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Fairborn HS lockdown lifted following check of school

The lockdown at Fairborn High School has been lifted after police checked the building following a threat made on social media involving “SHS.” Fairborn High School is on a precautionary lockdown this morning on recommendation from police after various threats have been talked about in the area, school officials said. The lockdown was in place at 7:50 a.m. and officials said there...


Dayton women win 16th straight game, clinch outright A-10 title

Dayton women win 16th straight game, clinch outright A-10 title

The University of Dayton women’s basketball team made it 16 in a row Wednesday night. The Flyers (22-4, 15-0) rallied from a controversial end of the third quarter to score a 71-66 victory over George Mason and clinch the outright regular-season Atlantic 10 title. Dayton’s Jordan Wilmoth tipped in a missed layup by Lauren Cannatelli just before the horn sounded to end the third to give...
Funeral arrangements for evangelist Billy Graham are set, public viewing scheduled

Funeral arrangements for evangelist Billy Graham are set, public viewing scheduled

Famed evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham, who counseled several presidents and preached to millions of people worldwide, died Wednesday, according to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. He was 99. Funeral arrangements have now been finalized and a public viewing is scheduled for early next week.
Kettering substitute accused of sex with students ruled competent to stand trial

Kettering substitute accused of sex with students ruled competent to stand trial

A judge has ruled the Kettering Fairmont High School substitute teacher accused of having sex with two students in a Big Lots and apartment complex parking lot is competent to stand trial, officials said. Madeline J. Marx, 23, is charged with sexual battery. A 17-year-old student told police he was given oral sex by a teacher July 19 in the parking lot of Big Lots on Wilmington Pike, according to...
Several area districts investigate vague ‘SHS’ school shooting threat

Several area districts investigate vague ‘SHS’ school shooting threat

Local law enforcement and school officials are aware and investigating reports on social media of possible threats against a school. The vague social media post referenced a “SHS” school, which could include any one of many schools in the area that start with the letter “S.” Springfield, Stebbins, Springboro, and others have investigated “SHS” threat...
Posters removed from Belmont H.S. depicting bodies of rival teams

Posters removed from Belmont H.S. depicting bodies of rival teams

A high school here has some upset parents after posters were hung in the hallway depicting a crime scene and bodies in reference to rival sports teams. The display at Belmont High School included crime scene tape and cut-outs of bodies with rivals schools — such as Northmont, Dunbar and Franklin — written across them. Quotes on the poster display included, “Let the bodies hit...
5 arrested during 7 area search warrants by task forces

5 arrested during 7 area search warrants by task forces

Five people were arrested as the Tactical Crime Suppression Unit, RANGE Task Force and Warren County Drug Task Force executed search warrants at seven locations in Kettering, Springboro and Dayton. According to officials, detectives recovered 16 guns, a large quantity of processed marijuana, a large amount of marijuana plants, money, equipment to grow marijuana indoors and six vehicles. The seizures...
Dayton Commissioner Joey Williams to resign 4 months after re-election

Dayton Commissioner Joey Williams to resign 4 months after re-election

Less than four months after winning re-election, long-time Dayton City Commissioner Joey Williams tonight announced he is stepping down, effective Friday. The 52-year-old Williams, the top vote-getter in the Dayton commission race in November, has served on the body since 2002. But tonight’s city commission meeting will be his last as an elected Dayton leader. TRENDING: Can students get in trouble...
Can students get in trouble for #NeverAgain school walkouts?

Can students get in trouble for #NeverAgain school walkouts?

As school walkouts are planned following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward, Fla., students have asked: Can we get in trouble for walking out? The answer depends on how the walkout is done, according to a First Amendment expert who explained what consequences students can face if they choose to leave school — and the legal troubles schools could face, too. MORE...
2 inmates, including 3-time killer, suspected of stabbing Ohio prison guard dozens of times

2 inmates, including 3-time killer, suspected of stabbing Ohio prison guard dozens of times

Three-time killer Casey Pigge and a second convicted murderer are suspects in a brutal attack on a corrections officer at Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, according to the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association, the union that represents prison workers. Pigge was convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend’s mother, his cellmate in Lebanon Correctional and another inmate on a prison bus....
7 things to know about Young’s Dairy, the area’s historic home for treats and MORE

7 things to know about Young’s Dairy, the area’s historic home for treats and MORE

The recent warm weather brings thoughts of outdoor activities and ice cream, and Young’s Dairy in Yellow Springs offers both in bunches. Here are seven things to know about Young’s Dairy: Located at 6880 Springfield-Xenia Road in Yellow Springs, Young’s Jersey Dairy is open daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. or later, depending on the season and day of the week. The Young Family built the...
In its day, Dayton’s Union Station was a “handsome palace”

In its day, Dayton’s Union Station was a “handsome palace”

Dayton’s Union Station was the majestic and bustling train hub of the city for decades. Described as a “handsome palace” when the train station opened at Sixth and Ludlow Streets in 1900, it was crowned by a seven-story clock tower. The new “Tower Depot” replaced an earlier round-topped depot built in the mid-1850s. Dayton Daily News headlines described the station&rsquo...
In world of conspiracy theories, even teenagers aren’t off limits

In world of conspiracy theories, even teenagers aren’t off limits

David Hogg, 17, went from Florida high school student to mass shooting survivor to telegenic advocate for gun-control laws in a few days. And just as quickly, online conspiracy theorists began spinning viral lies attacking the teenager's credibility.  By Wednesday — a week after a gunman wielding a semiautomatic rifle had killed 17 people at Hogg's Parkland, Florida, school — online...
RAIN TOTALS: Soggy mid-week, more rain coming

RAIN TOTALS: Soggy mid-week, more rain coming

Rain started Wednesday morning and fell pretty consistently across the Miami Valley for about 24 hours. Rain totals were impressive and more showers are on the way for the rest of the week. Here's how much rain fell in your neighborhood as of 8:30 a.m.: St. Marys: 0.65 inches Oxford: 0.78 inches Middletown: 0.68 inches Urbana: 0.95 inches New Carlisle: 1 inch Springfield: 0.84 inches Wilmington: 0...
Trump’s solution for school shootings: Arm teachers

Trump’s solution for school shootings: Arm teachers

Seated between teenage survivors of the Florida school shooting, President Donald Trump said during an Oval Office listening session Wednesday that arming teachers and posting gun-toting veterans in schools could deter or stop school shooters.  His comments came during an emotional meeting that included Vice President Mike Pence, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and school-shooting survivors...
Man shot, killed with children in car in possible case of road rage

Man shot, killed with children in car in possible case of road rage

A man was shot and killed early Thursday in a possible case of road rage in Georgia, police said. Investigators were at the entrance of the Brighton Village subdivision in Dekalb County on Thursday morning, where the man’s body was found in a car after at least three shots were fired. The DeKalb County Medical Examiner’s Office was at the scene, Lt. Mark Lavigne said. According to police...
Auto sales remain strong as Dayton Auto Show opens

Auto sales remain strong as Dayton Auto Show opens

The Dayton Auto Show opens at noon today at the Dayton Convention Center amid an American auto industry that remains quite healthy, although past its recent peak. U.S. auto companies are on track to sell about 16.7 million vehicles this year, a strong number, but down from 17.1 million sold in 2017, which in turn was down from about 17.5 million in 2016, said Michelle Krebs, an executive analyst for...
A World Series champion will talk about his struggles with addiction at this Middletown event

A World Series champion will talk about his struggles with addiction at this Middletown event

Darryl Strawberry, once a feared slugger for the New York Mets and Yankees before addictions derailed his 17-year Major League Baseball career, now is an evangelical born-again Christian who travels giving his testimony. Strawberry, 55, and his wife, Tracy, will be keynote speakers next month at Epidemic of Hope, an event planned in response to Ohio’s opioid crisis. They will meet with about...
Trump suggests supporters should pressure Sessions to investigate Obama’s inaction on Russian meddling

Trump suggests supporters should pressure Sessions to investigate Obama’s inaction on Russian meddling

President Donald Trump on Wednesday lashed out at Attorney General Jeff Sessions, suggesting the president's supporters should pressure Sessions to focus the investigation into Russian election meddling on President Barack Obama's administration.  Taking to Twitter, Trump said that the meddling occurred while Obama was in office and asked why his predecessor didn't intervene.  "Question...
Marco Rubio faces a tough crowd during CNN's town hall for gun reform

Marco Rubio faces a tough crowd during CNN's town hall for gun reform

During CNN’s Wednesday night town hall with Florida lawmakers, survivors of last week’s high school shooting and members of the NRA, Sen. Marco Rubio attempted to explain why a ban on assault rifles wouldn’t have prevented the tragedy, and the audience’s reaction was not quite what he was hoping for. While explaining what a ban on assault rifles would do, the Republican...
SVG invests $1M in former Eastgate property

SVG invests $1M in former Eastgate property

Rapidly growing auto dealer Steve VanGorder has bought land for an expanded dealership in Beavercreek. Greene County property records show that SVG Properties paid just over $1 million for property at 3415 Seajay Drive, the former home of Eastgate Ford. The purchase was of nearly 5.8 acres of land. SVG Motors has locations in Dayton at 400 Shoup Mill Road, as well as Eaton, Urbana and Greenville....
How will the battle over dreamers end? Here are four scenarios

How will the battle over dreamers end? Here are four scenarios

A deadline to protect hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants is less than two weeks away, and it's looking less and less likely that Washington will act in time to protect them.  So, where does that leave the estimated 700,000 "dreamers" who could face deportation as soon as March 5?  There are a few possibilities, and not all of them are good for dreamers. Here...
Troy man who posed as Clark County firefighter sentenced to prison

Troy man who posed as Clark County firefighter sentenced to prison

TROY — A Troy man who police said posed as a firefighter using forged documents was sentenced Wednesday to eight months in prison on two felony forgery charges in Miami County Common Pleas Court. Jeremy Aldrich, 25, pleaded guilty to the charges in January. Aldrich could be released early from prison if he stays out of trouble and provides a plan to address mental health issues, Judge Jeannine...
#NationalChiliDay: These are the top 10 chili cities in the U.S.

#NationalChiliDay: These are the top 10 chili cities in the U.S.

Where should you celebrate National Chili Day? Cincinnati, of course. A study by one of the world’s largest chili purveyors shows that residents of cities across the country love this classic comfort food as much or more than their Long Star State counterparts. The internal analysis, conducted by Wienerschnitzel in honor of National Chili Day on Feb. 22, named the Top 10 Chili Cities in the...
$223M Silfex plant, 400 jobs in Springfield: 3 things to know

$223M Silfex plant, 400 jobs in Springfield: 3 things to know

Silfex, an Eaton-based manufacturing company that has pledged to bring 400 jobs to Springfield, will start construction on its new $223 million plant, possibly as early as next week. Here are three things to know about the manufacturer and its pledge to bring more jobs to the region. » READ MORE: Construction to start on $223M Springfield plant, hiring 400 1. Construction, hiring to begin soon...
Toys “R” Us reportedly plans to close another 200 stores

Toys “R” Us reportedly plans to close another 200 stores

Toys “R” Us is reportedly planning to close another 200 stores and lay off part of its corporate staff. The Wall Street Journal reported the toy chain plans to close another 200 stores, after previously announced it would close about 180 stores. The latest shutter would cut nearly in half the number of U.S. stores it had before its bankruptcy filing. » Local Babies ‘R&rsquo...
He lived through hell. At 99, he shared his stories with an applauding high school audience.

He lived through hell. At 99, he shared his stories with an applauding high school audience.

More than 80 Modern World History students at the Hamilton Freshman School gathered to hear the story of a World War II veteran on Wednesday morning, as 99-year-old Russ Carr addressed the group with stories about his service to the country that included participation in the Battle of the Bulge and the Liberation of the Dachau Concentration Camp. Carr captivated his audience with details about his...
What Obama did, didn’t do and couldn’t do in response to Russian interference

What Obama did, didn’t do and couldn’t do in response to Russian interference

It's proved hard for social media companies to completely uproot trolls apparently working on behalf of the Russian government. After all, the point of those trolls' activity has been to blend in with regular all-American trolls who have free rein on Twitter and Facebook. Automation is one thing; bots often demonstrate patterns of behavior that set them apart from humans. But humans trying to stir...
Marco Rubio and the NRA confronted by shooting survivors, grieving parents at tense town hall

Marco Rubio and the NRA confronted by shooting survivors, grieving parents at tense town hall

There appeared to be little room for nuance Wednesday evening at CNN's emotionally charged town hall, which brought survivors, lawmakers and a prominent Second Amendment advocate together for the first time since the Feb. 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  Little room for discussing whether a ban on "bump stock" devices — which allow semiautomatic...
JUST IN: McDonald’s admits it screwed up & vows to ‘make amends’ this time

JUST IN: McDonald’s admits it screwed up & vows to ‘make amends’ this time

Mighty McDonald’s acknowledged this morning that it botched last fall’s release of a cult favorite menu item and vowed to get it right this time — starting this Monday, Feb. 26. “Last October, we truly meant well,” McDonald’s said in a release this morning, “when we brought back a super-limited batch of Szechuan Sauce, but it quickly became apparent we did...
11 questions answered about the future of Kroger

11 questions answered about the future of Kroger

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods has waged a full-out war between grocers — signifying an upcoming transformation of the grocery shopping game in major markets across the U.S., including the Southwest Ohio region. The Dayton Daily News asked Tim Brown, president of Kroger’s Cincinnati/Dayton division, what local customers can expect from Kroger as the grocery industry continues...
Cartoonist shares heartbreaking drawing in wake of the Florida school shooting

Cartoonist shares heartbreaking drawing in wake of the Florida school shooting

As people around the nation are grappling with the Feb. 14 massacre in Parkland, Florida, one artist’s work is as heartbreaking as is it is healing. Pia Guerra opened up about the moment she knew she had to memorialize at least one of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victims in her unique way. “It’s not often that an image pops in your brain and you...
39 people indicted in Butler and Warren counties

39 people indicted in Butler and Warren counties

Grand juries, which meet in secret, review criminal charges brought by police and prosecutors and investigate possible criminal behavior. The proceedings are usually one-sided, because the accused is not present and witnesses are not cross-examined. PHOTOS: Look who’s been booked in the Butler County Jail A grand jury may issue an indictment if it finds probable...
You don’t have to wait until Celtic Fest to see this beloved band

You don’t have to wait until Celtic Fest to see this beloved band

Scythian is based in the Washington, D.C., area, but the members are no strangers to the Gem City. The band — performing at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Dayton on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23 and 24 — has been a yearly fixture at the Dayton Celtic Festival since making its first appearance nine years ago. “Dayton is like a second home to us, so we’re glad to be going...
Experts: Cash clinics divert treatment drugs to Springfield streets

Experts: Cash clinics divert treatment drugs to Springfield streets

Office-based opioid treatment centers that accept only cash to prescribe recovery medications such as Suboxone are hindering treatment and diverting dangerous medications to the street in Clark County and across Ohio, experts said. But the clinics provide a necessary service for some patients who don’t have time for more extensive counseling, proponents said. Suboxone is used to help people...
Are you excellent at drinking beer? Channel your inner Olympian at this local event

Are you excellent at drinking beer? Channel your inner Olympian at this local event

There’s a good chance that you’ve been lounging on the couch the past few weeks, watching the most athletic people in the world accomplish the impossible and wondering if you could reach that caliber in, well, anything.  >> Dayton Ladies, can you handle the heat at this local Ghost Pepper competition? We’re here to tell you that we know you have it in you —...
2 do-ahead fish soup bases make for easy dinner parties, just add garnishes 

2 do-ahead fish soup bases make for easy dinner parties, just add garnishes 

Restaurants have go-to recipes — ones the cook enjoys making and the guests order over and over again. At home, I turn to one-pot soups, stews and slow-cooker meals for the same reasons.   I like to prepare a couple of fish soup bases to make dinner parties easier. When the guests arrive, I can simply reheat the base, add some fresh fish and serve with great bread and a tossed salad...
Albertsons buys Rite Aid. Walmart’s stock falls. There’s a common rival. 

Albertsons buys Rite Aid. Walmart’s stock falls. There’s a common rival. 

The supermarket operator Albertsons said Tuesday morning that it would buy the remnants of the Rite Aid drugstore chain. By the end of the day, Walmart saw its stock drop by more than 10 percent on weak profit. Both can blame Amazon. An old-line grocer, Albertsons is striving for reinvigoration in a retail landscape being upended by e-commerce competitors and discount food stores. But it can be difficult...

Skijoring: The wildest winter sport not in the Olympics

A team consists of a competitor in a saddle, another on two skis and also a horse on four hooves. The playing field is a blanket of snow and includes a variety of jumps and obstacles. The goal is to go fast and, if all goes as planned, also stay upright. "Once you hear, you can't forget," says Matt Crossett, who first discovered the sport a few years back. "Adrenaline. Hoofs pounding...

Airbnb adds restaurant reservations

Airbnb is expanding into restaurant reservations, part of the startup's plan to become a full-service travel-booking company like Expedia.  Through Airbnb's website and smartphone app, users can book tables at about 650 restaurants nationwide, the company said on Wednesday. Diners could previously use Airbnb to make reservations only in a small test in San Francisco.   The new service...
What killed off the hook shot?

What killed off the hook shot?

Kentucky center Nick Richards had just dropped 25 points on visiting Fort Wayne in an 86-67 win Nov. 22. Seeking to explain his offensive outburst, the deep-voiced UK freshman told the postgame media horde that Wildcats assistant coach Kenny Payne had been working with him on a jump hook.   The exchange started me thinking about something other than Richards’ offensive repertoire. ...
Murphy dreams about at-bats, but that's as close as he'll get to playing 

Murphy dreams about at-bats, but that's as close as he'll get to playing 

Daniel Murphy looked in the mirror and decided it was time to make a change. So, Tuesday morning, he took a seat in the barber's chair in the bathroom in the Washington Nationals' clubhouse. He was scheduled for his annual photo and video shoot for the footage that will be used on the scoreboard at Nationals Park during the season later on. It was time to trim the locks and shave the beard. "...
Daisuke Nakazawa is opening a sushi restaurant in a Trump hotel

Daisuke Nakazawa is opening a sushi restaurant in a Trump hotel

On a recent Saturday afternoon, a sushi chef was admiring a portrait of Napoleon hanging in the National Gallery of Art. He was joking that in those white pants and vest, the French emperor looked like a chef. Perhaps he was laughing too loudly, because it caught the attention of a 26-year-old tourist from Dallas, who raced over with a glimmer of recognition and bowed, asking with equal parts reverence...

Uber wants to fly air taxis from DFW Airport to Frisco by 2023

FORT WORTH, Tex. — Uber and Fort Worth-based Bell Helicopter are working to launch an air taxi service in Dallas-Fort Worth.  And before you dismiss the idea as pie in the sky, it’s important to note that officials from both companies say they’re aiming to get it up and running by 2023.   “We expect test flights by 2020, and we anticipate commercial operation...
Troy lays out plans for finding new school superintendent

Troy lays out plans for finding new school superintendent

TROY - The Troy City Schools Board of Education will begin interviewing superintendent candidates March 19 following an application and recruiting process that included a community meeting last week for input on characteristics desired in the next district leader. K-12 Business Consulting Inc. of New Albany is working with the board of education in the search to replace Eric Herman, who is retiring...
One of Louisiana's best stews becomes veg-friendly

One of Louisiana's best stews becomes veg-friendly

Anytime I can bring the flavors of Louisiana into my kitchen, I'm happy. Many traditional dishes are off-limits to a vegetarian or vegan, but the smart use of spices and other ingredients can bring them back within reach. This is just what Jenné Claiborne does so beautifully in her new book, "Sweet Potato Soul" (Harmony Books, 2018). A vegan chef, cooking instructor, blogger and YouTube...

Rare frontier photographs go on display in Mt. Carmel, Utah

MT. CARMEL, Utah (PRWEB) February 21, 2018 -- A special exhibit of 116 rare albumen photographs of American Indians taken in Utah and Colorado between 1872-1875 will open on March 15 at the historic Maynard Dixon Home in Mt. Carmel, Utah. The Utah Tribes Exhibit owned by the Thunderbird Foundation for the Arts, is an extraordinary collection of images by John (Jack) Hillers, one of the most important...
Garlic Girls take over the Olympics — and their hometown is loving it

Garlic Girls take over the Olympics — and their hometown is loving it

They arrived from all corners of Uiseong County. They brought homemade signs, waved flags and screamed for every shot. They came to celebrate four young women from this farming community who have emerged as the most unexpected (and most gloriously bespectacled) stars of the 2018 Winter Olympics. On Tuesday afternoon, townspeople gathered inside the gymnasium here at Uiseong Girls High School to root...
How to roast Brussels sprouts to crispy goodness

How to roast Brussels sprouts to crispy goodness

He’s not a fan of vegetables, she confided via encrypted email. Too mushy, he claims. Could I help?  I didn’t know her. I didn’t know him. But it sounded serious. Sometimes a cook has to step out of her kitchen and stare down trouble. I took the case.   I packed my tools: knives, aprons, scale; I packed my technique: high heat. At the airport, I picked them out of...
How social media has changed the game for NBA players

How social media has changed the game for NBA players

Stephen Curry has a rule with Twitter. Before he sends a tweet, he’ll re-read it at least once.  “If I hesitate for a half of a second, then most likely I won’t tweet it,” Curry told the Bay Area News Group.   Curry has written many drafts that have never seen daylight. Some were responses to fans, others were his thoughts on what’s going on in the world...
It never hurts to have a backup, or 34

It never hurts to have a backup, or 34

Mikaela Shiffrin uses only one pair of skis for an Olympic race. But just in case, she has 35 pairs with her here at the Winter Games — and, for her, that’s a relatively light load. She often travels to competitions with 70 pairs of skis. It is a herculean task to lug so many long, pointed, sharp-edged skis across three continents during the six-month racing season. Forgive the airline...
It’s harder to make meals in the mountains

It’s harder to make meals in the mountains

A: Some foods take longer to cook by some methods at altitudes higher than 3,000 feet above sea level. But other foods actually take less time, according to the Department of Agriculture. The key factor is declining air pressure at higher altitudes. Falling air pressure lowers the boiling point of water by just under 1 degree Fahrenheit for each 500 feet of increased elevation. The lower boiling point...
Highly processed foods linked to increased cancer risks

Highly processed foods linked to increased cancer risks

A diet of fizzy drinks, packaged baked goods, instant noodles, sugary cereals, candy and ready-made meals could raise your cancer risk.  So says a study in the British Medical Journal which has found an association between such “ultra-processed” foods — typically high in sugar, fat and salt but low in nutrition — and increased risk of cancer.   Scientists based...
How do daredevils’ parents relax? ‘Tranquilizers!’

How do daredevils’ parents relax? ‘Tranquilizers!’

You know what grabs your attention at big air snowboarding at the Olympics? When the announcer introduces the first rider like so: “Cheryl Maas! Coming back from a broken neck!” The announcer went on to say that Maas, who is 33 and from the Netherlands, had been struggling with bruised heels before coming to Pyeongchang, but to be honest, all I could hear was “broken neck.&rdquo...
Jamaicans are bobsledding again. Stop quoting that offensive movie.

Jamaicans are bobsledding again. Stop quoting that offensive movie.

As a teenager in southeastern Virginia in the 1990s, I came to expect something odd when I met strangers: a chant. If I told someone that my mother was Jamaican, he or she often responded with "Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme, get on up, it's bobsled time." It was the starting-gun exhortation from the Jamaican Olympic bobsled team in "Cool Runnings." And while it was irritating...

Experiential tourism gains momentum

SAN FRANCISCO -- The evening at Baker Beach was a postcard scene of San Francisco: bare-foot couples strolling on the beach, the golden-orange sun setting over the Pacific, a fog-free view of ships passing under the Golden Gate Bridge.  And 40 people in yoga pants dancing in the sand.   ``This is a really great way to experience San Francisco, especially if you like to be active and...

In New Zealand’s wilds, forget the tent

Finally scrambling out of the bush of New Zealand’s South Island, I paused, surveying the alpine valley in the foreground. Then I saw it. Nestled against a slab of moss-covered schist stood a modest structure, no larger than my 8-by-12-foot college dorm room. With excitement and relief, I clambered toward Cameron Hut.  As a 10-year-old, entranced by the cinematic landscapes of Peter Jackson&rsquo...
Dayton’s big role in boxing history — and 3 unforgettable moments

Dayton’s big role in boxing history — and 3 unforgettable moments

Dayton History Fight Night returns to historic Memorial Hall on Saturday, Feb. 24. But Fight Night isn’t the first time boxing was held at Memorial Hall. Numerous boxing legends once graced its historic stage. For much of the 20th century, boxing was the king of sports, and Dayton was a premier Midwest boxing city. Dozens of hard-hitting fighters, both amateur and professional, hailed from the...
'Home of Sliced Bread': A small Missouri town champions its greatest thing

'Home of Sliced Bread': A small Missouri town champions its greatest thing

U.S. Route 36 stretches for 200 miles across the flat farmland of northern Missouri, connecting Kansas to Illinois. At one end is the Pony Express Bridge in St. Joseph and at the other is the Mark Twain Memorial Bridge in Hannibal.  The route is called "The Way of American Genius" because some of the nation's best-known innovators, creative minds and a military hero spent parts of their...
Seasonal allergies could be affecting your pets

Seasonal allergies could be affecting your pets

The weather in some parts of the country is not helping people with allergies, and your pets could also be feeling the effects of the high pollen (and other allergens) count.  >> Read more trending news  Pets are often sniffling grass, other pets and the ground. They are also much closer to where the allergens can sit, so they could be more exposed to more allergens, such...
5 delicious festivals you won’t want to miss at Jungle Jim’s

5 delicious festivals you won’t want to miss at Jungle Jim’s

Jungle Jim’s International Market’s Junglefests aren’t your average social gatherings. Festivals throughout the year focus on beer, cheese, wine, bacon, wellness and fiery foods, all designed to provide a great time while enjoying one’s favorite food or beverage — or both. Here are five upcoming festivals at the popular grocery store’s Fairfield location at 5440...
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux's relationship had issues before marriage, report says

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux's relationship had issues before marriage, report says

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux may have been doomed from the start. A new report in People claims that the celebrity couple’s relationship was riddled with issues even before they got married. “Ever since they became serious, the living issue often made them bicker. It was always hard for Jen to understand why Justin didn’t like, or at least could learn to like...
3 felony animal cruelty cases showcase more serious charges available in Ohio

3 felony animal cruelty cases showcase more serious charges available in Ohio

A Middletown woman jailed and charged with felony animal cruelty after several dead animals were found in her backyard is the third person in five months charged with felony animal cruelty in Butler County. The county dog warden’s office received information last week advising that there were dead dogs in the yard at the residence in the 13oo block of Oxford State Road. Four dogs were observed...
Over 300 without power in Butler Twp. after tree falls on wires

Over 300 without power in Butler Twp. after tree falls on wires

Dayton Power & Light is reporting 313 without power after a tree fell on wires in Butler Twp. The tree fell in the area of Little York Road and Stoner Drive shortly before 4 a.m., according to reports. The tree is off to the side of the road and is not blocking any lanes, but police have the roadway closed. Power is expected to be restored by 10 a.m., according to DP&L.
Coachspeak: Ohio State DT Tommy Togiai has elite size, strength

Coachspeak: Ohio State DT Tommy Togiai has elite size, strength

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State’s first-ever scholarship football player from Idaho appears to be a good one. The Buckeyes landed Pocatello (Idaho) Highland 4-star defensive tackle Tommy Togiai in December, winning a big-time battle over Washington. To learn what 6-foot-3, 290-pound Togiai can bring to Ohio State as an early enrollee, Land of 10 caught up with Highland ...
7 things to know about Sinclair Community College

7 things to know about Sinclair Community College

How much do you know about the history of Sinclair Community College in Dayton? We’re willing to bet some of these facts will surprise you. 1.) Scottish immigrant and secretary of the Dayton YMCA, David Sinclair, founded an adult training school that offered Bookkeeping and Mechanical Drawing in 1887.  2.) Course offerings increased, including a YMCA Law School. Locations changed as the...
Windy and Wet morning; Winter Weather Advisory for northern counties

Windy and Wet morning; Winter Weather Advisory for northern counties

Winter Weather Advisory for the following counties until 11 a.m: Mercer, Auglaize, Logan Flood Watch for the following counties from 7 p.m. Thursday through 10 a.m. Sunday: Butler, Warren, Clinton Slight chance for freezing rain in northern Miami Valley Winds speeds currently 15 to 27 mph Rounds of rain Friday, Saturday TODAY: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect in the far north due to the...
South Carolina recruiting: Gamecocks offer Jamyest Williams’ cousin

South Carolina recruiting: Gamecocks offer Jamyest Williams’ cousin

Whenever Will Muschamp lands a commitment, the South Carolina coach drops a #SpursUp on Twitter. Come to SEC Country for the latest news, notes and observations in South Carolina recruiting.  For previous editions of SpursUp Surveillance, check out the link. Jalen Huff has a pretty good source inside the South Carolina...
NFL mock draft 2018: First-round projections, top players, NFL draft order (02/22/2018)

NFL mock draft 2018: First-round projections, top players, NFL draft order (02/22/2018)

NFL mock drafts for 2018 are here. See projections, players and the first-round draft order below. Much of the narrative around the 2018 NFL Draft is focused at the quarterback position. Mock drafts from ESPN and CBS Sports both have quarterbacks filling up the top 10 this year. Here is a collection of 2018 NFL mock drafts, including Land of 10’s own projection. Cleveland Browns...
See, Arkansas seeded higher for NCAA Tournament following Kentucky loss

See, Arkansas seeded higher for NCAA Tournament following Kentucky loss

Arkansas football rules the world of Razorbacks sports. So, with your bacon, have some Hogs for Breakfast and get caught up. It’s SEC Country’s weekday column and roundup on all things Arkansas … especially Arkansas football. Opinion, numbers, inane babble and more! And now with ironic exclamation points! There is no place like it on...
Water gushes from main break in Dayton

Water gushes from main break in Dayton

UPDATE @ 2:55 a.m: No residents were affected after a water main break occurred on Free Pike at Brumbaugh Boulevard Thursday morning, according to city workers. Crews were able to contain the water main break that was dispatched at 12:50 a.m.  When crews arrived on scene, water was gushing from the road surface.  The situation is now under control, and more crews from the water department...
WATCH: Florida school shooting survivors perform emotional song at CNN town hall

WATCH: Florida school shooting survivors perform emotional song at CNN town hall

Survivors of last week's deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, performed an emotional song Wednesday night to close a CNN town hall on gun control. According to CNN, members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Drama Club wrote and performed the song, "Shine," at the event at the BB&T Center in Sunrise. "You're not gonna knock us down / We'll get back up again / You may...
Wisconsin-Northwestern basketball: Time, how to watch Thursday game (February 22, 2018)

Wisconsin-Northwestern basketball: Time, how to watch Thursday game (February 22, 2018)

Wisconsin basketball plays at Northwestern on Thursday, Feb. 22. The game starts at 6 p.m. CT. Wisconsin defeated Minnesota on Monday to improve to 13-16 this season, including 6-10 in the Big Ten. Wisconsin and Northwestern play at 6 p.m. CT on Thursday, Feb. 22. Time: 6 p.m. CT Date: Thursday, Feb. 22 Location: Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. Wisconsin and Northwestern will play on...
Olympics Hockey 2018: Scores, schedule, bracket, results for Thursday (02/22/2018)

Olympics Hockey 2018: Scores, schedule, bracket, results for Thursday (02/22/2018)

Olympics Hockey 2018 continues on Friday, February 22. There are no games on Thursday. The men’s tournament is in the semifinals. In the women’s tournament, USA beat Canada to win the gold medal. Friday, February 23 LIVE SCORES Czech Republic vs. Olympic Athletes from Russia, 2:40 a.m. ET Friday, Feb. 23 Canada vs. Germany, 7:10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23 Click here for a live bracket...
Auburn basketball: No more ‘holding back’ Chuma Okeke after freshman’s career night vs. Alabama

Auburn basketball: No more ‘holding back’ Chuma Okeke after freshman’s career night vs. Alabama

AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn basketball fans finally got to see the full version of Chuma Okeke on Wednesday night. With center Anfernee McLemore out for the season and No. 2 scorer Mustapha Heron battling a stomach virus, Bruce Pearl pulled his hands back and let his 6-foot-8 freshman phenom from Atlanta go. “I’ve been telling you the only thing that is holding Chuma Okeke...
Prep girls basketball: Warriors oust Carlisle with strong fourth quarter

Prep girls basketball: Warriors oust Carlisle with strong fourth quarter

Crunch time did not belong to Carlisle High School’s girls basketball team Wednesday night, and that’s how its season ended. Dayton Christian grabbed control of the Division III sectional semifinal in the fourth quarter, pulling away from a 24-all tie at the third stop to post a 44-37 victory at Covington. It was the sixth straight tournament-opening defeat for the Indians (10-13), who...
Iowa’s search for 2019 playmaker; Michigan QB likes Hawkeyes

Iowa’s search for 2019 playmaker; Michigan QB likes Hawkeyes

Iowa football is always the main topic in the Iowa Breakfast Club, Land of 10’s daily Hawkeyes notebook — but we cover news, notes and analysis across Hawkeyes sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Iowa football, recruiting, basketball and more. MORE: Want this roundup in your inbox every morning? ...
Nebraska signees and man who knows them best; how Huskers can get to NCAA Tournament

Nebraska signees and man who knows them best; how Huskers can get to NCAA Tournament

Nebraska football is the No. 1 topic in  Big Red Rising every day — but we cover news, notes and analysis from across Huskers sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Huskers football, recruiting, basketball and more. Nebraska signees Dominick Watt and Miles Jones share more than just a collegiate football...
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