Two different holidays specifically celebrate women - Mother's Day and International Women's Day. Dr. Judith Ezekiel, Women's Studies professor at Wright State University, will examine the historic roots and deeper meaning of these very different holidays at a free program at the Dayton Metro Library. Saturday, at 2:00-4:00 pm.
An annual Dayton festival planned around the start of the NCAA men's basketball tournament has been canceled this year.
Organizers said it was necessary because the NCAA is no longer permitting local sponsorships of public events surrounding the tournament.
The Dayton Daily News reports that the First Four Festival in the city's historic Oregon District was planned for March 17. The University of Dayton Arena is the annual site of the tournament's opening game, a "play-in" contest between the two lowest-seeded teams.
President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron are attending the kick-off game of the NCAA Tournament in Dayton tomorrow night. It’s one stop on the prime minister's official visit to the United States. The two world-leaders will be interviewed together at halftime.
Sportscaster Clark Kellogg will talk to them for CBS and Turner Sports during the "First Four" matchup between Mississippi Valley State and Western Kentucky on Tuesday night.