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WYES Turns 60!

On April 1, 1957 WYES signed on the air as Channel 8 and as the twelfth educational television station in the nation. As a local PBS member station, WYES has worked to educate, enlighten, and entertain for 60 years by offering adults and children first-rate national programs, award-winning local and cultural documentaries, and community outreach activities. READ MORE: (wyes 60th press release)


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