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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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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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9:52 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Hopes Rest On Boonshoft Expansion

The train exhibit is among the most popular the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's Upper Valley Mall location.
Credit Wayne Baker / WYSO

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's satellite operation in Springfield's Upper Valley Mall is up and running in a new, larger space. Mall officials are hoping the museum will lead to an economic revival. 

Youngsters, Riley and Ben, are at the new Boonshoft Museum, admiring a popular exhibit with the sounds of whistles and bright lights glaring around them. Their grandmother, Joe Johnson, likes the fact that the new museum is at the Upper Valley mall, because she lives in Clark County.

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Around the Miami Valley
8:21 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Walmart Workers Stage One-Day Strike

Workers march to deliver "strike papers" to Walmart officials.
Credit Jerry Kenney

Workers at a Walmart store in Dayton staged a one-day strike Monday to protest what they say are violations of their rights. Some employees of the company are accusing the retail giant of retaliating against them for speaking out about wages and hours.

Labor groups and city and state legislators joined Walmart employees in a crowd of about 70 outside the York Commons Shopping Center in Dayton. 

Scott Stringer has been a Walmart employee for five years.

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3:50 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

WYSO Weekend: November 17, 2013

Credit WYSO

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

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