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The Art Show

The Art Show

Weekly series featuring the vibrant art scene in greater Dayton.

Our Ohio

Our Ohio

Weekly series profiling the Buckeye State’s people, places and culture. More information about Our Ohio is available at OurOhio.org

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The New Selling of America

The New Selling of America

In the 1960s, the United States dominated the world economy. Today our share of the pie has shrunk to less than 25 percent. The...

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If There's a Will There's a Way

If There's a Will There's a Way

Did you know that seven out of ten people in the Miami Valley do not have a will and many of those who do, have not updated it in five years or more? Join local attorneys, a Probate Court judge and a...

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Erma Bombeck: A Legacy of Laughter

Erma Bombeck: A Legacy of Laughter

At the height of her popularity, her syndicated column appeared in 900 newspapers, reaching 30 million readers. Erma...

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Justice for All?

Justice for All?

Thirty years of Tough-on-Crime policies have fueled an increasing reliance on imprisonment for dealing with crime, resulting in...

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Jim Kahle: Turning Fire Into Ice

Jim Kahle: Turning Fire Into Ice

Artists use many mediums to express themselves. Master glassblower Jim Kahle uses flaming ovens and molten glass to create his...

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Goodbye, The Levee Has Broken, The Story of the Great Dayton Flood

Goodbye, The Levee Has Broken, The Story of the Grea...

On Sunday, March 23, 1913 rain began to fall in Dayton. Early Tuesday morning, March 25th water was draining into Riverdale and...

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The Teaching Chef: Dayton Cooks with Chef Edward Stanziano

The Teaching Chef: Dayton Cooks with Chef Edward Sta...

Executive Chef Edward Stanziano shares recipes and cooking techniques as he transforms simple ingredients into an elegant meal in...

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The Wright Brothers' Dayton

The Wright Brothers' Dayton

By the late nineteenth century, the American frontier had long since pushed west of Dayton, Ohio. As the twentieth century dawned...

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When Dayton Went to War: Memories of the Homefront

When Dayton Went to War: Memories of the Homefront

On December 7, 1941, life in Dayton—and around the world—changed forever. With the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, Dayton...

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