Wayne Baker

Clark County Reporter

Wayne Baker is a graduate of Yellow Springs High School and Central State University. He has worked in print media for several years covering news and sports.  Baker has coached youth basketball in the Yellow Springs school system and served on the Human Relations Commission.

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Around the Miami Valley
3:14 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Dragons to Honor Military Personnel Saturday Night

The Dayton Dragons, along with  the Dayton Development Coalition, will host the first of two “Hometown Heroes Celebration Nights” at Fifth Third Field on Saturday, when the Dragons host the Great Lakes Loons. The program is part of a season-long celebration to pay tribute to all service men and women associated with Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Springfield Air National Guard Base.

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Around the Miami Valley
5:40 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Springfield Chamber and WorkPlus sponsor job fair

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce has been looking at ways to get companies in Clark County to do more hiring. The Chamber received welcome news when a group of employers asked the organization to sponsor a job fair so they can find qualified people to hire.

Amy Donahoe of the Chamber, says Clark County's unemployment rate was a little over eight percent in March, and that's compared to nine percent at the same time last year. Those numbers would seem to indicate that companies in the Clark County region are not hiring.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:34 am
Tue May 15, 2012

Seasons Bistro & Grille brings culinary delight to Springfield

SPRINGFIELD - Doug McGregor and Margaret Mattox, are a brother-sister team and natives of Springfield.  As soon as Doug graduated from culinary school in Colorado, his sister called him and convinced him to come back home and open a restaurant with her nearly five years ago. Seasons Bistro and Grille, is now a big part of Springfield's downtown renaissance and a continuing effort in the family's long line of successful business ownership. 

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Around the Miami Valley
9:24 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Central State University Welcomes First Woman President in 125-year History

The Central State University Board of Trustees on Thursday appointed Dr. Cynthia Jackson Hammond as the eighth president of the university. 

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Around the Miami Valley
3:07 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Springfield mall and Bechtle shopping areas to get a new name

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce is making a major move in re-branding retail efforts in the city. The Chamber met with business owners in the Upper Valley Mall and Bechtle Avenue strip mall areas and decided to rename the entire shopping destination, the 41 Crossing.

Chamber president Mike McDorman says renaming the area 41 Crossing will allow the retail stores and restaurants to become a shopping destination that will rival the Greene in Beavercreek and Outlet Mall in Jeffersonville.

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