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5:17 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Survey: Manufacturing Jobs in Dayton Remain Unfilled.

 

A recent survey conducted by MadeInDaytonBlog.Com indicates that many manufacturing jobs in the Dayton area remain unfilled, despite large numbers of people looking for work.

The blog was started back in December as a clearinghouse for local manufacturers to communicate needs and exchange ideas.  More than a hundred companies responded to the survey and said they have jobs that have remained unfilled – and many say the disconnect between available jobs and the unemployed comes down to skills. 

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Environment
4:25 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Ohio Nuclear Plant Finds Pinhole-Size Coolant Leak

Operators of a nuclear plant in Ohio say they've discovered and contained a pinhole-size leak spraying radioactive coolant at the plant.

Nuclear regulators and plant operators say the leaking coolant at the Davis-Besse nuclear plant near Toledo never got outside the building and posed no threat to the public.

Workers discovered the leak Wednesday as they were getting ready to restart the plant after a month-long maintenance shut down.

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Education
4:18 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Ohio Drops Federally Funded Tutoring Program

The Ohio Department of Education is dropping a federally funded tutoring program hit with allegations of fraud and wrongdoing.

The state had overseen the "supplemental educational services" program for students at low-performing schools. The state auditor began investigating after allegations of fraudulent billing and tutoring in unsafe conditions.

Now, districts will decide which tutors to hire and what services are needed, but the state will stop evaluating tutoring groups.

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Around the Miami Valley
2:36 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

United Way Cuts Red Cross Funding

The United Way of Greater Dayton will cut funding to the Dayton area Red Cross by 76 percent for next fiscal year. And as WYSO's Emily McCord reports, the Red Cross is appealing that decision.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Central State Fires Kellen Winslow as Athletic Director

After nearly four years as athletic director at Central State University, NFL Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow, Sr. is now out of a job.

Central State University President Dr. John W. Garland announced on Tuesday the appointment of Jahan Culbreath as interim athletic director to take over for Winslow.

Culbreath has more than 20 years of experience in athletic coaching and administration, and is a 1992 graduate of Central State University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication.

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