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Juliet Fromholt

Juliet Fromholt has been listening to WYSO for as long as she can remember.  She began volunteering at the station while also serving as Program Director and General Manager at WWSU, the student station at her

alma mater, Wright State University.  Juliet does many things at WYSO including overseeing the station's web and social media presence, producing news features, and hosting two music programs.  In her spare time, Juliet serves as music editor DaytonMostMetro.com and is proud to serve as a board member for the Antioch Writers' Workshop and Cityfolk.

Montgomery County Coroner Kent Harshbarger says the gunman who killed nine people in the Oregon District had ingested cocaine, alcohol, and Xanax prior to the August 4 attack. Officials say full toxicology results on the shooter may take up to six weeks.

New details are emerging about the investigation into the August 4 Oregon District mass shooting that left nine people dead.

This is a developing story that will be updated.

UPDATE 5:02 PM

Police are continuing to investigate a mass shooting in Dayton’s Oregon district overnight. 9 people were killed and 27 others were injured when a 24-year-old Bellbrook man opened fire outside Ned Peppers bar.

Police say the gunman drove downtown with his sister, who was later killed in the shooting. He wore body armour, ear protection, and a mask. He carried out the attack with an assault rifle that was purchased online.

Celebrating its eleventh years as a nonprofit, the Miami Valley Music Festival is returning to the Eagles Campground in Troy for a weekend of live music, camping and charity.  Two of the festival bands, Trees & Wells and the Barnhart Band, visited the WYSO studios for a live preview on Kaleidsocope.  They were joined by festival director Melonya Cook, who talked to host Juliet Fromholt about the weekend-long event.

Austin-based songwriter Shane Cooley has had a busy year so far preparing new material for release and performing live.  Joined by Ian Heiller Henkel, Cooley visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidscope ahead of a Columbus gig.

Shane Cooley will perform at Craft and Vinyl in Columbus on Friday, July 5. Learn more at: http://www.shanecooleymusic.com

Mainstays of the Dayton music scene Shrug are preparing to release their six full length album, Easy Is The New Hard (Magnaphone Records).  The band returned to the WYSO studios to talk with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album, the upcoming release show and more.

Strange Forces is the sophomore album from Seth Canan and the Carriers. Ahead of the release, Canan, Isaac Schaefer, and Zac Pack joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in the studio to preview the album and talk about their upcoming live performances.

Seth Canan and the Carriers will celebrate the release of Strange Forces on Friday, June 14 at Blind Bob's in Dayton. Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2364415940454988/

Cleanup continues again today after Monday’s massive tornado outbreak across Indiana and Ohio. The storms killed at least one person and injured dozens more across the Miami Valley. Gov. Mike DeWine has declared a state of emergency for three counties: Montgomery, Greene and Mercer.

Celina, in Mercer County, was particularly hard hit. Jakob Wenning lives there. He says he saw the roof of his apartment lift during the tornado.

Updated Monday, June 10 at 3:20pm

City of Dayton's Tornado Response Recource Page: https://www.daytonohio.gov/827/Tornado-Response

The Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce has launched a special website with tornado resources for residents and business owners: https://www.beavercreekchamber.org/tornado-response

Note: this is a developing story. Please check back to this page for updates.

Saturday, 3:30pm: Members of the so-called Honorable Sacred Knights of Indiana have vacated Courthouse Square. Protestors are dispersing from both Main and Third Streets. 

A philanthropic program underway in Yellow Springs aims to help utility consumers facing disconnection get their bills paid. Program organizers say the Utility Round-Up Program (URUP) is a community-wide effort where residents can “round-up” their paid bills to the next dollar. The extra monies taken in would then be applied to default accounts before any disconnection would take place.

Results from water-quality tests are expected by Friday evening after an overnight water main break and leak under the Great Miami River that left thousands of residents without water or with low water pressure.

Investigators have not yet released the exact cause of the break. The affected line was located just west of the Keowee Street Bridge, a spokesperson for Dayton says.

Clark County voters have re-elected Republican Kyle Koehler to represent Ohio House District 79.  The two term incumbent faced newcomer Amanda Finrock, a Democrat and New Carlisle attorney.

Another Democratic newcomer, Anne Gorman was defeated in Ohio House District 74. Republican Bill Dean was elected after his appointment to the Ohio House in April 2016.  Ohio House District 74 is made up of parts of Clark, Greene and Madison counties.

The Sound Valley Summer Music Festival is a new one-day event highlighting local music and benfitting local causes.  This year the event will benefit Brigid's Path, which supports newborns and mothers affected by the opioid epdemic.  Event co-organizer Zac Pitts visited the WYSO studios along with members of NovaGold, Weathervein, and A Voice Of Your Own for a live preview of the festival on Kaleidoscope. 

Smalltown, Midwest, USA (Magnaphone Records) is the third full length album from the New Old-Fashioned.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live acoustic set on Kaleidoscope ahead of the release and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about recoding in analogue, their evolving vocal harmonies, and more.

The New Old-Fashioned will celebrate the release of Smalltown, Midwest, USA on Friday, August 31 at the Yellow Cab Tavern in downtown Dayton. More details at: newoldfashionedmusic.com

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