Xenia Gazette- RSS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/ http://xeniagazette.com/ Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:47:52 EST 1800 United Way puts focus on childhood hunger http://xeniagazette.com/news/specialreport/4482539/United-Way-puts-focus-on-childhood-hunger DAYTON — United Way of the Greater Dayton Area's Volunteer Connection will serve as a 2014 Global Youth Service Day Lead Agency, organizing our region's young people in large-scale projects to improve our community throughout the... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Temperatures and gas prices take a wild ride http://xeniagazette.com/news/specialreport/4486493/Temperatures-and-gas-prices-take-a-wild-ride DAYTON — Area motorists are not only on a weather rollercoaster this week, but fluctuation in gas prices has also been dramatic. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST First woman to fly solo around the world celebrates 50th anniversary http://xeniagazette.com/news/specialreport/4489304/First-woman-to-fly-solo-around-the-world-celebrates-50th-anniversary COLUMBUS — Jerrie Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the world, will be honored as fellow aviators, historians, community leaders and friends gather to celebrate the 50th anniversary of her flight. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST BBB Announces The 2014 Eclipse Integrity Awards finalists http://xeniagazette.com/news/specialreport/4455068/BBB-Announces-The-2014-Eclipse-Integrity-Awards-finalists DAYTON — The Better Business Bureau recently announced the 2014 Eclipse Integrity Awards finalists. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST A taxing solution to the greatest challenge of our time http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/4455232/A-taxing-solution-to-the-greatest-challenge-of-our-time Putting a price on carbon emissions is one of the best ways we can slow the pace of climate change.Ben Franklin said it best — nothing is certain, “except death and taxes.” Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Editorials http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/4458389/Editorials Lax approach yields bad results Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Terrific things happening at XCS http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/4483515/Terrific-things-happening-at-XCS Here are some of the terrific things happening in each of our schools. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Let them eat rice http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/4455959/Let-them-eat-rice The gusher of money, time, and resources wasted on one genetically engineered crop imbued with a single vitamin could have solved some easier-to-fix problems behind worldwide hunger. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Stopping credit report errors http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/4482742/Stopping-credit-report-errors Your credit report has an enormous impact on your financial future. Banks, credit card companies, and employers all reference credit reports when they decide whether to make a loan to a potential customer or offer a job to a prospective employee. That... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wright State is host facility for Air Camp again this summer http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/4475084/Wright-State-is-host-facility-for-Air-Camp-again-this-summer FAIRBORN — Middle school students from across the U.S. will experience the thrill of flying an airplane themselves this summer at three sessions of Air Camp in Dayton, Ohio, which provides an introduction to the wonders of flight and the... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Young’s to host 32nd annual Easter Egg Hunt http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/4487957/Youngs-to-host-32nd-annual-Easter-Egg-Hunt YELLOW SPRINGS — Easter Sunday will mark the 32nd time Young's has hardboiled and dyed several thousand eggs for their annual egg hunt. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 17th Annual Taste of Greene County winners http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/4485554/17th-Annual-Taste-of-Greene-County-winners BEAVERCREEK — The 17th Annual Taste of Greene County is pleased to announce this year's award winners. Award Winners were announced on Sunday, April 13 at the annual event held at the Wright State University Nutter Center. The following... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Nominations sought in women’s hall of fame http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/4396571/Nominations-sought-in-womens-hall-of-fame XENIA — The Greene County Women's Hall of Fame is currently seeking nominations. Members of the community are encouraged to submit nominations for outstanding women who deserve recognition in their home county. Nominations are being... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Benefit book fair http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/4482701/Benefit-book-fair XENIA — The Auxiliary of Greene Memorial Hospital is sponsoring a book fair 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 17. There will be hundreds of new books and unique gifts for people... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fairborn assisted living facility receives top rating in county http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/4484174/Fairborn-assisted-living-facility-receives-top-rating-in-county FAIRBORN — The Summit at Park Hills received the highest resident satisfaction rate among Greene County's nine assisted living facilities. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Business Case for Breastfeeding’ project assists working moms http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/4487601/Business-Case-for-Breastfeeding-project-assists-working-moms XENIA — Did you know that supporting breastfeeding at work can reduce health care costs, improve employee retention, increase job satisfaction, and reduce absenteeism by 50 percent? The Greene County Combined Health District has a simple tool... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Exploring careers in agriculture and natural resources http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/4483061/Exploring-careers-in-agriculture-and-natural-resources XENIA — The next Farm Forum program will feature three teachers from the Greene County Career Center in the area of agriculture and natural resources. The workshop will take plact 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 28 in the Union United Methodist Church,... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Weather continues to hinder Vectren road work http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/4484169/Weather-continues-to-hinder-Vectren-road-work XENIA —The weather is continuing to wreak havoc on Vectren road work at the North Detroit Street-Kinsey Road intersection. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cedarville students participate in a trading competition http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-news/4454837/Cedarville-students-participate-in-a-trading-competition CEDARVILLE — Four Cedarville University students participated in the Third U.S. University Trading Challenge hosted by Fordham University in March. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Columbus ‘kids’ open NHL playoffs against Penguins http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4488518/Columbus-kids-open-NHL-playoffs-against-Penguins PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets are the closest NHL team to the Pittsburgh Penguins, at least geographically. The two franchises are separated by 185 miles of highway. 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