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Nudging everybody skyward By Jane Black If I’ve heard him say it once, I’ve heard him say it a hundred times – “I walk on the shoulders of my ancestors.” Willis “Bing” Davis never forgets that he is not in this alone. And in my opinion, his greatest skill of all is helping others see […]

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Headliners and Legends

Top Ten News Stories of 2010 by Mark Luedtke 1. Unemployment For two years after the financial system meltdown in Sept. 2008, the official U.S. unemployment rate has hovered near 10 percent with the Nov. report claiming 9.8 percent nationally. “The Dayton Daily News” reports Dayton’s rate was 12.2 in October and Montgomery County’s was […]

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Fight the Good Fight

Stop three killers with one strategy By Michael Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D. POWIE! Batman and Robin triumphed over Gotham City gangsters because they were team players – a dynamic duo (The superhero costumes didn’t hurt, either). Follow their lead: Put together your own powerful posse, and you can knock out not one, not […]

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Ode to Ink

Must is a must By Jane A. Black You have to be a printmaker to really feel that headline, to understand the joy of ink – that viscous, odorous liquid paste. You would have to be a Dayton printmaker (or art aficionado) to get the subhead. It refers to one of our local treasures, Ray […]

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“Off the Page”

“OFF THE PAGE” CARICATURES AND “GRAPHIC GUTS” POLITICAL POSTERS By Jud Yalkut Two exhibitions, both just off East Fifth Street in Dayton, present very varied demonstrations of both the power of caricature and refined political declamation. Original acrylic paintings and digital illustrations by Dayton’s Randy Palmer are at the Fifth Street Gallery of Stivers School […]

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Reboot your brain power with food

Changing your diet can help jumpstart your mind BY  Michael Roizen , M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D. We ask a lot of our little gray cells: Psst … brain. Impress the boss with a brilliant report on the widget account. Navigate home on the expressway with the reflexes of a NASCAR driver. Remember enough geometry […]

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All The Pieces Fit

K-12 Gallery Is Embedded In The City Shimmering along Fifth Street, across the street from Stivers School for the Arts, is a lovely addition to the city landscape. The historic neighborhood of St. Anne’s Hill is fortunate to have a beautiful new community art project in its heart. I was aware that something was to […]

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Expressionism And Constructivism

The Works Of Glen Gebulash At Sinclair It has been a most entrancing trip to observe the surefooted and gradual evolution of the interlocking forms in the work of Dayton painter Glen Cebulash. Always in the past interfacing the references of figural interactions with structural abstraction, his paintings and collages have merged their techniques together […]

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Outlive Your Sofa

Tips To Stay Active By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet OZ, M.D. It’s the health whodunit of the year: Millions of unexplained deaths, and a network of criminals so bland, so…boring …that they escaped notice for decades. Stand up, you’re sitting on one! We’re talking about your sofa, your kitchen-counter stool, even your desk chair. […]

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Weight Loss 101

Use your brain, not a bottle. By Michael Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D. Like Lance Armstrong and the last-place Orioles, weight-loss pills have taken a beating in 2010. German researchers tested nine diet supplements and declared them all duds. An advisory committee suggested that the Food and Drug Administration reject a new diet drug […]

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Waste not

The Plastic World of Mary Ellen Croteau By Shayna V. McConville Photo: Mary Ellen Croteau, “Endless Columns,” plastic bottle caps […]

The art of organization

Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour & Sale returns By Alyssa Reck Photo: Elaine Lamb of Mud Mothers Pottery will showcase […]

On not getting by in Dayton

The long-term effects of poverty By A.J. Wagner I have been penning “Law and Disorder” for the Dayton City Paper […]

News of the weird 10/14

By Chuck Shepherd Lead Story – Bionic shoes Police in Japan’s Kyoto Prefecture raided a shoe manufacturer in July and […]

Advice Goddess: 10/14

By Amy Alkon Fasten your Bible belt My boyfriend and I are spending Christmas with his family. I like them […]

Advice Goddess

By Amy Alkon Heavy meddle Is it okay to keep your income a secret from someone you’re dating? I recently […]