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Health, Science & The Environment
4:18 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

App For Crime Victims Planned By Ohio Researchers

Credit Ranny D.

University of Dayton researchers are using a federal grant to develop a smartphone app to make it easier for crime victims to access support services.

The university is teaming up with Family Services of Dayton to develop an app that will allow crime victims to quickly connect with local law enforcement, medical services, counselors, financial resources and other support organizations.

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Gay Marriage
3:57 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Governor Kasich Says He Still Supports Ohio's Gay Marriage Ban

Ohio Governor John Kasich says he still supports Ohio's ban on gay marriage.
Credit Office of Governor John Kasich

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says he continues to support the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, even as similar prohibitions are being struck down by the courts. In an interview earlier this week, Kasich said he supports the 2004 amendment defining marriage as only between one man and one woman, even though recent court rulings mean 60 percent of Americans live in a state that does or will recognize same-sex marriage.

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Under Construction
6:00 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Is Yellow Springs Becoming A Bedroom Community? WYSO’s Lewis Wallace Talks To Karen Wintrow

Yellow Springs packs its downtown twice a year for the street fair, which supports its bustling tourist economy.
Credit Lewis Wallace / WYSO

The village of Yellow Springs, on the surface, is hopping economically. Property values are headed up, and downtown vacancies are low. Antioch College is growing and just opened a renovated fitness and wellness center. But just below the surface, the village has a lot of the same issues as other parts of the region. A lack of well-paying jobs means it’s becoming more of a bedroom community.

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Around the Miami Valley
8:47 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Student Group Stages Sit-in At Beavercreek Police Department

Members of the Ohio Student Association have been camped out at the Beavercreek police station since Monday.
Credit Steve Bognar

UPDATE AND VIDEO: Student protesters left unsatisfied today after a meeting with Beavercreek Police Chief Dennis Evers.

More than 40 demonstrators occupied the entrance of the police station after the meeting, and said they will continue their protest.

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Health, Science & The Environment
6:16 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Downtown Dayton River Run Gets New Design Plan

An artist's rendering of the new kayak run plan along the Great Miami River in downtown Dayton.
Credit Five Rivers Metroparks

Five Rivers Metroparks has announced changes to the plan for a downtown Dayton kayaking run, which means a delayed timeline for the Riverscape River Run.

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