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State senator, advocates push for Ohio medical marijuana program
 A state senator who’s a long-time medical marijuana advocate says it’s time to push aside roadblocks and put the program in place because patients can’t wait any longer. State Sen. Kenny Yuko, D-Richmond Heights, had a press conference Tuesday with two advocates who said medical marijuana made a difference in the treatments...

6:23 PM Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2018

A state senator who’s a long-time medical marijuana advocate says it’s time to push aside roadblocks and put the program in place because patients can’t wait any longer. State Sen. Kenny Yuko, D-Richmond Heights, had a press conference Tuesday with two advocates who said medical marijuana made a difference in the treatments...
Air Force top civilian leader to appear at Wright-Patt
 Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson will speak to the graduating class of the Air Force Institute of Technology on Thursday. The trip will mark the Air Force secretary’s second trek to Wright-Patterson since last year when she was part of a gathering of key Air Force leaders at Corona Top. She will speak to 241 graduates of AFIT&rsquo...

6:00 AM Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2018

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson will speak to the graduating class of the Air Force Institute of Technology on Thursday. The trip will mark the Air Force secretary’s second trek to Wright-Patterson since last year when she was part of a gathering of key Air Force leaders at Corona Top. She will speak to 241 graduates of AFIT&rsquo...
City, federal leaders vow to work together in tainted water concern
 Federal and local leaders said Monday they will work together on concerns tainted groundwater at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base could reach a city of Dayton well field. U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, said existing or future congressional legislation might help both the city of Dayton and the base as they deal with groundwater tainted by...

8:33 PM Monday, Mar. 19, 2018

Federal and local leaders said Monday they will work together on concerns tainted groundwater at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base could reach a city of Dayton well field. U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, said existing or future congressional legislation might help both the city of Dayton and the base as they deal with groundwater tainted by...
Future of Dayton water: U.S. Rep. Turner, Mayor Whaley to update Wright Patt concerns
 Federal and local leaders said Monday they will work together on concerns tainted groundwater at Wright-Patterson could reach a city of Dayton well field. U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, said at a press conference Monday at Wright-Patterson existing or future legislation might help both the city of Dayton and the base as they deal with groundwater...

2:29 PM Monday, Mar. 19, 2018

Federal and local leaders said Monday they will work together on concerns tainted groundwater at Wright-Patterson could reach a city of Dayton well field. U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, said at a press conference Monday at Wright-Patterson existing or future legislation might help both the city of Dayton and the base as they deal with groundwater...
Wright Patt will get new gateway
 A new $10.5 million gateway at Wright-Patterson had a ceremonial groundbreaking Monday for an entrance thousands of motorists will enter beginning in late 2019. The work will consolidate two Wright-Patterson entrances into one and marks the third project to upgrade gateway security since 2015 at the Miami Valley base. “We want to see...

12:21 AM Monday, Mar. 19, 2018

A new $10.5 million gateway at Wright-Patterson had a ceremonial groundbreaking Monday for an entrance thousands of motorists will enter beginning in late 2019. The work will consolidate two Wright-Patterson entrances into one and marks the third project to upgrade gateway security since 2015 at the Miami Valley base. “We want to see...
Civil rights attorney, former national parks leader named trailblazers
 A civil rights lawyer and a former National Parks Service superintendent were the first to receive the Trailblazer Awards from the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers Monument, officials said. Benjamin L. Crump, a civil rights lawyer, and Robert G. Stanton, former NPS leader, were presented the awards Thursday on the 154th birthday of Young. Crump...

11:30 PM Saturday, Mar. 17, 2018

A civil rights lawyer and a former National Parks Service superintendent were the first to receive the Trailblazer Awards from the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers Monument, officials said. Benjamin L. Crump, a civil rights lawyer, and Robert G. Stanton, former NPS leader, were presented the awards Thursday on the 154th birthday of Young. Crump...
Dayton not included in AF request to reimburse areas for tainted water
 Dayton isn’t included in an Air Force request to reimburse three communities for out of pocket costs caused by groundwater contamination that may have been caused by a firefighting foam contaminant, the service branch revealed on Friday. The Air Force is asking congressional defense committees for money to reimburse communities near...

8:43 PM Friday, Mar. 16, 2018

Dayton isn’t included in an Air Force request to reimburse three communities for out of pocket costs caused by groundwater contamination that may have been caused by a firefighting foam contaminant, the service branch revealed on Friday. The Air Force is asking congressional defense committees for money to reimburse communities near...
Remembering My Lai: Dayton attorney part of Vietnam history
 Dayton attorney Merle Wilberding was a part of American history he has never forgotten. Fifty years ago today in Quang Nang Province, a quiet hamlet in Vietnam, American soldiers killed hundreds of unarmed Vietnamese villagers in what became known as the My Lai massacre. Lt. William L. Calley Jr., a platoon leader with Charlie Company, would...

9:00 AM Friday, Mar. 16, 2018

Dayton attorney Merle Wilberding was a part of American history he has never forgotten. Fifty years ago today in Quang Nang Province, a quiet hamlet in Vietnam, American soldiers killed hundreds of unarmed Vietnamese villagers in what became known as the My Lai massacre. Lt. William L. Calley Jr., a platoon leader with Charlie Company, would...
New leader named at Wright-Patt agency
 A new leader will head programs for cargo and training aircraft at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Lynda T. Rutledge was named program executive officer of the Mobility Directorate, replacing Kevin W. Buckley who stepped down in February to pursue work in the private sector. RELATED: Wright Patt senior leader of aircraft programs steps down...

12:00 AM Friday, Mar. 16, 2018

A new leader will head programs for cargo and training aircraft at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Lynda T. Rutledge was named program executive officer of the Mobility Directorate, replacing Kevin W. Buckley who stepped down in February to pursue work in the private sector. RELATED: Wright Patt senior leader of aircraft programs steps down...
Famous WWII plane Memphis Belle’s exhibit still a secret: 5 things to know
 The iconic B-17 Memphis Belle rolled out of a Wright-Patterson restoration hangar and into the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Wednesday evening after years of painstaking work to restore the World War II appearance. Here are five quick facts about the bomber: 1. BUILDING SUSPENSE FOR THE DEBUT: The aircraft will be displayed &ldquo...

4:09 PM Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018

The iconic B-17 Memphis Belle rolled out of a Wright-Patterson restoration hangar and into the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Wednesday evening after years of painstaking work to restore the World War II appearance. Here are five quick facts about the bomber: 1. BUILDING SUSPENSE FOR THE DEBUT: The aircraft will be displayed &ldquo...
Exclusive interview: Air Force leader says total dominance not a ‘birthright’
 The United States is pivoting to a “great power competition” with China and Russia as it adds billions of dollars to restore military readiness and plans to add thousands of airmen to its ranks, a top Air Force leader says. In an exclusive interview with this news outlet, Undersecretary of the Air Force Matthew P. Donovan, the...

1:36 PM Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018

The United States is pivoting to a “great power competition” with China and Russia as it adds billions of dollars to restore military readiness and plans to add thousands of airmen to its ranks, a top Air Force leader says. In an exclusive interview with this news outlet, Undersecretary of the Air Force Matthew P. Donovan, the...
Memphis Belle towed into Air Force museum for first time
 UPDATE @ 6:35 p.m.: The historic bomber has been successfully moved to its new home inside the Word War II gallery. The World War II B-17 bomber Memphis Belle, which arrived in pieces and sat for years in a restoration hangar at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, will be moved Wednesday evening to its display location. The iconic...

8:26 PM Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018

UPDATE @ 6:35 p.m.: The historic bomber has been successfully moved to its new home inside the Word War II gallery. The World War II B-17 bomber Memphis Belle, which arrived in pieces and sat for years in a restoration hangar at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, will be moved Wednesday evening to its display location. The iconic...
Air Force asking Congress how to reimburse communities for water contamination
 The second highest-ranking civilian leader in the Air Force says the service branch has approached Congress about how to send money to communities impacted by tainted groundwater contamination from nearby bases. UPDATE: Dayton not included in AF request to reimburse areas for tainted water The city of Dayton has pressed the Air Force for...

6:18 PM Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018

The second highest-ranking civilian leader in the Air Force says the service branch has approached Congress about how to send money to communities impacted by tainted groundwater contamination from nearby bases. UPDATE: Dayton not included in AF request to reimburse areas for tainted water The city of Dayton has pressed the Air Force for...
Navy aviators faced Arctic temps in plane mishap; Turner wants answers
 Two congressional leaders say they want answers from the Navy’s top admiral on why they were not told at a congressional hearing about a serious mishap inside an electronic warfare jet where temperatures plunged to Arctic-like below zero levels and severely reduce visibility while flying, forcing the crew to seek medical treatment....

9:00 AM Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018

Two congressional leaders say they want answers from the Navy’s top admiral on why they were not told at a congressional hearing about a serious mishap inside an electronic warfare jet where temperatures plunged to Arctic-like below zero levels and severely reduce visibility while flying, forcing the crew to seek medical treatment....
Navy fighters spotted UFO-like craft off East Coast in 2015
 A video has surfaced of Navy F/A-18 fighter jets encountering an unidentified aircraft off the East Coast in 2015, media reports said. Fighter jet surveillance video shows it encountered the object roughly four nautical miles away over the ocean, according to reports from USA Today and The Washington Post. >> Read more...

5:45 PM Monday, Mar. 12, 2018

A video has surfaced of Navy F/A-18 fighter jets encountering an unidentified aircraft off the East Coast in 2015, media reports said. Fighter jet surveillance video shows it encountered the object roughly four nautical miles away over the ocean, according to reports from USA Today and The Washington Post. >> Read more...
Reports: Navy fighters spotted UFO-like craft off East Coast in 2015
 A video has surfaced of Navy F/A-18 fighter jets encountering an unidentified aircraft off the East Coast in 2015, media reports say. Fighter jet surveillance video shows it encountered the object roughly four nautical miles away over the ocean. A Pentagon spokesperson Monday would say only the Defense Department did not release the video...

4:10 PM Monday, Mar. 12, 2018

A video has surfaced of Navy F/A-18 fighter jets encountering an unidentified aircraft off the East Coast in 2015, media reports say. Fighter jet surveillance video shows it encountered the object roughly four nautical miles away over the ocean. A Pentagon spokesperson Monday would say only the Defense Department did not release the video...
Experts see Trump, North Korea leader meeting risky, hopeful
 Local reaction Friday to news that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump plan to meet in May for nuclear disarmament talks seemed to fall under the same category: surprise, skepticism and a belief it never would have happened a few months ago. The whiplash development could put two leaders who’ve repeatedly insulted...

11:15 PM Sunday, Mar. 11, 2018

Local reaction Friday to news that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump plan to meet in May for nuclear disarmament talks seemed to fall under the same category: surprise, skepticism and a belief it never would have happened a few months ago. The whiplash development could put two leaders who’ve repeatedly insulted...
Foam that tainted wells in Colorado feared in Dayton
 Colorado communities near Peterson Air Force Base are dealing with something Dayton officials hope never happens here: thousands of people impacted by chemicals tainting water supplies. The suspected cause of the Colorado water woes: A firefighting foam contaminant used by the base that may have seeped into drinking water wells. Five states...

6:16 PM Sunday, Mar. 11, 2018

Colorado communities near Peterson Air Force Base are dealing with something Dayton officials hope never happens here: thousands of people impacted by chemicals tainting water supplies. The suspected cause of the Colorado water woes: A firefighting foam contaminant used by the base that may have seeped into drinking water wells. Five states...
General taking over foreign arm sales agency at Wright-Patt
 A one-star general will take command of a foreign arms sales agency at Wright-Patterson which had $27.5 billion in sales in 2017, more than triple the prior year. Brig. Gen. Sean Farrell was chosen as director of the Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate. He will replace Brig. Gen. Gregory Gutterman, who will retire this...

5:01 PM Saturday, Mar. 10, 2018

A one-star general will take command of a foreign arms sales agency at Wright-Patterson which had $27.5 billion in sales in 2017, more than triple the prior year. Brig. Gen. Sean Farrell was chosen as director of the Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate. He will replace Brig. Gen. Gregory Gutterman, who will retire this...
How safe is our drinking water? Investigation shows dangers are all around
 Butler County residents often take clean water for granted, presuming the local supply is as endlessly abundant as the air they breathe. Underneath the Miami Valley, and running along the Great Miami River, a giant aquifer holding 1.5 trillion gallons of water serves the needs of 3 million consumers for drinking water. Those customers include...

4:00 PM Saturday, Mar. 10, 2018

Butler County residents often take clean water for granted, presuming the local supply is as endlessly abundant as the air they breathe. Underneath the Miami Valley, and running along the Great Miami River, a giant aquifer holding 1.5 trillion gallons of water serves the needs of 3 million consumers for drinking water. Those customers include...
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