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Hueston Woods dam project to be finished by end of 2015

Hueston Woods dam project to be finished by end of 2015

After years of safety concerns, the dam at Hueston Woods State Park is undergoing a massive overhaul at a cost of nearly $15 million.

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3 questions with … history teacher Doug Barber

3 questions with … history teacher Doug Barber

Every “band of brothers” deserves someone to chronicle their place in history. For years, Doug Barber, a social studies teacher at Hadley E.

More community gardens sprouting up in Dayton

Community gardens continue to sprout up across the Dayton region, as demand for locally grown food increases and more incentives are offered to growers.
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McCrabb: Fallen soldier will be remembered forever

Army Capt. Bartt Owens’ mother rushed home from dinner while vacationing in Naples, Fla., to watch the evening news.

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#DaytonSummer: Join the social media conversation

Do you love getting out and about during the summer? We want to see the fun you're having with the hashtag of #daytonsummer!
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Days of Summer

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Relieved Buckeyes put Navy in rear-view mirro

Relieved Buckeyes put Navy in rear-view mirror

With a 34-17 victory and another performance of “Carmen Ohio” in the books, Michael Bennett hugged Taylor Decker — this was Centerville embracing Vandalia and the defensive line showing love for the offensive line — and summed up the day for Ohio State better than anyone.

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Obama's visit comes amid tight governor's race

Wages still at heart of Labor Day protests 100+ years later

Labor Day is more than just a random day of the year to close shop, take a three-day weekend and head to the pool for one last trip of the summer.

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Amazon chases Netflix and HBO with five new pilots

Amazon has just released another slate of show pilots, and Amazone viewers now have the chance to help decide which shows will make it to the company's video streaming service.
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Stars show their support for Joan Rivers on social media

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Construction begins to restore Springfield pallet business after fire

Construction recently began on a roughly $630,000 project to rebuild a portion of a Springfield pallet business that was seriously damaged in a fire about a year ago.

Xenia Twp. to hold zoning hearing on CEMEX property

The township zoning commission will hold a public hearing on Saturday to rezone 290 acres of land, on Linebaugh Road, owned by CEMEX from agricultural to mineral extraction.

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Video: Dogs perplexed by puppet dog guarding bone

Sure, dogs are smart. They can learn commands, be trained as working and service dogs, and even save their families from fires and other disasters.
Reports: Apple may announce iPhone 6 on September 9

Apple wants your iPhone to become your wallet

A new rumor suggests Apple will soon announce a feature for the next iPhone — one that allows phones to act as a credit card in brick and mortar stores.
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Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks

A look at the enormous earthworks of the Hopewell people who thrived in Ohio 2,000 years ago.
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Coroner identifies 3 victims in deadly motel shooting

Coroner identifies 3 victims in deadly motel shooting. 3 dead, 3 injured in shootings in Myrtle Beach, SC.