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1:00 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

What's Great in Dayton: October 28 - November 3, 2011

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Kettering Rotary is hosting the annual Run for Your Life, 5k Run/Walk on Friday at 6:15p.m. This is at the Community Golf Course and proceeds benefit Girls on the Run and Kettering Rotary.

This weekend , the play Lost in Yonkers is at the Dayton Theatre Guild . This tells the tale of two young boys left by their widowed father in a strange world called Yonkers. It’s a funny, touching and unforgettable drama.

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12:33 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

Dayton Area Soldier Killed in Action, Receives High Honor

On November 14th in 2010, twenty-five year old Army Specialist Jesse Snow of Fairborn was killed fighting Afghan insurgents.  Four other soldiers lost their lives in that battle, but Snow is being credited with saving the lives of three servicemen, and preventing any captures before being fatally wounded.

Because of his actions on the battlefield, the U. S. Army is presenting the Silver Star to Jesse’s family.  Jesse’s father, John Snow, is a retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant.  He says he “always knew Jesse would do something special. ”

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4:56 pm
Thu October 27, 2011

Husted Nixes Extended Voting Hours In Montgomery County

A vote by Ohio's elections chief means no extra hours for early voting at the board of elections in Montgomery County.

Elections board members were tied on the question of extended early voting. The Dayton Daily News reports Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted became the tie breaker and sided with GOP board members who did not want to stretch the absentee voting into the weekend and evenings.

Around the Miami Valley
5:57 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

Petition Over Shuttle Decision Gets Enough Signatures For White House Review

The White House may revisit NASA's decision for the location over four retired space shuttles. WYSO's Emily McCord reports.

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12:20 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

Hanna urges tough Ohio rules on exotic animals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Jack Hanna has urged a state panel to draw up strict rules for owning exotic animals in Ohio, where a man set loose more than 50 beasts last week and then killed himself.

TV personality Hanna, the former Columbus Zoo director, says he told a working committee during its closed-door meeting on Monday that Ohio must make sure that what just happened never happens again. Police killed dozens of the released animals while schools closed and motorists were warned to stay in their vehicles.

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