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12:06 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Brooklyn's Birds in Weather Pays a Visit to Peach's Grill

On Friday, January 18th, Peach's Grill in Yellow Springs will welcome Brooklyn band Birds in Weather to the stage.  They'll be joined by Columbus band the Easy Pieces and locals Bromaha.  Members of the three bands made music together many years ago and they look forward to sharing a stage again this weekend. Here's a preview of the show. 

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The Economy & Business
8:04 am
Thu January 17, 2013

State Officials Optimistic About New Business Filings

State officials are looking optimistically at the number of new entities that filed to do business in Ohio in 2012.  It's the third year in a row the number of new business filings increased over the previous year. 

More than 88 thousand 'new business filings' came in last year, compared to 2011, in which just over 82,601 new entities filed with the Secretary of State, Jon Husted.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Conrad's Corner: January 16, 2013

Kathy Austin reads her poem, "Traveling at Dusk."

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Statewide News
12:42 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

State Offers Up 5 Mil. in New Funding for Mental Illness

Last week, following a news conference to announce a new health insurance mandate on treating children with autism, Governor John Kasich also addressed 'mental health' and it's connection to violence.  He announced that five million dollars in new funding would be available to help Ohio families with intervention and counseling.  WYSO's Jerry Kenney has more on the story.
 

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Education
7:04 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Ohio Board OKs Student Restraint, Seclusion Policy

The Ohio Board of Education has approved a policy on how educators seclude and physically restrain students in schools.

The Columbus Dispatch reports the rules in effect beginning next school year allow for students to be physically restrained or put in seclusion rooms only if they're a danger to themselves or others. The plan is meant to ensure those tactics aren't used for a child's punishment or for the staff's convenience.

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