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Around the Miami Valley
9:03 am
Thu April 5, 2012

DDN: Home Price Sales Rise

Diana Parkhouse

A report focusing on single-family home and condo sales indicates Dayton Home prices grew rapidly in the last four months.  According to Clear Capital’s quarterly Home Data Index, local home prices rose by 6.3 percent.  Only Phoenix Arizona saw a higher climb in home prices.

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Around the Miami Valley
4:09 pm
Wed April 4, 2012

Lawsuit Filed In Bridge Death of Ohio Suspect

A lawsuit has been filed in the July death of a handcuffed burglary suspect who authorities say jumped from an Ohio bridge after escaping police by breaking a cruiser window with his head.

The Dayton Daily News reports the family of 20-year-old Kylen English filed the suit Monday against the city of Dayton, the police officer driving the cruiser and a local hospital.

The lawsuit claims negligence on the part of the officer and hospital officials who treated English for a head injury shortly before his death.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:39 pm
Tue April 3, 2012

DDN: Child Abuse / Neglect Referrals Down in Montgomery Co.

Jez Page

Montgomery County Children Services says Abuse and neglect referrals are down.  The 4 percent drop in 2011 was included in new statistics released Monday.  The number of referrals dropped from 3,903 in 2010 to 3,757 in 2011.

But in a report from the Dayton Daily News, officials are say cases of severe abuse and cases involving multiple victims or perpetrators are evident.

Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon April 2, 2012

WYSO Weekend: April 1, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 1, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Sean Creighton from the Southwestern Ohio Council on Higher Education about the 20x20 challenge aimed at increasing the amount of internships in the region.

-Wayne Baker reports on the Springfield Art Museum becoming a Smithsonian affiliate art museum.

-WCPN's Anne Glauser reports on a new experimental treatment for depression

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Around the Miami Valley
12:45 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: March 30 - April 5, 2012

So many things are going on….can you take a long break??? Now there is a play called Gem of the Ocean. This is one of August Wilson's famed "Pittsburgh Cycle," ten plays about residents of that city's Hill District. It's a mixture of fantasy and harsh reality, as 285-year old Aunt Ester leads a community for whom slavery is an all-too-vivid memory.  Visit humanrace theatre.org.

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