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Chris Stewart

Chris Stewart is a reporter for Cox Media Group Ohio.

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2016 deadliest year for overdoses, fentanyl deaths more than double 
 Deaths from the extremely potent synthetic opioid fentanyl more than doubled in Montgomery County last year, making 2016 the deadliest year yet for the county struggling to slow the opioid crisis.   Despite additional treatment programs, increased use of the overdose antidote Narcan, and an all-hands-on-deck appeal by county health...

Posted: 3 days ago

Deaths from the extremely potent synthetic opioid fentanyl more than doubled in Montgomery County last year, making 2016 the deadliest year yet for the county struggling to slow the opioid crisis.   Despite additional treatment programs, increased use of the overdose antidote Narcan, and an all-hands-on-deck appeal by county health...
How did the world’s youngest billionaires make their money?
 Four of the world’s youngest billionaires turned high-tech startups into massive fortunes and earned spots on Forbes 2017 list of billionaires.  John Collison, 26, and his brother Patrick Collison, 28, co-founded Stripe, a software platform for mobile device e-commerce payments. The Irish siblings are each worth $1.1 billion. Worth...

Posted: 3 days ago

Four of the world’s youngest billionaires turned high-tech startups into massive fortunes and earned spots on Forbes 2017 list of billionaires.  John Collison, 26, and his brother Patrick Collison, 28, co-founded Stripe, a software platform for mobile device e-commerce payments. The Irish siblings are each worth $1.1 billion. Worth...
World Water Day: Water for 1.8 billion contaminated, lead is concern locally
 The drinking water supply for 1.8 billion people is contaminated with feces and 80 percent of the world’s wastewater flows directly back into the environment without being treated, putting people at risk of  cholera, dysentery, typhoid and polio, according to a United Nations report released to coincide with World Water Day on...

Posted: 4 days ago

The drinking water supply for 1.8 billion people is contaminated with feces and 80 percent of the world’s wastewater flows directly back into the environment without being treated, putting people at risk of cholera, dysentery, typhoid and polio, according to a United Nations report released to coincide with World Water Day on...
What women make compared to men: 5 things to know
 Women continued to get lighter paychecks than male counterparts in recent years, earning not quite 80 cents for every dollar paid a man, according to recently released U.S. Census Bureau data.  A gender pay gap is even evident in occupations where women account for more than 80 percent of the workforce, including those in child care...

Posted: 4 days ago

Women continued to get lighter paychecks than male counterparts in recent years, earning not quite 80 cents for every dollar paid a man, according to recently released U.S. Census Bureau data.  A gender pay gap is even evident in occupations where women account for more than 80 percent of the workforce, including those in child care...
6 from Ohio, 1 from Dayton area make Forbes billionaires list
 The richest people in the world got richer last year, and the number of billionaires jumped 13 percent.  During 2016, the net worth of the world’s more than 2,000 billionaires rose by 18 percent to a record $7.67 trillion, according to Forbes, the financial magazine that has ranked the wealthiest individuals for...

Posted: 5 days ago

The richest people in the world got richer last year, and the number of billionaires jumped 13 percent.  During 2016, the net worth of the world’s more than 2,000 billionaires rose by 18 percent to a record $7.67 trillion, according to Forbes, the financial magazine that has ranked the wealthiest individuals for...
Air Force’s UFO program looked for extraterrestrials, found silliness: 5 things to know
 Nathan Robert “Rosie” Rosengarten never found extraterrestrials among the UFO sightings he investigated for 18 years. But due to the retired Air Force colonel’s death last week at 101, some are learning for the first time about Project Blue Book, a declassified program that examined thousands of puzzling flying...

Posted: 5 days ago

Nathan Robert “Rosie” Rosengarten never found extraterrestrials among the UFO sightings he investigated for 18 years. But due to the retired Air Force colonel’s death last week at 101, some are learning for the first time about Project Blue Book, a declassified program that examined thousands of puzzling flying...
Study: Immigrant students in public schools more than double over past 25 years
 A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies shows 23 percent of public school students in America came from an immigrant household in 2015. The number — nearly one out of four — is more than double the 11 percent recorded as recently as 1990, according to the conservative research organization that has been criticized...

Posted: 6 days ago

A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies shows 23 percent of public school students in America came from an immigrant household in 2015. The number — nearly one out of four — is more than double the 11 percent recorded as recently as 1990, according to the conservative research organization that has been criticized...
Science says spring began weeks ago, and that's not necessarily good
 If this year is any indication, Groundhog Day may need to come earlier on the calendar. Spring 2017 officially began Monday, but it actually sprung unusually early – up to three weeks ahead of schedule – from the southeastern United States to the Miami Valley, according to a Spring Leaf Index map based on scientific measures recorded...

Posted: 6 days ago

If this year is any indication, Groundhog Day may need to come earlier on the calendar. Spring 2017 officially began Monday, but it actually sprung unusually early – up to three weeks ahead of schedule – from the southeastern United States to the Miami Valley, according to a Spring Leaf Index map based on scientific measures recorded...