European Union have imposed a series of sanctions on Chinese officials and companies. Now China has created a new legal tool to hit back.

Organizations with a foot in both the United States and China may face a tough choice going forward: By complying with American sanctions on China, they face the possibility of tough sanctions in China as a penalty for doing so.

NPR's first-ever Pulitzer occasioned a round of virtual Champagne corks popping and heartfelt cheers of congratulations across ... well, NPR's corner of cyberspace.

"Congrats to the Pulitzer winners. So deserved!!!!!" wrote Nina Totenberg, who does not dole out exclamation points to just anyone.

Each week, we answer frequently asked questions about life during the coronavirus crisis. If you have a question you'd like us to consider for a future post, email us at goatsandsoda@npr.org with the subject line: "Weekly Coronavirus Questions." See an archive of our FAQs here.

Updated June 11, 2021 at 4:05 PM ET

Darnella Frazier, who was 17 when she recorded George Floyd's murder in Minneapolis last year, was awarded a special citation by the Pulitzer Board on Friday.

The video played a major role in igniting a global protest movement against police violence, and was used as evidence in the trial of Floyd's killer.

DAVE DAVIES, HOST:

This is FRESH AIR. I'm Dave Davies, in for Terry Gross. Next week, for the first time in over a year, Stephen Colbert will be taping "The Late Show" in front of a live audience again. We thought we'd listen back to Terry's conversation with him in April about producing the show from home. Here's how she introduced their interview.

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Listen To Sunday Gospel at 10am Eastern

Brother Ronald L. Murray, Your Soldier For The Lord, will get you up and moving with the best in traditional, contemporary and inspirational music.

Alive! w/ Cristina Redko, PhD

Alive! w/ Cristina Redko, PhD

You will hear stories about how our lives, all living beings and our living systems are intertwined: big and small, close and far, including us, human beings.

Thursdays at 12:00 PM

Café Jazz is a mix of original vinyl recordings with contemporary jazz releases on CD with host Richard (Gene) Knight. 

Mondays at Noon

"Catch the Flo" is a weekly music show hosted by contemporary jazz keyboard artist, Marcus Johnson. "Catch the Flo" features jazz music, both straight and smooth.

Personnel

Trent Darby - Morning Host

Charles Fox - WCSU General Manager

Stephon Lane - Broadcast Technician Manager

Wade T Oberlin - Underwriting/Marketing Representative

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