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    $35.4M expansion of Air Force museum plans spring 2016 opening

    $35.4M expansion of Air Force museum plans spring 2016 opening

    In a hive of steel lattice and concrete, workers painted, pounded, and drilled Wednesday, inching closer to the goal line to finish a $35.

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    Ohio switching tests again for students

    The longer, tougher PARCC school tests, criticized by many as too time-consuming and full of technological glitches, are gone from Ohio after one year — before students and schools even know their scores.

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    Taiwan crash pilot 'pulled the wrong throttle'

    Taiwan pilot in February TransAsia crash described as hasty

    A pilot described by colleagues as nervous and hasty mistakenly throttled down a still-running engine following a glitch with the other engine in an airline crash that killed 43 people in Taiwan in February, flight safety officials said Thursday.
    Official: Shots reported on Washington Navy Yard campus

    Police: No evidence of shooting at Washington Navy Yard

    Investigators found no evidence of a shooting after the Washington Navy Yard went on lockdown Thursday because someone reported shots fired in the same building where a gunman killed 12 workers in a rampage two years ago.

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    MASONSchools lament state budgetThe Mason City Schools issued a press release criticizing Gov. John Kasich’s veto of a tangible personal property reimbursement in the 2017 state budget.
    Hope York and Richard Terrel

    Bail set in William York Sr. homicide case

    UPDATE@11:40 a.m. (July 2):Bail was set at $750,000 cash for Richard Terrel who is charged with murder in the death of William York Sr.

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    Kessel trade to Penguins highlights start of NHL free agency

    On the first day of NHL free agency, a blockbuster trade stole the spotlight. The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired high-scoring winger Phil Kessel from Toronto on Wednesday in the biggest move of the day, while a handful of prominent defenseman found new homes in free agency.
    Penguins acquire Phil Kessel from Maple Leafs in major trade

    Penguins acquire Phil Kessel from Maple Leafs in major trade

    Phil Kessel spent six years in Toronto trying to lift the Maple Leafs out of the churn of mediocrity.

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    Official: Shots reported on Washington Navy Yard campus

    Police: No evidence of shooting at Washington Navy Yard

    Investigators found no evidence of a shooting after the Washington Navy Yard went on lockdown Thursday because someone reported shots fired in the same building where a gunman killed 12 workers in a rampage two years ago.

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    Attorney arranges bond for Rapper Rick Ross

    Rick Ross granted bond after agreeing to put up mansion

    Rick Ross, the rapper who is accused of assaulting two workers last month, was granted bond on Wednesday after making an unusual deal with a Fayette County judge.
    Stephen Colbert Interviews Eminem At A Real MI Public Access Show

    Stephen Colbert interviews Eminem on Michigan public broadcast

    This gets weird. While waiting to return to air in his new role as David Letterman's replacement on "The Late Show," Stephen Colbert made a surprise guest host appearance on "Only in Monroe," a Michigan public access television program.

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    Manufacturing internship programs focus of event

    The Dayton Region Manufacturers Association will present a breakfast event on July 22 about the fundamentals of implementing apprentice and internship programs at manufacturing companies, according to a media release.

    WinWholesale acquires Chicago-area supply firm

    Moraine-based WinWholesale Inc. has acquired a plumbing supply company that serves the Chicago metropolitan area, company officials announced Thursday.

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    Troopers Use Planes To Track Speeders

    Patrol enforces traffic laws from the sky

    Some people don’t know that the Ohio State Highway Patrol uses aircraft to catch speeding and other traffic violations.
    ​Massage kneads away the aches and pains

    ​Massage kneads away the aches and pains

    ​Aches, pains, sprains and strains — hardcore athletes and weekend warriors alike endure injury from time to time.