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Longtime Beavercreek battalion chief retires

Longtime Beavercreek battalion chief retires

BEAVERCREEK — As Bryon Betsinger went down the row of Beavercreek Township Fire Department staff, embracing each one and sharing a few words wit...

July 20th, 2016 |  


WSU pulls out of debate

WSU pulls out of debate

Greene County News ReportFAIRBORN — In a surprise announcement Tuesday afternoon, Wright State University announced it was pulling out as host o...

July 19th, 2016 |  


U.S. 35 superstreet project receives state funding

U.S. 35 superstreet project receives state funding

XENIA — The superstreet project for U.S. Route 35 in Beavercreek Township has received a $5 million commitment in state funding.The funding, whi...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Students learn offensive, defensive hacking tactics

Students learn offensive, defensive hacking tactics

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — Five teams of eight individuals competed against each other at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Monday to find ...

July 19th, 2016 |  


RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

The Ohio delegation to the Republican National Convention received a visit from “Down Under” during its kickoff breakfast Monday.Australia...

July 18th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Xenia upended in Game 1

Clean-shaven Johnson goes for No. 1 at PGA

By Doug FergusonAP Golf WriterSPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Dustin Johnson apparently had high expectations after winning his first major at the U.S. Open...

July 27th, 2016 |  


USA Cycling at crossroads as Rio Olympics approaches

By Dave SkrettaAP Sports WriterKristin Armstrong could win her third straight Olympic gold medal in Rio. The women’s pursuit team is favored to ...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Target leaving IndyCar after 27 seasons with Chip Ganassi

By Jenna FryerAP Auto Racing WriterCHARLOTTE, N.C. — Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off

By Nataliya Vasilyeva and Rob HarrisAssociated PressMOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin hit out at “discrimination” against th...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Carrasco’s rough inning dooms Indians in 4-1 loss

By Tom WithersAP Sports WriterCLEVELAND — Carlos Carrasco needed to be nearly perfect against Stephen Strasburg.One badly flawed inning doomed h...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Bruce homer gives Reds 2-1 win over Giants

By Gideon RubinAssociated PressSAN FRANCISCO — The way the San Francisco Giants are going these days, even a solid outing from their four-time A...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


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LIFE


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Who’s making history?
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My son, whom I love
Lauchnor celebrate 50 years

Lauchnor celebrate 50 years

FAIRBORN — Tom and Sharon Lauchnor of Fairborn will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversay Aug. 6. They were married Aug. 6, 1966 at United Met...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Kimberly G. Peacock born

Kimberly G. Peacock born

JAMESTOWN — Robert E. Peacock and Wendy S. Peacock of Wilmington welcomed their daughter Kimberly Grace Peacock into the world at Miami Valley S...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Cyclists headed out on local trails Friday as part of the 2016 Greene Trails Cycling Classic. The Greene County Parks & Trails event, which attracts hundreds of local and visiting cyclists each year, began Thursday and runs through Sunday.

Cyclists headed out on local trails Friday as part of the 2016 Greene Trails Cycling Classic. The Greene County Parks & Trails event, which attracts hundreds of local and visiting cyclists each year, began Thursday and runs through Sunday.

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July 18th, 2016 |  


Jamestown couple to celebrate 50th

Jamestown couple to celebrate 50th

JAMESTOWN — Danny and Patty Lyons will be married 50 years Friday, July 22.The couple has one son, Dan, and one daughter, Amy Pratte. They have ...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Malones celebrate 60 years

Malones celebrate 60 years

FAIRBORN — Esther and Arnold Malone of Fairborn were married June 23, 1956 in Waverly, Ohio by Rev. Andrew Workman.The couple celebrated their 6...

July 18th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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The positivity of laughter
Farewell, Greene County

Farewell, Greene County

My time here at the Xenia Daily Gazette and Greene County News has come to an end, and I felt it was only appropriate to say farewell to the many peop...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


A living memorial

A living memorial

By Bill TaylorIt seems to me that we are seeing lots of memorials these days. Some are impromptu displays of flowers or stuffed animals at the scene o...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Senior Moments

Senior Moments

I’ve noticed lately that there aren’t very many positive stories in the newspapers any more.People who shoot each other are featured in ma...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Editorial

Battle lines are being drawn in the workplace over more than just the thermostat setting.It looks as though the generational shift in employee mindset...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Get up and age in better health

Get up and age in better health

Has anyone else noticed, as we get older, that there seems to be an ever increasing concerto of “pops and cracks” to herald each morning&#...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Letters to the editor

Fireworks festival appreciatedEditor:Thank you for the events of July 1. It was well attended and we enjoyed the fireworks display. We realize there a...

July 18th, 2016 |  


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