Around the Miami Valley

Around the Miami Valley
6:18 am
Thu December 12, 2013

New Racino Brings Cash To Local Government

About 20,000 people are expected to descend on Ohio’s newest racino Thursday.  The new gaming facility in Turtlecreek Township is expected to be a boon to the local economy.

Warren County Economic Development Director, Martin Russell, says Miami Valley Gaming’s new $175 million dollar racino means big revenue for the county.

“I think that when you talk about jobs, you talk about capital investment, you talk about bringing in more people inside of Warren County...this is going to really broaden our economic base," ​said Russell.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:43 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Overnight Snow Delays, Closes Schools & Snarls Traffic

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A quick moving system brought snow to the Miami Valley overnight with some places seeing as much as 3 inches of accumulation. Many area schools are on 2-hour delays this morning, as well as some closures, and several problems have been reported on the roadways. WYSO reports the latest traffic problems every 10 minutes at 91.3 FM.

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5:00 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Snow, Ice To Impact Both Morning and Afternoon Commutes, Close Schools UPDATED

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Updated 5 p.m.

A severe storm warning is still in effect through 1 a.m. Saturday. Brian Koniglio with the National Weather Service says storms this big are rare. 

"You wouldn’t have a storm like this more than like a couple times a year," he said. "Some years you don’t even have any like this."

It’s already snowed several inches, and Koniglio says snowfall will pick up after sunset.

Another four to six inches of accumulation are expected overnight. Travelers are advised to stay off the roads if possible.

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12:15 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

What's Great in Dayton: December 6 - 12, 2013

Dayton Gay Men's Chorus

Tonight in downtown Dayton it’s First Friday from 5 to 10 p.m. You can shop for unique and one-of-kind items, view festive window displays, enjoy live entertainment and take advantage of discounts and special deals.

The Signature: A Poetic Medley Show is Friday and Saturday night in the Human Race Theater. This is a live production that has earned a reputation across the Midwest for being edgy, thought provoking, funny, engaging, and very spontaneous.

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Around the Miami Valley
5:23 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Canal Street Legacy To Continue Under New Ownership

On Monday, December 2nd, the Canal Street Tavern sign was removed from the building. The venue will now be known as the Canal Public House.
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Earlier this week, Canal Street Tavern received a new name, as founder Mick Montgomery ended his 32-year association with the venue. This is the first of several changes patrons will see in the coming months.

The tavern will now be called Canal Public House. New owner, Shane Sullivan, says he chose the name because it gives the bar a new identity, but pays homage to the legacy of the Canal Street Tavern, which has been a destination for music fans for more than thirty years.

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