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Commentary
12:40 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: July 25 - 31, 2014

You bought a book and read it...now what do you do with it? Swap it! Four branches of the Dayton Metro Library are hosting a Novel Swap on Saturday, 10:00am - 2:00pm. Bring at least one gently used book as the price of admission, and take others home with you.

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Affordable Care Act
8:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Ohio Health Insurers Refund $1.2 Million Under ACA Requirement

Ohio health insurers are refunding more than a million dollars in premiums to small businesses and individuals for 2013, according to a report out Thursday from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Health, Science & The Environment
6:30 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Will The Affordable Care Act Cut Costs On Emergency Care?

The CareFlight emergency helicopter on the roof of Miami Valley Hospital. Transportation is one of the many surprise expenses that can come out of an ER visit.
Credit Lewis Wallace / WYSO

One of the arguments in favor of the Affordable Care Act was that it would reduce dependency on emergency rooms by covering more people with basic preventive care. Now, millions of people are newly covered by Obamacare. So, are emergency departments seeing a slowdown?   Not so much.  

On the street in downtown Dayton, Ohio, Rebekah Jacobsen says before the Affordable Care Act, she racked up thousands in medical bills.

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The Economy & Business
1:33 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Businesses Hope Springfield Air Show Will Give A Boost To Struggling Airpark

A plane prepares for takeoff at the Barnstorming Carnival in Springfield.
Credit Barb Slone

Two Clark County businesses located at the Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport received a boost from the recent Barnstorming Carnival, an air show that was held on the site last weekend. Both companies hope the event generated more support for the airport.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Conrad's Corner: July 23, 2014

Conrad Balliet reads Ron Knipfer's poem, "The Last Ride"

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