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1:04 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: April 6 - 12, 2012

Woodland Cemetary

This is the first time I have seen you in April and that means it is ….First Friday this month and in Downtown Dayton there is a free art hop from 5 to 10 p.m. tonight.

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12:19 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

Springfield Museum of Art becomes Smithsonian affiliate

SPRINGFIELD - The Springfield Museum of Art has been selected as the only Smithsonian Affiliate art museum in the state of Ohio. The museum's affiliate status will allow it to borrow objects from Washington, D.C. to share with local art patrons.
The Smithsonian's affiliate program was started 16 years ago and allows accepted member museums to borrow objects from its vast collection, which includes over 136 million pieces. Affiliates pay $2,500 per year for the right to request objects and speakers.

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7:43 am
Fri April 6, 2012

Columbus Appoints First Woman Police Chief

Columbus has appointed its first woman to serve as police chief.  City officials announced Thursday their appointment of Deputy Chief Kimberly Jacobs as the city's 32nd chief of police.   She replaces an interim leader who has served since the city's police chief retired.

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9:03 am
Thu April 5, 2012

DDN: Home Price Sales Rise

Diana Parkhouse

A report focusing on single-family home and condo sales indicates Dayton Home prices grew rapidly in the last four months.  According to Clear Capital’s quarterly Home Data Index, local home prices rose by 6.3 percent.  Only Phoenix Arizona saw a higher climb in home prices.

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4:09 pm
Wed April 4, 2012

Lawsuit Filed In Bridge Death of Ohio Suspect

A lawsuit has been filed in the July death of a handcuffed burglary suspect who authorities say jumped from an Ohio bridge after escaping police by breaking a cruiser window with his head.

The Dayton Daily News reports the family of 20-year-old Kylen English filed the suit Monday against the city of Dayton, the police officer driving the cruiser and a local hospital.

The lawsuit claims negligence on the part of the officer and hospital officials who treated English for a head injury shortly before his death.

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