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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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Commentary
12:12 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: March 21 - 27, 2014

Mary Elizabeth Bowdon will perform Saturday, March 22 at Clark State Performing Arts Center.

Spring has sprung, and there are lots of things going on in the area.

A beautiful dance from four different directions of the world comes together now through Sunday at the Victoria Theater. The Dayton Ballet will present New Directions, featuring ballets from four diverse and incredibly talented choreographers.

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Around the Miami Valley
8:43 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

March Madness: UD Flyers Defeat Buckeyes In NCAA Tournament

Credit wrightstatehousing

The University of Dayton men's basketball team pulled off a major upset in the NCAA basketball tournament Thursday, beating Ohio State University in Buffalo, New York.

Dayton guard Vee Sanford sank a running jump shot with less than 10 seconds remaining in the game to give Dayton a 60-59 lead over the Buckeyes.

  

Ohio State's star player, Aaron Craft missed a contested layup at the buzzer that allowed Dayton to advance in the tournament and move on to the third round.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:34 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Rocking Horse Center Names New CEO

 

Miami County Health Commissioner Chris Cook has agreed to become the new CEO of Springfield's Rocking Horse Center. The center's board of directors announced Wednesday that Cook will start his new position on April 21.

Cook is a lifelong resident of Clark County and a graduate of Kenton Ridge High School and Wright State University. He's held several key public health positions in Miami County and has served as a commissioner since 2011.

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