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6:38 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Police Name Suspect In Springfield Murder, Search Continues

Police have named a suspect involved in the shooting that claimed the life of a 17-year-old Springfield High School student early Sunday morning. A murder warrant has been issued for the Clark County teenager.

Springfield Police have been investigating the death of student-athlete Jeffrey Wellington early Sunday morning in the 2300 block of North Limestone Street. Police Chief Stephen Moody's office says a warrant has been issued for 17-year-old Tyrin Hawkins of Springfield.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon April 21, 2014

WYSO Weekend: April 20, 2014

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

  • Politics Ohio with WYSO news director Emily McCord
  • Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt writes a monthly column for the online publication The Independent.  WYSO will now offer that column as a new podcast called Roosevelt Reads and presents the inaugural edition here on WYSO Weekend.
  • Reinvention Stories
  • Bill Felker with Poor Will's Miami Valley Almanack
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12:15 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: April 18 - 24, 2014

The Dayton Theatre Guild presents AN INSPECTOR CALLS and it is opening tonight. A family celebrating their daughter's betrothal is interrupted by a police inspector who eventually establishes that each of them played a part in a poor young woman's death.

Learn how to construct a rain barrel using hand tools and discover painting techniques to make your rain barrel unique and colorful. This workshop is Saturday, 1 - 3:00 p.m. at Aullwood Farm.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:30 am
Wed April 16, 2014

ReInvention Stories: Jerry Bowling

This week on ReInvention Stories, we meet Jerry Bowling, a lifelong resident of Dayton’s McCook Field neighborhood, the area around North Dixie Drive. Bowling is active in his community as the president of the neighborhood association and leader of a local environmental advocacy group. But, while working to reinvent his neighborhood, Bowling has also had to reinvent himself.


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Around the Miami Valley
11:32 am
Tue April 15, 2014

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Tours I-75 Project

The I-75 project, which began in 2007, is expected to be completed in 2017.
Credit Jerry Kenney

Federal Transportation officials were in Dayton on Monday to highlight the city’s I-75 revitalization project.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is touring several cities around the country where major road construction projects are taking place.  At the stop in Dayton, Foxx noted that the I-75 project is getting done with federal, state, and local dollars.  

The Secretary also said that several of the nation's transportation funding programs are set to expire and he called on Congress to support a long-term transportation bill to keep projects like I-75 going. 

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