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Energy
8:15 am
Wed May 14, 2014

As Ohio Energy Standards Freeze Moves To The House, Both Sides Argue Economics

A bill that would put a hold on Ohio’s energy efficiency and renewable standards is making its way through the state legislature after late-night passage in the state senate last Thursday. While opponents of the 2008 standards say they are costly for consumers, some are arguing the current standards are good for business and save money in the long run.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:15 am
Wed May 14, 2014

ReInvention Stories: Jan Underwood

Today on ReInvention Stories, we meet Jan Underwood from Dayton's Santa Clara neighborhood. It's between Salem Avenue and North Main Street, just north of downtown. Underwood was a photographer at the Dayton Daily News for many years until changes in newspaper publishing, and in her personal life, forced her to reinvent herself.

Major funding for the second season of ReInvention Stories comes from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation with support from Wright State University CELIA fund, the Yellow Springs Community Foundation and Antioch College.

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Education
5:47 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Estrop set to retire as superintendent of Springfield City Schools

Springfield City Schools Superintendent Dr. David Estrop has announced his retirement. Estrop's departure is a result of legislative changes to the state’s retirement program.

Estrop has been superintendent for five years and has spent nearly 45 years in education. He explained that  changes in the cost-of-living rules and the age and years-of-service requirements for full benefits in the state teachers retirement system is forcing many of Ohio's experienced educators to retire sooner than later.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Conrad's Corner: May 13, 2014

Steve Broidy reads his poem, "Tax Return"

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Nature
6:15 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Poor Will's Almanack: May 13 - 19, 2014

Credit Charles Kaiser / Flickr Creative Commons

I have long been aware of the inconsistency of my memory in matters of the seasons and weather, as well as in my relationships with people.

Recent studies in neuroscience seem to support my personal hunch that my mind is spinning the past more than just a little.

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