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Boonshoft School of Medicine awarded research grant

Boonshoft School of Medicine awarded research grant

The Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine recently received a grant to assess emergency medical services (EMS) in Ohio. The grant comes from the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Ohio Emergency Medical Services in the amount of $84,182, according to a press release. Researchers will assess trauma-specific improvement measures used by EMS agencies...

Plans for medical marijuana dispensary approved for Dayton’s Oregon District

Plans for medical marijuana dispensary approved for Dayton’s Oregon District

A project to bring a medical marijuana dispensary to the Oregon District was approved in December 2018 following months of intense scrutiny, according to a WHIO report. The community and historic preservation board previously expressed discontent with the design of the building. Its original design was described as looking too much, “like a Wendy’s,” Dayton...

California law only allows sale of rescue, shelter animals

California law only allows sale of rescue, shelter animals

    California recently passed a law which allows pet shops to only sell cats, dogs and rabbits which come from shelters or rescue organizations, instead of breeders, according to a report from CNN. The new law, known as The Pet Rescue and Adoption Act, was introduced by California State Assembly member Patrick O’Donnell and...

Flashes of blue light in New York skies cause alien panic

Flashes of blue light in New York skies cause alien panic

New York’s skies were illuminated by flashes of brilliant blue light on Thursday. The phenomenon has been traced back to energy company Con Edison, in Astoria, Queens, according to a report from CNN. The incident caused transportation delays, power outages and transmission dips in the area, CNN reported. LaGuardia Airport in Queens was temporarily closed...

Dayton’s Not Dead: Woodland Lights

Dayton’s Not Dead: Woodland Lights

  For the past 25 years, Countryside Park in Washington Township has been transformed into a huge display of lights during the holiday season. Woodland Lights, one of Dayton’s oldest Christmas displays returns for its 26th run. Attendees have the opportunity to walk a half-mile wooded path of Christmas lights and visit live animals like reindeer...

Wright State’s fourth ArtsFair draws highest attendance yet

Wright State’s fourth ArtsFair draws highest attendance yet

For the fourth time, the College of Liberal Arts hosted ArtsFair – a community engagement event that gives children the opportunity to engage in interactive art activities. The event was open on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission was $5 per person. With 175 registered attendees, this was the most attended ArtsFair in...