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Bike camp graduates youngest cyclists

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XENIA — Greene County Parks & Trails recently held its graduation ceremony for its youngest cyclists at one of its 2014 bike camp sessions. At the ceremony the campers received certificates of completion.The week of classes held at Xenia Station featured safety drills, trips on the paved trails and stops for ice cream. Two sessions of the camp were offered for different age groups.The goal of the camp is to ensure young cyclists remain safe while enjoying the trail system on their bicycles.

 

It’s just not happenstance

I cannot believe that some folks think this world came into existence with a big bang. I wonder sometimes why some think we are crazy for saying that there is a Creator, and that He is God.Now, you can get wisdom from the One who said to ask Him. He will make your heart believe in Him. You know, we have a choice to believe whatever we want to believe. If you want to believe there is no God, go ahead, but don’t discuss anything else to me.I have found out another th...

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Indy seeking ways to draw fans

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Doug Boles keeps looking for ways to fill seats.He has a full weekend of NASCAR and sports car races leading up to the Brickyard 400. He’s kept motorcycles on the summer schedule at Indy and added road races and vintage car races. He’s hired headline bands for concerts and camped inside the historic venue. But every year the challenge of keeping racing fans engaged gets a little tougher.Race orga...

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Old man on campus

FAIRBORN — It was time for him to leave home for college. Barry Brownstein’s car is stuffed with books, jeans, dishes, computer gear and a stereo.As he pulls into traffic, the voice in his head is a full-throated symphony.“Was I crazy to quit my job? Do I really have enough functioning brain cells left to complete a master’s-level physician assistant program with students less than half my age? And how did I end up even wanting to do this now R...

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The darker side of sunblock

A chemical that might be safe in its normal-sized form may not be when it goes nano.This time of year, sunblock is part of the daily routine for many Americans. Wake up, slather it on, and go outside.For those concerned about the chemicals we put on our bodies, sunblock represents a double-edged sword. On one hand: what kind of chemicals am I putting on my skin and spreading into the environment? On the other hand: I don’t want skin cancer. Or, more immediately, a ...

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Not much better than Bush

Especially when it comes to addressing the refugee crisis, Obama’s Iraq track record doesn’t mark much of an improvement over the mess his predecessor made.President Barack Obama got it right when he declared: “There’s no military solution inside of Iraq, certainly not one that is led by the United States.”But his Iraq track record doesn’t mark much of an improvement over the mess his predecessor made.

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Xenia Police Reports

July 143:21 p.m. — Juvenile Complaint 900 block of East Market Street.3:28 p.m. — Miscellaneous 1700 block of Parkview Drive.3:29 p.m. — Request Officer 200 block of Wilson Drive.3:37 p.m. — Theft 500 block of Newport Road.3:39 p.m. — Request Officer 40 block of Coddington Avenue.3:39 p.m. — Theft 100 block of Cooper Lane.3:55 p.m. — Property Damage Crash Sou...

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Summer program leads to med school acceptance for Xenia resident

XENIA — Taking part in a unique summer program offered by Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has helped one young Xenia woman win exactly the prize she had her eyes on — acceptance as a medical student.Nateka Faison, 21, a biology major at Xavier University in Cincinnati, recently wrapped up her month-long stint in the Summer Scholars program at the Heritage College’s Athens campus. The annual program, offered since 1982, gives 22 und...

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Central State educator participates in AP reading

WILBERFORCE — Dr. Liza Abram Benham, a faculty member at Central State University, was selected to participate in the College Board’s Annual Advanced Placement Reading in US Government/Politics, held this year in Salt Lake City, Utah, last month. Each June, AP teachers and college faculty members from around the world gather in the United States to evaluate and score the free-response sections of the AP exams. During the June 2014 scoring sessions, more than 12,500 AP Readers eval...

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UUF of Yellow Springs program

YELLOW SPRINGS — Service at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Yellow Springs will be “The Amenity Migrants of Cotacachi,” presented by Anisa Kline 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3.Amenity migration refers to North Americans, usually retirees, moving to developing countries in order to enjoy a higher standard of living at a lower cost. In her talk Kline will examine one amenity migrant community in Ecuador, looking at how they perceive their new home and also the impa...

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Xenia schools announce free/reduced lunch policy

XENIA — Xenia Community Schools announced its 2014-2015 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs. Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.The Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines will be used for determining eligibility. Children from families whose annual income is at or ...

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My ‘Honey Do’ list for our nation continued

The list of illegal, immoral and/or unconstitutional actions (and mistakes) of our Federal government that should be corrected continues.3. Repeal the 16th Amendment – There is a movement afoot to have the States request the federal government call an Article V Constitutional Convention – ostentatiously to pass a Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA). Conservatives who believe it is the only way to stop the growth in federal programs and spending that will eventually bankrupt...

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Engineering summer camp in Thailand

CEDARVILLE — The Cedarville University engineering department joined with the International Community School (ICS) in Bangkok, Thailand to conduct an engineering camp. The camp was attended by 24 international students from July 22 through July 25.ICS is an American college preparatory school with curriculum taught from a biblical perspective to the international community of Bangkok. ICS offers Christian education for the international English-speaking community and now educ...

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St. Brigid Parish to host ‘50 years of saving lives’ blood drive

XENIA – A new era in patient care began Sept. 14, 1964 when Community Blood Center (CBC) opened the doors of the region’s first central blood bank. CBC is celebrating its golden anniversary with the special edition “Celebrating 50 Years of Saving Lives” T-shirt, free to everyone who registers to donate at the St. Brigid Catholic Church blood drive 3-7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11 in the parish activity center, 324 Fairground Road, Xenia. Donors are encouraged to schedule an ap...

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Cedar Cliff announces free/reduced lunch program

CEDARVILLE — Cedar Cliff Local Schools has announced its 2014-2015 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program. Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.The Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines will be used for determining eligibility. Children from families whose annual income...

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Clinton’s real scandal is Honduras not Benghazi

Her Central American foreign policy blunder ought to darken her presidential prospects.Is it too soon to predict who will be the next president of the United States?Without officially declaring her intention to run again, Hillary Clinton has cornered Democratic frontrunner status. Given the weak and crowded Republican field, that makes her the presumptive next occupant of a prestigious office lacking — as comedian Jon Stewart observes — any corners.

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The deceitful heart

“The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it? ‘I the Lord search the heart and examine the mind,…’” (Jeremiah 17:9-10)Bottom line, God knows! Certainly He knows the why of our heart and mind. Certainly He understands us. If we just stop and think the problem is revealed.Our thoughts are all over the place. Maybe there are some people whose thoughts are focused and pure but most likely ours are free and rang...

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Ohioans report losing money to grant scams

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine warns consumers to beware of scam calls offering government grants.Since Jan. 1, 2014, the Attorney General’s office has received more than 100 reports of suspected grant scams. Additionally, more than 20 consumers have reported losing $200 to $6,000 or more to the ploy.“Claims that you’ve won a grant you never applied for are almost always too good to be true,” DeWine said. “If you have to ...

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