TTY Dialer Podcast #28

May 6, 2017

It's the twenty-eighth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of May 8 - 13, 2017.

In this episode: Butter goes soft for poetry, kids make the call on radio's "Juvenile Jury", a tour of boxer Joe Louis on the air and a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

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Just one minute into the first round of a sparring match at Aquinas Institute, and Michael Robertson has already thrown and ducked dozens of punches. The young boxer has been hit a number of times, too. In the second round, his opponent takes control at times, backing Robertson into a corner and landing continuous jabs. Coach Dominic Arioli stands inside the ring, pacing quickly.

Ellen Abbott / WRVO

A boxing match this weekend between a state senator and the founder of a youth program in Syracuse will raise money and the profile of the North and West Area Athletic and Education Centers. State Sen. John DeFrancisco and local boxing coach Ray Rinaldi will be the only ones on a fight card that’s meant to raise money and promote awareness for a program that keeps inner city kids out of trouble.