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Conspiracy Theorist: 4/26

The stupidest war Mark Luedtke At least so far, the Syrian war has to be our rulers’ stupidest war ever. Several recent reports highlight nobody knows who’s on whose side. Aranews.net reports, “Local activists confirmed that a number of Islamist factions, backed by Turkish artillery shelling, were able to deter an SDF-led offensive on their […]

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Debate Forum: 4/26/16

Drive me crazy NY bill suggests textalyzer tech for distracted drivers By Sarah Sidlow Term to know: Textalyzer. As in, technology that detects whether your cell phone is to blame for your car accident; like a breathalyzer for texting. And New York Senator Terrence Murphy and Ben Lieberman, co-founder of Distracted Operators Risk Casualties (DORCs) […]

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On the Beat: 4/26/16

The ‘behind the scenes boys’ By Jim Bucher OK, you’re seeing a show at the Victoria or Schuster and it’s a masterpiece of sound and light, absolutely wonderful, perfection. It’s so engrossing you forget sometimes it’s just a show. That means the folks behind the scenes are doing their jobs flawlessly. There are two longtime […]

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The Docket: 4/26/16

Dayton’s police blotter, reported verbatim By Amanda Dee Off-roading A man called in and reported his fence damaged by a neighbor—and the victim highly suspects “the neighbor had purposefully run into his fence using an ATV or a four wheeler of some sort.” When officers examined the fence, they confirmed it was indeed damaged, with […]

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On the Beat: 4/19/16

Alcohol versus pot: the debate continues By Jim Bucher During a recent conversation with my boss/publisher Paul Noah on the alcohol versus marijuana debate, he asked, “Why do fights break out at Metallica concerts where copious amounts of alcohol are consumed and at a Phish concert, more the cannabis crowd, many babies are born nine […]

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Debate Forum: 4/19/16

Marijuana, don’t you wanna? National pot peer pressure By Sarah Sidlow Woah, weed. Who knew one little leaf could be so polarizing, so political, so unbelievably complicated? With (cough) 4/20 in the air, and state elections looming through the haze in November, let’s get an update on where we stand at the global, national and […]

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Busted?

So you’ve been caught with an ounce of pot on your way home—now what? By Brice Keller What happens when you’re busted with an ounce of marijuana? Let’s say you are leaving a friend’s house and you have marijuana in your car. You are driving down the highway and are pulled over for speeding or […]

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Conspiracy Theorist: 4/19

Sham democracy By Mark Luedtke New York Times writer Jeremy W. Peters might soon be looking for work after timidly telling the truth about the US political system. “When it comes to nominating presidential candidates, it turns out the world’s foremost democracy is not so purely democratic,” he wrote. That’s an understatement. Anybody surprised by […]

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The Docket: 4/19/16

Dayton’s police blotter, reported verbatim By Amanda Dee Drunk bully at the party The victim heard a knock at the door and invited the knockers, her two friends, in, though she only knew the first name of the one friend. The friend whose first and last name she knew started shouting at her, while the […]

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On the Beat: 4/12/16

Thoughts and things By Jim Bucher Let it blow While writing this column for all my Dayton City Paper Bucher fans, March left like a lion, nowhere near a lamb. And April showers I can deal with, but winter’s icy grip just doesn’t seem to let go. It’s Saturday April 2, and I’m in a national discount […]

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Vitality Check: 4/26/16

Heeeeeere’s Rocco! By Rocco Castellano What’s up b–ches? I’m back! I know all of you were wondering where I went […]

More than a building

Troy walking history tours offer a deeper look By Don Hurst On Friday April 29, Downtown Troy’s past will come […]

Be Well Marsha: 4/19/16

Toast to joy By Marsha Bonhart Shhhh … I have a secret. It’s one I am willing to share, despite […]

On Your Marc: 4/19/16

Dayton, the start of it all By Marc Katz It was a dark and stormy winter—yeah, with snow piled up […]

On Your Marc: 4/12/16

UD a place to emulate By Marc Katz When Wright State University was introducing its new men’s basketball coach Scott […]

Be Well, Marsha: 4/12/16

One tooth at a time By Marsha Bonhart “All I want for Christmas … “ Completing that popular little ditty […]