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    Scarpelli expected to plead guilty to embezzling $5.2 million

    Scarpelli expected to plead guilty to embezzling $5.2 million

    Former bank manager Amy Scarpelli is expected to plead guilty Wednesday to embezzling more than $5 million from a Miamisburg U.

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    Revised riverfront plan trims $7 million

    Revised riverfront plan trims $7 million

    Miamisburg is proposing to scale back plans for Riverfront Park, slashing $7 million from a project that city officials say can still be a regional draw despite a less ambitious approach.
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    $5M earmarked to protect Wright-Patt from BRAC

    The $131.6 billion state spending plan slated for a floor vote today in the Ohio House includes $5 million aimed primarily at protecting Wright-Patterson Air Force Base if the feds kick off a new base realignment and closure commission.

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    John Crawford III

    Task force formed in wake of Walmart shooting to make recommendations

    Two state task forces formed in the wake of police shooting deaths of John Crawford III in a Beavercreek Walmart and Tamir Rice in a Cleveland park are expected to deliver final reports by the end of April.

    Former Dayton airport director returning to Dayton

    Business publications in Milwaukee are reporting that Terry Slaybaugh, former director at Dayton International Airport, has quit his job as director of Mitchell International Airport.
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    UD student struck by lightning now on road to recovery

    Sean Ferguson, the University of Dayton student who was struck by lightning two weeks ago, has made positive steps in his recovery at UPMC Mercy in his hometown of Pittsburgh.

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    Battle of Ohio: Nov. 2013

    Bengals open on road, get four primetime games

    The Cincinnati Bengals will play their season opener on the road for the sixth year in a row and will appear in four primetime games during the final 10 weeks of the season, including back-to-back night starts at home in November and back-to-back road ones in December.

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    Lawyer: No answer on why man who died in custody was stopped

    Justice Dept. opens Baltimore police probe; 1K protest

    The Justice Department said Tuesday it has opened a civil rights investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who suffered a fatal spinal-cord injury under mysterious circumstances after he was handcuffed and put in the back of a police van.

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    Gatlin Brothers’ purpose: to sing

    Gatlin Brothers’ purpose: to sing

    You won’t likely find March 8, 1955, as a significant date in history books. Check the annals of country music and it marks the beginning of one of its most enduring acts.
    Founding 'X-Men' Member Comes Out As Gay

    X-Men character comes out as gay in new comic release

    The April 22nd release of “All-New X-Men #40” was supposed to be without fanfare, according to series writer Brian Michael Bendis.

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    Miamisburg OKs scaled down riverfront park plan

    Plans for a riverfront park will go forward now that the city council on Tuesday night passed a revised package.

    Former Dayton airport director returning to Dayton

    Business publications in Milwaukee are reporting that Terry Slaybaugh, former director at Dayton International Airport, has quit his job as director of Mitchell International Airport.

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    Walrus and the Carpenter

    Seattle restaurants say no tips, but 18.5 percent fee

    Three Seattle restaurants announced Tuesday they won’t be accepting tips – but instead will charge patrons an 18.
    Thumbs-up baby

    Baby’s thumbs-up pose for daycare photo wins the Internet

    He’s only five months old, but Sawyer Loudon already has earned the best school photo ever. At least that is what mother Kim Loudon has declared, after posting on Reddit the adorable photo of her son, smiling and giving a thumbs up sign.