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Business & Technology
8:28 am
Mon September 26, 2011

Ohio panel to take up video lottery contract

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Lottery Commission wants the state to waive its competitive bidding process and award an additional $9 million over two years to a company that already helps run the state's lottery games.

The state Controlling Board was to decide Monday whether to let Intralot Inc. develop the system that will operate slots-like video lottery terminals in the state. The system would track the machines' activity, including number of wins and payouts.

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Environment
7:46 am
Mon September 26, 2011

W.Va. hosting congressional mining rule hearing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A congressional panel holds a hearing today on a draft environmental rule that would tighten oversight of coal mining.

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources is holding today's hearing in Charleston, West Virginia, on a proposed stream buffer zone rule.

The rule aims to keep coal-mining debris away from mountain streams. Coal-industry supporters say this and other Obama administration proposals threaten jobs and the economy, while environmentalists say such dumping harms water quality and animal habitats.

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Health
12:00 am
Mon September 26, 2011

Radio Rounds: The AMA & Student Voices

This episode highlights medical students’ impact on the policy and advocacy efforts of the American Medical Association.  Featured on the program are: 1.) current AMA President, Dr. Peter Carmel, a pediatric neurosurgeon from New Jersey, 2.) AMA Medical Student Section Chair TR Eckler - a 4th year student at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, and 3.) AMA Government Relations Advocacy Fellow Abby Daniel - taking a break between her first and second years at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.

Politics
5:45 pm
Fri September 23, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Lawmakers Approve Redistricting Map

Emily McCord speaks to Jo Ingles from Ohio Public Radio in the week's installment of PoliticsOhio. Ingles discusses the changes made this week to the map and how now it will be harder to put it up for a referendum. But she says Democrats who are upset about the new map are still weighing their options.

Around the Miami Valley
3:50 pm
Fri September 23, 2011

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

Garden Station

Oktoberfest is this weekend at The Dayton Art Institute.…lots of artisans, unique foods, ample beers, live music on two stages.

Ignite Innovation is a science festival that will offer ways for people of all ages to experience the amazing opportunities that spark creativity.

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