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WSU agrees to sell Dayton property, acquire parcels of land

The Board of Trustees on Friday authorized the university to sell the Cox Center and the land 3171 Research Park Blvd. in Dayton for $3.5 million to Kettering Medical Center, which has been leasing property. → Read More

UD students return to in-person classes as COVID-19 outbreak wanes

The University of Dayton held in-person classes for the first time on Wednesday since the spring, when COVID-19 became a pandemic and Gov. Mike DeWine ordered all schools to shut down face-to-face instruction. → Read More

Coronavirus: UD using Marriott hotel to quarantine, isolate students

The University of Dayton, which has grappled with high numbers of positive COVID-19 cases on campus since the beginning of the semester, uses a contained area at the Dayton Marriott to quarantine and isolate students, officials said. → Read More

Wilberforce University is opened for business, president says

Wilberforce University on Monday invited three members of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus to discuss the institution’s new strategic plan and its new programs while also reintroducing the the school to the public to let them know that “we are in fact opened for business.” → Read More

Coronavirus: New UD cases remain in single digits for second day

The University of Dayton has seen a drop in the number of new cases reported in the past few days. → Read More

Coronavirus on campus: WSU, Cedarville report new cases

Wright State and Cedarville University reported new cases on their campuses. → Read More

Wright State to open campus clinic, require coronavirus tests

A day after Wright State University reported five COVID-19 cases, the school’s provost said Wednesday the institution is moving toward opening an on-campus clinic that will test for the deadly virus. → Read More

DeWine seeks partnership with city, DOD to address ’forever chemicals’ in drinking water

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine sent a letter today to Department of Defense (DOD) Secretary Mark Esper asking DOD to enter into a cooperative agreement with Ohio EPA and the city of Dayton to take more expedient and preventative measures to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination and protect the Great Buried Valley Aquifer, which supplies drinking water to more than 2.3… → Read More

Coronavirus: ’You can do all the right things and still sometimes you have outbreaks’

Given the rise in COVID-19 cases at UD, we talk to area colleges about what they're doing to contain the virus on their campuses and how often they are testing students and staff. We'll also include information about Gov. DeWine school order, which he was expected to release Thursday afternoon. → Read More

UD coronavirus cases hit 155; new testing, discipline announced

Latest on colleges and virus. What's happening at UD? Ohio State University temporarily suspended 228 students who it said broke guidelines around social gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

17 shot, two dead in unrelated shootings in Cincinnati

Two people are dead after multiple unrelated shootings in which a total of 17 people were shot overnight in Cincinnati. → Read More

How did Dayton learn about Monday’s massive water main break?

Shade’s prediction was right. Moments later, the water pressure started to drop dramatically, Powell said. Just than, crews were returning to the city’s maintenance building for the day, and the leak was starting to get worse as the streets flooded. So Shades asked them to assess the damage and within five minutes of him noticing the break, they started to isolate the leak in an effort to… → Read More

Dayton loses billions of gallons of water every year. What is it doing to stop the costly leaks?

We talk to Dayton Water Director Michael Powell about what the city's doing to reduce water loss caused primarily by of aging infrastructure and new technology they are looking at to improve water service and detect leaks and water main breaks before they happen. We also discuss non-revenue water and if it affects customers' bills, and a new Ohio EPA law that requires public water systems to… → Read More

UD group challenges reopening plan

A group of University of Dayton employees have started a petition and plan to host a news conference... → Read More

How much money will the new Central State president make?

Jack Thomas is the first Central State University president to have previously led an institution, a... → Read More

Village claims Cargill, others contaminated its water. Now it wants $3M

The village of Camden has filed a lawsuit against food processing giant Cargill Inc. and three other companies seeking to recover more than $3 million → Read More

Ohio EPA resumes tests for so-called ‘forever chemicals’

Representatives from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency have resumed collecting samples from t... → Read More

Coronavirus: UD, Sinclair announce plans to reopen campus

Two area colleges this week announced plans to have students on campus in the fall, although there will be some mandates, as the schools work to slow → Read More

Incoming CSU president, board chair form Blue-Ribbon Task Force

Incoming Central State University president and the Board of Trustees chair recently created a Blue-Ribbon Task Force that’s aimed at shaping and guid → Read More

Sinclair board to vote on $130M budget

The Sinclair Community College board is is expected to vote on a $130 million operating budget for the upcoming academic year that officials say is mo → Read More