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Around the Miami Valley
6:45 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Landfill Controversy Subject Of Public Forum

A public forum Wednesday in Springfield is the latest in an ongoing debate over how to clean up a Clark County landfill. Residents have been at odds with the US Environmental Protection Agency for years over how to clean 300,000 gallons of industrial waste at the Tremont City landfill.

Now, The EPA is sending a third party to address their concerns.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:15 am
Wed April 9, 2014

ReInvention Stories: Don Domineck

Today on ReInvention Stories, we go to the Dayton View neighborhood, northwest of downtown, and meet Don Domineck.

He remembers good times in the 1960s: growing up in a close knit family in a neighborhood that was economically vibrant. But everything changed in the 1980s, when the city faced an epidemic of crack cocaine use, and Domineck himself became addicted.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:15 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Remembering the Xenia Tornado: Jack Newhouse

Jack Newhouse
Credit Alan Staiger

Jack Newhouse was a teacher at the Ohio Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans' Home at the time of the 1974 Xenia tornado. He was on the campus of the Home when the tornado struck Xenia. Although the tornado did not hit the school or the campus, Mr. Newhouse could see it coming and took precautions to avoid damage to the facility or injury to the students and faculty.

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Commentary
12:15 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: April 4 - 10, 2014

Courteous Mass riders at First Friday.

Today is First Friday in downtown Dayton: art exhibits, live music, Dragons baseball, a fashion show preview, spring shopping, a Courteous Mass bike ride and more; 5 – 10pm

If you want some more books then you'll always find great bargains at the Dayton Metro Library’s Big Spring Book Sale.  This is at Hara Arena and it is Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Around the Miami Valley
7:01 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Wright Brothers' Factory Could Become Part of National Park System

Wright Factory in Dayton, Ohio
Credit Jerry Kenney

An effort to preserve the original Wright Brothers airplane factory got a boost Wednesday when Governor John Kasich signed the state’s 2014 capital budget. The historic site could become part of Dayton’s national aviation park system. 

Demolition has already started at the former Delphi plant on Home Avenue where the Wright Factory is located. The National Aviation Heritage Alliance hopes to purchase the historic buildings and 20 surrounding acres. A private developer owns the land now. 

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