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12:45 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: March 23 - 29, 2012

Harriet Quimby

Have you seen the huge daffodil farm? It is in Oakwood. Find Ridgeway Road and Peach Orchard ….it is a little north. Absolutely amazing and gorgeous!

The Dayton Philharmonic is doing Home City Stars. The trumpet guy is doing a musical interpretation of that poem by T.S.Eliot, The Hollow Men and Scott Stoney will recite the text.

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Around the Miami Valley
3:21 pm
Wed March 14, 2012

Award-Winning Photojournalist to Speak in Springfield Tonight

Award-Winning Photojournalist Ron Haviv (Ha-veev) has won awards for his coverage of conflict and humanitarian crises around the world. Tonight, he’ll end a two day residency at Wittenberg with a public discussion about his experiences.

Tonight’s speech is part of Wittenberg’s Visual Artist in Residency Series, and Ron Haviv part of his discussion will center around the impact a career like his can have on the world.

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Around the Miami Valley
3:11 pm
Wed March 14, 2012

New Funding to Help Homeless in Montgomery County

Funds from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development are providing some additional support for the homeless. WYSO’s Jerry Kenney has the details.

Nearly $700,000 dollars are coming to Montgomery County HUD agencies. Debbie Watts Robinson is CEO with Miami Valley Housing Opportunities.

MVHO received $325,000 in grant money – that will go towards the purchase of 12 housing units for single adults with disabilities.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:32 am
Mon March 12, 2012

WYSO Weekend: March 11, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for March 11, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews Montgomery County Commissioner Judy Dodge about Dayton's First Four Festival

-Juliet Fromholt interviews Ben Rivet and Tori Reynolds about Go With the Flow, a program they developed that combines yoga with live music. 

-Jerry Kenney speaks with David Van Allen, spokesman for the United States Postal Service about the proposed consolidation of regional services.

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Around the Miami Valley
9:00 am
Mon March 12, 2012

Report: Agreement in Cincinnati Occupy Disputes

A newspaper reports an agreement has been reached between the city of Cincinnati and Occupy protesters charged last year after police say they trespassed or refused to leave a public park at closing.

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the agreement expected to be filed Monday says a portion of the downtown Piatt Park will be a 24-hour public space beginning next week.  Cincinnati City Solicitor John Curp told the newspaper Sunday the agreement also prohibits encampments and tents.

It also ends a federal lawsuit against the city.

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