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Education
8:18 am
Mon August 8, 2011

More Ohio students attend non-residential campuses

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Data from Ohio's higher education board shows enrollment has more than tripled over the past decade at regional campuses and community colleges as more students attend locations away from residential campuses.

The Dayton Daily News reports data from the Ohio Board of Regents shows regional campuses and community colleges had 252,000 students last year. That's up from 74,000 a decade earlier.

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Business & Technology
8:14 am
Mon August 8, 2011

Tri-state partnership suggested for Ohio River

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IRONTON, Ohio (AP) - Lawmakers and others invested in southern Ohio's economy say the state should work with neighboring Kentucky and West Virginia to help the region realize the shipping potential of the Ohio River.

Patrick Donovan of the Rahall Appalachian Transportation Institute tells The Columbus Dispatch the tri-state area needs a port authority that competes globally.

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Environment
8:03 am
Mon August 8, 2011

Ohio lake area fights to change image after algae

ST. MARYS, Ohio (AP) - Toxic algae plaguing Ohio's largest inland lake has created a negative public image that organizations and residents in the area are determined to change.

They're working to draw tourists back to western Ohio's Grand Lake St. Marys and using television, newspapers and social media to spread the word that the lake is improving. Meanwhile, state, federal and local agencies continue efforts to control the algae and improve water quality.

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Music
3:02 pm
Fri August 5, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Market Street Dream

Market Street Dream

Noah Benefiel, Zack Eldridge, Shawn Imel, Seth Campbell and Seth Reigelsperger began playing music together as a hobby, but about a year ago they began performing publicly with an inaugural gig at Canal Street Tavern. After playing shows around Dayton, Market Street Dream was convinced to take part in the 29th Annual Dayton Band Playoffs by Canal Street Tavern owner Mick Montgomery. They will move on to Round 3 of the Playoffs, performing next on August 22nd at Canal Street Tavern.

Arts & Culture
2:45 pm
Fri August 5, 2011

Muse Machine Prepares for Summer Concert

Student performers in last year's Muse Machine Summer Concert
courtesy of Muse Machine

Every summer Muse Machine produces a song and dance revue spotlighting the most talented student singers, dancers and musicians in the Greater Dayton area.  Next week they'll do it again.  Here Muse Machine Executive Director Luke Dennis visits the WYSO studios to give Niki Dakota a preview of the show.

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