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09/25/2016 03:12 PM
3-2-1 For 9-25-16

The old adage is that necessity is the mother of invention. But, according to Scientific American , several studies of humans and other animals point to other reasons why they engage in creative activities.


09/23/2016 11:20 PM
Candidates Want To Raise The Economic Tide To Lift Opportunity, But How?

Coleson McCoy watches Heather Milliron work on a project in advanced physical science at the Global Impact STEM Academy in Springfield, Ohio. The city, which lost jobs as factories closed, is trying to boost local incomes with education.


09/23/2016 02:46 PM
Students blog about Millennial election views -

The Millennials - they could very well hold the key to the outcome of the U.S. presidential election in November. And interest in getting their take on the issues and the political landscape is high.


09/22/2016 05:53 AM
A City Looks To STEM School To Lift Economy, But Will Grads Stay?

The Global Impact STEM Academy in Springfield, Ohio. The original high school building was modeled after the Library of Congress.


09/21/2016 08:41 AM
Fire at commercial building in Springfield on W. Euclid Ave.

Firefighters responded to a call just after 3 a.m. on Wednesday in the 500 block of West Euclid Avenue. The fire is reportedly at a packaging store in Springfield.


09/21/2016 04:11 AM
Mayberry Days begins -

Vickie Hignite, of Springfield, Ohio, photographs her children, Gracie and Kyler, posing in Mayberry Days props in front of the Andy Griffith Playhouse on Tuesday.


09/19/2016 02:32 PM
MRT, Enon oppose MPO reform -

The Mad River Township Board of Trustees have joined the Village of Enon, the City of New Carlisle, Bethel Township, and the Clark County-Springfield Transportation Coordinating Committee in stating their opposition to a proposed federal plan that would change the process in which area transportation planning organizations would operate. If approved, the Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform would promote more effective regional planning by states and metropolitan planning organizations and would possibly lead to the Western Clark County municipalities merging with the Miami Valley Regional Planning Committee.


09/19/2016 07:49 AM
Springfield, Ohio: A Shrinking City Faces A Tough Economic Future

There are plenty of Springfields in the U.S. Thirty-three, according to one government count. The Springfield in Ohio is a blue-collar city with a lot of history, pain and pride: a place with an uncertain future.


09/19/2016 07:49 AM
Catholic bishop blesses aircraft in annual ceremony in Urbana

Blessing the Champaign Aviation Museum's Fairchild F-24 plane is Joseph Binzer, auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati. URBANA, Ohio - When you're depending on a machine to keep you in the air, there's no substitute for safety.


09/18/2016 06:45 AM
A Nation Engaged: Is This Still A Land Of Economic Opportunity?

Darren Holly steers coils of steel through Pentaflex, a manufacturer of parts for heavy trucks, in Springfield, Ohio. Maddie McGarvey for NPR hide caption Americans who endured the brutal 2007-2009 recession and slow recovery now are seeing an economic sunrise: Wages are up, jobs are growing and more families are lifting themselves up out of poverty.


09/16/2016 03:32 PM
KING: Black teen sent home for Kaepernick shirt at grocery gig

Colin Kaepernick, who is a peaceful, dignified, reserved young man, is exercising his constitutional right to free speech. Why can't young Elijah Scott do the same? It was "Wear a Football Jersey Day" for employees at the Kroger grocery store in Springfield, Ohio, Sunday, as the NFL season kicked off with a huge round of games.


09/15/2016 01:16 AM
Mary Rutan Hospital continues investment in area student athletes

As the fall high school sports season kicked off, Mary Rutan Hospital expanded athletic training services to two more area schools. Riverside and Urbana City School Districts join Indian Lake, Benjamin Logan, and Bellefontaine in receiving athletic training services at no cost to the schools.


09/15/2016 01:16 AM
Seniors sure know Y

The Journal Gazette Jerry McCagg works out in the pool at the Central Branch YMCA every morning, doing exercises as he walks back and forth down a lap lane in the pool.


09/14/2016 01:57 PM
Roger Wayne Smith and Gerald Lakin Smith mughsots/Clark County Sheriff's Office

Roger Wayne Smith and Gerald Lakin Smith were arrested Tuesday after a woman found saw them run from her home. HARMONY TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Two Springfield men will appear in a Clark County courtroom on Wednesday morning on burglary charges.


09/14/2016 09:18 AM
The town the future forgot

Nowhere else has seen more of its middle class slip down the economic ladder than Springfield, Ohio, where many residents feel discarded even as others hope for a rebirth. The city's story offers insight into how the American Dream has arrived at a unique political moment.