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Two Troy children dead after CO poisoning

CO incident leaves 2 sisters dead in Troy

Two of four children found in a home in the 100 block of South Elm Street have died, fire officials said.

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Our local ‘Idol,’ Alexis Gomez

Our local ‘Idol,’ Alexis Gomez

Hundreds of thousands of people who think they can sing flocked to cities across the nation; cities such as San Francisco, New York and Kansas City, Mo.
More snow coming after record-breaking cold month

More snow coming after record-breaking cold month

The forecast for the first few days of March calls for snow, rain and a possible flood watch — all on the heals of the coldest consecutive February stretch in 116 years.

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Stolen No. 44 NASCAR race car found in suburban Atlanta

Police have found the NASCAR race car stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway. Team XTREME said the car was discovered early Saturday northwest of Atlanta in Gwinnett County, about 20 miles away from where it was taken.
Ohio Gov. Kasich to attend Netanyahu speech to Congress

Ohio Gov. Kasich to attend Netanyahu speech to Congress

Gov. John Kasich, who earlier this month was in the key presidential primary state of South Carolina, will attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial speech Tuesday before a joint session of Congress.

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Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto

Hal: Cueto continues to amaze his manager

It was April 3, 2008 and Bryan Price was the pitching coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks on this chilly afternoon in Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park.

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Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead

Russian investigators: Nemtsov killing may be provocation

Russia's top investigative body said Saturday it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilize the state, Islamic extremism, the Ukraine conflict and his personal life.

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    Big Read marks 10-year anniversary

    Big Read marks 10-year anniversary

    On the surface, says Jean Gaffney, The Big Read always looks and feels the same.“You pick a book, everyone reads it, and you have discussions about it,” says Gaffney, Dayton Metro Library’s acquisition and collective development manager, who has spearheaded the project since its inception.
    “American Impressionism” opens at the DAI

    “American Impressionism” opens at the DAI

    If you’ve had just about enough of this unrelenting winter weather but a trip to the Caribbean isn’t in the cards, here’s another option: head for the Dayton Art Institute’s newest exhibit.

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    Health fraud scams, and what to look for

    Claims such as “quick fix” or “miracle cure” should raise red flags. If it sounds too-good-to-be-true, it most likely is and you should walk away.
    Restaurant Inspections Boston Bistro

    How clean is your favorite restaurant?

    The Dayton Daily News examined more than 34,000 food inspections in Montgomery County going back to 2009.

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    Fewer teens date, but is this a healthy trend?

    When I mentioned to a friend that I was writing an article about the decrease in dating among high school students, his response surprised me.
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    Couple married 67 years dies on same day while holding hands

    Floyd and Violet Hartwig spent 67 years together as husband and wife, and even death could not sever their bond.