Around the Miami Valley
7:26 am
Tue September 6, 2011

Ohio city has 3 days of weather extremes

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - One Ohio city has hit record marks for heat, cool weather and rainfall all within three days of extremes.

The National Weather Service says Dayton on Monday reached a high temperature on Monday of just 62 degrees, tying the record for the chilliest maximum temperature ever recorded on Sept. 5.

Two days earlier, Dayton had sweltered in 97-degree heat.  Saturday's high temperature tied the record for Sept. 3 that had been set in 1913.

Statewide News
7:24 am
Tue September 6, 2011

New Ohio livestock rules widely praised


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State industry and animal welfare advocates say new rules on the handling of Ohio farm animals that take effect later this month will make the state a leader in setting standards for livestock care.

The Ohio Department of Agriculture is midway through holding meetings around the state to introduce the new requirements. They cover the proper feeding, restraint, housing and health care for a full range of animals including poultry, cattle, pigs, horses and alpacas.

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7:17 am
Tue September 6, 2011

VP Biden says labor under direct assault

CINCINNATI (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden says this Labor Day finds unions under the most direct assault in generations and needing to fight to keep from losing hard-won rights.

Biden spoke Monday to a major labor gathering in Cincinnati, as Ohio unions are revving up a campaign to overturn a Republican-pushed law passed this year that restricts collective bargaining for the state's public employees. He says there is a battle across the country for "the heart and soul of the labor movement."

Arts & Culture
3:35 pm
Mon September 5, 2011

Local Celtic Musician Dies

Local musician Tom Scheidt has died following an accident last week.  Scheidt was a long-time member of the Miami Valley music scene, playing in a number of bands including Chazz and Orion—and was a founding member of Fannigan’s Isle in 1984.  He was 63.

2:34 pm
Mon September 5, 2011

Orla Fallon on Dear Green Place

Cindy Funk, host of Dear Green Place, was joined over the phone by Orla Fallon. Fallon will be stopping in Dayton at the Dayton Art Institute on her tour around the country. 


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