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The Economy & Business
3:20 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

The Markdown Lowdown: What Can Your Employee Discount Do For You?

Annie Chapman has worked at Foy's in Fairborn for ten years.
Credit Lewis Wallace / WYSO

What if everything in your favorite store was 30 percent off, or even 10 percent...every single day? Well, in theory, that’s what the employee discount is about. You work somewhere, you love the stuff, you buy the stuff. Apple, J-Crew and Barnes and Noble are just a few of the retailers known for offering good deals to their workers. And almost all stores offer some kind of discount.

Annie Chapman has worked at Foy’s Halloween and Variety in Fairborn for ten years.

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Music
2:10 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Swimming With Sharks Prepare for Local Debut

Swimming With Sharks are a band made up of both newcomers and mainstays of the Dayton music scene.  Beginning as a vehicle for Brian Whitten's solo material and developing into a more collaborative effort, the band is preparing to bring it's danceable yet lyrically complex music to the local stage for the first time. 

Swimming With Sharks' debut Dayton performance is Saturday, July 5th at Canal Public House.

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The Economy & Business
11:17 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Think Tank: New Ohio Tax Cuts Benefit The Wealthy

Credit Chris Potter / Flickr Creative Commons

Ohio’s looking at an $800 million surplus at the end of its fiscal year, and Republican Governor John Kasich has been touting $400 million in tax cuts in the latest mid-term budget, known as the mid-biennium review.

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Around the Miami Valley
7:19 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Dayton Dragons Sold To Harvard Trio

Dragons take on Lake County Captains
Credit Jerry Kenney

The Dayton Dragons minor league baseball team, the Single-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, has been sold to three investors, who have backgrounds in banking and pro sports.  The sale of the team came at a pricetag of nearly $40 million.

Palisades Arcadia Baseball, owned by three Harvard Graduates - Michael Savit, Nick Sakellariadis and Greg Rosenbaum - bought the team from Mandalay Baseball Properties. Dragons Executive Vice-President Eric Deutsch confirmed the deal.

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Around the Miami Valley
7:08 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Teen Convicted Of Killing Woman At Dayton Bus Stop

A teen accused of fatally shooting a 75-year-old woman at a Dayton bus stop has been convicted of aggravated murder.
 

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