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4:19 pm
Wed December 15, 2010

Kasich Wants Return to 5 Ohio Snow Days

Ohio's governor-elect has put more school calamity days on his agenda, after some lobbying that started at home.

Republican John Kasich says his 10-year-old daughter Reese brought up the issue, and he also has heard complaints from other children and parents about the cutback to three calamity days last year. Democratic Governor Ted Strickland reduced the "snow days" from five as a way to ensure more classroom time for Ohio's students.

Education
3:38 pm
Wed December 15, 2010

Ohio State University Computer Breach

Ohio State University says unauthorized users accessed a computer server containing personal information on about 760 thousand current and former faculty, staff, students and others.

The university today said there's no indication information was taken and it does not believe there is a risk of identity theft. The university discovered the breach in October. The server includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates and addresses. It also stores information on applicants, consultants and contractors.

Business
3:35 pm
Wed December 15, 2010

Wilmington Readies For Glenn Beck Visit

When Glenn Beck tells the story of Wilmington, it's a town like Bedford Falls, from the holiday movie classic, "It's A Wonderful Life". He's in Wilmington today to showcase, what he calls, a town that gets it', one built on self reliance in the face of economic devastation.

"And this town hasn't taken any money from the government. They don't want any money from the government. They don't want any money. And I ask them why? They say God will provide. If we have faith, he will provide. We don't need it from the government," says Beck on his show.

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Nature
8:13 am
Tue December 14, 2010

Poor Will's Almanack: December 14 – 20, 2010

1st December Moon
Hefhoover

Poor Will’s Almanack for the Second Week of Early Winter, the third week of the natural year.

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In Remembrance
6:35 am
Tue December 14, 2010

Dayton Remembers Richard Holbrooke As Architect Of Peace Accords

US diplomat Richard Holbrooke, died last night at the age of 69.President Obama called Holbrook a "true giant of American Foreign Policy". He served as the Presidents special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan and his career spanned decades, working with every Democratic President since John F. Kennedy. In Dayton, he is best remembered as the architect of the Dayton Peace Accords.

"It's a loss for the country, it's loss of Dayton. We loved him and he loved us right back," says Dayton City Commissioner Matt Joseph.

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