Around the Miami Valley
9:00 am
Mon March 12, 2012

Report: Agreement in Cincinnati Occupy Disputes

A newspaper reports an agreement has been reached between the city of Cincinnati and Occupy protesters charged last year after police say they trespassed or refused to leave a public park at closing.

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the agreement expected to be filed Monday says a portion of the downtown Piatt Park will be a 24-hour public space beginning next week.  Cincinnati City Solicitor John Curp told the newspaper Sunday the agreement also prohibits encampments and tents.

It also ends a federal lawsuit against the city.

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Around the Miami Valley
8:54 am
Mon March 12, 2012

Obama, Cameron to Give TV Interview at NCAA Game

NCAA BASKETBALL: FEB 10 2010 Butler v Wright St @ Nutter Ctr

President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron are attending the kick-off game of the NCAA Tournament in Dayton tomorrow night.  It’s one stop on the prime minister's official visit to the United States. The two world-leaders will be interviewed together at halftime.

Sportscaster Clark Kellogg will talk to them for CBS and Turner Sports during the "First Four" matchup between Mississippi Valley State and Western Kentucky on Tuesday night.

The game starts at 6:30 p.m. EDT.

Around the Miami Valley
8:44 am
Mon March 12, 2012

DDN:Ohio VA Clinic Paid $940K in Cases Over 8 Deaths

DAYTON, Ohio(AP) - Public records show the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs paid out $940,000 in cases related to the deaths of eight Dayton VA Medical Center patients.

The center came under scrutiny last year after allegations of improper hygiene by a dentist at a clinic. Records requested and obtained by the Dayton Daily News reveal the center has faced 72 medical malpractice claims since 2007, including those related to eight deaths between 2005 and 2008. There are pending claims over two deaths in 2009 and 2010.

12:00 am
Mon March 12, 2012

Radio Rounds: People in Glass Hospitals Shouldn't Throw Stones

Dr. John  Schumann, the founder and author of the popular blog, which aims to “demystify” medicine and provide transparency on the workings of medical practice and the complexities of hospital care. Dr. Schumann is a general internist and medical educator — previously at the University of Chicago and now at the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine, where he functions as the Associate Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Sun March 11, 2012

Conrad's Corner: March 11, 2012

Elizabeth Schmidt reads her poem, "Her Dementia"