The sun seems to move lower and lower these days, rising further in the southeast, setting further in the southwest, about to abandon its residence in the boxy constellation of Libra.
Now the Summer Triangle with its brightest stars, Deneb, Lyra and Altair, has moved deep into the west after dark, following the lead of Mars in Scorpius. From the eastern horizon, the Pleiades, the seven sisters of the winter, are rising, leading on the red eye of Taurus and Orion’s vast shield.
Many big tech companies are breaking up with the national organization ALEC, or the American Legislative Exchange Council. ALEC is a group geared towards crafting free-market-based model legislation that’s introduced into state legislatures, usually by conservative Republicans—and Ohio is now caught in the middle of the dispute.
As concerns spread about a worldwide Ebola crisis, Public Health Dayton and Montgomery County has setup a hotline to answer questions about the disease.
The hotline is a regional number for Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby counties. Spokesman Bill Wharton says it’s something their organization had already been working on when the current crises arose.
University of Dayton researchers are using a federal grant to develop a smartphone app to make it easier for crime victims to access support services.
The university is teaming up with Family Services of Dayton to develop an app that will allow crime victims to quickly connect with local law enforcement, medical services, counselors, financial resources and other support organizations.