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What if a government shutdown happened? Five things to know
 The federal government faces a partial federal shutdown threat Friday without a $1.1 trillion appropriations spending budget or a temporary stopgap spending measure in place. Here’s what could happen in the Miami Valley if a shutdown occurs: FURLOUGHS: A Wright-Patterson Air Force Base spokesman said this week the base had not received...

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The federal government faces a partial federal shutdown threat Friday without a $1.1 trillion appropriations spending budget or a temporary stopgap spending measure in place. Here’s what could happen in the Miami Valley if a shutdown occurs: FURLOUGHS: A Wright-Patterson Air Force Base spokesman said this week the base had not received...
First exercise of new year set at Wright Patt
 Wright-Patterson will launch its first base-wide exercise of 2018 between Jan. 29 to Feb.5, authorities say. RELATED: Will a shutdown happen? Wright-Patt in holding pattern Base personnel and visitors may be delayed getting through or out of gateways at times during the security exercise, officials said. RELATED: Ohio fighter jet unit heads...

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Wright-Patterson will launch its first base-wide exercise of 2018 between Jan. 29 to Feb.5, authorities say. RELATED: Will a shutdown happen? Wright-Patt in holding pattern Base personnel and visitors may be delayed getting through or out of gateways at times during the security exercise, officials said. RELATED: Ohio fighter jet unit heads...
Fears grow as shutdown deadline nears
 President Donald Trump and Congress appear to be careening toward a partial shutdown of the federal government, though lawmakers expressed some hope Tuesday they can at least approve a temporary spending bill that would keep the government running beyond the Friday deadline. It’s far from a sure bet, though, and there are growing fears...

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President Donald Trump and Congress appear to be careening toward a partial shutdown of the federal government, though lawmakers expressed some hope Tuesday they can at least approve a temporary spending bill that would keep the government running beyond the Friday deadline. It’s far from a sure bet, though, and there are growing fears...
Will a shutdown happen? Wright Patt in holding pattern
 In a familiar and more frequent holding pattern in recent months and years, thousands of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base employees await word on whether the federal government will avert the latest shutdown threat on Friday. Congressional Democrats and Republicans appear further at odds now than perhaps anytime since September. Since then...

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In a familiar and more frequent holding pattern in recent months and years, thousands of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base employees await word on whether the federal government will avert the latest shutdown threat on Friday. Congressional Democrats and Republicans appear further at odds now than perhaps anytime since September. Since then...
Ohio fighter jet unit heads to Baltic region
 Ohio’s only fighter jet wing has sent 12 F-16 Fighting Falcons to Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, officials said. RELATED: New flight controls added to B-17F Memphis Belle The Toledo-based 180th Fighter wing deployed the fighter jets and 250 Ohio Air National Guardsmen to Amari Air Base, Estonia, in the Baltic region....

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Ohio’s only fighter jet wing has sent 12 F-16 Fighting Falcons to Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, officials said. RELATED: New flight controls added to B-17F Memphis Belle The Toledo-based 180th Fighter wing deployed the fighter jets and 250 Ohio Air National Guardsmen to Amari Air Base, Estonia, in the Baltic region....
Need a job? Vets job fair will have dozens of employers
 Dozens of employers will participate in a job fair geared to service members. The fifth annual “New Year, New Career,” is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Hope Hotel and Conference Center, 10823 Chidlaw Road near Gate 12A off Ohio 444 in Fairborn. MORE NEWS: Air Force Marathon newest challenge: Run three races...

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Dozens of employers will participate in a job fair geared to service members. The fifth annual “New Year, New Career,” is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Hope Hotel and Conference Center, 10823 Chidlaw Road near Gate 12A off Ohio 444 in Fairborn. MORE NEWS: Air Force Marathon newest challenge: Run three races...
Dayton to plow neighborhood streets Saturday, official says
 Dayton snow plow drivers were planning to clear residential side streets Saturday afternoon in the aftermath of a strong winter storm that blanketed the region with blustery winds, rain and snow, a city official said. Swirling winds and rapidly falling snow made keeping roads clear in the midst of the snowstorm hard, according to Fred Stovall...

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Dayton snow plow drivers were planning to clear residential side streets Saturday afternoon in the aftermath of a strong winter storm that blanketed the region with blustery winds, rain and snow, a city official said. Swirling winds and rapidly falling snow made keeping roads clear in the midst of the snowstorm hard, according to Fred Stovall...
Winter storm packs a punch, dumping snow across the region
 A swirling winter storm packed a punch into early Saturday that dumped rain and then snow amid plunging temperatures that snarled Friday evening traffic commutes, temporarily shut highways because of accidents, and shuttered activities across the region into the weekend. The region was forecast for another round of snow Monday during the...

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A swirling winter storm packed a punch into early Saturday that dumped rain and then snow amid plunging temperatures that snarled Friday evening traffic commutes, temporarily shut highways because of accidents, and shuttered activities across the region into the weekend. The region was forecast for another round of snow Monday during the...
Cincinnati Reds Caravan will make stop at Air Force museum
 Winter is in full swing, but the boys of summer will be in town in Dayton. The Cincinnati Reds Caravan will stop at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, greeting fans from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. RELATED: Air Force museum attendance drops after initial surge Pitcher Amir Garrett, minor league catcher Tyler Stephenson, broadcasters...

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Winter is in full swing, but the boys of summer will be in town in Dayton. The Cincinnati Reds Caravan will stop at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, greeting fans from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. RELATED: Air Force museum attendance drops after initial surge Pitcher Amir Garrett, minor league catcher Tyler Stephenson, broadcasters...
Wright-Patt to send employees home early as winter storm approaches
 Wright-Patterson will allow thousands of employees to leave early today with an impending winter storm approaching the Miami Valley, a spokesman says. The early departure was set to start at 1 p.m, said base spokesman Brian Brackens. “We will use a staggered release to reduce congestion,” said spokeswoman Marine Vanover. First...

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Wright-Patterson will allow thousands of employees to leave early today with an impending winter storm approaching the Miami Valley, a spokesman says. The early departure was set to start at 1 p.m, said base spokesman Brian Brackens. “We will use a staggered release to reduce congestion,” said spokeswoman Marine Vanover. First...
Miami University, WBI, reach deal to review Air Force research patents
 Miami University will partner with the Wright Brothers Institute to review promising technologies developed at the Air Force Research Laboratory for potential commercial spin-offs, officials say. WBI will pay Miami University $100,000 as part of the 18-month agreement, according to university spokeswoman Carole Johnson. “This is a new...

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Miami University will partner with the Wright Brothers Institute to review promising technologies developed at the Air Force Research Laboratory for potential commercial spin-offs, officials say. WBI will pay Miami University $100,000 as part of the 18-month agreement, according to university spokeswoman Carole Johnson. “This is a new...
Pitch made to bring Aviation Hall of Fame ceremony to Dayton again
 Dayton officials have made a pitch to the National Aviation Hall of Fame to bring back the next black-tie enshrinement ceremony since the decades-long tradition left the region for the first time ever in 2017. Dayton is one of five contenders for the ceremony this year, according to the NAHF. The other cities have not been named. Jacquelyn...

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Dayton officials have made a pitch to the National Aviation Hall of Fame to bring back the next black-tie enshrinement ceremony since the decades-long tradition left the region for the first time ever in 2017. Dayton is one of five contenders for the ceremony this year, according to the NAHF. The other cities have not been named. Jacquelyn...
Veteran at Dayton VA questioned by police, officials say
 A man who took an unloaded handgun into the Dayton VA Medical Center was expected to face charges over the incident, a spokesman said Tuesday. The man, a veteran, also had an unloaded weapon in his vehicle on the West Dayton campus, Dayton VA spokesman Ted Froats said. The veteran was not a threat and apparently did not know federal law prohibits...

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A man who took an unloaded handgun into the Dayton VA Medical Center was expected to face charges over the incident, a spokesman said Tuesday. The man, a veteran, also had an unloaded weapon in his vehicle on the West Dayton campus, Dayton VA spokesman Ted Froats said. The veteran was not a threat and apparently did not know federal law prohibits...
Man takes unloaded handgun into Dayton VA, expected to face charges
 UPDATE: @ 3:55 p.m.  A man who took an unloaded handgun onto the Dayton VA Medical Center campus was expected to face charges over the incident, a spokesman said Tuesday. The man, a veteran, also had a second unloaded weapon in his vehicle on the West Dayton campus, Dayton VA spokesman Ted Froats said. The veteran was not a threat...

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UPDATE: @ 3:55 p.m.  A man who took an unloaded handgun onto the Dayton VA Medical Center campus was expected to face charges over the incident, a spokesman said Tuesday. The man, a veteran, also had a second unloaded weapon in his vehicle on the West Dayton campus, Dayton VA spokesman Ted Froats said. The veteran was not a threat...
Vectren will sponsor Dayton Air Show three more years
 Vectren Corp. has reached a three-year agreement to continue sponsorship of the Dayton Air Show through 2021, organizers announced Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. RELATED: Blue Angels set to turn up the noise at Dayton Air Show Vectren has been the title corporate sponsor of the spectator event at Dayton International Airport...

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Vectren Corp. has reached a three-year agreement to continue sponsorship of the Dayton Air Show through 2021, organizers announced Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. RELATED: Blue Angels set to turn up the noise at Dayton Air Show Vectren has been the title corporate sponsor of the spectator event at Dayton International Airport...
Air Force museum attendance drops after initial surge
 Fewer people trekked to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force for the third consecutive calendar year, despite a surge of visitors the first year after a $40.8 million expansion opened in June 2016, figures show. The museum reported 829,424 patrons in 2017, a 2.45 percent drop from the prior year. In 2016, 850,720 people came to the world&rsquo...

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Fewer people trekked to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force for the third consecutive calendar year, despite a surge of visitors the first year after a $40.8 million expansion opened in June 2016, figures show. The museum reported 829,424 patrons in 2017, a 2.45 percent drop from the prior year. In 2016, 850,720 people came to the world&rsquo...
New flight controls added to famous B-17F Memphis Belle
 The Memphis Belle has gotten a makeover for its debut this spring as the newest debutante at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The iconic Army Air Forces B-17F bomber has a new olive drab green and gray paint scheme to resemble what it looked like in World War II, and restorers on Thursday installed flight controls on the left wing...

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The Memphis Belle has gotten a makeover for its debut this spring as the newest debutante at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The iconic Army Air Forces B-17F bomber has a new olive drab green and gray paint scheme to resemble what it looked like in World War II, and restorers on Thursday installed flight controls on the left wing...
AF Marathon numbers down from 2017 on first day of sign up
 The number of runners who signed up on the first day to run the 2018 Air Force Marathon dropped compared to the first registration day in 2017, figures show. Marathon statistics show 3,337 people signed up Jan. 2 compared to 5,015 on the first day to register in 2016, according to Marathon Director Rob Aguiar. “In the running industry...

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The number of runners who signed up on the first day to run the 2018 Air Force Marathon dropped compared to the first registration day in 2017, figures show. Marathon statistics show 3,337 people signed up Jan. 2 compared to 5,015 on the first day to register in 2016, according to Marathon Director Rob Aguiar. “In the running industry...
AFRL scientist scales highest peak in South America for research
 “Horrifically fast winds” ripped open the small tent Kevin D. Schmidt barricaded himself in on a trek to reach the top of the highest mountain in South America that spans the border of Chile and Argentina. Without shelter, Schmidt said he took refuge with a stranger in another tent to continue the climb with a team on the mountainside...

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“Horrifically fast winds” ripped open the small tent Kevin D. Schmidt barricaded himself in on a trek to reach the top of the highest mountain in South America that spans the border of Chile and Argentina. Without shelter, Schmidt said he took refuge with a stranger in another tent to continue the climb with a team on the mountainside...
DP&L lands $27.8 million Wright Patt power deal
 Dayton Power & Light Co. has landed a $27.8 million contract with Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, according to the Department of Defense. The amount covers the first year of a three-year agreement through 2020. Previously, DP&L was paid $83.9 million to provide electricity between 2015 through 2017, according to the utility. The base was...

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Dayton Power & Light Co. has landed a $27.8 million contract with Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, according to the Department of Defense. The amount covers the first year of a three-year agreement through 2020. Previously, DP&L was paid $83.9 million to provide electricity between 2015 through 2017, according to the utility. The base was...
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