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Homebuyers warned not to sleep on deals as Dayton market remains hot

Homebuyers in the Miami Valley are being warned “if you sleep on it, you may not sleep in it” as the real estate market continues to stay hot for sellers as the inventory of available homes remains low. June set all-time records for both the numbers of homes sold and the average sale price in the Dayton area, the Dayton Area Board of Realtors reported Monday. Sales of single-family and...


CareSource Foundation grants total $378K

CareSource Foundation grants total $378K

In the first half of 2017, the CareSource Foundation awarded $378,000 to 55 nonprofit organizations across Ohio, CareSource said Monday. Since 2006, the CareSource Foundation has awarded over 1,130 grants and invested nearly $15 million into nonprofit organizations to strengthen families and support communities throughout Ohio. “Health care is only one component in the complex lives of our consumers...
Attorney general files consumer protection lawsuit in Butler County

Attorney general files consumer protection lawsuit in Butler County

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Monday announced a consumer protection lawsuit against a man accused of repeatedly failing to deliver promised home improvement services to customers. The attorney general’s lawsuit, filed Thursday in Butler County Common Pleas Court, accuses Christopher D. Craft, operating as New Century Remodeling, of taking money from consumers and then failing to perform...
Composites properties sold for $2.8 M

Composites properties sold for $2.8 M

Former National Composites Center properties sold on Composite Drive and Forrer Boulevard in Kettering for a total of $2.8 million. The property at 1950 Composite was sold from First Financial Collateral Inc., of Carmel, Ind., — which acquired the property from the composites center in 2015 — to an entity called “2000 Composite LLC,” Montgomery County property records show...
See how much homes sold for in Butler, Warren neighborhoods

See how much homes sold for in Butler, Warren neighborhoods

The following list of recent real estate transactions was compiled through public records. BUTLER COUNTY RELATED: Check out the Real Estate Plus page of the Journal-News web site. Fairfield 5640 Boehm Dr; $177,600 46 Carousel Cir; $239,900 4949 Castleton Dr; $117,900 3336 Danbury Rd; $210,000 5852 Dixie Hwy; $225,000 1458 Evalie Dr; $142,740 6316 Firestone Dr; $172,000 6348 Firestone Dr; $165,000...
Company to implant microchips in employees

Company to implant microchips in employees

A Wisconsin company is offering to implant microchips in its employees that will allow them to scan into a building or buy food at work. Three Square Market, a company that provides technology for break-rooms or markets, will allow employees to decide whether or not to get the chip implanted, USA Today reports. The company, based in River Falls, Wisconsin, has 50 employees, the newspaper reported...
Dayton Air Show ranks among 10 best in the nation, poll says

Dayton Air Show ranks among 10 best in the nation, poll says

The Vectren Dayton Air Show ranks among the top 10 best air shows in the nation, according to an online poll of USA Today readers. The Dayton Air Show was chosen eighth best, according to polls results released late last week. RELATED: Air show legend to retire solo career after next season At this year’s air show, the F-35 Lighting II and F/A-18 Super Hornet, top aerobatic acts Sean D. Tucker...
Sinclair College on the move: What’s really going on

Sinclair College on the move: What’s really going on

With the announcement that Sinclair Community College may buy a new property, the school adds to its long list of headlines this month. Here’s a recap of Sinclair’s latest news in the Dayton region. Sinclair Community College could spend between $6 million and $10 million to open a new learning center in southeast Montgomery County near Interstate 675. The college is considering buying...
Dayton home sales break records in June

Dayton home sales break records in June

Dayton-area home sales records were broken last month. June set records for both the number of sales and the average sale price — the highest on record ever for the Dayton region, the Dayton Area Board of Realtors reported Monday. Sales of single-family and condominium units reported by the board in June totaled 1,690, a 0.66 percent increase over the June 2016 sales, but still enough to claim...
Three airlines slapped with federal fines

Three airlines slapped with federal fines

The U.S. Department of Transportation fined three airlines that fly out of regional airports for violating consumer rules. Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines were fined, the DOT said. Frontier Airlines was hit with a $400,000 fine for violating federal oversales and disability rules, American Airlines was fined $250,000 for failing to make timely refunds to passengers, and Delta...
Relocated credit union is opened

Relocated credit union is opened

A ribbon-cutting reception is set for 3 p.m. Tuesday to celebrate the opening of Wright-Patt Credit Union’s (WPCU) newest location in Fairborn. Company officials are expected to be on hand at the relocated Five Points Member Center, 1298 E. Dayton Yellow Springs Road in Fairborn. “The opening illustrates the credit union’s nearly 85-year commitment to serving the community and the...
Barry Bagels announces grand opening date

Barry Bagels announces grand opening date

UPDATE: The Dayton area’s first Barry Bagels restaurant is gearing up to open, and has announced an official grand opening date.  “Our official grand opening will be Tuesday, July 25,” co-franchisee Jennifer Fester said in an email.  The shops hours will be 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.  ORIGINAL STORY...
Gas price increases could continue in the coming months

Gas price increases could continue in the coming months

DAYTON — Average retail gasoline prices in Dayton have risen 10.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.22 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 391 gas outlets in Dayton. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.27 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.   ...
Buyers stretch out car loans to record lengths to lower monthly bills

Buyers stretch out car loans to record lengths to lower monthly bills

The length of loans for new vehicles hit an all-time high last month, as buyers took on more debt and stretched their budgets for increasingly expensive cars and trucks.  The average length of an auto loan hit a record of 69.3 months in June, according to research from Edmunds.com, up almost 7 percent compared to five years ago. And Clark County lenders said it’s no longer uncommon to see...
Sinclair considers buying 40 acres near I-675 for new learning center

Sinclair considers buying 40 acres near I-675 for new learning center

Sinclair Community College could spend between $6 million and $10 million to open a new learning center in southeast Montgomery County near Interstate 675. The college is considering buying 40 acres of land including a building at 5800 Clyo Road in Centerville, Sinclair officials told the Dayton Daily News. The 100,000-square-foot building is currently home to Far Hills Church. Sinclair has signed...
Elevated bike path on train tracks likely years away in Dayton

Elevated bike path on train tracks likely years away in Dayton

Judging by responses on social media, many people want what the city of Dayton wants: To see an unused rail line near downtown transformed into an elevated bike trail and public park. But even if the city is able to negotiate a deal to buy the rail line from owner Northfolk Southern — perhaps the biggest obstacle facing the project — it could still take years before a park and recreational...
Miami U. president to Congress: All students need entrepreneurial skills

Miami U. president to Congress: All students need entrepreneurial skills

In many ways all Miami University students are also students of entrepreneurial skills, the president of the Butler County university told Congressional leaders recently. Miami University President Gregory Crawford traveled to the nation’s capital last week to testify to members of the U.S. House Small Business Committee to discuss the role his school – and others across the nation &ndash...
Local governments struggle with coming medical marijuana legalization

Local governments struggle with coming medical marijuana legalization

What to do about legalization of medical marijuana in Ohio continues to be a topic of study, discussion and consideration by local governments around the area and state of Ohio. On Thursday, the Springboro City Council moved forward with a prohibition on cultivation, processing and distribution of marijuana for medical use to a second reading. RELATED: Communities approach medical pot in different...
New store pursues location in Bethel Township

New store pursues location in Bethel Township

Dollar General attempted to secure a spot in Bethel Twp. in 2015, but concerned residents halted the attempt. Now Dollar General is back, once again looking to build but this time along West National Road in Springfield. Residents originally did not support the building of a Dollar General store in the farmland area originally proposed due to concerns that it could lead to possible flooding of nearby...
Clean audit issued for Clark County economic development nonprofit

Clean audit issued for Clark County economic development nonprofit

A recent report from the Ohio Auditor of State showed a clean audit after a review of the Community Improvement Corp. of Springfield-Clark County. Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office is responsible for auditing all public entities in Ohio. The CIC’s finances are audited annually and it’s been several years since any issues have been raised, said Chad Yancey, finance director for...
Dayton’s aviation heritage on display at national event this week

Dayton’s aviation heritage on display at national event this week

Elements of the National Aviation Heritage Area will be on display this week at AirVenture, the world’s biggest fly-in at Oshkosh, Wis. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park and the Champaign Aviation Museum will celebrate the heritage area’s rich aviation history in the air and on the ground at the Experimental Aircraft Association&rsquo...
Apple supplier Foxconn to announce in August if Ohio among three states to get operations

Apple supplier Foxconn to announce in August if Ohio among three states to get operations

Ohio is among seven states competing to land factories from Apple iPhone supplier Foxconn, a Taiwanese touchscreen maker. The company will announce locations of new U.S. operations in early August, according to the Associated Press, which would be built in three states. Ohio has made no mention of negotiations with Foxconn, but Governor John Kasich made a hastily planned trip to Japan in June...
WHAT TO KNOW: Five aviation stories from the past week

WHAT TO KNOW: Five aviation stories from the past week

Whether it’s cutting-edge research or time-tested manufacturing, there was plenty of aviation-related news from in and around Dayton in the past week. Here are five stories you may have missed. Staff Writer Barrie Barber reported Friday that the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) received a seven-year, $43 million Air Force contract to develop non-metal materials for airplanes, spacecraft...
Fairfield-based centrifuge company celebrates 100 years

Fairfield-based centrifuge company celebrates 100 years

A Fairfield-based company that got its start 100 years ago has spent the vast majority of that time in Butler County. Western States Machine Company is a worldwide supplier of a centrifuge, a device used by both the sugar and nonsugar industries to separate solids from liquids. The company, which employs between 75 and 85 people at its 80,000-square-foot facility at 625 Commerce Center Drive, got...

State adds 11,500 jobs in June

Ohio’s unemployment rate rose slightly in June to 5 percent, as the state added 11,500 jobs. The number of unemployed in the state has gradually risen by about 10,000 people in the past 12 months, even as the state added 56,800 jobs, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported Friday. Government employment led job growth for the month. State employment was up by 6,000 and local government...
Opinion: This isn't the first U.S. opiate-addiction crisis

Opinion: This isn't the first U.S. opiate-addiction crisis

The U.S. is in the throes of an "unprecedented opioid epidemic," the Centers for Disease Control reports. The crisis has spurred calls for action to halt the rising death toll, which has devastated many rural communities. It's true that there's an opioid epidemic, a public health disaster. It's not true that it's unprecedented. A remarkably similar epidemic beset the U.S. some 150 years...
New restaurant in Warren County offers health-conscious options

New restaurant in Warren County offers health-conscious options

A St. Louis start-up serving up fresh, fast, bowls, wraps and salads for two decades is set to open a new location in Warren County. Located at 8250 Arbor Square Dr. in Deerfield Twp., the new Crazy Bowls & Wraps location is the second of four planned restaurants in the Greater Cincinnati area. A grand opening celebration is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday. The restaurant boasts it was...
Chipotle food scare highlights issue that impacts thousands annually

Chipotle food scare highlights issue that impacts thousands annually

Chipotle is grappling with more cases of foodborne illness, an issue that causes one in six Americans to get sick annually after consuming contaminated foods or beverages. The company’s stock has taken a hit this week following foodborne illness issues at a restaurant in Virginia and a report of rodents scurrying around at one of their restaurants in Texas. Chipotle executives told Business...
Bacon craze causes rise in pork-belly prices

Bacon craze causes rise in pork-belly prices

Consumers love of bacon is causing pork-belly prices to reach record highs. As more people reach for a pack of bacon at the grocery store, pig farmers are struggling to keep up the demand, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The price for pork-belly, the part of the hog used to make bacon, has risen around 80 percent in 2017. Americans bought 14 percent more bacon at stores in 2016...
Chipotle food issues: Does your local restaurant have violations?

Chipotle food issues: Does your local restaurant have violations?

Chipotle’s stock has taken a hit this week following foodborne illness issues at a restaurant in Virginia and a report of rodents scurrying around one of their restaurants in Texas. Chipotle executives told Business Insider that the chain temporarily closed a restaurant in Sterling, Va., after a small number of customers reported symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, dehydration and...
Clean cars for a cause

Clean cars for a cause

Mike’s Carwash hosted a Grand Opening Free Ultimate Wash Weekend on July 15-16 at its newest location, at 6250 Far Hills Ave. in Centerville. The weekend resulted in a donation of $8,096.63 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Dayton. Just over 3,500 cars were washed. A check was presented on July 20. Rita Cyr, CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Dayton, said, “This gift could...
Hartzell Propeller relies on ‘small-town’ know-how

Hartzell Propeller relies on ‘small-town’ know-how

Hartzell Propeller is celebrating 100 years in business by relying on a formula that has worked well so far — a marriage of bleeding-edge technology and small-town problem-solving. “We do some pretty amazing things in this little company,” said James Brown, executive vice president of Hartzell. Taking a visitor to the company’s propeller manufacturing floor, where the magic...
Property values: West Carrollton residential land value jumps for 1st time in 6 years

Property values: West Carrollton residential land value jumps for 1st time in 6 years

A jump in West Carrollton residential property value – the first in at least six years – was welcome news to city officials. The 4.6 percent hike in land for housing for West Carrollton was part of the results outlined Thursday after the most recent valuation by the Montgomery County Auditor’s Office. “I think overall the report is good news for the entire region,” according...
Dayton Marriott meeting to display UDRI prototype

Dayton Marriott meeting to display UDRI prototype

A prototype of a special gas storage tank designed by the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) and DuPont will be on display at the Dayton Marriott next week. An early version of the compressed gas storage tank will be at the hotel during a national gathering of the Institute for Advanced Composite Manufacturing Innovation, also known as “IACMI.” NEW RESEARCH: ‘Lighter...
Austin Landing South development could spur $350 million in investment

Austin Landing South development could spur $350 million in investment

As much as $350 million could be invested in development of Austin Landing South, the project proposed in Springboro across Austin Boulevard from the existing mixed-use development, according to Springboro City Manager Christine Thompson. RELATED: Development to move across Austin Boulevard into Springboro That would be 10 times $35 million of potential public investment in roads and other infrastructure...
Air Force awards big contract to UDRI

Air Force awards big contract to UDRI

The University of Dayton Research Institute has received a seven-year, $43 million Air Force contract to develop nonmetal materials for airplanes, spacecraft and ground vehicles. Researchers at UDRI’s campus and at the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will investigate adhesives, sealants, elastomers, textiles, and composites, among other materials, according to...
Bacon cravings push pork prices higher

Bacon cravings push pork prices higher

Your love of bacon is causing pork-belly prices to reach record highs. As more and more people reach for a pack of bacon at the grocery store, pig farmers are struggling to keep up the demand, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Pork-belly, the part of the hog used to make bacon, have risen around 80 percent in 2017. Americans bought 14 percent more bacon at stores in 2016 compared...
Ohio unemployment rate ticks up

Ohio unemployment rate ticks up

Ohio’s unemployment rate rose slightly in June, back up to 5 percent from 4.9 percent in May. The number of unemployed in the state has gradually risen by about 10,000 people in the past year, even as the state added 56,800 jobs from June 2016 to June 2017. Non-agricultural wage and salary employment increased 11,500 over the month, to 5,528,800 in June, the state reported Friday morning. UNFILLED...
Miami Twp. company sells Raleigh property for $36M

Miami Twp. company sells Raleigh property for $36M

A Miami Twp.-based real estate investment firm has sold one of its properties in the Raleigh, North Carolina market for more than $36 million. The Connor Group, headquartered at 10510 N. Springboro Pike in Miami Twp., completed its second property sale of the month in the market with the sale of Market Woods, a 236-unit luxury apartment complex in Carrboro, North Carolina. » RELATED: Discount...
One of Dayton’s oldest companies turns 125 years old

One of Dayton’s oldest companies turns 125 years old

When Harold Rieck took over as president and owner of Dayton-based Rieck Services in 1967, he had a simple motto that he passed down to every employee: Treat your customers well. Rieck Services has grown from its humble beginnings into one of the largest mechanical contracting services company in the region. The company provides commercial and industrial heating, ventilating and air-conditioning...
Superintendent leaves Dayton aviation park poised to grow

Superintendent leaves Dayton aviation park poised to grow

Dean Alexander, superintendent at the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, is retiring today, and he leaves behind a national park poised to get bigger. Tony Sculimbrene, executive director at the National Aviation Heritage Alliance, the national park’s Dayton-based non-profit partner, said the alliance hopes to gain control of the former Wright Airplane Factory — between...
NASCAR’s Petty helps open Spectrum

NASCAR’s Petty helps open Spectrum

Although the Spectrum Brands Global Auto Care center in Dayton has been preparing, packaging and shipping products for months, it got an official opening Thursday, with a little help from some friends — including a NASCAR legend. Richard Petty has been associated with STP gas and oil treatment products for some 46 years. “I’ve followed them around all over country, with different...
Longtime Urbana auto dealer sold to SVG Motors

Longtime Urbana auto dealer sold to SVG Motors

A growing chain of car dealerships recently stepped in to buy one of the longest-running family owned businesses in Urbana, with plans to add additional employees and renovate the business. SVG Motors, an auto dealer with locations in Dayton, Eaton and Greenville, has purchased Trenor Motors for an undisclosed price. READ MORE: Springfield Airport tapped to test new drone technology The Urbana company...
Discount retailer to reopen in Beavercreek

Discount retailer to reopen in Beavercreek

Gabe’s, a discount fashion retailer, will reopen its store in Beavercreek following store upgrades and renovations. The store, located at 2500 N. Fairfield Road, will celebrate its reopening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday and will also hold drawings for Gabe’s gift cards. Formerly known as Gabriel Brothers, the retail chain went through a re-branding but still offers discount...
Swedish clothing retailer to open at local outlet mall

Swedish clothing retailer to open at local outlet mall

Swedish clothing retailer H&M is opening a location at the Tanger Outlet in Jeffersonville. The retailer, known for its clothing for men, women, teenagers and children, will open at the Tanger Outlet at 8000 Factory Shops Blvd. on July 27. The first 200 shoppers in line will receive giveaway prizes up to $300, according to the retailer. Customers can also receive 15 percent off their next purchase...
Elder-Beerman: What’s next for Bon Ton-owned stores?

Elder-Beerman: What’s next for Bon Ton-owned stores?

As retailers close brick-and-mortar stores nationwide, The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. has made several leadership and store portfolio changes within the past few years. The Bon-Ton Stores, with corporate headquarters in York, Penn. and Milwaukee, Wis., operates 261 stores, which includes nine furniture galleries and four clearance centers in 25 states. Elder-Beerman, owned by Bon-Ton, has a major presence...
Air Force to purchase helicopters that would guard nuclear bases

Air Force to purchase helicopters that would guard nuclear bases

The Air Force has launched a $4.1 billion program to replace 62 decades-old UH-1N Huey helicopter to guard intercontinental nuclear missile bases on the Great Plains and transport high-level officials in “continuity of government” operations. The long-anticipated competition is expected to pit the Boeing Co., teamed with Leonardo, offering the Italian-designed MH-139 helicopter built in...
Alliance nearing purchase of Wright factory

Alliance nearing purchase of Wright factory

The Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park may soon get bigger. Tony Sculimbrene, executive director at the National Aviation Heritage Alliance , said the alliance is hoping to gain control of the former Wright Airplane Factory — located between U.S. 35 and Third Street near Home Avenue — possibly in the next 30 days. “We are very much engaged” on raising funds to...
DHL Supply Chain to close Englewood site, impacting 85 employees

DHL Supply Chain to close Englewood site, impacting 85 employees

DHL Supply Chain will close its Englewood location later this year, impacting 85 workers at the site. The company sent a WARN notice to the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services, announcing they plan to close a DHL Supply Chain facility located at 71 Lau Parkway in Englewood. The location is expected to close on Sept. 18, according to the letter. Impacted employees include forklift operators, managers...
Air Force adds GE Aviation to $409M contract

Air Force adds GE Aviation to $409M contract

The Air Force Research Laboratory has added GE Aviation among at least three companies part of a seven-year, $409 million contract to develop “next generation” thermal, power and control technologies on fighter and bomber aircraft. RELATED: GE Aviation acquires robotics maker The initial GE order is worth $106,000 and will continue to support integrated power and thermal development work...
Navy awards multi-million dollar contract to two Dayton area firms

Navy awards multi-million dollar contract to two Dayton area firms

The Navy has selected two Dayton area firms among 11 nationally for a combined contract worth up to $92 million over five years for information technology support at military education facilities. Beavercreek-headquartered Creek Technologies Co. and Riverside-based Evanhoe & Associates, Inc., were part of the group of companies awarded a $17.2 million contract with options for four additional years...
Homearama highlights home construction hot streak in Miami Valley

Homearama highlights home construction hot streak in Miami Valley

With a low inventory of residential real estate for sale in the Miami Valley, many buyers are turning to contractors to build their dream homes instead of settling for one already on the market. Area builders say they’re the busiest they’ve been since before the Great Recession in 2008. This year’s Dayton Homearama that begins Friday will feature some of the area’s newest houses...
5 ways to avoid ticket scams and enjoy the show

5 ways to avoid ticket scams and enjoy the show

Concerts, trips to the zoo and sporting events are some of the big attractions for summer fun. However, many of these activities can be ruined if you find out the tickets you purchased are fake. › RELATED: Find a suitable childcare service Last year, Better Business Bureau had over 462,000 inquiries across the U.S., Canada and Mexico from consumers researching ticket companies....
Walmart tests new home delivery concept

Walmart tests new home delivery concept

Walmart is testing a new delivery concept, where employees hand deliver orders to customers’ doorsteps. The retailer is using its associates to get online orders to customers’ doors. Walmart says the concept can cut shipping costs for customers and get packages to their final destinations “faster and more efficiently.” “Walmart has strength in numbers with 4,700 stores...
Verso to shut down part of mill, cutting capacity

Verso to shut down part of mill, cutting capacity

Miami Twp.-based Verso Corp. will permanently shut down a paper machine and related equipment at its Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine, a move that will affect more than 100 workers, the company said Wednesday. The move will reduce annual coated paper production capacity at the mill by about 200,000 tons. The shutdown will be effective August 1 and is expected to be complete by the end of the third...
Closing date set for last Kmart store in Dayton area

Closing date set for last Kmart store in Dayton area

The last Kmart store in the Dayton area will close in September, according to a WARN notice sent to state officials. The store located at 601 Woodman Dr. will close, and employee separations are expected to occur on Sept. 24 or during the 14-day period starting on that date, according to a letter sent to the the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Approximately 73 employees at the location...
Frontier adds nonstop service to six new cities at Cincinnati airport

Frontier adds nonstop service to six new cities at Cincinnati airport

Frontier Airlines has added six new nonstop flights from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Discount carrier Frontier is growing its service with the addition of six nonstop destinations, including Seattle, Miami, San Antonio, Austin, Jacksonville and Raleigh/Durham. That brings Frontier’s service to 22 destinations from CVG, according to a statement from the airport. &ldquo...
Premier Health hospitals impacted by vendor’s cyber attack

Premier Health hospitals impacted by vendor’s cyber attack

A transcription service used to keep track of patient information and process other documents at Miami Valley Hospital and other Premier Health hospitals has been affected by an international cyber-attack. Premier Health uses a transcription service run by Nuance Communications Inc. Nuance reported in late June that portions of its network were affected by a global malware incident, which also affected...
CareSource: Cleveland Clinic will no longer be a network provider

CareSource: Cleveland Clinic will no longer be a network provider

CareSource said that Cleveland Clinic will no longer serve as a network provider for its Medicaid and MyCare members in Northeast Ohio, the company said late Tuesday. “In accordance with Ohio state procedures CareSource notified Cleveland Clinic that the relationship would change effective Sept. 1,” Dayton-based CareSource said in a statement. “The provider relationship change comes...
Chipotle closes restaurant after reports of customer illness

Chipotle closes restaurant after reports of customer illness

Chipotle has closed a restaurant following multiple reports of customers getting sick after eating at the location. Chipotle told Business Insider that the chain closed a restaurant in Sterling, Va., after customers reported symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, dehydration and nausea. Customers reported the incidents on iwaspoisoned.com. Chipotle said it was aware of illnesses and had notified...
Kmart to lay off nearly 150 workers in Ohio, including 73 in Dayton

Kmart to lay off nearly 150 workers in Ohio, including 73 in Dayton

Nearly 150 Kmart workers will lose their jobs as the result of store closures this year, and more than 73 workers in Dayton will be impacted. The retailer announced store closures earlier this month that it would close an additional 43 Sears and Kmart stores within the year. The latest round of closures includes the Kmart store at 601 Woodman Drive, which was the last location in the area. Kmart will...
Summer teen employment is on the rise: What’s really going on?

Summer teen employment is on the rise: What’s really going on?

Low unemployment rates for adults are having a big effect on the number of jobs available for teens, according to recent data that shows more than 1 million found jobs in June, the largest increase in teen summer job gains since 2007. After a below-average performance in May, more than 1 million U.S. workers ages 16 to 19 landed jobs, according to the latest analysis by firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas...
New wellness, yoga place to open in Beavercreek mall

New wellness, yoga place to open in Beavercreek mall

A new wellness nonprofit offering yoga classes and meditation sessions will open a location at the Mall of Fairfield Commons in Beavercreek. Heartfulness Institute, which offers free relaxation and meditation sessions and donation-based yoga classes, will open on Saturday at noon. An all-volunteer nonprofit organization, Heartfulness Institute is an associate organization with the United Nations sharing...
Dayton Homearama kicks off this week

Dayton Homearama kicks off this week

Homearama Touring Edition kicks off this week, highlighting eight newly constructed homes throughout the Miami Valley. The Home Builders Association of Dayton will kick off its 39th Homearama for the Dayton region, in partnership with sponsors Cox Media Group Ohio, Audio Etc., Kroger, Union Savings Bank, Key-Ads, JM Dungan Custom Homes and Peebles Homes. The touring edition features builders like...
P&G investment battle: 3 things to know

P&G investment battle: 3 things to know

For months, an investment company has maneuvered for more control at consumer goods giant — and important regional employer — Procter & Gamble Co., known across the world as “P&G.” The stakes are high, and P&G is said to be the largest company ever to face such a battle for corporate influence. And yes, this fight could have Dayton-area and regional implications. Here&rsquo...
Federal judge rules against Reynolds and Reynolds

Federal judge rules against Reynolds and Reynolds

A federal judge in Wisconsin recently ruled for Authenticom Inc., a company suing Kettering’s Reynolds and Reynolds and CDK Global LLC for access to data integration services for auto dealers. In the ruling, the federal court granted Authenticom’s motion for a preliminary injunction against Reynolds and CDK. RELATED: Kettering employer targeted in federal anti-trust suit The court...
Richard Petty to help open Spectrum in Dayton

Richard Petty to help open Spectrum in Dayton

Stock car racing’s “ambassador in chief” will be at the grand opening of the Spectrum Brands facility at Dayton International Airport. Racing legend Richard Petty will join Spectrum Brands leaders and staff at the official opening of the Global Auto Care manufacturing, distribution and research and development facility at 2800 Concorde Dr. The event will be 2 p.m. Thursday. RELATED...
HomeGoods parent company launches new spinoff store chain

HomeGoods parent company launches new spinoff store chain

The newest cheap home decor chain is on its way to the United States. The parent company of T.J. Maxx and HomeGoods is launching a new home store concept called Homesense. Parent company TJX Cos. announced in March that it would open a new discount chain selling home decor items, but didn’t release any other information. The company told PEOPLE that Homesense stores in the U.S. will...
Local restaurant to sell $1 pretzel hot dogs this week

Local restaurant to sell $1 pretzel hot dogs this week

A local restaurant that sells pretzels will celebrate National Hot Dog Day on Wednesday by selling pretzel hot dogs for $1 all day long. Dayton Philly Pretzel Factory, which is located at 1063 S. Main St. in Centerville, will also give the first 100 people to buy pretzel dogs on Wednesday a special perk — they’ll also get $1 pretzel dogs each day in August. From Memorial Day to Labor Day...
Clark, Champaign County farmers to see changes in property tax bills

Clark, Champaign County farmers to see changes in property tax bills

The recently approved state budget included reforms to a decades-old formula that Clark and Champaign County farmers said will eventually provide some relief to property tax bills that in some cases have shot up as much as 300 percent in recent years. Agriculture contributes $105 billion to the Ohio economy and accounts for one in seven jobs in the state, according to information from the Ohio Farm...

Low adult unemployment helping teens find jobs

Low unemployment rates for adults are having a big effect on the number of jobs available for teens, according to recent data that shows more than 1 million found jobs in June, the largest increase in teen summer job gains since 2007. After a below-average performance in May, more than 1 million U.S. workers ages 16 to 19 landed jobs, according to the latest analysis by firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas...
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