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Deeds Carillon

September 26, 2014
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Deeds Carillon

The Deeds Carillon, for which Carillon Park was named, was built in 1942, at the request of Col. Edward A. Deeds and his wife Edith Wharton Deeds, to commemorate the Deeds family. Each bell was inscribed with the name of a Deeds family member. There were originally 23 bells; now there are 57. The...
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LBJ Reads DDN!

August 13, 2014
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LBJ Reads DDN!

Here is proof that President Johnson, who was famous for reading newspapers from across the country every morning, read our very own Dayton Daily News. Now knowing what we know about LBJ’s proclivities let’s not conjecture as to where he read the Dayton Daily...
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Dale Huffman draws crowd for Living Legends on July 18

July 22, 2014
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Dale Huffman draws crowd for Living Legends on July 18

A crowd of approximately 150 people attended our fifth annual Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News Archive lecture on Friday, July 18, 2014. This year’s honoree was DDN columnist Dale Huffman, who has been sharing good news and happy stories from around Dayton since 1968. He has written...
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Alf Landon “also ran”

July 10, 2014
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Alf Landon “also ran”

It was announced Tuesday that Cleveland would host the 2016 Republican National Convention.  There hasn’t been a national party convention in the state of Ohio since 1936, when it...
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Dale Huffman to speak at Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News on July 18

July 9, 2014
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Dale Huffman to speak at Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News on July 18

Please join us for the 5th Annual Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News Archive lecture, featuring Dayton Daily News columnist Dale Huffman, on Friday, July 18, from 6:30-9:00 p.m....
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