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Around the Miami Valley
4:24 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

WYSO Weekend: June 29, 2014

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

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Around the Miami Valley
1:18 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Dayton's Air Show Attendance More Than Doubles

Attendance at Dayton's air show has more than doubled last year's, when a fiery crash claimed the lives of two performers in an Ohio show that also was missing military participation.
 
Air show spokesman Tim Gaffney estimates that attendance at the Vectren Air Show this past weekend was about 65,000.

That's on par with the air show's average attendance and comes after last year's unusually low turnout of 25,000.
 

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Around the Miami Valley
7:08 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Dayton Bus Driver Fired For Feigning Attack

RTA bus driver, Ricky Wagoner has been fired from his job. Earlier this year, Wagoner told authorities he was attacked by three black men at a stop in Dayton. He also told police he was stabbed and shot at as he fought back against his attackers. 

Dayton police have said the 49-year-old driver’s account wasn't supported by evidence and testing. The FBI also says its investigation of the case as a potential hate crime found no evidence.

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Commentary
12:15 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: June 27 - July 3, 2014

Ricky Nye will perform at Gilly's on Saturday night.

Lots of things going on for our last weekend of June!

Hillary Rodham Clinton will be at Books & Co. tonight at 7 pm to sign her book, Hard Choices. The memoir is an account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as America's 67th Secretary of State.

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Around the Miami Valley
7:19 am
Thu June 26, 2014

World Cup And Soccer Fever Impact The Miami Valley

Ohio kids playing soccer in 2012.
Credit Wrightbrosfan / Flickr/Creative Commons

This year's World Cup is being played in Brazil, which spent $14 billion to prepare for the month-long tournament. Meanwhile, the  financial and cultural impact of soccer is growing around the Miami Valley.

Soccer is viewed as the “people’s game” outside of United States, according to Steve Dawson, head of men's soccer at Wittenberg University.

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