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2:04 pm
Wed November 2, 2011

Wright-Patterson Heads Two Management Centers In Air Force Restructuring (UPDATED)

The U.S. Air Force announced Wednesday that it is consolidating management function from 12 different centers. There will be 5 in total and two of those will be located at Wright Patterson Force Base. This comes as the Air Force faces budget cuts and they say it is an effort to improve efficiency.

Wright Patterson will house the new U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center. That will focus on acquisition of aircraft and support weapons systems. The new center will combine other facilities from bases in Massachusetts and Florida.

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Politics
5:44 pm
Tue November 1, 2011

Collective Bargaining Wrap Up: Part 2

Ohio’s new law that slashes the power of public employee unions has sparked one of the most bitter debates in modern Ohio history. Voters now have the chance to endorse it or kill it when they vote on state issue 2. Yesterday, statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen recalled for us how this measure got onto the ballot. Today, in part 2 of his wrap-up series, we hear pro and con arguments on some of the new law’s many provisions.

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Education
5:17 pm
Tue November 1, 2011

National Report Card Shows Ohio Had Little Improvement In Education

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The U.S. Department of Education ranks each states’ performance in a national report card every other year. StateImpact: Ohio’s Ida Lieszkovszky reports that in Ohio, not much has changed over the last few years.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:22 pm
Tue November 1, 2011

Police: Ohio steroid probe uncovers Tennessee lab

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) - Police in southwest Ohio say they plan to announce details today of an investigation into steroid abuse at a local YMCA that led to a secret lab in Tennessee and 32 indictments.

The Warren County Drug Task Force and county prosecutor's office say investigators confiscated $600,000 in illegal drugs and a cache of weapons.

Around the Miami Valley
12:20 pm
Tue November 1, 2011

Abortion foes to air ad on Ohio's 'Heartbeat Bill'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Supporters of an Ohio bill that would ban abortions after the first detectable fetal heartbeat will begin airing an ad in Dayton tonight, urging voters to ask their state Senators to pass the bill.

Ohio ProLife Action says their ad will air on the FOX News cable channel during The O'Reilly Factor and Hannity.

If passed, the proposal would be one of the strictest anti-abortion measures in the U.S. A transcript of the voiceover says that the bill would "save the equivalent of a school bus full of children every single day."

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