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3 hrs ago | WDTN-TV Dayton

Job seekers get hope at career fair

Organizers of the career fair want to the message out - there are plenty of jobs and they are here in Montgomery County.

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9 hrs ago | WDTN-TV Dayton

Bonnie and Brandon Ritchie accused of menacing in Montgomery County. (Photo/Montgomery County Jail

A police report says Bonnie and Brandon Ritchie were standing across the street from the Dayton Metro Library August 8 when Sierra Cherry and Christina Ritchie walked out.

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15 hrs ago | WDTN-TV Dayton

Dayton's Cooper Park now smoke-free.

The park is located at St. Clair Street and East Second Street. The park sits next to the Dayton Metro Library.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WDTN-TV Dayton

Melvin Brown accused of assault in Montgomery County.

He was being processed at the Montgomery County Jail for a previous altercation when he jumped a counter and lunged at a booking officer.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Montgomery County Jail

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WDTN-TV Dayton

Kettering schools offer free pre-school option

The pilot program allows children from low-income families to attend preschool at no cost to ensure that the children are prepared to enter kindergarten.

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Related Topix: Kettering, OH

WDTN-TV Dayton

Daytona s Cooper Park to be smoke-free

Mayor Nan Whaley will hold a news conference August 20 to officially name Cooper Park smoke-free.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Suspicious fire destroys Germantown playground

Pete Piringer, of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, says that a passerby reported a fire at the Cedar Valley neighborhood playground on Seneca Falls Drive next to the Sally Ride Elementary School, on Seneca Falls Drive, shortly before 9 p.m. Piringer says firefighters successfully put out what he called a "spectacular" blaze with lots of smoke, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Cleveland.com

Sharen Neuhardt back on the trail for Ed FitzGerald

Neuhardt will represent the ticket Tuesday evening at the Mercer County Fair in Celina, Wednesday at the Miami County Fair in Troy and Thursday at a Montgomery County Democratic Party Ladies Luncheon in her native Dayton.

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Related Topix: Mercer County, OH, Celina, OH, Miami County, OH, Troy, OH, Dayton, OH

New York Daily News

Ohio woman castrates man after offer of $13 for sex: police

The woman reportedly ordered the man at knifepoint to drop his pants, then stabbed him in the scrotum, police said.

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Related Topix: Dayton, OH

WDTN-TV Dayton

Karl Coleman sentenced for murder and rape in Montgomery County.

A Dayton man will spend at least 36 years in prison for the murder and rape of a young mother.

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Related Topix: Dayton, OH

Mon Aug 11, 2014

TBD.com

Caught on video: Did Montgomery County Police officer go too far in teen's arrest?

The Montgomery County Police Department launched an investigation Monday night into whether an officer acted appropriately in the arrest of a teen in Germantown that was caught on video.

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Related Topix: Drugs

The Columbus Dispatch

Gang's all here

Gov. John Kasich filled the last vacancy on the Ohio Board of Education last week, naming Dayton lawyer A.J. Wagner to fill a seat vacated last year.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich, Dayton, OH

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Ohio veteran to receive medals years after service

A southwest Ohio veteran will receive several service medals Tuesday, nearly 50 years after serving in the Army in Vietnam.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Sun Aug 10, 2014

WDTN-TV Dayton

Large fight at Huber Heights bar prompts police response

Police were called to the Cape Lounge located a 5130 Brandt Pike just after 2 a.m. Sunday on reports of a fight and shots fired.

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Related Topix: Huber Heights, OH

Fri Aug 08, 2014

WDTN-TV Dayton

Reach Out celebrates 20th anniversary

To date, Reach Out of Montgomery County has been a part of more than 50,000 clinic visits thanks in part to its more than 500 volunteers a year.

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WBNS

Dayton Funeral Home Owner Pleads Guilty To Theft

The co-owner of a now-shuttered Dayton funeral home has pleaded guilty to 36 charges of theft from an elderly or disabled person, tampering with records and violating contracts.

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Related Topix: Dayton, OH

Business Journal

Downtown Dayton parking lots sold to bank

A portfolio of parking lots and garages in downtown Dayton has been sold back to the bank after the owners allegedly defaulted on a mortgage, according to public records.

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Related Topix: Dayton, OH, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

TheCourier.com

8 People Died From Drug Overdoses In SW Ohio

A coroner's office official in southwest Ohio says the eight people died from intravenous drug overdoses in the region last weekend.

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Business Journal

Montgomery County housing among most affordable in U.S.

Want to buy a home in Montgomery County? If you do, you're in luck because it's among the most affordable in America.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

WDTN-TV Dayton

Montgomery County committee meet for plan about dangerous dogs

Monday's Butler County attack of Cindy Whisman, 59, is bringing several local officials together, who are pushing to change some laws about dogs known to be troublesome.

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