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Wright State University To Pay $1M To Resolve Federal H-1B Visa Probe

Wright State University Friday announced an agreement officials say resolves a federal investigation into alleged violations of the federal H-1B work visa program.

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Rep. Christina Hagan (Republican, Alliance)
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Heartbeat Bill Passes Ohio House

The Ohio House has approved a controversial bill that bans abortion at the point which a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Republican Christina Hagan, sponsor of what is called the “heartbeat bill” testified for it while wearing her twin infants in a sling across her chest, “Motherhood isn’t easy but it’s necessary. It’s the reason every one of us are here today. It’s the reason every one of us have a living, beating heart." The bill bans abortion as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, with...

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Such a Night: The Last Waltz Live with Dayton Philharmonic

A local tradition continues...with a twist on November 24!

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Conrad's Corner: November 16, 2018

Nov 16, 2018

Cathy Essinger reads her poem, "Coincidence."

Dayton's McPherson Town Neighborhood will host its annual holiday tour November 23 and 24.
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The annual Thanksgiving Night Market lets you stock up for gatherings of family and friends and provides spices or spreads for parties and getting started on some early gift shopping. This is your perfect chance to find one-of-a-kind handmade goods from right here in Dayton! It’s at the Old Yellow Cab at 700 East 4th Street, today 5-10pm.

The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and on to the stage at The Schuster tonight and Saturday.

It's an early Thanksgiving on The Jewel Case! We'll be taking the night off next week, and so we'll be celebrating with our radio friends THIS week, instead. Our theme is "Gratitude"- something we can always use more of, right? We'll be spinning songs of thanks from Sam & Dave, Sarah Vaughan, Ernest Tubb, Slade, even Bad Brains, plus a bunch more to boot. Up first...

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An ice storm downed trees, caused widespread traffic delays and left thousands of residents without power across the Miami Valley Thursday morning.

As of 11:15 a.m., 18,704 Dayton Power and Light customers were without power.

In a statement, a company spokesperson said many power outages were caused by heavy ice bringing down tree limbs onto power equipment.

Downed trees and icy road conditions also led to a number of traffic incidents Thursday morning.

The Ohio Department of Transportation began sending plow trucks onto area roadways at 3 a.m. Thursday.

Amazon will split its second North American headquarters between New York City and a Washington D.C. suburb in Northern Virginia, following a year-long contest that pitted Columbus against cities across the U.S. and Canada.

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The Green Party and the Libertarian Party of Ohio appear to be on the verge of no longer being recognized as minor parties, based on the results of last week’s vote and a state law from 2013. 

This week on Senior Voices, Amatul Shafeek remembers the vibrant west Dayton community of the 1950s and 60s. She grew up in Sacramento, California, but spent summers with her grandmother in Dayton before moving here as a young adult. Amatul spoke with Dayton Metro Library volunteer interviewer, Carol Jackson.

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21 years ago an author came through Dayton on book tour. He was traveling with his wife. They were driving from city to city-he doesn't fly. James Lee Burke had just published "Cimarron Rose," the first book in a new series he was writing that featured Billy Bob Holland.

I had no idea when Jim walked into the studio that this interview would mark the genesis of what has become a long running conversation. 21 years later I have interviewed James Lee Burke more times than any other author.

Four people are under arrest more than two years after a gruesome incident in Pike County, Ohio, in which eight members of the same family were killed.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says four members of the Wagner family were taken into custody Tuesday in the shooting deaths of eight members of the Rhoden family on April 22, 2016.

The four are charged with planning and carrying out the killings are: George "Billy" Wagner III, 47, Angela Wagner, 48, George Wagner IV, 27, and Edward "Jake" Wagner, 26.

Matt Grubb, 24, recently started his own process-serving business delivering documents for some Dayton law firms.
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A recent Dayton survey finds nearly a third of Daytonians aged 18 to 34 are “totally unlikely” to remain in the city for the next five years. A new initiative aims to reverse this trend by matching more college students with Miami Valley internships.

Advocates hope connecting young people to jobs early on could boost the chances they’ll stay and start careers in Dayton down the road.  

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