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Rain falls across a parking lot in Dayton Tuesday afternoon.  LISA POWELL / STAFF

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Rain falls across a parking lot in Dayton Tuesday afternoon. LISA POWELL / STAFF
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Actor Tom Hanks holds up a piece of cut ribbon after participating in a ribbon cutting for the new Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures at Wright State University Tuesday. LISA POWELL / STAFF

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Actor Tom Hanks holds up a piece of cut ribbon after participating in a ribbon cutting for the new Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures at Wright State University Tuesday. LISA POWELL / STAFF
Fun and funky: 6 astonishing sites to visit in just a short drive
 Ohio is filled with fun and quirky places  to see.  Here’s a look at six sites you should make a point to visit: Hartman Rock Garden, Springfield  Harry George “Ben” Hartman spent 12 years arranging hundreds of thousands of individual stones into a folk art treasure, Springfield’s Hartman Rock Garden. ...

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Ohio is filled with fun and quirky places to see.  Here’s a look at six sites you should make a point to visit: Hartman Rock Garden, Springfield  Harry George “Ben” Hartman spent 12 years arranging hundreds of thousands of individual stones into a folk art treasure, Springfield’s Hartman Rock Garden. ...
9 things you might not have known about UD Arena’s history
 The University of Dayton Arena, home to the Dayton Flyers basketball teams, has finished the first phase of a multi-year, $72 million renovation. Among the updates, the plans call for the replacement of all 13,450 seats, a new 360-degree main concourse and new terrace seating. The renovation is planned to be completed in 2019 to mark the...

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The University of Dayton Arena, home to the Dayton Flyers basketball teams, has finished the first phase of a multi-year, $72 million renovation. Among the updates, the plans call for the replacement of all 13,450 seats, a new 360-degree main concourse and new terrace seating. The renovation is planned to be completed in 2019 to mark the...
Quirky places to visit in Ohio
Harry George "Ben" Hartman encircled the word 'MAN" with a heart using concrete, granite and mirrored glass to make a personal emblem.  LISA POWELL / STAFF

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Harry George "Ben" Hartman encircled the word 'MAN" with a heart using concrete, granite and mirrored glass to make a personal emblem. LISA POWELL / STAFF
Changing Fifth and Jefferson: From the old Globe Theater to Gilly’s Jazz
 The Globe Theater, located near the northeast corner of Fifth and Jefferson streets in Dayton, was a spot popular in Dayton for decades.  The theater opened in 1910, according to the website Dayton History Books Online, and was a popular hangout for kids in the 1940s and 1950s.  Entrance to the theater, just north of the intersection...

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The Globe Theater, located near the northeast corner of Fifth and Jefferson streets in Dayton, was a spot popular in Dayton for decades.  The theater opened in 1910, according to the website Dayton History Books Online, and was a popular hangout for kids in the 1940s and 1950s.  Entrance to the theater, just north of the intersection...
10 things you should know about Jonathan Winters, the area’s beloved comedic genius
 Comic genius Jonathan Winters was a master of creating colorful characters and concocting bizarre sound effects.  Born in Bellbrook on Nov. 11, 1925 and raised in Springfield, Winters broke into comedy in the late 1950s.  Here are 10 things to know about his life:  1. Semper fidelis. In 1942, at the age of 17, he dropped...

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Comic genius Jonathan Winters was a master of creating colorful characters and concocting bizarre sound effects.  Born in Bellbrook on Nov. 11, 1925 and raised in Springfield, Winters broke into comedy in the late 1950s.  Here are 10 things to know about his life:  1. Semper fidelis. In 1942, at the age of 17, he dropped...