Emily McCord reports on Unmanned Aerial Systems. UAS, was the focus of an informational meeting Wednesday in Xenia. Ohio has partnered with Indiana and applied to become one of six national centers for unmanned systems and Congressman Mike Turner with the Dayton Development Coalition held the meeting to build awareness about what UAS could bring to Ohio.
On Saturday local peace activists and members of Dayton’s Syrian community held a rally against military intervention in Syria. A small but passionate group of about 50 people stood along Main Street at Courthouse Square holding signs with slogans like “Honk for Peace” and “No Attack on Syria.”
Parris Hobbs of Dayton helped organize the rally. Flanked by fellow protesters, he called out the groups message to drivers and pedestrians, and sang the refrain "Give peace a chance."
A recent U.S. Census Bureau report shows one in three children nationwide grow up in a fatherless home. A local organization in Clark County helps local men become better fathers. The organization has just received a new grant that will help the group called Urban Light Ministries serve more people.
The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood awarded Urban Light Ministries a four-year, $420,000 grant to partner with the Ohio Job & Family Services to offer fatherhood programs in Clark, Montgomery and Greene Counties.
Only six awards were given to agencies around the state.