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Dayton Daily News Legend Dale Huffman passes away

July 27, 2015
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Dayton Daily News Legend Dale Huffman passes away

We were saddened to learn that longtime Dayton Daily News columnist Dale Huffman died Saturday evening, July 25, at Kettering Memorial Hospital. Huffman, age 79, had been battling kidney cancer and other ailments. Huffman had been a fixture in local news since 1968, sharing good news and happy stories from around Dayton. Huffman was our 2014...
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Soap Box Derby

July 9, 2015
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"Start of the heat" at the top of Burkhardt Hill at the first Soap Box Derby, Summer, 1933

Recently, my colleague here at Special Collections & Archives, Toni VandenBos, received an e-mail from CNN wanting any images we had of Dayton’s Soap Box Derby.  The images will be used in the Mike Rowe show, Somebody’s Got to Do It.  The upcoming show...
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Laura Bischoff to speak at Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News on May 29

May 13, 2015
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Laura Bischoff to speak at Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News on May 29

Please join us for the 6th Annual Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News Archive lecture, featuring Dayton Daily News investigative reporter Laura Bischoff, on Friday, May 29. This event is free & open to the public and will take place on the 4th floor of...
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The Stones Roll Through Dayton!

April 22, 2015
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The Stones Roll Through Dayton!

Just a few weeks ago, the Rolling Stones announced a North American Tour which will roll though Ohio with a stop in Columbus on May 30th.   Sell-out crowds are...
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Funeral of Orville Wright

February 2, 2015
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Funeral of Orville Wright

Orville Wright, who with his brother, Wilbur Wright, invented the first powered controlled aircraft, died on January 30, 1948, after suffering his second heart attack. He was 76. (Wilbur...
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