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10:35 am
Sun September 9, 2012

New Ohio Guide: Art and Utility

Pieces made by the Camrbidge Glass Company in the 1920s
Sandra Sleight-Brennan

From the outside the National Museum of Cambridge Glass doesn’t look out of the ordinary. It’s in an old 1960s era building that could have been a bank. But once you get inside, the museum sparkles.

Sharon Miller and Lindy Thaxton volunteer at the Museum in Cambridge, Ohio. They filled me in on the history as they gave me a tour.

"What I think is really neat about the Cambridge Glass Company and their colors is that as history evolves, as people change, the colors change," says Miller.

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Arts & Culture
10:30 am
Sun September 9, 2012

Eco-Artist Basia Irland Visits Dayton

Dennie Eagleson

Antioch College and the University of Dayton have teamed up to sponsor a visit by environmental artist Basia Irland this September and again next March. Irland is known internationally as a pioneer in the field of “eco-art”. She conducts community-oriented projects designed to aid in restoring the health of waterways. Irland’s project for the Dayton region began with a summer exhibition of artwork at Antioch’s Herndon Gallery, and continues in September with events at the University of Dayton.

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Politics
5:00 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

PoliticsOhio: Democrats Woo Ohio Voters At Convention

NPR's Senior Washington Editor, Ron Elving, was the guest on PoliticsOhio last week, covering the Republican National Convention. Emily McCord has him as her guest again this week, to discuss Ohio's place at the Democratic National Convention. Elving says they need Ohio, too, and showed it this week. Also, he reports on former Governor Ted Strickland's speech.

Around the Miami Valley
3:15 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Obama's Heartland Bus Tour rolls through Springfield

President Barack Obama’s Heartland Bus Tour rolled through Springfield on Thursday as his re-election campaign stopped outside Springfield’s Obama for America office before heading to Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa.

Several local VIP's spoke at the event, including Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly and Greg Schultz, OFA-Ohio state director, targeted the state’s auto workers and farmers.

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Commentary
12:40 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: September 7 - 13, 2012

Null-Blinn Pioneer Cemetary

Tonight is First Friday in downtown Dayton and the United Way will host the Live United Block Party in the Oregon District from 4 to 7 p.m. 19 agencies of the organization will set up booths along Fifth Street, If you visit more than 10 of the booths then you will be entered into a raffle to win several prizes, including a diamond tennis bracelet and a pair of tickets to a Cincinnati Bengals football game. Look for Heater, the Dayton Dragons' mascot, wearing a Live United T-shirt during the block party.

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