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Around the Miami Valley
12:45 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: May 18 - 24, 2012

Performers at World A'Fair in Dayton

This weekend the Dayton Opera is doing Carmen, and you will experience a Carmen like you have never seen before - intense, intimate and bitingly tragic! It's Carmen unplugged!

Hamvention…..opening tonight and all weekend at the Hara…you will be “internationally connected."

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Conrad's Corner: May 17, 2012

Conrad Balliet reads Susan Jelus' poems, "North Toward Home" and "Grandmother"

Around the Miami Valley
5:40 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Springfield Chamber and WorkPlus sponsor job fair

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce has been looking at ways to get companies in Clark County to do more hiring. The Chamber received welcome news when a group of employers asked the organization to sponsor a job fair so they can find qualified people to hire.

Amy Donahoe of the Chamber, says Clark County's unemployment rate was a little over eight percent in March, and that's compared to nine percent at the same time last year. Those numbers would seem to indicate that companies in the Clark County region are not hiring.

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Business
5:16 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Dayton Postal Processing Center to Close by February 2013

The US Postal Service has confirmed that it will close the postal processing facility in downtown Dayton.

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Statewide News
9:01 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Ohio House Panel OKs Exotic Animal Regulation Plan

Tasha, an Amur Leopard, in Heaven's Corner - an exotic animal sanctuary in West Alexandria Ohio
Animakitty

An Ohio House committee has approved legislation outlining new regulations on exotic animal ownership, paving the way for a full House vote on the measure.

The Senate passed the bill last month. The Columbus Dispatch reports a House panel made several changes before approving it in a 17-4 vote late Wednesday.

The bill now includes more monkeys on the list of creatures that would have to be registered. It also says the authority to expand the list of restricted species would go to the Legislature instead of the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

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