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The Docket: 4/26/16

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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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Busted?

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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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Defending food

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Michael Pollan talks food and nutrition at UD’s speaker series By Paula Johnson Michael Pollan has become America’s foremost leader in food philosophy, examining the social and political forces that shape our food production, and writing and speaking about the implications of what and how we eat. He will be appearing at The University of […]

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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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The Docket: 4/12/16

Dayton’s police blotter, reported verbatim By Amanda Dee Jesus, take the wheel  Two officers were dispatched to a grand theft auto in progress. When they contacted the complainant, she told them she works for a meals on wheels program and had parked her car in the alley nearby for a delivery. In the two minutes […]

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Conspiracy Theorist: 4/12/16

Communism versus capitalism Obama and Clinton, see no difference By Mark Luedtke Anybody who paid attention knew President Obama was pro-communist when he was only a freshman senator from Illinois who audaciously decided to run for president. The evidence was overwhelming and available to anybody willing to learn, although ignored by the mainstream media. And […]

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On the Beat: 4/5/16

Am I going through the “change”? By Jim Bucher As we get older, the levels of our sex hormones decline. In women, this leads to menopause. But do men go through a male equivalent as their testosterone drops? I’m a red blooded American male in the midst of middle age—is this something I’m going to […]

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Debate Forum: 7/19/16

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Sit down, G.I. Jane Should women be blocked from registering for the draft? By Sarah Sidlow U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson […]

Debate Forum: 7/12/16

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Duped or doped? Heroin addicts: criminals or victims? By Sarah Sidlow Here’s an interesting bit of trivia courtesy of Cleveland.com: […]

Jes McMillan’s Mosaic Institute

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by Bill Franz Photo: The Mosaic Institute serves artists at 43 S. Main St. in Miamisburg; photo: Bill Franz Most artists […]

Vitality Check: 6/21/16

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Sometimes we’re just blowing germs By Rocco Castellano You go to the gym, restaurant, local coffee shop or bar and […]

Tinker, tailor, sculptor guy

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Landon Crowell ‘alters’ time and space at YS Arts Council By Terri Gordon What do beeswax, maple branches and an […]