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10:35 am
Sun July 15, 2012

New Ohio Guide: Maria Stein

The chapel of relics at Maria Stein
Aileen LeBlanc

There's a section of Northwest Ohio where the flat rich farmland is poked by a series of church steeples – like push pins marking places on a map. The churches are topped by Catholic Crosses – as they were built by a sweeping German Catholic immigration, which began back in the 1830s.

Here in Mercer county the Convent of Maria Stein is the heart of it all, built by Father Francis de Sales Brunner in 1846. The bishop in Cincinnati at the time was looking for a German-speaking priest to minister to the growing German Catholic population.

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Around the Miami Valley
11:10 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Guard Care program to provide free medical services to area residents

SPRINGFIELD — The Ohio National Guard will be sending 80 medical workers to Springfield on July 28 and 29. The workers are part of the annual Guard Care program that provides free medical and dental services to Ohio residents.

Leslie Wade with the Clark County Combined Health District, says the two day program offers medical and dental help to residents regardless of their income level and whether or not they have insurance.

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Around the Miami Valley
2:40 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: July 13 - 19, 2012

The Cannery in Downtown Dayton

The Peace Museum's new exhibit has twelve powerful portraits from artist Robert Shetterly's series, 'Americans Who Tell the Truth.' Each portrait includes a quote and short biography.  One of the portraits is of Paul K. Chappell, a West Point Graduate from California who has spoken three times in Dayton. Dayton International Peace Museum and always free admission.

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Business & Technology
8:13 am
Fri July 13, 2012

Ohio Officials Pull Back Medicaid Eligibility Plan

State officials say they will delay submitting a plan to the federal government to overhaul the Medicaid eligibility process for about 700,000 Ohioans who receive the tax-funded health services.

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Politics
4:39 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

White House to Hold AAPI Forum in Columbus Friday

Senior White House and Cabinet officials will hold a summit in Columbus, on Friday with Asian American community members from across the Midwest.  In an interview with WYSO, Cabinet Secretary Christopher Lu said the event, will cover issues like job creation and economic recovery, healthcare, education, immigration and housing.

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