Auburn-Washburn board members discuss development of test assessments
Members of the Auburn-Washburn Unified School District 437 school board heard Monday about the development of assessment tests Kansas students will take in the future to measure their academic progress.
GE launches new $53M EPISCENTER in Dayton
Notable leaders from the business, academic, political and military world gathered in Dayton on Friday for the grand opening of the $53 million, 138,000-square-foot GE EPISCENTER at the University of Dayton.
Bids on $100M Wright-Patt construction contract delayed
The bidding process on a $100 million, five-year construction contract at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base I told you about during the summer has been postponed and it's unclear when that will resume.
This Week Community News
Interim city administrator candidates list
The candidates for the Pataskala city administrators position on an interim basis, listed with current or previous employment where available, include: * Brittany Beard of Maiden, N.C., United States military police officer studying at Catawba Community College in Hickory, N.C. * Gregory C. Berquist of Delphos, retired Nov. 2013 as economic ... (more)
Fri Dec 13, 2013
GE Electrical R&D Center Opens In Southwest Ohio
GE Aviation and the University of Dayton are marking the grand opening of a $53 million electrical power research and development center in southwest Ohio.
Air Force plans to cut 900 jobs next year
During fiscal 2014, the Air Force plans to cut 900 civilian jobs due to a shrinking budget, according to Federal Times .
Wed Dec 11, 2013
The Cincinnati Enquirer
Contractor barred from competing on federally-funded projects
A local contractor was barred from competing for federal contracts after an investigation found the company failed to pay 10 workers their wages earned on a federally funded project.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Turner: Budget cuts could bring $8 billion impact on Dayton
The government shutdown may be over, but a harsh defense budget climate is just beginning to hit Dayton, says U.S. Rep. Mike Turner .
Countdown: Biggest Wright-Patt contracts of November
Contract activity at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base slowed to a trickle in November, reflecting the budget crunch in Washington.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Northwest Florida Daily News
AFMC encourages safety, drive sober for the holidays
PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Whether going over the river or through the woods or along America's highways during the upcoming holiday season, drinking and driving can result in serious or deadly consequences.
Ohio Conducts Airspace Study To Fly Unmanned Aircraft Systems
A study set to be completed early next year will lead to developing a unique national capability in Ohio for flying unmanned aircraft systems to meet Air Force research needs and to boost Ohio's leadership in developing technologies to integrate unmanned systems.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
This week in print: Greene County, education powerhouse
Fourteen higher education institutions have a presence in Greene County, drawing between them 28,000 students.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Ohio military base looking to privatize utilities
Ohio's largest military base is expected to privatize more energy and utility operations as it tries to offset steep cuts in the federal defense budget.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio ~ 03 DEC 2013
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Greene and Montgomery counties, eight miles northeast of the central business district of Dayton, Ohio.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Stars and Stripes
ADVENT: GE Aviation begins full testing of military combat engine
GE Aviation started Monday the first full engine testing of a military combat engine in development with the U.S. Air Force.
Inside look: Dayton-area school systems that get money from Wright-Patt
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base pumps money into local employers and economies with its 29,000 employees and billions in economic impact.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Xenia Daily Gazette
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The plane that played a major role on that tragic day in Dallas 50 years ago this month still bears the scars of the assassination.... Read More The Greene County Combined Health District is holding a special clinic on Thursday, Nov. 21 for Pertussis vaccination.... Read More "We shouldn't have to fight for justice.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Historic items from JFK assassination on display
DAYTON, Ohio -- Many items that make up the searing images from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy -- from the ill-fated presidential limousine, to the gravesite eternal flame, to the historic Air Force One plane where Lyndon B. Johnson took the oath of office -- are available for public viewing 50 years later.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
BRAC lessons learned: How to make Wright-Patt stronger
Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Randolph Strong said Wright-Patterson Air Force Base needs to boost its infrastructure and community partnerships to help insulate it from any future BRAC cuts.
U.S. Air Force has billions set aside for small business, tech needs
With more than $18 billion in work targeted at small business over the next few years, the message couldn't be any clearer: Large companies better look to include small businesses when they try to sell to the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center.