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12:15 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: October 31 - November 6, 2014

You can make it a very special Halloween by seeing Zoot Theatre's enchanting puppetry as they tell the age-old story of Sleepy Hollow. Will Constable Ichabod Crane work his way through the foggy quagmire of secrets?? This is tonight at 7:30 at the Troy Hayner Cultural Center.

Calling all Time-Warpers. Join the Dayton Philharmonic and Jeans 'n Classics for the World Premiere of Transylvania Time Warp. Tonight at 8 pm. They are bringing The Music of Rocky Horror to downtown Dayton on Halloween night.

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1:47 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Tecumseh Land Trust And WYSO Co-sponsor Essay Contest

Winning photo from TLT's 2014 sunflower picture contest.
Tessa Kalman

In celebration of Tecumseh Land Trust’s upcoming 25th anniversary, the regional land preservation organization and WYSO 91.3 FM radio are co-sponsoring an essay contest for area writers to reflect on the meaning of “living on the land.”  To find out more about the contest and a series of workshops coming up, we spoke with Ed Davis - a member of the board of trustees with the land trust.

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6:30 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

3 Priests Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Defrocked

Credit Jeffrey / Flickr

The Cincinnati Archdiocese says three of its priests put on administrative leave years ago after allegations of improper behavior with minors have been defrocked by Vatican officials.
 
The archdiocese said Tuesday that Thomas Kuhn, Thomas Feldhaus and Ronald Cooper are permanently removed from the priesthood. They had served as priests in southwest Ohio, but were barred from performing priestly acts while on leave.
 

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4:54 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Brunner Center Battles Adult Illiteracy

Students and Tutors working together at the center.
Brunner Literacy Center

Illiteracy continues to be an issue for many adults.  It affects their lives in some big ways—the employment they receive, the people they communicate with. One area organization is fighting illiteracy head on through education services for adults.  Jacki Mayer is the executive director at Brunner.  This week we sat down for a conversation about the services they offer and how they’re changing lives.

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1:04 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Clark County Makes Changes to Polling Locations To Accommdate Disabled Voters

Some Clark County voters will be casting their ballots at new locations this election day after the Clark County Board of Elections changed several polling locations to accommodate people with disabilities.

Election board members had to find new locations after the Ohio Secretary of State’s Office conducted a preliminary voting inspection and found that nearly a dozen polling places failed to meet accessibility requirements for people with disabilities.

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