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8:36 am
Wed October 31, 2012

Romney Focuses On Disaster Relief In Kettering

Mitt Romney at Trent Arena in Kettering
Credit Emily McCord / WYSO

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney canceled campaign events Tuesday in Ohio, but he still made an appearance in Kettering. As Emily McCord reports for  WYSO, the focus was on disaster relief.

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Health, Science & The Environment
12:06 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Teen Births Decreasing in Ohio

The number of teen births in Ohio is still declining.

The rate of women 19 and younger who gave birth in Ohio fell for the fourth consecutive year in 2011. That's according to an analysis by The Dayton Daily News of preliminary state data.

Ohio Department of Health statistics show that the 12,189 teen births last year were down 11 percent from 2010. And it was the fewest recorded since the state began keeping track in 1990.

Nature
8:35 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Poor Will's Almanack: October 30 - November 5, 2012

Credit Flickr Creative Commons user Steve Corey

This is Bill Felker with Poor Will's Almanack for the LAST WEEK of Middle Fall

I wake up to leaves from the redbud tree and the white mulberry tree on the lawn where I just yesterday. Today, I will just look and listen.

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Election 2012
8:06 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Romney Plans Ohio Stop Despite Storm

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is going ahead with a planned stop in Kettering, but the campaign says the focus will be on helping victims of Superstorm Sandy.

The event at Fairmont High School in Kettering is scheduled to start at 11 a.m.

A Romney spokeswoman said the event will be "a disaster relief event where Gov. Romney may make brief remarks." Another Romney event in Lima today has been canceled.

Statewide News
7:04 am
Tue October 30, 2012

State EMA Is Getting Ready for Sandy’s Remnants to Slam in Ohio

Forecasters say wind gusts of up to 60 miles an hour could down trees and cause other damage in Ohio as Hurricane Sandy moves in. And Ohioans in low-lying areas and around Lake Erie are being warned to be ready. 

Tamara McBridge with the state emergency management agency says the office has been in contact with local EMAs throughout the state.

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