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3:21 pm
Wed March 14, 2012

Award-Winning Photojournalist to Speak in Springfield Tonight

Award-Winning Photojournalist Ron Haviv (Ha-veev) has won awards for his coverage of conflict and humanitarian crises around the world. Tonight, he’ll end a two day residency at Wittenberg with a public discussion about his experiences.

Tonight’s speech is part of Wittenberg’s Visual Artist in Residency Series, and Ron Haviv part of his discussion will center around the impact a career like his can have on the world.

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Around the Miami Valley
3:11 pm
Wed March 14, 2012

New Funding to Help Homeless in Montgomery County

Funds from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development are providing some additional support for the homeless. WYSO’s Jerry Kenney has the details.

Nearly $700,000 dollars are coming to Montgomery County HUD agencies. Debbie Watts Robinson is CEO with Miami Valley Housing Opportunities.

MVHO received $325,000 in grant money – that will go towards the purchase of 12 housing units for single adults with disabilities.

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Nature
1:34 pm
Tue March 13, 2012

Poor Will's Amanack: March 13 - 19, 2012

Flickr Creative Commons user TonySutton410

Poor Will’s Almanack for the fifth week of Early Spring.

When one thing happens, then else is happening too. That is the most simple rule of phenology. And in the fifth week of Early Spring, the most dramatic event is the start of the robin mating chorus in the early morning dark.

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Politics
11:28 am
Tue March 13, 2012

AP Source Says Ohio gov Wants Drilling Tax Hike

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is preparing to detail second-year priorities Wednesday that include a proposed tax hike on oil and gas extraction paired with eventual income-tax relief.

A source close to the administration with knowledge of the plan told The Associated Press the Republican governor will also propose a plan aimed at better aligning college and vocational courses and state workforce development programs to meet job opportunities. The source requested anonymity because the information had not yet been made public.

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Politics
8:50 am
Tue March 13, 2012

Mississippi Primary Results

StuSeeger

Results from the Primaries being held in Mississippi on March 13, 2012 - updated throughout the day as results come in.

 

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