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Tim Kambitsch
Hannah Boone

Dayton Metro Libraries announced plans this week to open a nine million dollar West Dayton branch next to the Wright Brothers’ factory site - between West Third Street and Abbey Avenue.

The project is part of the city’s West Dayton revitalization efforts. The state government recently granted one million dollars to assist in the redevelopment of the Wright Company Factory Site nearby.

TIm Gaffney is the Director of Communications for the National Aviation Heritage Alliance. He hopes the library will be one many new projects coming to the area.

4 Paws for Ability
Jerry Kenney

4 Paws For Ability provides highly trained service dogs to children and veterans with disabilities.  They’ve been providing them since 1998—the organization began in Cincinnati but is now located in Xenia.

Kelly Camm is the development director of the organization. In this interview, with WYSO's Jerry Kenney, she explains how 4 Paws is unique because they don't operate under any age or geographic restrictions.

Clinton Visits Columbus

Jun 22, 2016
Jo Ingles

The likely Democratic presidential nominee, former Secretary of State, New York Senator and first lady was in Columbus earlier today/yesterday talking about business and economics.

The nearly 90 degree heat didn’t keep supporters of Hillary Clinton from filling a building at a Columbus area high school. The room didn’t have air conditioning but that didn’t stop some repeat Hillary attendees such as retired teacher Jane Boyer of Upper Arlington.

David Garrison reads his poem, "Algebra."

SCA Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget / Flickr

For the first time in years, Ohio has fallen behind most of the country when it comes to comes to caring for its kids. That’s according to annual Kids Count Data Book released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION

  As polls show likely Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is trailing presumptive Democratic choice Hillary Clinton, reports are again surfacing that Republicans will be making moves to try to change the rules for next month’s convention in Cleveland. And that’s a tactic that’s been used in past conventions too.

 

Over the years that I have been interviewing authors on the radio I have had the pleasure to converse with some of the more interesting people on the planet. One of my favorite guests has been Gene Logsdon. Gene made half a dozen appearances on the program.

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Summer solstice is history  now, and on June 23rd, the sun begins its six-month descent to winter solstice. Middle summer typically begins this week along the 40th Parallel, and it lasts until the Dog Days weaken in the first of the late summer high-pressure systems, about August 10. In these six to seven weeks, approximately an hour is lost from the day's length and the year turns toward autumn. 

A new commander is taking over the 88th Air Base Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in southwest Ohio.

Col. Bradley McDonald will replace Col. John Devillier (duh-VIL'-yay) as commander of the 88th Air Base Wing in a ceremony Tuesday at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton.

McDonald previously was vice commander of the 10th Air Base Wing at the Air Force Academy in Colorado.

Rep. Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood) has been pushing for stronger anti-discrimination laws for years
Karen Kasler

While people are still reeling in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando, leaders in Ohio say it’s time to add more protections for the LGBT community. 

When responding to the brutal attack at a gay nightclub in Florida that left 49 people dead and dozens of others wounded, President Barack Obama not only declared it as an act of terror but an act of hate.

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