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Business Insider: Retail in spotlight this week

Sales in November and December can account for as much as 30 percent of a retailer’s annual sales.

More focus, more success on third-grade reading

More focus, more success on third-grade reading

Ohio school districts improved their third-grade reading scores after dedicating more resources to early reading efforts, as required under the state’s new Third-Grade Reading Guarantee.

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Gem City Chorus, Kentucky Vocal Union to perform

The Gem City Chorus of Sweet Adelines and the award-winning men’s chorus the Kentucky Vocal Union will present a musical show “Magical Moments: A Cappella Songs from the Heart” on Dec.

Boomers, millennials driving change in Dayton Mall area

Mall area’s strengths, weaknesses weighed

The Dayton Mall area’s strengths include easy access to major traffic arteries, a good tax base, and close proximity to developable land in a stable community with a steady population.

State spares only Cincinnati abortion clinic

State spares only Cincinnati abortion clinic

Ohio’s health director will allow Cincinnati’s last abortion clinic to continue to perform surgeries there, the agency announced Thursday.

Motorists with pothole damage aren’t always reimbursed by state

Motorists with pothole damage aren’t always reimbursed by state

Some motorists seeking repayment from the state of Ohio for pothole damage to their cars are finding the government’s response is about as jarring as the holes they hit in the pavement.

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House votes to cut number of testing hours for Ohio students

Responding to complaints about testing overload, Ohio lawmakers moved Thursday to limit the number of hours K-12 students can sit for end-of-year state exams to four hours a year per subject with a total maximum of 16 hours.

New sushi restaurant opens Saturday in Kettering

Sumera Sushi — the first of what its founders envision as a potential chain of fast-casual sushi restaurants — will open Saturday morning, Nov.

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​Skate into the holiday season

​Skate into the holiday season

Even if a triple Salchow is an impossibility or the mere thought of a sit spin makes you dizzy, ice skating offers fun and fitness for the entire family.

95% of Ohio 3rd-graders pass reading standards

More than 95 percent of affected third-graders met Ohio’s new reading test standards last year, qualifying them to be promoted to fourth grade this year, according to full school district data released Wednesday afternoon by the Ohio Department of Education.

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Latest Sports

Wayne blows out West; Moeller next

Wayne blows out West; Moeller next

Falling out of the playoffs a year ago made an impression on then-freshman Matt Wilcox, a promising Wayne running back.

Alter gets defensive with Massie

Alter gets defensive with Massie

Everyone even remotely connected to Knights Nation was looking forward to a rematch against Clinton-Massie.

Alter v. Clinton-Massie

Alter v. Clinton Massie

The Alter High School football team played Clinton Massie on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.

High School Girls Soccer All-Area Teams

Division IPlayer of the Year: Lexie Ulrich (Beavercreek).Coach of the Year: Jim Gobrail (Centerville).

High School Boys Soccer All-AreaTeams

Division I Player of the Year: Tristan Lyle (Beavercreek). Coach of the Year: Steve Doring (Vandalia).

Alter, Massie brace for showdown

Alter, Massie brace for showdown

Good luck finding, then exploiting any flaws in unbeaten heavyweights Alter (12-0) and Clinton-Massie (12-0).

Deep freeze challenges playoff teams, too

Deep freeze challenges playoff teams, too

A high-end opponent isn’t all the remaining area high school football teams are preparing for in this week’s regional finals.

Wayne unwraps more of its offense

Wayne unwraps more of its offense

There’s a reason Wayne has looked like a much different high school football team than it did in a Week 10 showdown loss at Centerville; the Warriors were holding back.

High school football playoff capsules

High school football playoff capsules

TROTWOOD-MADISON (11-1) VS. WAPAKONETA (12-0)What: Division III, Region 10 finalWhen: 7:30 p.m. FridayWhere: Sidney Memorial StadiumHistory: Trotwood defeated Wapak 27-6 in D-II regional semi in 2011.

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2014 AP Southwest All-District Football teams

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The 2014 Associated Press Southwest All-District football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district: DIVISION I First Team Offense Ends – D.

 
 

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