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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Conrad's Corner: July 25, 2014

Janeal Ravndal reads Maureen Fry's poem, "Focus"

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The Economy & Business
5:20 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Clark County Tourism Industry Growing

Champion City Kings baseball is one of many newer attractions bringing visitors to Springfield
Credit Wayne Baker / WYSO

Clark County is seeing its tourism industry grow according to a recently released economic report. The study done by Oxford Economics reveals that tourism contributes almost $368 million per year to the county's economy.

Chris Schutte, of the Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, released the findings of the study which shows an increase of $42 million since 2011. He feels there are a few key factors involved with the financial improvement.

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Commentary
12:40 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: July 25 - 31, 2014

You bought a book and read it...now what do you do with it? Swap it! Four branches of the Dayton Metro Library are hosting a Novel Swap on Saturday, 10:00am - 2:00pm. Bring at least one gently used book as the price of admission, and take others home with you.

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Affordable Care Act
8:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Ohio Health Insurers Refund $1.2 Million Under ACA Requirement

Ohio health insurers are refunding more than a million dollars in premiums to small businesses and individuals for 2013, according to a report out Thursday from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Health, Science & The Environment
6:30 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Will The Affordable Care Act Cut Costs On Emergency Care?

The CareFlight emergency helicopter on the roof of Miami Valley Hospital. Transportation is one of the many surprise expenses that can come out of an ER visit.
Credit Lewis Wallace / WYSO

One of the arguments in favor of the Affordable Care Act was that it would reduce dependency on emergency rooms by covering more people with basic preventive care. Now, millions of people are newly covered by Obamacare. So, are emergency departments seeing a slowdown?   Not so much.  

On the street in downtown Dayton, Ohio, Rebekah Jacobsen says before the Affordable Care Act, she racked up thousands in medical bills.

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