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5:45 pm
Fri August 3, 2012

PoliticsOhio: Less Than 100 Days From Election, Obama Campaign Focuses On Ohio

President Obama visited the battleground state again this week, his 9th visit this year. Emily McCord speaks to Obama Campaign Manager Jim Messina to discuss the current state of the campaign in Ohio, the negative nature of TV ads and the campaign's fundraising strategy.

Music
1:05 pm
Fri August 3, 2012

Live on Kaleidoscope: Miss Lissa and Company

Miss Lissa and Company
Credit Missy Curtis

After coming together as a band in 2007, Miss Lissa and Company have been gaining recognition in the regional and international blues scene.  In 2011, the Dayton band won the Cincinnati Blues Challenge which sent them to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis earlier this year.  Miss Lissa and Company is looking ahead to lots of regional live performances in the late summer and early fall with the hopes of recording a full-length follow-up to their EP, Back to Your Mamma. 

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Commentary
12:40 pm
Fri August 3, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: August 3 - 9, 2012

Woodland Cemetary

RiverScape MetroPark will host the final concert in this year's series, with Stranger performing from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The park's concession stand will be open and beer will be sold from 5 to 7 p.m. MetroParks will demonstrate various kayaking skills on the river and free kayak rentals will be available.

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Military
11:40 am
Fri August 3, 2012

Military Groups Oppose Obama Campaign Ohio Lawsuit

Fifteen military groups are opposing a federal lawsuit in Ohio brought by President Barack Obama's campaign because they say it could threaten voter protections offered to service members. 

Obama's campaign and Democrats argue the battleground state's law unfairly ends in-person voting for most Ohioans three days earlier than it does for military and overseas voters.  They say such disparate treatment is unconstitutional, and all voters should be able to vote on those days.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:44 am
Fri August 3, 2012

Local Woman Wins Gold At Olympics

Kayla Harrison from Middletown gave the U.S. its first judo gold medal in Olympic history, taking the 78-kilogram title Thursday at the London Games.

Harrison defeated Britain's Gemma Gibbons in a final she dominated from the start, getting a stronger grip on Gibbons and managing to throw her twice.

Her medal is the U.S.' second in judo this week: Teammate Marti Malloy won a bronze in the women's 57-kilogram division.

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