5 local things to know Wednesday

About 20,000 of Aetna’s Ohio members will be forced to find coverage from a different health insurer next year as a result of the Connecticut-based company’s decision to pull out of most of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) state health insurance exchanges.
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About 20,000 of Aetna’s Ohio members will be forced to find coverage from a different health insurer next year as a result of the Connecticut-based company’s decision to pull out of most of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) state health insurance exchanges.

The Connecticut-based company Aetna has decided to pull out of most of the Affordable Care Act’s state health insurance exchange, which means that about 20,000 of Aetna’s Ohio members will have to find coverage elsewhere.

Dayton-area Walmart Supercenter expansion

The Walmart Supercenter, 1701 W. Dorothy Lane in Moraine, will unveil its remodeled interior on Friday. The remodel includes an expanded grocery section, a deli including smoked meat, hot meal and catering menus and updated registers and check-out areas.

Possible $1M pledge to music pavilion

Dayton commissioners will decide this week whether to make a contribution of $1 million to bring a free, outdoor music venue downtown. “We are confident in their ability to bring this over the finish line,” said Dayton City Manager Shelley Dickstein.

The Dayton Levitt Pavilion
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The Dayton Levitt Pavilion

The Dayton Levitt Pavilion will be a community anchor that supports economic development in a vital part of the center city while providing a place for people to congregate, interact and enjoy shared experiences, officials said.

T-Mobile sues Huber Heights

The city of Huber Heights is being sued by T-Mobile in federal court after a decision to deny the wireless carrier a new tower. The carrier argues that the denial of the 179-foot tower at 7730 Taylorsville Road “has the effect of prohibiting T-Mobile from providing personal wireless services.”

Meningitis shot; county hosting clinics

Dayton and Montgomery County will host two vaccination clinics this week for seventh- and 12th- grade students. All incoming seventh- graders and incoming seniors must have a dose of the meningococcal vaccine. No appointment is required.

meningococcal vaccine
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meningococcal vaccine

A new Ohio law requires all incoming seventh-graders have one dose of the meningococcal vaccine, and all incoming seniors must have a second dose. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Public Health, Dayton and Montgomery County