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12:15 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: May 16 - 22, 2014

Dayton Hamvention: The Future of Ham Radio, it’s going on right now until Sunday.

Out-of-this-world activities - and perhaps even some "extra-terrestrials" - await you in the Air Force Museum during Space Fest on Friday and Saturday. 

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5:11 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Cedarville Tornado Catagorized An EF3

Storm damage on Federal Road in Cedarville
Credit Barb Sloan

The National Weather Service has determined that the tornado that touched down in Cedarville Wednesday has been classified as an EF3. Several homes and buildings were destroyed by the intense storm that hit the village around 6 p.m.

Forecaster John Franks with the National Weather Service out of Wilmington said Wednesday’s storm was narrow, but contained deadly winds.

The estimated maximum wind speed of that storm was 145 mph and the EF3 category runs from 136 to 165 mph," Franks said.

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7:44 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Storms Spawn Tornado In Cedarville

Barber Road farm hit by tornado
Credit Barb Sloan

A severe storm front moving through the Miami Valley produced at least one confirmed tornado touchdown in Cedarville.  Several buildings were demolished and as many as four people had to be extricated from the basement of a home near Barber and Weimer Roads.  

Rosanne Anders of the Greene County Emergency Management Agency says EMS personnel responded to the scene and that there were "minor injuries that required no transportation to the hospital." 

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6:15 am
Wed May 14, 2014

ReInvention Stories: Jan Underwood

Today on ReInvention Stories, we meet Jan Underwood from Dayton's Santa Clara neighborhood. It's between Salem Avenue and North Main Street, just north of downtown. Underwood was a photographer at the Dayton Daily News for many years until changes in newspaper publishing, and in her personal life, forced her to reinvent herself.

Major funding for the second season of ReInvention Stories comes from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation with support from Wright State University CELIA fund, the Yellow Springs Community Foundation and Antioch College.

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10:00 am
Mon May 12, 2014

WYSO Weekend: May 11, 2014

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

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