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Around the Miami Valley
6:30 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

3 Priests Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Defrocked

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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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Around the Miami Valley
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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Around the Miami Valley
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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Around the Miami Valley
12:22 pm
Sun October 26, 2014

Dayton Foundation's 'Learn To Earn' Program Works To Prevent 'Summer Slide'

Students participate in the Dayton Foundation's Learn to Earn program

The last day of school is usually the best day of school for many kids growing up—then it’s off for a summer of fun with family and friends.  Over summer vacation, many kids will participate in learning programs or some sort of activity that keeps them engaged in the learning process. But not all kids have access to those enrichment programs.  They can be scare for lower income kids and families without access.

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Commentary
12:15 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

It's Great in Dayton: October 24 - 30, 2014

Musica's new season begins this weekend.

The 2014 Dayton Regional Science Festival is a celebration of all things STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). From now through Sunday local businesses, organizations, and educational institutions will host events throughout the greater-Dayton region. This will provide people of all ages an opportunity to see science in a new light.

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