Lydia Taylor

2018-2019 Walton D. Clarke Fellow/Morning Edition Producer

Lydia Taylor is the Walton D. Clarke Fellow at WKSU for 2018-2019. Taylor is a recent graduate of Kent State University and earned a degree in multimedia journalism. She is attending Kent State’s Journalism Graduate Program in the fall and will report and produce Morning Edition as part of her fellowship. She will also be working at Kent State Magazine over the summer. During her undergrad, Lydia started at the station as a news intern in January 2017 and served as the editor of The Kent Stater, the university’s student-run newspaper, for three semesters. Her interests lie in data and audio storytelling.

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GM Lordstown plant
KABIR BHATIA / WKSU

The U-S Department of Labor approved a grant Wednesday that will provide funds for employment and training services for 337 workers affected by recent layoffs at the Lordstown General Motors plant.

On January 17, 2017, General Motors laid off more than 1,200 employees at the Lordstown plant. Hundreds more workers from three other auto suppliers also lost their jobs because of the cutbacks.

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WKSU

Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, September 13:

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MARK AREHART / WKSU

Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, September 12:

Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, September 11:

  • DeWine opposes Issue 1 on fall ballot;
  • Cleveland Clininc Children's to open first outpatient facility;
  • August state gambling revenue up from last year;
  • 18 businesses pull out of beer trail after derogatory social media post;
  • Black sorority members sue restaurant after police called;
  • Fallen tree kills woman, injures father;
  • Virginia fighter jets to fly to Ohio amid Hurricane Florence;

DeWine opposes Issue 1 on fall ballot

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KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Here are your morning headlines for Monday, September 10:

  • Second victim dies following 2017  Ohio State Fair ride accident;
  • Chippewa Lake under algae bloom advisory;
  • Heavy rainfall causes closures, cancellations;
  • Officials continue to investigate Cincinnati shooter's motive;
  • State medical marijuana program officially misses Sept. 8 deadline;
  • Ohio Statehouse to hold annual ghostly celebration;

Second victim dies following 2017  Ohio State Fair ride accident

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