DDN and Dayton

Theater in Dayton

March 24, 2011

Winter in Dayton has never been a time to stay at home. The thriving theater venues in town are a great place to escape the winter blues and enjoy first-rate performing arts. Dayton is fortunate to have a strong tradition of support for the arts. For instance, many of the city’s suburbs and small...
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The Blizzard of 1978

March 3, 2011

The snow is melting and it appears that the worst of winter’s wrath is behind us.  Though this winter season was not too daunting, Dayton is no stranger to severe weather. The most notable is perhaps the Blizzard of 1978. In January and February of 1978, a series of three storms hit the Miami...
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Basketball in Dayton

February 3, 2011

The onset of winter marks the return of one of Dayton’s favorite pastimes, basketball.  Dayton is home to two storied Division I college basketball teams, the Raiders of Wright State University and the University of Dayton Flyers. Combined, the men’s teams  have more than forty postseason appearances and four national championships (the Raiders won...
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Dayton Daily News Archive at Wright State University Libraries Special Collections & Archives

January 7, 2011
DDN Archive move to Wright State

EXTRA! EXTRA! WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES RECEIVE ARCHIVES OF DAYTON DAILY NEWS… WILL UNDERGO BASIC PROCESSING WITH A GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS AND RECORDS COMMISSION… The story of a city is drafted in the myriad experiences of its citizens; it is forged on the face of its architecture and geography. It is...
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