5 local things to know Tuesday

Kimberly Carroll of Middletown. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
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Kimberly Carroll of Middletown. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Credit: Nick Graham

Credit: Nick Graham

Many aspects of college happen online and students need to be careful to avoid scams. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine organized a list of popular scams on the Internet to be aware of and offers tips on how college students can avoid being victimized.

2. IHOP $1 ‘short-stack’ of pancakes offer

Today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., IHOP will offer a “short stack” of three buttermilk pancakes for a special price of $1. All proceeds from the sale will go to benefit No Kid Hungry, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization working to end child hunger in the U.S.

3. Last minute back-to-school shopping deals

“We are in crunch time now— two days away. I took the day off work and hope to get everything done,” said Leigh Topp of Carlisle, hunting for some last minute deals at Kohl’s. According to a survey by the national Retail Federation, 87 percent of U.S. parents say they have yet to finish school shopping this year.

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Last minute school shopping

Leigh Topp and her son Kalen, 10, of Carlisle, back-to-school shopping at Kohl’s

4. Dayton Beer Week 2016: complete guide

Dayton Beer Week 2016 officially began Aug. 21. Here are just some of the places to go today to celebrate: Patterson Pub, Paddy’s Irish Pub, Bunker’s Bar & Grill, Toxic Brew Company and more.

5. PizzaFire pushes back opening date

The new Kettering restaurant PizzaFire has pushed back its opening date by eight days. The director of business development for this pizza chain said that the postponement was caused by construction delays.

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PizzaFire

PizzaFire has pushed back the opening date for this first Dayton-area location in Kettering by a week to next Tuesday, Aug. 30. MARK FISHER/STAFF