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Around the Miami Valley
10:06 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Pawn Shops Provide Alternative Shopping Opportunity During Holidays

Credit Wayne Baker / WYSO

Black Friday is known for crowded malls and long lines outside of big retail stores.  But with more people strapped for cash these days, pawn shops are becoming a holiday shopping destination.

It's not your parent's pawnshop anymore, according to Larry Beloff, the president of Max's Jewelers and Loan Company in Springfield. He says with new shows on reality TV, like Pawn Stars and Hardcore Pawn, these shops have taken on new appeal.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:01 am
Thu November 28, 2013

Thanksgiving Audio Essays from Centerville High School

Students in Centerville High School's Communication Arts Broadcast Management program share what they are thankful for this year.

AJ Brooks, 17

Madison Brown-Boles, 16

Phillip Hickey, 17

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Around the Miami Valley
3:54 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

WYSO Weekend: November 24, 2013

JFK Air Force One.
Credit Jerry Kenney

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

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Commentary
12:15 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

What's Great in Dayton: November 22 - 28, 2013

Holiday decorations are up in downtown Greenville in preparation for the Hometown Holiday Horse Parade

Tonight in Sidney is their Winter Wonderland Parade & Lighting Ceremony on the Courtsquare. The perfect start to the holiday season! At 6:30 the Lighting Ceremony begins on the Shelby County Courtsquare followed by the parade welcoming Santa to town at 7:30pm.

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Around the Miami Valley
7:51 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Kennedy Air Force One Attracts visitors to NMUSAF

Kenney's Air Force One
Credit Jerry Kenney

Visitors to the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton are getting a look at the inside the plane that carried John F. Kennedy’s body from Dallas to Washington, D.C through December 1st. Kennedy's Air Force One is getting extra attention as the nation marks the 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination.

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