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How will it end?

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The social tsunami against authority-related power Introduction by Sarah Conard Like it or not, history will remember the final months of 2017 as the beginning of the end of an abuse-of-power era in American business and politics that has been occurring since the dawn of patriarchal society. All potential future legal consequences aside, we are […]

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Little Women, largely music

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Dare 2 Defy produces musical with little drama Little Women cast (l-r) Lindsay Sherman as Meg, Samantha Creech as Amy, Jessi Stark as Beth, and Melissa Hall as Jo. Photo: Mackensie King By Jerome Yorke Dare 2 Defy opened Little Women the Broadway Musical last weekend and on Saturday afternoon, performed for a full house in the […]

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DCP’s 2017 holiday mixtape

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Yeah, it’s music we like. So deal with it. Photo: Mel Torme’s “Christmas Songs” Mel Torme Christmas Songs Every December, when I’ve gotten tired of hearing the same holiday songs played ad nauseum on local radio stations (and why they start programming it right after Halloween is still a mystery to me), I dig out my […]

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Sign Language: 12/5

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) You’ve got so many people on your side. Why can’t you see it? Your tendency to focus on your few detractors rather than your numerous supporters is not only mentally destructive self-sabotage, it’s also mean to those who love you. They’re starting to feel like cheerleaders on the sidelines, screaming their […]

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Free Speech: 12/5

ERRATUM Re: “Egg as canvas” by Paula Johnson; November 28, 2017; No.14, Vol. 48. On behalf of the DCP team, and as we strive to give credit when due, we apologize for not having properly credited the artist’s work highlighted on the cover of last week’s edition. The “In Memory of St. Simone” oil paint […]

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It’s Great In Dayton: 11/28

WYSO’s Podcasting 101 Workshop If you have an idea for a podcast, WYSO wants to help you make it a reality. This is a one day seminar that gives the basic skills needed to create your own podcast and to bring your idea to life. Whether you’re a longtime podcast listener, an aspiring media maker, […]

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Sign Language: 11/28

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) This is a terrible time to crash diet (as if any time was great for that kind of thing). I know you just had Thanksgiving and all, and with the holidays approaching, you’re worried about the extra pounds piling up. But the drastic measures you’re likely to be drawn to at […]

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Free Speech: 11/28

A game is a game Re: “Sports nightmare” by Mark Luedtke; October 31, 2017; Vol. 14, No. 44. I read your article.  I agree with mostly everything you said.  A huge issue that I have with them is that, while I agree with their right to protest, I am paying for my cable TV to […]

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Sign Language: 11/21

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) You’re like a member of a band who’s spent weeks practicing for a gig where only 5 people show up. Your band is barely outnumbered by its audience. You could, of course, pack up your instruments and go back to the garage where you practice. Or you could do a wimpy […]

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Debate Forum: 11/21

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Mommy Dearest So, a mother marries her own daughter. What else is new? By Ron Kozar Dateline:  Comanche County, Oklahoma.  In 2014, Patricia Spann, then 42, met up with her long-lost daughter Misty, 21.  They “hit it off,” says Patricia, and became (cough!) lovers.  In March 2016, after same-sex marriage came along, Patricia and Misty […]

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It’s Great In Dayton: 11/14

Dayton Regional Science Festival The Boonshoft Museum provides hands-on STEM activities, interacting with partners and Museum professionals, and more at a FREE day of science and fun. Guests can also explore the STEM Expo from 10am-3pm in the Main Exhibit Hall! This event is FREE to the public. http://tinyurl.com/y8d9vvte One Stop Holiday Shop at Aullwood   […]

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Sign Language: 11/14

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) My favorite lovers have been wild guys in and out of bed, but I’ve also had loads of fun with men who were outwardly prudish but insanely passionate behind closed doors. That sharp contrast felt like a dirty secret I was excited to be in on. Is the person you’re currently […]

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Health, Wellness and Fitness

Drug free arthritis relief By Michael Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D. If you’re one of the 50 million North Americans living with nagging arthritis pain, don’t be discouraged by recent news about treatment duds and dangers. Plenty of safe, proven ache-easers can keep you off the sidelines and may eliminate or reduce your dependence […]

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Health, Wellness and Fitness

6 ways to break out of a bad mood, fast  By Michael Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D.  What do when you’re in a funk? Overeat? Sleep too much or not enough? Snap at your loved ones? Mess up at work? Well, at least you’re not alone with your blues: A whopping 49 percent of people […]

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Health, Wellness and Fitness

Mediterranean diet By Michael Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D. Sun-ripened strawberries on oatmeal; a handful of walnuts to get through that 4 o’clock slump; grilled salmon, roasted veggies and a salad drizzled with olive oil for dinner: At last, we’ve got solid proof that scrumptious foods like these can slash your risk for stroke […]

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Health, Wellness and Fitness

Pump up your potassium  By Michael Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D. There’s a quiet revolution unfolding inside the boxes, bags, cans and bottles on supermarket shelves. Food makers are trimming the blood-pressure-boosting sodium in some of their saltiest and most popular processed foods by as much as 33 percent. That’s great news, but don’t […]

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The kids are alright…and the nannies and billies, too

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In this fast-paced world of immediate answers and non-stop connectivity, there is a real need for us to unplug and […]

Debate 5/22: Blurred lines create travel tensions

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Have you ever heard of an emotional support mouse? What about an emotional support hedgehog, or mini pig? (Can we […]

Pups on the run

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Did you know that the Humane Society of Greater Dayton (HSGD) has been “Finding Great Homes For Great Pets” since […]

Catfé society in St. Anne’s Hill

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Last spring I wrote a piece introducing readers to a Dayton first: The Gem City Catfé, which officially opened its […]

The new Splash Moraine?

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What happens when you have dogs leaping through the air, splashing into a pool and swimming frantically after a toy? […]