Dayton

Around the Miami Valley
3:59 pm
Tue April 27, 2010

Mercy Manor Changes Lives

Mercy Manor sits on a tree-lined street on Dayton's historic west side. It looks like many homes around the city, but inside, lives are being changed.

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Arts & Culture
2:27 pm
Wed January 20, 2010

Dayton Dirt Collective Closes

The Dayton Dirt Collective, a non-profit performance space, announced on Monday that it was closing after 2 years.

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Around the Miami Valley
3:10 pm
Fri December 18, 2009

Local Church Offers Blue Christmas

The holidays are a time for celebration, family and exchanging gifts. That's how the conventional wisdom goes. But for a lot of people, it can actually be harder than most other times of year. As Emily McCord reports, one local church is offering services to acknowledge that it's not always a Merry Christmas for everyone.

The Blue Christmas worship service at Corinth Presbyterian Church in Dayton isn't that different than other holiday services. There are still hymns, a sermon, and prayers, but it isn't exactly joyous.

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Facing the Mortgage Crisis
7:35 am
Mon July 20, 2009

Foreclosures Affect Those Who Can Afford Mortgages

The Dayton neighborhood in which Harriet Parker and her husband, Oscar, live has neatly trimmed lawns and block after block of ranch style houses. She's raised four children in this well kept home. Now, she watches her young grandchildren there during the week. She's not sure how long she'll be able to continue helping her kids with daycare, especially after she received a letter informing her that she owed nearly $92,000 in a balloon payment to her lender.

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Around the Miami Valley
4:48 pm
Wed June 17, 2009

Salvation Army Community Center Construction on Schedule

Joan Kroc was the widow of the founder of the McDonald's Corporation. When she died, she left money to the Salvation Army to build nearly 30 community centers across the country, including Dayton. More than five years later, though, many of them have yet to be built. This week, the New York Times reported that only four of the Salvation Army community centers are complete. Many others are unfinished or haven't yet started construction, and they're finding it difficult to complete their financing. Joan Kroc left 1.8 billion dollars to the Salvation, But the state of the U.S.

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