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Around the Miami Valley
2:41 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Tanker Leak Shuts Down I-75 In Sidney

Updated 7:30am Wednesday, June 18, 2014

I-75 near Sidney, Ohio is open after being shut down most of the day Tuesday. A tanker truck leaked a dangerous chemical onto the road, leading officials to evacuate a roughly one-mile radius around exit 92, about 40 miles north of Dayton.

In its concentrated form, the chemical anhydrous ammonia can burn skin on contact and is very dangerous to breathe. It’s often used as a fertilizer.

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Around the Miami Valley
4:29 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Dayton Police Crack Down on Construction Zone Traffic Violations

I-75 as seen from Kettering Tower, 11th floor.
Credit Jerry Kenney

The Dayton Police Department has begun a crackdown on traffic violations in the I-75 construction zone through downtown.  The stepped up enforcement efforts will run through September during periods of heavy traffic.

Police say they’ll be on the lookout for speed, lane change, and tailgating violations.  They’ll also be on the lookout for aggressive drivers.

No warnings will be issued and so motorists need to know the law, according to Sergeant John Ross with the Dayton PD.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:42 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

WYSO Weekend: June 15, 2014

Dayton City Manager, Tim Riordan.
Credit Credit City of Dayton Website: Jim Witmer/Dayton Daily News

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

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Commentary
7:59 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: June 13 - 19, 2014

The World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating is going on now through Sunday. This is their 21st annual event, and it is at Eastwood Park.

The St. Anne's Hill Historic Society is presenting their Home & Garden Tour. It will include a variety of unique gardens, galleries, and parks along the charming Victorian-era streets in Dayton's St. Anne's Hill Historic District. It is this evening and Saturday.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:47 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Springfield Church To Hold 'Stop The Violence' Walk

A Clark County Church has organized a walk on Saturday morning in order to raise community awareness concerning the recent rise of violent crime in Springfield.  Police Chief Stephen Moody said there have been five shootings in the city since the end of May.

The Restored Life Ministries Church has been holding an event focused on domestic violence for the past three years, but with the recent uptick in gun violence, the church group is expanding the scope of this year's walk to include all acts of violence.

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