Around the Miami Valley
1:45 pm
Fri December 9, 2011

What's Great in Dayton: December 9 - 15, 2011

The Ohio Valley British Brass Band

Tonight , at 7:00pm at UD, in the theater that is in their student union the DCDC2 will present its annual festival of dance, decorations, candy, and elves. They bring in the season’s rhythms and good cheer.

And at 8:00 tonight The Oral Funk Poetry Productions will be doing “The Signature: A Poetic Medley Show.” This is at De’Lish Café, 139 N. Main St, downtown Dayton. The event will feature free hors d’oeuvres, drink specials and live entertainment.

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Statewide News
11:18 am
Fri December 9, 2011

Ohio Casino Buying Ritz-Carlton and Office Tower

Ohio's first casino opening early next year is buying an upscale hotel to expand its footprint in downtown Cleveland.

Rock Ohio Caesars says it will exercise an option to buy the four-star Ritz-Carlton hotel for $36.5 million. The casino operator also has purchased an attached five-story office tower recently sold in a mortgage default auction for $3.5 million.

The hotel and office tower are adjacent to the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland that will open in March. The casino operator says it will use the bank office tower - vacant since 2008 - for administrative offices.

Statewide News
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"

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.