Around the Miami Valley

Around the Miami Valley
6:00 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Dayton Neighborhood To Host Forum On Reducing Gun Violence

Credit Adam Hill

A forum in Dayton tonight will focus on gun violence in the city. It's the first of four events hosted by the Community Initiative to Reduce Gun Violence (CIRVG).  The group's work has already made a positive impact.  

Gun violence has actually declined in the last decade. Since the CIRGV program began in 2008, group-related gun violence dropped 86% in its first four years. 

But program director Sean Walton, says there are still disturbing trends taking place in Dayton neighborhoods, and there's more work to do. 

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Around the Miami Valley
6:30 am
Wed March 26, 2014

ReInvention Stories: Shondale Atkinson

Today on ReInvention Stories, we visit Trotwood, west of Dayton, which has undergone dramatic change in recent years with the closure of the Salem Mall.

There’s a home for teenage mothers in Trotwood, part of a non-profit called The Mustard Seed Foundation. It’s a place where mothers can live with their babies as they try and build a stable future. It was founded by a former teen mom Shondale Atkinson, whose own reinvention is where the story of the Mustard Seed Foundation begins.

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Around the Miami Valley
2:43 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Lawsuit Targets Traffic Cameras In Dayton

Credit MReece

The city of Dayton has become the latest front in the legal assault on traffic cameras in Ohio.

Attorneys representing drivers filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Montgomery County. Dayton attorney Tom Manning was joined by the Cincinnati-based firm of Michael K. Allen & Associates, which has won court rulings against camera use in the southwest Ohio villages of New Miami and Elmwood Place. 

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Around the Miami Valley
5:26 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

UD's Miller Receives Contract Extension

Thanks, in part, to an improbable run in this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament, the University of Dayton has given a contract extension to head basketball coach Archie Miller. Miller's deal was announced Monday afternoon and has him coaching at UD through the 2018-19 season.

Miller has been the head coach of the Flyers since 2011 and has guided the team this year to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 30 years.

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WYSO Curious
6:00 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Why is that lake next to Route 4 in Dayton so blue? WYSO Curious takes a trip to Dayton's "Florida"

At the lime recycling plant in Dayton, four more ponds have that blue "Florida" glow.
Lewis Wallace WYSO

In just a few months, WYSO Curious has gotten four questions about the same topic: that bright blue lake off of Route 4 in Dayton.

John Todd of Fairborn was the first to write in to our site:

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