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The Tenth Life Pet of the Week: Logan

Name: LoganGender: MaleColor: White and tigerAge: 10 monthsWeight: 10 poundsWhy he is special: Logan was a stray in Waynesville. He is very affectionate and gets along with the other kitties who live in his room. He love snuggling in the top perch of the cat tree with a friend and ...

This is Flower, half of a bonded pair.

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Thumper and Flower

Name: Thumper and FlowerAge: 2½ years oldColor/Type: Thumper is a dwarf/American mix; Flower is a New Zealand/American mixGender: Male/FemaleSpayed/Neutered: YesWhy are they special: Thumper and Flower are part of an adorable bonded pair of rabbits at the shelter. They came from a home with lots of other rabbits, so they ...

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Free cab rides for Fourth of July weekend

Free cab rides are available to Fourth of July drinkers all weekend. The ArriveSafe program, sponsored by the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office, Heidelberg Distributing Co. and AAA Miami Valley, provides free cab rises home for Montgomery County residents from 6 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Tuesday. “Enjoy this July 4 ...

A pickleball player (foreground) serves to Ryan Goodwin (background), a tournament player who lives in Centerville, at the facility at J.F. Kennedy Park that was dedicated on June 25. PAMELA DILLON/CONTRIBUTED

Pickleball courts open in Kettering

“Ping pong, tennis and badminton all got together and had a baby.” That’s Ryan Goodwin’s explanation of a relatively new sport, pickleball.He attended the grand opening of six new pickleball courts at J.F. Kennedy Park in Kettering on June 25.Goodwin is also relatively new to the sport, as he has ...

Lt. Col. Brad Bashore. CONTRIBUTED

Pilot recalls local air shows

The 2016 edition of the Vectren Dayton Air Show brought Brad Bashore home to where his dreams of flying were born.Lt. Col. Bashore was on hand in mid-June as commander of the 58th fighter squadron, which brought the F-35 Lightning II strike fighters to the air show for the first ...

The Baltimore Orioles stand during the singing of 'God Bless America' during play against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 16, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.

NY Daily News columnist calls for striking out ‘God Bless America’ at baseball games

A New York Daily News columnist is  suggesting that Major League Baseball strike out the singing of “God Bless America” at games. In an column published Thursday, Gersh Kuntzman proposed that the song be benched permanently. >> Read more trending stories   The tradition, according to Major League Baseball, started ...

Could it be asthma? How to spot the symptoms

Imagine the challenge of trying to breathe through a straw for minutes or hours on end.That’s how breathing can sometimes feel for people who have asthma—a chronic lung disease that causes the airways to narrow, making it difficult to breathe.More than 25 million Americans now live with asthma, and that ...

A dog licks the face of the owner during the Butch Cassidy Cup 2009, the German dog frisbee German championship, on August 29, 2009 in Karlsruhe, Germany. 

Deadly dog kisses: Woman nearly dies after pet-spread infection

Dog owners normally don't worry if their dogs give them a quick lick. But you may want to give a doggie's kiss a second thought. A 70-year-old woman from England became ill, first having slurred speech and becoming unresponsive. She was rushed to a hospital where she got better, but ...

You're right, many millennials aren't adults ... yet

The U.S. Census bureau just confirmed what many Gen X'ers and older have been thinking: millennials are still not adults, at least when it comes to hitting their adult milestones. The bureau released new data this week that show that 30-year-olds now have not done the things that their counterparts ...

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Disney movies help boy with autism find his voice

A family says Disney movies helped their son speak. Now a new documentary, "Life, Animated," is telling his story to the world. Owen Suskind was a normal little boy until the age of 4. Then suddenly in 1993, he stopped talking altogether. Doctors gave him a devastating diagnosis: degenerative autism. His ...

Joseph Schmitt Jr. was sentenced to 11 years in prison on Thursday in the rape of a woman with disabilities. Katherine Collins/Staff

5 local things to know on Friday

1. Clark County man sentenced in rape of woman with disabilities  A Clark county man, Joseph Schmitt, has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for raping a 50-year-old woman with Down syndrome.  Schmitt knew the woman for a number of years and reportedly told her not to tell anyone about ...

Work on daunting paperwork piles away from your desk

This time of year I tend to get behind on my paperwork because I don’t like being inside when the weather is so beautiful.Since I can’t wait for cool weather to deal with it all, I combine working on paperwork with doing something I love, camping.If you like the idea ...

Bohemian, ’70s styles are back – long skirts and fringe pair nicely with hats to keep the sun off your face. CONTRIBUTED BY CLASH DAYTON

Cool and sexy looks for sweltering summer cookouts

Got an agenda full of cookouts and a closet full of nothing? Dressing for a summer party can be tough — how to stay cool and look cool without overdressing or underdressing is a challenge. We asked fashion experts to share their favorite summer outfits with us to give you ...

Keep vegetables evenly moist to avoid blossom end rot. CONTRIBUTED

Your vegetable garden needs more water than you think

Depending on where you are in the Miami Valley, your plants could still be suffering from dry soils.Parts of our area had sufficient rain to soak the soils somewhat and others, like where I live in northern Clark County, got very little.This is a critical time for your vegetable gardens ...

10 things to do to avoid having the worst Fourth of July EVER

It is game time.Independence Day is not going to plan itself.There are certain things that you really, really must have or do if you are going to celebrate the Fourth of July, my sixth favorite holiday behind National Cheese Day, Christmas, St. Patrick’s Day and Halloween and Take your Cat ...

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Spotify accusing Apple of using its app store as weapon

Spotify is reportedly accusing Apple of rejecting an app update in order to give Apple's own streaming service an advantage. ReCode reports Spotify's legal counsel sent a letter to Apple accusing the company of rejecting a Spotify app update over Spotify's defiance of Apple's billing service. ReCode reports copies of the letter ...

From left, Brother Raymond Fitz, president of the University of Dayton from 1979-2002; Eric Spina, the new university president; and Daniel Curran, the former president; took part in a university photo shoot Wednesday in front of historic St. Mary’s Hall to commemorate the moment in UD’s history. LISA POWELL / STAFF

Spina takes over as UD president

Today is Eric Spina’s first official day as the University of Dayton’s 19th president, but before taking over he spent some quality time earlier this week with the two men who preceded him. One of Spina’s tasks as he transitioned into his new job was to gather in the courtyard ...

Fourth of July fireworks forecast shows wet holiday

Our long-range forecast models continue to suggest a pretty soggy end of our upcoming holiday weekend. While there are some differences in timing, it appears rain will become quite likely across the Miami Valley by Monday morning — especially along and south of Interstate 70. Some of the models bring ...

Doctor answers 6 questions about flesh-eating bacteria, beach visits

Adrian Ruiz’s family was shocked to learn last week that the 42-year-old man had become infected with a flesh-eating bacteria and risked losing his leg after returning from a fishing trip in Rockport, Texas, and visiting the beach in Corpus Christi, Texas, during Father’s Day weekend. Ruiz's wife, Lashelle Ruiz, said ...

Clark County makes dog wardens full-time employees

Clark County commissioners agreed Wednesday to make dog wardens full-time county employees. The dog wardens are now employed by both the county and the Clark County Humane Society, Clark County Commissioner John Detrick said, but will become full-time county employees on July 1. Although the change comes shortly after recent ...

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