Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
4:21 am
Thu July 17, 2014

WPAFB to install new base commander

Col. John Devillier
Credit Provided / USAF

The new head of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base takes command Thursday.

Col. John Devillier will be installed as commander of the 88th Air Base Wing during a 10 a.m. ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. He replaces Col. Cassie Barlow who is retiring.

Until now Devillier served as Commander of Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. He also previously commanded the 466th Air Expeditionary Group in Afghanistan.

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Housing
3:34 am
Thu July 17, 2014

RealtyTrac: Foreclosure starts up in Indiana and Ohio

Foreclosures are down nationwide for the first half of 2014, when compared to the same time last year. But foreclosure starts are up in Ohio and Indiana. Indiana saw a 65 percent increase while Ohio went up 17 percent.

The numbers come from RealtyTrac's mid-year foreclosure report.

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Sports
4:18 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Miami U hockey coach named to Team USA

The 2013-2014 Miami Redhawks club ice hockey team celebrates winning the ACHA championship.
http://www.muwomenshockey.com

Miami University's Women's Ice Hockey head Coach Scott Hicks has been named to help lead Team USA.

Hicks will serve as an assistant coach for the Women’s National University Team. The team will compete at the 2015 Winter World University Games in Spain. The games run Feb. 4-14 in Granada.

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La Calisto
3:09 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Opera Begins Here – Exploring Cavalli’s Calisto

Jove, ruler of the gods, sets his sights on the beautiful nymph Calisto. But she—a devotee of the goddess Diana—is sworn to die a virgin. Undeterred, Jove hatches a plan to wend his way into her heart (and her bed) by donning a Diana-like disguise. But when Jove’s wife catches wind of the scheme, neither god nor mortal can know how far her fury will go.

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Focus on Technology
2:00 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Google takes a closer look

Skybox

Peering down to earth from one satellite now and eventually 24, Google is expanding its view, and some say its influence in the universe.

In June Google bought Skybox Satellite for $500 million. Images from the high resolution satellite are updated daily and users with special software can zoom in on things like crops and construction or see how full oil containers are at a Saudi oil field.

Take a look at one such example where the Burj Khalifa skyscraper casts a shadow over Dubai.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
11:02 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Too many or too few lawyers depends on where you live - how law schools are addressing this

Mina Jefferson, UC College of Law

  You'’ve probably heard the saying, “"Nobody likes a lawyer, until they need one.”" Joke writers and comics like to say there are too many lawyers, and in some cities in the United States, that is now the case. But in many parts of the country, people in need of a lawyer can'’t find one. This imbalance is causing legal system delays in some areas, while making it difficult for lawyers to find work in others.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
10:52 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Cincy Sundaes - a tasty way to support innovative ideas

  Greater Cincinnati has become known as a region where new ideas can get noticed, get funding and get help developing into viable projects. And now two local professionals have added a fun new twist to micro-funding innovative ideas, and it involves ice cream.

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Education
10:33 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Teachers deliver alarming allegations against charter school

Teachers before the State Board of Ed alleging misconduct, racism, and sexism at Dayton charter school.
Credit Andy Chow / Ohio Public Radio

The state board of education is launching an investigation into at least one charter school after hearing disturbing testimony from a group of former teachers.

Sexual misconduct, racism, teacher intimidation, questionable testing policies, and mishandling of complaints about those claims were among the allegations the teachers brought to the state board of education meeting.

The teachers were all former employees of the Horizon Science Academy Dayton High School, a charter school managed by the Chicago-based Concept Schools.

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Transportation
2:50 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Metro CEO resigns

Terry Garcia Crews
Credit Cincinnati Metro / Provided

The board that operates Cincinnati's Metro system is looking for a new leader.

The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority says CEO and General Manager Terry Garcia Crews is resigning effective immediately.

In a release, the board says Crews is returning to a career in transit industry consulting. Crews was hired in November 2010.

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Tracie Hunter
12:57 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Judge Tracie Hunter charges stick, trial on for September

Suspended Judge Tracie Hunter follows her attorney Clyde Bennett II into court.
Ann Thompson WVXU

Suspended Judge Tracie Hunter, indicted on charges she misused county credit cards and backdated court documents, will go on trial September 8, 2014.

Hamilton County Court Judge Norbert Nadel rejected arguments by Hunter's attorney, Clyde Bennett II that charges of forgery, theft in office and tampering with evidence be dropped. Nadel also said no to three separate trials and a change-of-venue. The Judge said if jurors can't be seated in September then the trial may be moved.

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