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4:53 pm
Thu July 19, 2012

Dayton Ranks In Top 5 Of Empty Cities List

The city of Dayton has received another dubious distinction. CNBC has compiled a list of the 10 emptiest cities in the country, and as Emily McCord reports, Dayton has earned the number two spot.

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Statewide News
8:00 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Ohio Death Penalty Committee Looks at Racial Bias

An Ohio Supreme Court committee studying the state's capital punishment law plans to vote on recommendations today requiring the collection of data to detect racial bias in death penalty cases.

The data would include a review of past cases as well as collecting information in the future on all homicides that might be eligible for capital punishment.  Other recommendations would require prosecutors, lawyers and judges involved in death penalty cases to be trained to protect against racial bias.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

Conrad's Corner: July 18, 2012

Conrad Balliet reads Robert Paschell's poem, "Today I Crave Sleep."

Education
5:32 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

Analysts Study Ohio School Funding

Legislative analysts say Ohio could replace all the property tax money that's going to school districts through a hike in the state sales tax.

But to raise the more than $9.9 billion that's needed, policymakers would need to more than double the sales tax rate - from 5.5 cents on the dollar to 13.2 cents.  That's in part because the higher the tax goes the less consumers like to spend.

The Ohio Legislative Service Commission provided the estimate Wednesday to an Ohio House subcommittee that's studying school funding ideas.

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Music
4:43 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

Live on Excursions: Gathering Mercury

Gathering Mercury

Ashley Stacy (Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar), QuiQue Bucio (Bass, Vocals) JJ Mangold (Drums) and new member Max Mobarry (Lead Guitar, Vocals) are gearing up to release their debut album as Gathering Mercury.

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