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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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Politics
12:06 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Former Ohio Governor in Romney Ad Footage

Former Ohio Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland never expected to see himself so much in campaign advertising this year - especially in a commercial for Republican Mitt Romney's presidential bid.

The 2012 Barack Obama campaign co-chairman can be seen nodding agreement behind then-candidate Hillary Clinton in 2008 as she criticizes Obama for mailings she says distorted her record. The Romney ad claims Obama uses the same tactics against him.

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Books
11:46 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Book Nook: Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness, by Alexandra Fuller

Alexandra Fuller grew up in Africa. Her parents still live there.  "Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness" is her second memoir about her family. Fuller conducted extensive interviews with her parents. This is really their story.

We learn how her mother and father met. We follow their journey through Kenya, Rhodesia, and Zambia. They endured hardships. Some of Fuller's siblings died. There were wars and dislocations. At one point Fuller's mother nearly lost her mind.

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