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Wright State wants funk music memorabilia

Wright State wants funk music memorabilia

Wright State University has joined the movement to preserve and promote Dayton’s funk music heritage.

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Mattress Firm opens 10th local store

Mattress Firm has opened a new store at one of the region’s busiest intersections.The shop at 14 N. Springboro Pike, at the intersection of Ohio 741 and Ohio 725 near the Dayton Mall, opened March 28.
Jackass Flats bar owner tries to block sale

Jackass Flats bar owner tries to block sale

After losing one legal appeal to a higher court, a co-owner of Jackass Flats is trying to persuade a Montgomery County Common Pleas judge to block the sale of the popular Dayton biker bar and restaurant.
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Mother, son may have been killed in basement, police say

As family and friends prepare to pay their respects to Nichelle McKnight at her funeral with military honors today, they hope that her 4-year-old son Zaden will be found alive.

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Arch: Mahfouz sets tone as Demonz pursue hockey title

Arch: Mahfouz sets tone as Demonz pursue hockey title

While you can’t yet say how the story will play out in the fifth and deciding game of the Federal Hockey League championship series Saturday night in Danbury, Conn.

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Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.

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Wright State wants funk music memorabilia

Wright State wants funk music memorabilia

Wright State University has joined the movement to preserve and promote Dayton’s funk music heritage.
Jackass Flats bar owner tries to block sale

Jackass Flats bar owner tries to block sale

After losing one legal appeal to a higher court, a co-owner of Jackass Flats is trying to persuade a Montgomery County Common Pleas judge to block the sale of the popular Dayton biker bar and restaurant.

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Ohio jobless rate lowest since April 2008

Ohio’s unemployment rate was 6.1 percent in March, the lowest rate since April 2008, and down from 6.

Mattress Firm opens 10th local store

Mattress Firm has opened a new store at one of the region’s busiest intersections.The shop at 14 N. Springboro Pike, at the intersection of Ohio 741 and Ohio 725 near the Dayton Mall, opened March 28.

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Flooring ideas that elevate the space

Flooring ideas that elevate the space

Everyone knows that a fresh coat of paint can transform a room, but did you know that a brand-new floor can make just as big an impact?
DIY under $10: Easter centerpiece

DIY under $10: Easter centerpiece

Still looking for a last-minute Easter centerpiece? The holiday is Sunday. The following decor project is easy enough that you can easily start and finish it with plenty of your day to spare.
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Famous Footprints: Look who has visited Dayton

Dayton is the Birthplace of Aviation and rich in history. From United States' presidents to entertainers, Dayton proudly boasts of being the birthplace and destination for many famous faces. Dayton Daily News follows their famous footprints around town. We will continue to add to this gallery so be sure to come back.

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Students On Board Sinking Ferry Sent Heartbreaking Texts

Students on board the ferry that capsized off the coast of South Korea Wednesday sent frantic text messages to their loved ones as the ship sank.