5 local things to know on Saturday

For more than 150 years, horses have been raced at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Trotters that have been boarded and trained there will be gone by July 1, leaving many empty barns and stalls. TY GREENLEES / STAFF
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For more than 150 years, horses have been raced at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Trotters that have been boarded and trained there will be gone by July 1, leaving many empty barns and stalls. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

Four large developers have expressed interest in purchasing the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Their proposals are due in late September and officials expect to choose a developer in November.

2. Lack of revenue leads to deficit for WSU athletics 

Since 2002, Wright State University has received $104.6 million in subsidies for their athletic programs. It was discovered that WSU spends less per athlete than any other Division I school in Ohio.

3. Week in cartoons: Pokémon Go, Hillary, and more 

The week’s hot topics as seen through the eyes of the national editorial cartoonists.

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week in cartoons

4. Dayton, Wright-Patt officers part of RNC police presence 

At the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next week, both Dayton Police Department and Wright-Patterson security teams will be in attendance. Security concerns have risen after the events in Dallas and France.

5. 3 things to do in Dayton today

Swamp Romp 2016, 4 p.m.

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Swamp Romp

Stanley “Buck” Dural Jr., headlining the Swamp Romp at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering on Saturday, has been one of the leading purveyors of indigenous Cajun music since the late 1970s. CONTRIBUTED

This annual festival featuring Zydeco Sounds & A Taste of Louisiana will be held at the Fraze Pavilion. Event goers will be able to enjoy multiple bands, food trucks and more at the festival.

Cost: Free

Wingman 10K Road Race, 8:30 a.m.

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Meet fellow runners at EJ Nutter Park in a unique race that is all about team work. The event planners recommend that people arrive an hour prior to the start of the race to register and warm up.

Cost: Military and ORRRC members free, all others $9

Newton in Space, 9 a.m.

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The fourth hangar at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force opened on June 8, and is expected to drive visitors to popular attraction.

This event held at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is to commemorate the anniversary of the Apollo 11 and Apollo 15 moon landings. Those in attendance will be able to learn about rocketry and space flight.

Cost: Free