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Cybersecurity security concerns are expected to increase Wright State University's anticipated costs for hosting the first presidential debate this fall.

The Dayton Daily News reports that officials at the school in southwest Ohio has told its board of trustees that plans call for spending around $8 million in preparation for the Sept. 26 debate.

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Two wastewater treatment plants in southwest Ohio are appealing the state's order to reduce the amount of phosphorus that goes into the Great Miami River.

Dayton and Montgomery County say changing their operations to comply with the new rules could cost up to $2 million. They say those costs would need to be passed onto water customers.

Coming up in today’s program –  we’ll talk about the water crises in Flint, Michigan, and the water that inspired a village name; Yellow Springs. We'll also hear how Ohio could be changing the way it calculates child support payments. Full details below.

Riate Coleman reads her poem, "Light Year"

Paul Dickson returned to the program to discuss his nifty book about Prohibition and how the banning of liquor consumption in the United States ended up creating an alcoholic Renaissance of sorts as consumers of these illicit beverages were forced to go underground in a movement that created massive demand and the speakeasy culture of the Roaring Twenties.

The Gem City Ballet is on stage this weekend. They will be doing Swan Lake Act II; an  "Ellington Suite," and "Copper," choreographed by former Daytonian Penny Freeh. Tonight Saturday and Sunday. On your Facebook find Gem City Ballet

In An Ohio Town, Officials Waited Months To Disclose Dangerous Lead Levels

Jan 29, 2016
bottled Water distribution at the Sebring Community Center in northeast Ohio.
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At the community center in tiny Sebring, Ohio, it’s clear there’s something going on. There are trucks from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. People are wearing official-looking fluorescent yellow jackets. The Red Cross is here. And residents are picking up bottled water.

 

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The Centers for Disease Control says three more people - in Connecticut, Missouri and New York - have been added to the list of those sickened from a listeria outbreak linked to packaged salads made at a Dole processing facility in Ohio.One person died and at least 15 people in eight states were hospitalized in the outbreak since July after eating salads sold under the names Dole, Fresh Selections, Simple Truth, Marketside, The Little Salad Bar and President's Choice.

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GE Aviation is cutting 238 engineering jobs in southwestern Ohio and 69 at other U.S. sites as it trims more than 7 percent of its engineering workforce.

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Sinclair has become the first community college in the country to join a federal research consortium on unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or drones.

That comes after the college in Dayton spent around $10 million over the last few years to invest in facilities, permits and new courses focused on development of UAS technologies and workforce training for those who want to go into the industry. In 2015, the school unveiled a new UAS test center at its downtown Dayton campus.

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