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Around the Miami Valley
1:15 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: February 3 - 9, 2012

Kathleen Madigan

Tonight’s the time in downtown Dayton for their First Friday events. Galleries, restaurants and shops will host a variety of free events, including art exhibit openings and live music. And as you wander around you will be hearing Rev Cool from right here on WYSO because many of the places have tuned in 91.3.

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Around the Miami Valley
11:42 am
Fri February 3, 2012

Kings Island in Ohio Seeks to Hire 4,000

Joe Dunckley

The Kings Island amusement and waterpark outside Cincinnati says it plans to hire 4,000 workers to fill seasonal positions.  The park says it is accepting applications online for the 2012 season that starts April 28.

Open positions are in various areas, including admissions, entertainment, food and beverage, lifeguards, rides and security. 

Applications are open to those 15 and older.  The park is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Co.

 

Statewide News
11:15 am
Fri February 3, 2012

Ohio Governor Signs Anti-Bullying Bill

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed an anti-bullying bill that requires schools to update policies to include harassment and intimidation sent electronically, such as over the Internet or mobile phones.

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Politics
11:07 am
Fri February 3, 2012

Dem Local Leaders Oppose Ohio Turnpike Leasing

Democratic local officials opposed to leasing the Ohio Turnpike have announced they'll do their own study of whether it's a good idea.

The leaders from counties across northern Ohio said at news conferences in Cleveland and Youngstown yesterday that they're skeptical of an analysis planned by the state. They expect it will favor leasing, as proposed by Republican Gov. John Kasich.

Mahoning County Commissioner Anthony Traficanti predicted that privatizing the turnpike would be a "total nightmare" resulting in potholes and dangerous lapses in plowing and maintenance.

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Health
11:00 am
Fri February 3, 2012

Michael Foods Widens Egg Recall

madelinetosh

A Minnesota food company is widening its recall of hard-cooked eggs because of a potential for listeria contamination.

Michael Foods, of Minnetonka, is recalling eggs in brine sold in 10- and 25-pound pails for institutional use in 34 states. The eggs carry six brand names: Columbia Valley Farms, GFS, Glenview Farms, Papetti's, Silverbrook and Wholesome Farms.

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