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Clark State gets $324K to improve safety on its campuses

Security upgrades will be made at Clark State Community College campuses across the Miami Valley after the state approved money to improve communication between the school and local law enforcement agencies. The Ohio Controlling Board approved a nearly $324,000 request from the community college on Monday, according to board secretary Teresa Goodridge. Clark State will use that money to upgrade the...


Manchester attack: 2 backup dancers from Ohio, 2 Ohio State students safe

Manchester attack: 2 backup dancers from Ohio, 2 Ohio State students safe

Two of Ariana Grande’s backup dancers from Strongsville, Ohio are safe following a deadly attack at a concert in Manchester, U.K. on Monday. Also, two Ohio State University students currently studying in Manchester are also safe, school officials told CBS affiliate WOIO-TV in Cleveland.   Family members said in a Facebook post the dancers, Brian and Scott Nicholson, checked in with their...
Trump budget plan calls for $3.6T in spending cuts; boost for defense

Trump budget plan calls for $3.6T in spending cuts; boost for defense

President Donald Trump will release a budget plan Tuesday calling for $3.6 trillion in spending cuts over the next decade and a 10 percent increase in defense spending. The budget plan presumes a 3 percent annual growth rate to the economy and, if its assumptions are correct, would balance the budget within the next decade. Trump is proposing $3.6 trillion worth of cuts over the next decade &ndash...
Indianapolis 500 drivers robbed at Taco Bell

Indianapolis 500 drivers robbed at Taco Bell

Indianapolis 500 drivers Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint while in a Taco Bell Drive Thru late Monday night, according to WTTV the CBS affiliate in Indianapolis. Also in the car was Dixon’s wife and all three were unharmed.  Authorities report the incident occurred just before 10 p.m. and that two younger men approached Dixon’s car demanding his wallet and...
Springfield police said stabbing victims gave conflicting reports

Springfield police said stabbing victims gave conflicting reports

Police in Springfield said two men involved in a stabbing incident early Sunday morning gave conflicting accounts of what happened. One of the victims, a 23-year-old, suffered a punctured lung and was taken by CareFlight from Springfield Regional Medical Center to Miami Valley Hospital, according to the Springfield police report. That victim told police he and the other reported victim, a 21-year-old...
Battle over drug pricing comes to Ohio with costly campaign, TV ads

Battle over drug pricing comes to Ohio with costly campaign, TV ads

The first volley of TV ads are launching this week in the campaign to convince Ohioans how to vote on a controversial drug pricing law that will be on the November ballot. The fight over the ‘Ohio Drug Price Relief Act’ is expected to be costly and contentious. A similar measure in California last year drew a record $128 million in campaign spending. If Ohio voters approve it, the citizen-initiated...
Ex-WSU administrator testifies he did not break any laws at the school

Ex-WSU administrator testifies he did not break any laws at the school

A Wright State University administrator fired amid an ongoing criminal probe of WSU’s use of a work visa program said in court today he had broken no laws, and the university’s former president admitted he personally had no evidence to the contrary. The hearing was in the civil lawsuit brought by Ryan Fendley alleging Wright State failed to provide him a required nine months of notice...
Final high school softball state coaches poll: Is your team ranked?

Final high school softball state coaches poll: Is your team ranked?

Below is the final of six weekly polls by the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association with total voting points and first-place votes in parenthesis: DIVISION I 1. Lebanon 117 (10) 2. Gahanna Lincoln 81 3. Walsh Jesuit 75 (2) 4. Mason 71 5. Holland Springfield 44 6. North Canton Hoover 43 7. Canfield 41 T8. Hilliard Bradley 27 T8. Mt. Vernon (27 10. Elyria 25 DIVISION II 1. Hebron Lakewood...
Springfield man with prior felony jailed for possessing guns

Springfield man with prior felony jailed for possessing guns

Springfield police responding to a report of a dog shot, ended up arresting the resident for possessing firearms unlawfully.  Thomas E. Bunch, 46, of North Greenmount Avenue, is now in Clark County Jail on two counts having weapons under disability. He was arrested May 21. Springfield police were called to Bunch's home on a report of someone with a gun that shot and killed a dog.  Once...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 17-CV-0281 – Caliber Home Loans, Inc., v. James Hedrick, 831 Bell Oak St., New Carlisle, et al.; complaint in foreclosure for $62,465. 17-CV-0283 – Castle Financial Resources, LLC, v. Michael K. Randolph, 122 Lakeshore Dr., Medway; plaintiff demands judgment of $78,605. 17-CV-0286 — Byrider Finance, LLC, v. Kendra M. Huber, 4849 Ashley Dr.; plaintiff...
Ohio ranks low in U.S. for military retirees, report shows

Ohio ranks low in U.S. for military retirees, report shows

Ohio ranks 35th among the 50 states and the District of Columbia for the best places for military retirees to live, the website WalletHub has determined. In a report released Monday, WalletHub cited three main areas it ranked to reach the conclusion: economic environment, quality of life and health care. RELATED: Best and worst states for veterans The ranking was a slight nudge upward for Ohio, which...
Nathan’s Hot Dog recall: What you need to know

Nathan’s Hot Dog recall: What you need to know

A Cincinnati-based company has recalled more than 200,000 pounds of hot dogs that could be contaminated with metal. John Morrell and Co. recalled 210,606 pounds of ready-to-eat hot dog products that may be contaminated with metal materials, according to a recall notice. Here’s what you need to know: The beef franks items were produced on January 26, 2017. The following products are subject to...
Despite some clouds, here’s how to find Mercury, Venus

Despite some clouds, here’s how to find Mercury, Venus

DAYTON — Some lingering clouds may block the view for some Tuesday morning, but it is still worth it to head outside before dawn to see Mercury and Venus.  Sunrise in Dayton will be around 6:16 a.m. Tuesday. About an hour before, look to the east.  Right along the horizon you should easily find the waning crescent moon — the phase before a new moon. It will look like a thin...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED THURSDAY INCLUDED: Lucian W. Kelly, 27, of 1832 Warder St., driving under suspension OVI suspension, guilty, 180 days jail with 180 days suspended, fined $250; operating without reasonable control, guilty, 180 days jail with 180 days suspended, fined $250; 12 point suspension, traffic signal, hit skip, guilty. Anthony M. Bauman, 33, of Greenville, possession of drugs, dismissed. Gabriel...
Clark County Prosecutor: Shawnee baseball investigation still ongoing

Clark County Prosecutor: Shawnee baseball investigation still ongoing

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating claims of harassment against members of the Shawnee High School baseball team. Clark County Prosecutor Andy Wilson said his office is waiting on more information before making any final decisions on the case. “I haven’t seen the full, completed investigation at this point,” Wilson said. “I can’t make a decision...
Crude oil price surge drives gasoline price increase

Crude oil price surge drives gasoline price increase

DAYTON — Gas prices in the Dayton area, along with gasoline prices nationwide, have increased over the last week, according to GasBuddy.com Average retail gasoline prices in Dayton have risen 12.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.38 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 391 gas outlets in Dayton. This compares with the national average that has increased...
Champaign County school district looks to put income tax on ballot

Champaign County school district looks to put income tax on ballot

The Graham Local School Board of Education intends to put an income tax increase on the November ballot. The district will ask residents to approve a 1 percent earned income tax increase for five years in the district. If approved, it would generate about $1.9 million a year, which will be added to the school’s current annual budget of $18 million. It would cost someone making $30,000 annually...
Cooler temps, rain expected later this week

Cooler temps, rain expected later this week

Skies will become mostly clear with temperatures slowly dropping through the 60s. Dry and cool tonight  Some sun, seasonable Tuesday Stormy pattern develops midweek Tonight: Mainly clear skies are expected with some increase in clouds toward morning. Temperatures will fall into the lower 50s. Tuesday: Sunshine will start the day with increasing clouds. Highs will rebound into the middle...
Police investigating after man found stabbed in Springfield

Police investigating after man found stabbed in Springfield

Springfield police are investigating after a man was found with a stab wound outside a house on South Shaffer Street late Sunday night.  Police were dispatched to the 300 block of South Shaffer Street around 11:55 p.m. Sunday on reports of a disturbance.  Officers found a man down on the sidewalk, bleeding from a stab wound to the chest, according to police scanner traffic. Police said the...
I-75 South back open after 2 crashes involving 8 vehicles in Tipp City

I-75 South back open after 2 crashes involving 8 vehicles in Tipp City

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol Sergeant David Robison it could be another day or two before an accident report from Sunday’s crash is released. So far no citations have been issued.  Southbound Interstate 75 is back open in Tipp City after two crashes involving eight vehicles. The center and right lanes are open following two crashes on southbound I-75 that shut down the highway...
Cicada Invasion: Red-eyed insects are here

Cicada Invasion: Red-eyed insects are here

Cicadas are crawling on trees and plants and littering sidewalks. A few hundred thousand of the red-eyed insects with delicate wings are the offspring of the Brood X batch that hatch every 17 years. They are early because some of the brood emerged in 2000 instead of 2004.
Springfield News-Sun receives 8 Ohio Associated Press awards

Springfield News-Sun receives 8 Ohio Associated Press awards

Several Springfield News-Sun staff members took home awards Sunday in the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors’ 2016 newspaper contest, including several first-place winners. Reporter Michael Cooper won first place for Best Public Service reporting, while colleague Parker Perry won second place. Cooper was honored for his yearlong Healthy Springfield series that included more than 60 articles...
Cash taken in Springfield Walgreens robbery

Cash taken in Springfield Walgreens robbery

Springfield police are investigating a robbery at Walgreens Sunday morning.  Around 10:45 a.m., a white male dressed in white shorts and a red hooded sweatshirt grabbed cash from a front register at 2609 E. Main St. and ran out the front door, police said. The man is in his 50s or 60s. He reportedly fled on a bicycle and police are looking for him.
South Charleston neighbor upset by ‘eyesore’

South Charleston neighbor upset by ‘eyesore’

A home in South Charleston is causing concerns for some residents residents, with some neighbors calling it an eyesore in need of repair. Thomas Hootman has lived on Walnut Street in South Charleston for about 15 years. He said the house at 28 Walnut St. is frustrating to look at. “It’s in shambles. I mean it looks horrible to look at every single day,” Hootman said. “As you...
Overdose deaths in Clark County could reach record high by summer

Overdose deaths in Clark County could reach record high by summer

Clark County is on pace to break last year’s record drug death total by this summer as the opioid crisis continues to spread. The county has seen 67 suspected drug deaths this year as of May 16, including 35 which have been confirmed, Clark County Coroner Dr. Richard Marsh said. Last year, the county saw a record 79 drug deaths — the majority of which involve illicit fentanyl, a drug that...
Springfield business owner to retire after 50 years

Springfield business owner to retire after 50 years

William Harrison is retiring from his Springfield transmission shop after a fire, some bat poop and forty years of repairing cars for customers in Clark County. Harrison, an early franchisee for the AAMCO transmission chain, grew up on a farm in grew up in southern Illinois but moved to Columbus while working as an engineer in the oil and gas industry. What he really loved was working on cars though...
Skies clear overnight; temps drop into the mid-50s

Skies clear overnight; temps drop into the mid-50s

More clearing is expected overnight, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. Temperatures will drop into the lower to middle 50s. Skies clear overnight Sunshine expected Monday More storms possible Wednesday Monday: It will be dry with some more sunshine, though a bit cooler with highs near 70 degrees. Tuesday: Increasing clouds return with highs in the lower to middle 70s. There...
Athlete of the Week Northeastern High School

Athlete of the Week Northeastern High School

Name: Max Queen School: Northeastern High School Grade: 10 Age: 16 Sports: Football, basketball, track Claim to fame/honors: 2017 OHC Track Player of the Year (100 & 200 M dash, high jump) Words you live by: “Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.” Toughest opponent: Myself Biggest influence: My grandpa Game-day rituals: Play in the locker room What’s on your...
Student of the Week Northeastern High School

Student of the Week Northeastern High School

Name: Kaitlinn Lyons School: Northeastern High School Grade: 11 Age: 17 Extra-curricular: Select Choir, Full Choir, Auxiliary Choir, Jazz Band, Concert Band, Pep Band, Marching Band Words you live by: “Your value isn’t measured by others’ inability to see it.” Toughest challenge: Realizing that everyone is as scared of the future as I am Biggest influence: Music School-day...
Police make OVI arrest after 2-vehicle crash in Springfield

Police make OVI arrest after 2-vehicle crash in Springfield

A motorist faces an OVI charge after a two-vehicle crash tonight near Kroger on Main Street in Springfield. A mother and toddler in the other car were OK, but the Springfield Police Division confirmed the at-fault driver was arrested on suspicion of driving a vehicle while intoxicated. Officers are still working on the incident report, and we are working to learn more information about the crash.
Dayton man’s canoe capsizes, prompts boat search at Kiser Lake

Dayton man’s canoe capsizes, prompts boat search at Kiser Lake

A Dayton man and his son were fishing today on Kiser Lake when their canoe swamped. They were able to pull the boat to shore, got into their vehicle and drove home before a park visitor spotted the capsized watercraft and reported it to rangers, Ohio Department of Natural Resources spokesman Eric Heis said. The Dayton Police Department responded to the canoe owner’s home, where they found him...
Northwestern sophomore completes weights sweep at district meet

Northwestern sophomore completes weights sweep at district meet

When the 8-pound, 13-ounce shot put landed with a thud in the gravel, it sent a wave through the competitors and spectators at the Division II district meet on Saturday. They reacted mostly with ooohs along with their applause. One competitor mumbled an appreciative “wow” in a manner that said he realized first place was no longer an option for him. Northwestern sophomore Adam Riedinger...
Softball: Shawnee run-rules Eaton to advance to regionals

Softball: Shawnee run-rules Eaton to advance to regionals

After two consecutive close tournament wins, Shawnee’s players wanted a more comfortable win in a Division II district final against Eaton on Saturday. Thanks to consistent hitting, the Braves raced out to a big lead and put Eaton away in the fifth for an 11-1 run-rule victory. It’s the second district championship for Shawnee since 2014. The Braves (23-5) beat Central Buckeye Conference...
Baseball: Kenton Ridge falls to Waynesville in district final

Baseball: Kenton Ridge falls to Waynesville in district final

It was unusual for both sides in the Division II district final in Miamisburg on Saturday. Waynesville bolted to a big lead and Kenton Ridge almost caught up, but the Cougars rally came up short and the Spartans advanced with a 10-8 win. “We’ve got a really good offensive team,” Waynesville coach Ryan Hill said. “We normally don’t jump out to leads so it was kind of foreign...
West Liberty school shooting victim meets vice president

West Liberty school shooting victim meets vice president

The West Liberty-Salem High School shooting victim met with the vice president of the United States on Saturday and was honored by the secret service for courage. Logan Cole, 17, who was shot during a January school shooting, met with Vice President Mike Pence at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The vice president was in Dayton to celebrate Armed Forces Day with some of the military personnel stationed...
VP Mike Pence speaks at Wright-Patt AF Base

VP Mike Pence speaks at Wright-Patt AF Base

Vice President Mike Pence vowed the Trump administration would “rebuild the military” and seek the biggest increases in defense spending since the Reagan era. Standing in front of an Air Force Reserve C-17 transport jet, Pence spoke Saturday to about 250 airmen and their families in a 445th Airlift Wing hangar at Wright-Patterson on U.S. Armed Forces Day. “I can’t think of...
Friends, family, law enforcement gather to honor fallen Kirkersville police chief

Friends, family, law enforcement gather to honor fallen Kirkersville police chief

Friends, family and law enforcement officials from across the state have gathered for the funeral service of fallen Kirkersville Police Chief Steven DiSario. The service started this morning at the Grove City Church of the Nazarene. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and DiSario’s daughter were expected to speak during the service. DiSario was fatally shot May 12 as were ...
Stafford: Finding the right book can offer clarity, fresh air

Stafford: Finding the right book can offer clarity, fresh air

At first, nobody wanted to be a number – a known quantity, a kind of widget interchangeable with every other widget-human on the planet. Next came the fear of being a statistic, which brought with it the shadow of the grim reaper. If being a number meant being depersonalized, being a statistic meant being dead – and not gratefully so. Now we live in the virtual shadow cast by the algorithm...
More showers, storms through Sunday

More showers, storms through Sunday

Few showers and storms possible tonight Widespread rain and storms Sunday Dry weather expected Monday Showers and a few storms are expected overnight, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. Temperatures will stay in the middle 60s through the night. While the severe threat can’t be ruled out, it is low overnight. Collar said. Sunday: More showers and storms arrive. Rain is expected...
New burger restaurant to open at Upper Valley Mall in Clark County

New burger restaurant to open at Upper Valley Mall in Clark County

The former owner of Bada Bing Pizzeria plans to open a new burger restaurant in the next few weeks, hoping it can help draw customers back to the Upper Valley Mall. Jason Hague and his wife Maxine will open the Tango Yankee Burger Co. this year, although no opening date has yet been scheduled. Hague said it’s possible the restaurant could open as early as June. The new restaurant will honor...
Commentary: The artlessness of the deal

Commentary: The artlessness of the deal

What Trump Administration appointees lack in reticence they make up for in certitude. Take Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. Just two weeks after being shown his stately office at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) South Building, Perdue announced a major makeover of it: he invoked a 2014 Farm Bill directive to create a new USDA post, undersecretary of trade, by eliminating an...
State’s largest rock-climbing park set to open in Clark County

State’s largest rock-climbing park set to open in Clark County

The largest rock-climbing area in the state will open Sunday in Clark County but first the natural attraction must be cleaned up. The Mad River Gorge and Nature Preserve will be a 100-acre property that consists of trails, climbing cliffs and the Mad River. Much of the land was covered with garbage as it had been used as an illegal dumping ground for years. “We are getting ready for a big weekend...
Strong storms knocks out power to thousands

Strong storms knocks out power to thousands

There are still about 3,000 customers without power across the region, with the majority, 2,294 in Butler County. Warren County has the second highest number of outages with 565, according to the Duke Energy online map. The Butler County outages are mainly in the Monroe area, and in Warren County there are 385 outages reported in the Clearcreek Twp. area. Dayton Power & Light reports outages including...
Ariana Grande says she's 'broken' over deadly explosion after Manchester concert

Ariana Grande says she's 'broken' over deadly explosion after Manchester concert

Ariana Grande took to social media Monday night to express her sorrow over a deadly explosion that killed at least 22 people – including children – and injured 59 after her concert at England's Manchester Arena. "Broken," tweeted he pop star, who was not hurt in the incident. "From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. I don't have words." Her manager, Scooter...
Manchester explosion: Here’s what we know about the victims

Manchester explosion: Here’s what we know about the victims

Authorities continue  to sort out what happened Monday night when a man who police believe was a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device outside an arena in Manchester, England. The explosion happened moments after the conclusion of a concert by pop star Ariana Grande. At least 22 have been confirmed dead and 59 injured as of 2:30 a.m. ET Tuesday.
Donald Trump reportedly asked NSA and director of national intelligence to undermine FBI’s investigation

Donald Trump reportedly asked NSA and director of national intelligence to undermine FBI’s investigation

President Donald Trump sought to have Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers publicly discredit the FBI’s investigation into Russian ties to his campaign by denying the existence of any evidence of collusion. That’s according to current and former intelligence officials who spoke to The Washington Post. On March...

H.S Results for 5/22: Centerville volleyball tops Lakota East, 3-1

In a close boys volleyball match, Centerville emerged victorious, defeating Lakota East, 3-2. The match went back and forth with Centerville winning the first set 24-15. Lakota East would win the second set 25-23 to even things out, but the effort just wasn’t enough. Centerville won the final two sets 25-21 and 25-19 respectively to win the match. Ben Chico led the Elks with 13 kills and 10...
Feldman, bullpen strong as Reds top Indians 5-1

Feldman, bullpen strong as Reds top Indians 5-1

Bryan Price talked before Monday’s interleague Ohio Cup game against the Cleveland Indians about how he’d like to be able to use his bullpen the way it’s intended – to close out a win. Scott Feldman gave him that chance. Wandy Peralta, Michael Lorenzen and Raisel Iglesias made it pay off. »RELATED: Better eye, better contact key to Hamilton’s offensive improvement...
This Harvard senior is the school’s first to write a rap album for his final thesis

This Harvard senior is the school’s first to write a rap album for his final thesis

For the first time in Harvard University history, a student submitted a senior thesis in the form of a rap album. Obasi R. Shaw, a 20-year-old senior from Stone Mountain, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta, presented his English thesis using rhyme and reason to illuminate the black experience in the U.S., tackling topical social issues in a 10-track record called “Liminal Minds,” The Harvard...
Florida DUI suspect sends patrol car into ‘don’t drink and drive’ cruiser

Florida DUI suspect sends patrol car into ‘don’t drink and drive’ cruiser

A Florida man accused of drunk driving earned a trip to jail and some ribbing from the sheriff’s office. On Saturday night, Paul M. Wilkins, 63, of Crystal River drove his car into a parked patrol car that had its lights flashing, which was pushed into another patrol car, that had been freshly emblazoned with a “Don’t Drink and Drive” slogan, according to the Citrus County...
Final grad transfer decision near for former Wright State standout Mark Alstork

Final grad transfer decision near for former Wright State standout Mark Alstork

Mark Alstork, the former Wright State guard looking for a new home via graduate transfer, is almost ready to put his latest round of recruiting behind him. “It’s tough,” said the Thurgood Marshall grad Monday night. “It’s one of the biggest decisions of my life.” He’s set to choose Wednesday from a final four of South Carolina, LSU, Illinois and Pittsburgh...
Florida ‘teen doctor’ sentenced to one year in Virginia prison

Florida ‘teen doctor’ sentenced to one year in Virginia prison

A 20-year-old West Palm, man accused by local authorities of posing as a doctor was sentenced to one year in prison Monday after he pleaded guilty to fraud charges in Virginia. Malachi Love-Robinson was sentenced to the prison term after he pleaded guilty in March to charges of making false statements to obtain credit and of passing a forged document. He still faces criminal proceedings in Palm...
Lyme disease: Ticks may be trouble this year

Lyme disease: Ticks may be trouble this year

In the past five years, cases of Lyme disease have more than doubled in Ohio as the tick population has surged. That means parents should take some extra steps this year to avoid the little critter. “Ticks can carry Lyme disease, as well as several other diseases” says Bethany Linegang, RN, MSN, infection preventionist at Dayton Children’s Hospital. “A female tick is about...
Police: Mom admits shooting two kids, asking third to help with bodies

Police: Mom admits shooting two kids, asking third to help with bodies

Claudena Marie Helton crossed her handcuffed arms and stared in one direction Monday as a municipal court judge set her bond at $1 million during a video arraignment. The 30-year-old Dayton mother accused of shooting her 8-year-old daughter Khmorra and 6-year-old son Kaiden in the head — and asking her third child to help drag their bodies outside — may not have known in court that the...
Clark Howard on battling a life-threatening illness, ‘I felt like death’

Clark Howard on battling a life-threatening illness, ‘I felt like death’

  Atlanta-based consumer advisor Clark Howard is speaking out about a mysterious and sudden illness that threatened his life recently. The same disease killed a Georgia man after, just like Howard, taking a powerful antibiotic only days before falling ill. Howard was admitted to Atlanta’s Piedmont Hospital three days after taking the generic antibiotic ciprofloxacin. The brand name is Cipro...
‘Doomsday’ tunnel entrance in Arctic flooded by melting permafrost

‘Doomsday’ tunnel entrance in Arctic flooded by melting permafrost

The entrance tunnel to the world’s largest seed storage facility built into the permafrost in a mountain in a remote area of the Arctic Circle in Norway has been flooded by melting permafrost.  The storage facility, which opened in 2008, was supposed to be an impregnable rock vault protecting the world’s food supply in the event of a global catastrophe, either man-made or natural...
New Boonshoft Museum exhibit gives visitors real-time view of global weather patterns

New Boonshoft Museum exhibit gives visitors real-time view of global weather patterns

Every day, our Storm Center 7 team shows you the weather around the Miami Valley and beyond. We show you where there are clouds, when the rain will hit and how to prepare for severe weather. Now, our Storm Center 7 team would like to invite you to see our planet in a whole new way through a partnership with the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)...
Better eye, better contact key to Hamilton’s offensive improvement

Better eye, better contact key to Hamilton’s offensive improvement

Reds manager Bryan Price isn’t a big fan of millennial-oriented statistics such as “exit velocity,” but he almost couldn’t avoid using the growing-in-popularity term when asked recently about Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton’s offensive improvement. Hamilton reached base once on an error in Sunday’s 6-4 loss to Colorado, snapping at a career-high 21 his streak...
Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem dive into Universal’s ‘Dark Universe’

Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem dive into Universal’s ‘Dark Universe’

Universal Pictures has signed on more A-listers to star in its new monster franchise, the studio announced on Monday. It also announced the name of the new franchise, “Dark Universe,” which includes a series of film reboots with classic horror movie monsters and characters.  “Welcome to a new world of gods and monsters. #DarkUniverse,” the movie studio said on Twitter...
Upon further review, MLB interleague play has run its course

Upon further review, MLB interleague play has run its course

Interleague play used to be great. Now it’s just… there. Disagree? Well, let’s try an experiment. Who won the Reds-Yankees series last week? If you answered “Reds” or “Yankees,” you got it wrong. It was neither. They split two games at Great American Ball Park. Yes, it was a two-game series. Did you know two-game series are a thing? Well, they generally...
Conspiracy-theory website InfoWars gets White House press pass

Conspiracy-theory website InfoWars gets White House press pass

The website owned by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, InfoWars, received a press credential to cover the White House, its man in Washington tweeted Monday. The pass was apparently a temporary, one-day pass but that did little to tamp down the outrage. It’s the latest entrée into the mainstream for Jones, a man who turned a show on an Austin, Texas, public access channel into a conspiracy...
Megachurch pastors Joel and Victoria Osteen criticized for throwing ‘Hook ‘Em’ hand sign

Megachurch pastors Joel and Victoria Osteen criticized for throwing ‘Hook ‘Em’ hand sign

Thousands of students graduated this past weekend from the University of Texas at Austin, flooding social media with photos of proud new alumni and their families. >> Read more trending news For most parents, documenting the occasion with a photo means throwing up the “Hook ’em Horns” hand sign, too, usually without much fuss. But when your parents are the first couple...
5 tips for easy travel this summer

5 tips for easy travel this summer

The next three months are some of the busiest times for travel as people jet off for summer vacations. Here’s what you need to know before you jet off on your next excursion: 1. Plan carefully and prepare ahead of time. Plan for the unavoidable. Check your flight status at FlightStats.com, and leave yourself plenty of time as a buffer before flights and between connections. Be at the airport...
Barrier discovered circling planet created by man-made radio waves

Barrier discovered circling planet created by man-made radio waves

I used to watch a science fiction show on TV called Amazing Stories while growing up back in the mid- to late-1980s. The show was created by Steven Spielberg. I still remember an episode called “Fine Tuning” where a student was working on creating a souped-up television antenna so that he could pick up signals form half a world away. While he and his buddies were messing with the antenna...
New Dayton Flyers assistant didn’t hesitate joining Grant’s staff

New Dayton Flyers assistant didn’t hesitate joining Grant’s staff

Darren Hertz’s two national championship rings have yet to make the journey from Champaign, Ill., to Dayton. When they arrive, maybe he’ll figure out an appropriate time to show them to his new players at the University of Dayton. A little bit of bling can go a long way. The Dayton Flyers value the Atlantic 10 championship rings they have won in the last two seasons. It’s unlikely...
Pippa Middleton’s wedding guests needed a secret password to get into the party

Pippa Middleton’s wedding guests needed a secret password to get into the party

Pippa Middleton’s and James Matthews’ post-nuptials bash sounded like quite the party. According to E! News, after they were announced man and wife, guests of Middleton and Matthews reportedly got their party on in an ultra-exclusive reception. At the Middleton family home, male guests were offered fresh white shirts if they wanted to change and had to provide photo IDs and secret...
So, pickle popsicles are a thing now

So, pickle popsicles are a thing now

If the thought of pickle juice soda makes you shudder, wait until you hear about the latest pickle concoction.  You know those pickles in a pouch that are practically staples of gas stations across America? Well the company behind those pickles, Van Holten’s, has launched a new product called Pickle Ice, according to Delish.  The company describes the product...
The ladies of ‘The View’ react to Melania’s apparent hand slap

The ladies of ‘The View’ react to Melania’s apparent hand slap

While many have spent time analyzing what President Trump’s trip to Israel meant for foreign relations, others couldn’t stop talking about another moment. The president and first lady Melania Trump walked down a tarmac in Israel when the first lady appeared to slap away her husband’s hand: The ladies of ABC’s “The View” couldn’t keep it together. Both the...
Three generations of women graduating this year celebrate in photo shoot

Three generations of women graduating this year celebrate in photo shoot

As graduation season is among us, one photo of five women is going viral.  The Huffington Post reported that LaWanda Flennoy organized a special graduation photo shoot for herself, her three daughters and her granddaughter -- three generations of women who all are graduating this year. Flennoy and her family posed for the photos at Chicago photographer Darryl Hammond’s studio...
Former Wright State rival headed to Xavier

Former Wright State rival headed to Xavier

A former Wright State rival is headed to Xavier after Kerem Kanter withdrew his name from consideration in the NBA Draft on Monday. XU coach Chris Mack announced that Kanter, a 6-foot-10 forward who played for Wisconsin-Green Bay from 2014-17, signed an athletic financial aid agreement. ›› RELATED: WSU cuts swimming programs amid budget crisis A native of Turkey, Kanter averaged 11.3...
Since the 'Roseanne' revival announcement, fans are wondering about Dan’s death

Since the 'Roseanne' revival announcement, fans are wondering about Dan’s death

“Roseanne” is coming back to a TV near you, but fans still have some serious questions. On the last season of the series, it was revealed everything was just a story made up by Roseanne for a book she was writing about her life. In the final moments for the series, Roseanne decided to change things about her life, like the fate of her husband, Dan’s , her daughters’ relationships...
Congressman Mike Turner target of national Democratic group

Congressman Mike Turner target of national Democratic group

For the first time in more than a dozen years, the congressional seat now held by U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, is being targeted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which has named 79 seats of more than 130 it plans to focus on in 2018. Turner was one of 20 new targets the DCCC announced Monday. He is one of only two that voted against the recent Republican legislation to replace...
Apparently the NBA doesn’t recognize local comedian Dave Chappelle

Apparently the NBA doesn’t recognize local comedian Dave Chappelle

Either the person who runs the official NBA Twitter account doesn’t know who Dave Chappelle is, or the joke’s on us! On Saturday night, May 21, the NBA tweeted out this gif of Amy Schumer and “a fan.” A reddit user screenshot the tweet and posted it to the /facepalm subreddit, where people got worked into a frenzy. Fans of Chappelle consider this quite the snub. ...
Cher proved age is just a number with over-the-top Billboard Music Awards performance

Cher proved age is just a number with over-the-top Billboard Music Awards performance

Cher’s still got it after all of these years! On Sunday night, the singer took to the stage at the Billboard Music Awards and gave everyone a performance of a lifetime. Cher was awarded the ICON Award this year and to celebrate, she brought back many of the over-the-top costumes from her days on tour. At 71 years old, she can still rock them. The icon started returned to the stage after a 15...
Student didn't think he'd graduate, teacher proves him wrong

Student didn't think he'd graduate, teacher proves him wrong

A Georgia high school senior was brought to tears after his teacher surprised him with his cap and gown. Jamias Howard, 19, is a student at Griffin High School and is ecstatic about this Saturday, when he will be graduating high school. Griffin High School special needs teacher Kimberly Wimbish told WSB-TV that she was just doing her job, ensuring that all of her students succeeded. But to Howard...
Flea market bargain ring really the real thing: a $450,000 diamond treasure

Flea market bargain ring really the real thing: a $450,000 diamond treasure

A flea market find in England 30 years ago has turned into the stuff dreams are made of. A woman paid the equivalent of $15 for a piece of costume jewelry three decades ago, or so she thought, but she liked the ring and wore it all the time, The Associated Press reported. It turns out the gem was the real deal, a 26.27 carat white diamond, according to Sotheby’s. The auction house is selling...
Watch: Melania Trump appears to slap away president's hand in Israel

Watch: Melania Trump appears to slap away president's hand in Israel

An awkward moment played out on the tarmac of an airport in Israel on Monday after President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived as part of the couple’s first trip abroad since the president’s inauguration. As news crews from around the globe documented the couple’s walk from Air Force One, Donald Trump reached back to offer his wife his hand. After he turns to look...
What ever happened to Arthur Treacher’s Fish and Chips?

What ever happened to Arthur Treacher’s Fish and Chips?

Seafood is a tricky cuisine to get right. If you don't live near one of the coasts, it's not fresh. It can also be expensive, so not many national fast food chains are willing to put it on the menu.   In the 1970s, however, there was one place you could rely on for good, inexpensive seafood.  You didn't have to look too far to find it either. At its peak, Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips had...
Pregnant woman’s cure for morning sickness? Boxing

Pregnant woman’s cure for morning sickness? Boxing

An expectant mother in Australia decided to take a swing at curing her morning sickness. >> Read more trending news  Vicky Sims, 39, of Melbourne, who is nine months pregnant, found that working out helps to offset some of the symptoms of her pregnancy, according to Inside Edition. Sims, a gym owner, has an exercise regime that consists of 30 minutes of boxing and 30 minutes of lifting...
16-year-old girl found dead, weighed 56 lbs; parents charged

16-year-old girl found dead, weighed 56 lbs; parents charged

A 16-year-old girl weighing just 56 pounds was found dead in her Iowa home, investigators said. >> Read more trending news  Police in Perry, Iowa, said Sabrina Ray lived with her adoptive parents, Misty and Marc Ray. The couple ran a state-licensed daycare out of their home, KCCI-TV reported.  The Rays were out of the state when their daughter died, police said.  Officers received...
Smash hit ‘Mama Mia’ film sequel in works; original cast set to return

Smash hit ‘Mama Mia’ film sequel in works; original cast set to return

  A sequel to the 2008 box office smash “Mama Mia” is in the works with most of the original cast members, including Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Colin Firth and Pierce Brosnan, expected to return, according to media reports. “Mama Mia: Here We Go Again” is shaping up as both a prequel and a sequel and will be directed by “The Best  Exotic Marigold Hotel&rdquo...
WSU’s Weiss wins HL Pitcher of Week award

WSU’s Weiss wins HL Pitcher of Week award

Wright State freshman Ryan Weiss has been named the Horizon League Pitcher of the Week for Friday’s performance against Illinois-Chicago. A 6-foot-4 right-hander, Weiss limited the Flames to two runs on three hits in six innings, leading the Raiders to a 3-2 victory that drew them into a first-place tie heading into the final game of the regular season. After allowing a two-run homer in the...
Dayton Flyers assistant looks back on facing UD in Elite Eight

Dayton Flyers assistant looks back on facing UD in Elite Eight

Darren Hertz arrived at the University of Dayton in April, joining new Dayton Flyers head coach Anthony Grant’s staff a little more than three years after coaching against UD in the Elite Eight. Hertz was on Billy Donovan’s staff in 2014 when top-seeded Florida beat No. 11 seed Dayton 62-52 in the South Regional final in Memphis, Tenn. Hertz looked back on that game Monday in an interview...
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