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11:17 am
Fri December 9, 2011

Ohio School Voucher Bill to be Revised

The sponsor of legislation to expand private-school vouchers in Ohio says the proposal will be modified to address concerns from public schools and their allies.

School district officials opposing the measure say it wrongly steers money away from public schools and away from public accountability.

Republican state Rep. Matt Huffman of Lima tells The Columbus Dispatch he's willing to drop or redraw parts of his bill. He's planning a news conference next week on a new plan.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Thu December 8, 2011

Conrad's Corner: December 8, 2011

Julie Moore reads Mary Jo White's poem, "Migration"

Music
5:15 pm
Thu December 8, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Good English

Good English

Elizabeth Rasmussen, Celia Rasmussen, Leslie Rasmussen and Annie Bartlett all began playing music at an early age.  They formed Good English three years ago and have performing at many venues in the Dayton area.  In this interview Good English shares tracks from their new EP, Take Control, set for release in early 2012.  The band discusses their recording process and plans for 2012.
 

Business & Technology
4:45 pm
Thu December 8, 2011

Tech II Incorporated Set to Expand in Springfield

A manufacturing company in Springfield has been approved for $800,000 in state funding to add a new facility. The Ohio Job Creation Credit Tax Loan will bring new jobs and $2.7 5 million of investment money to the city.

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Economy
5:06 pm
Wed December 7, 2011

70,000 Ohioans To Lose Unemployment Benefits If Congress Doesn't Extend Federal Benefits

Thousands of jobless Ohioans are in danger of running out of their unemployment benefits early next year, if Congress doesn't renew a federal extension of benefits. Ben Johnson is with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

"70,000 people will exhaust their unemployment compensation in January, another 36, 000, almost 37,000 in February, about 58,000 in March and more than 10,000 between March and June but the numbers are smaller," says Johnson.

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