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WYSO Weekend Sept. 19, 2010
Global Parking Day with Juliet Fromholt, NPR Commentator Julie Zickefoose, Emily McCord with Politics Ohio, and Miami Valley StoryCorps. This week Dayton joined cities around the world in celebrating Parking Day. It's a grassroots movement that transforms metered parking spots into mini green spaces for one day only. The full story from Juliet Fromholt is here.

Ohio naturalist and wildlife artist, Julie Zickefoose joins the WYSO airwaves. You may have heard her on NPR's All THings Considered from time to time - and now she has agreed to bring her observations about the natural world to WYSO as well. She has a story about a trip she took into the woods not far from here - with a group of schoolkids. Julie's full commentary and a slide show are available here.

Bing Davis is an artist and an educator. The son of North Carolina Share croppers, his family moved to Dayton Ohio when Bing was just two weeks old. His friend and associate Margaret Peters talks to Bing about growing up on Dayton's east side and how he's using the lessons he's learned in life, to teach others. Click here for full story

Tuesday night was the first gubernatorial debate between Democrat Ted Strickland and Republican John Kasich. In this week's edition of PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks to statehouse bureau chief, Karen Kasler about the highlights of the evening, and whether or not it's made a difference for Ohio voters. Full story available here.

Vick Mickunas speaks to us by phone about The Book Nook's return to a weekly format on WYSO, and Niki Dakota talks to us about Filmically Perfect. Both programs will follow WYSO Weekend on Sundays.

Music from Sawgrass in an in-studio performance from Excursions, earlier in the week. They'll be performing at Gearfest in October. Hear the full performance here.