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8:05 am
Mon December 26, 2011

New Ohio Law Could Boost Craft Beer Breweries

Ohio craft brewers hope a new state law will help boost beer tourism by bringing breweries more in line with winery tasting rooms.

The law allows production breweries to open tasting rooms and sell beer by the glass without buying a second, costly permit.

Ohio wineries have not had to pay that charge and have flourished by marketing themselves as tourist destinations. 

Statewide News
8:03 am
Mon December 26, 2011

Federal Funds Pay Ohio Troopers' Holiday Overtime

The State Highway Patrol says it's using federal traffic safety funding to pay overtime for troopers providing an increased presence on Ohio roadways this holiday season.

The Plain Dealer in Cleveland reports that the patrol got $1.9 million in federal traffic safety funding this fall through the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services.

The patrol says the time between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day can be one of the most dangerous for Ohio drivers.  During that period last year, more than three dozen people died in accidents that involved alcohol. 

Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Sun December 25, 2011

Conrad's Corner: December 25, 2011

Conrad Balliet reads Janeal Ravndal's poem, "Out of Bethlehem"

Arts & Culture
2:25 pm
Sat December 24, 2011

Conrad's Corner: December 24, 2011

Julie Moore reads her poem, "What We Heard on Christmas Day"

Around the Miami Valley
12:56 pm
Fri December 23, 2011

What's Great in Dayton: December 23 - 29, 2011

The Ice Rink at Riverscape Metropark

I don’t think this will be a White Christmas….

But you can go ice skating. Head to downtown Dayton and the rink is in Riverscape. They’ve got hot chocolate, and outdoor fireplaces and you can check out the Miami River. Bring along your family, and friends to ice skate
the MetroParks Rink. Admission is $5 and includes the use of ice skates.

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