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7:25 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Straight A Funding Will Create Education Hub At Springfield's South High School

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Springfield's former South High School, built in the early 1900s, is on its way to becoming an educational hub for students. Recently, a consortium of four local schools received an $11.3 million state Straight A grant for the renovation.

South High will now be called the Greater Springfield Career ConnectED Center, and it will house the  Global Impact Stem Academy,  Springfield City Schools, Clark-Shawnee Local and the Career Tech Center under the title of College and Career Readiness Hub. The plan is to offer education for in-demand careers and become a center of innovation. 

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Conrad's Corner: July 8, 2014

Janeal Ravndal reads Barbara Astor's poem, "Heading Home."

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Nature
6:30 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Poor Will's Almanack: July 8 - 14, 2014

Credit Liz West / Flickr Creative Commons

My interest in gardening began with a few lettuce seeds and then progressed to a minor manifestation of voyeuristic back-to-the-landism. And now it has taken on a life of its own.

And of course, nothing is as simple as it seems.

What starts out as a pleasant journey into food or flowers can quickly become complicated by the addition of just a small amount of neurosis and self-doubt.

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Health, Science & The Environment
6:28 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Montgomery County Health Commisioner Announces Retirement

Commissioner, Jim Gross.
Credit Public Health - Dayton and Montgomery County

Montgomery County Health Commissioner Jim Gross has announced his retirement. The commissioner was appointed to the position with Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County seven years ago and will retire early next year. 

“I’m very proud of the work that Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County does within our county,” Gross says. We provide leadership in many areas and help identify the greatest public health challenges, and then we work within our public health system to strategically meet those needs and also promote healthier lifestyles.”

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Around the Miami Valley
6:05 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

WYSO Weekend: July 6, 2014

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

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