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The UD Flyers hit the court at University of Dayton Arena Tuesday afternoon for practice.
Jerry Kenney

The UD Flyers have a new head coach. The University of Dayton has selected Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Anthony Grant to lead the men’s basketball team.

Grant is a former Flyer himself, having played for the team in the 1980s.

Grant follows Archie Miller, who coached the Flyers for six seasons. Grant was head coach with Virginia Commonwealth and Alabama before working with Oklahoma City.

Miami Valley Fair Housing investigated more than 70 Fannie Mae properties from 2010, 2012, and 2014.
MVFHC

More than a dozen elderly homeowners in Dayton’s Westwood neighborhood have been selected by the nonprofit Rebuilding Together Dayton to receive home repairs for free. The event in west Dayton, Saturday April 29, is part of a nationwide annual event made possible by about 100,000 volunteers across the country. 

Rebuilding Together Dayton’s Amy Radachi says the goal of the repair program is to help elderly homeowners remain independent, and avoid moving to expensive assisted-living facilities. She says many of the homeowners chosen for repairs are longtime, stable residents.

Seth McDermott
Basim Blunt / WYSO

This week on Dayton Youth Radio, we have a story from Centerville High School student Seth McDermott, who reflects on the one decision that changed his life forever.

Heroin Fentanyl Pills
Drug Enforcement Agency

A new report ranks Montgomery County near the bottom of the list of Ohio counties when it comes to public health. County officials say the dramatic increase in opioid overdoses is a contributing factor.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s 2017 County Health Ranking measures public health based on a variety of factors. These include the rate of teen births, smoking and obesity.

Montgomery County came in 77 out of Ohio’s 88 Counties - up three spots from last year.

Dear Mr. President, by Kim Bramlage

February 16, 2017

Dear Mr. President asks what you want to say about your community, and what you want President Donald Trump to know about the Miami Valley. Submit your own letter by emailing it to wyso@wyso.org.

Dear Mr. President: The Other Side of the Wall

Mar 29, 2017

Audio documentary

The Other Side of the Wall, by Mark Yungmann

 Dear Mr. President asks what you want to say about your community, and what you want President Donald Trump to know about the Miami Valley. Submit your own letter by emailing it to wyso@wyso.org.   

Dear Mr. President: Kindness And Love

Mar 29, 2017

Dear Mr. President,

You are about to embark on the most important job in the world and will have the capacity to change our world.

The question is, how would you like to change it? I hope your intention is to change it for the good.

I have learned that one can only give what they have, so if you want to give kindness and love, then you have to have plenty of it in your heart to give.

My suggestion to you is to surround yourself with loving people who will give you advice backed up with love, care and generosity, then you can give them to the world.

-Original music, written and performed by Ohio Heritage Fellow Rick Good

January 17, 2017

 Dear Mr. President asks what you want to say about your community, and what you want President Donald Trump to know about the Miami Valley. Submit your own letter by emailing it to wyso@wyso.org. 

Attention: President Donald Trump

The West side of Dayton, Ohio, is symptomatic or emblematic of the successful politics of racism, whereby it is acceptable to neglect and disparage African American (or Black in the common racial parlance) sides of cities and towns across America. This has resulted in lower property values, a general lack of investments, blighted neighborhoods and communities, lower education standards, fewer job opportunities and exponential growth in urban crime.

Dear Mr. President: Con Man

Mar 29, 2017

Con Man, by Sandy Leigh

January 18, 2017

Dear Mr. President asks what you want to say about your community, and what you want President Donald Trump to know about the Miami Valley. Submit your own letter by emailing it to wyso@wyso.org.

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