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7:04 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Five Adults Indicted In Steubenville Case

Five adults, now including the superintendent of Steubenville City Schools, are now facing charges in the alleged cover-up of a rape at a high-school end-of-summer party last year.

Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine announced the indictments at a press conferenc. They range from felony obstruction of justice charges against Superintendent Mike McVey to misdemeanor failure to report child abuse against an elementary school principal.

DeWine says the issues that surfaced in Steubenville spread well beyond the Ohio River town.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Conrad's Corner: November 25, 2013

Conrad Balliet reads David Petreman's poem, "Ambrosio."

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The Economy & Business
5:21 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Dayton Holiday Sales Forecast Gloomy

Credit Petersirka / Openclipart

The holiday shopping forecast for the state of Ohio is better than last year’s, according to a study by the University of Cincinnati Economics Center, but the Dayton-area forecast is the worst in the state.

This holiday season Ohio retailers are looking at a 3.5 percent increase in sales compared to 2012. That estimate, produced by the Economics Center for the Ohio retail group “Focus On Ohio’s Future,” lags behind the national forecast of 3.9 percent. And it lags behind the same estimate last year, when Ohio retailers predicted a 4.2 percent increase from 2011.

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Around the Miami Valley
3:54 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

WYSO Weekend: November 24, 2013

JFK Air Force One.
Credit Jerry Kenney

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

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Education
7:57 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Wilberforce Forms Transition Team To Find A New President

Wilberforce University announced Thursday that it has organized a transition team to help guide the school in its search to find a a replacement for retiring President Patricia Hardaway whose resignation is effective on December 31.  The school's Board of Trustees hopes the team can find a leader who can bring a fresh vision to the university which is struggling to survive.

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