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5:45 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

PoliticsOhio: Early Voting Rules Could Determine Winner Of Ohio's Election

The rules surrounding Ohio’s Early voting has been front and center this week, after two Democratic Montgomery County Elections officials were suspended after they violated the directorate by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted that all Ohio’s 88 counties follow the same voting hours, with no mention of weekend hours.

Republicans say the extended hours creates problems for some Board of Elections in the state. Democrats say this will disenfranchise voters and could cause long lines at the polls.

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Around the Miami Valley
2:45 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

Dragons Baseball Team to Honor Springfield Guard and WPAFB Saturday Night

The Dayton Dragons have partnered with the Dayton Development Coalition, to honor all service men and women associated with Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Springfield Air National Guard Base.

The Dragons are set to host the final “Hometown Heroes Celebration Night” of the season at Fifth Third Field on Saturday, when they open up a four-game series against the West Michigan Whitecaps. The game starts at 7 p.m., but the activities start on the plaza at 6 p.m.
 

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Commentary
12:40 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: August 24 - 20, 2012

Patterson Homestead
courtesy of Dayton History

The 4th Annual FilmDayton Festival is upon us. Check out all the nationally acclaimed films and filmmakers coming to Dayton this weekend. There's so much happening - don't miss out on that amazing film, fun, workshop, or special events everyone will be talking about.

 The Dayton African American Cultural Festival is on Saturday at the Dayton Riverscape MetroPark, 11:00 am - 8:00 pm and Sunday at the McIntosh Park Riverview St. at Edwin C. Moses Blvd from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Music
2:56 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Rabbit Hash String Band Live on Excursions

The Rabbit Hash String Band

Named for Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, the hometown of their founder, the Rabbit Hash String Band is a four-piece string and vocal band.  They visited the WYSO studios for a live performance and to chat with Niki Dakota about their music and their namesake community.

Military
1:08 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Space Shuttle Trainer Arrives In Dayton

Tana Weingartner, WVXU

Dayton may have been passed over to receive a space shuttle but the National Museum of the United States Air Force now has the next best thing.

For more than 30 years Crew Compartment Trainer One was used to teach astronauts how to fly orbiters and operate equipment in space.

Astronaut Greg Johnson was on hand Wednesday as CCT-1 arrived on the NASA Super Guppy aircraft. Johnson says he spent almost more time in the trainer than in actual space.

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