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12:15 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: September 5 - 11, 2014

There will be lots of activities for adults and children at this year's Wright Brothers Aero Carnival

DVAC's Exhibition Season Premier is tonight, and they are featuring Variations on Likeness. This exhibition is a study in classic portraiture presenting early 19th century tintype processes through cutting edge digital installations.

Street Beats is a welcome return we don’t nearly see enough. This is dance performed in outdoor venues. Carillon Park will be the place for DCDC to venture into great dance art performed before a live audience out of doors. This is tonight at 7:30pm.

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Commentary
6:30 am
Thu September 4, 2014

The Little Dirigible That Could—And Did

The Arrow ready for liftoff.

The Wright brothers’ first flight at Kitty Hawk in December 1903 was a private affair. But America’s first public powered flight wasn’t made by an airplane. In 1904, an unlikely pair of carnival showmen managed a flight that changed not only their lives, but altered aeronautical history.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:00 am
Thu September 4, 2014

City and County Commissioners To Initiate Joint Projects

The commissioners of Montgomery County and the City of Dayton say they have identified several projects they’ll be able to work on together. The commissioners say the collaborative efforts, tagged as the Dayton/Montgomery County Compact, will save taxpayer dollars and improve services.

In a statement Wednesday, County Commission President Dan Foley said the city and county are “committed to better serving its citizens.” Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley said partnerships are essential for improving city and county operations.

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Around the Miami Valley
9:46 am
Tue September 2, 2014

Rallies Held In Beavercreek Express Different Takes On Police Shooting

Hundreds protested outside the Beavercreek Walmart Saturday, demanding the Attorney General's office release video of the police shooting of John Crawford.
Credit Wayne Baker / WYSO

Two rallies were held over the weekend outside of the Beavercreek Walmart in conjunction with the death of a man inside the store, and each rally had a distinct message. On August 5, John Crawford III was shot and killed by Beavercreek police after officers responded to a 911 call alleging that Crawford was waving a weapon at people inside of the store. Crawford was later found to be carrying an air rifle of a type that is sold inside the store, and was apparently talking on the phone to his girlfriend during the shooting.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:36 pm
Sun August 31, 2014

WYSO Weekend: August 31, 2014

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: Among the stories we bring you today, you’ll hear the wonderful sounds of the Ugandan Kids Choir – they performed Saturday, August 30th, at the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, but also stopped by the WYSO studios on Friday to sing a couple of their songs. 

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