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Published: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 @ 11:00 AM
The University of Dayton has announced a name for its new multi-million dollar student apartment complex.
UD will name its new Lowes Street apartment building after Mother Adele de Batz de Trenquelléon, who the university described as “a co-founder of the Marianist family.” The new building will be called the Adele Center.
The $11.2-million Adele Center is under construction in UD’s south student neighborhood and is scheduled to open for classes next fall. The four-story building will include 96 living spaces and a ground-floor multipurpose area for student services and meetings, according to UD.
Each apartment will have two bedrooms, brand-new appliances, including washers and dryers, solid surface counter tops and ceramic tile, according to UD. The structure will be similar in design to the Caldwell Street apartments, according to UD.
UD announced back in March 2016 that it planned to build the new student apartments. Although the project was approved last year, construction was deferred as a fiscal control measure.
The new apartments replace the McGinnis Center, a former Dayton Public Schools building purchased by UD in 1984.
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Published: Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 4:58 AM
Updated: Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 5:16 AM
DAYTON — A neon sign caught fire early this morning outside Quincy’s restaurant.
Crews were called around 3:30 a.m. to 865 N. Main St. The road was closed at Miami Boulevard for a few hours as Dayton fire crews were on scene.
Published: Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 5:32 AM
Updated: Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
— A Flood Watch is in effect through 10 a.m. Sunday for the entire region.
Today: Rain may be heavy at times, especially toward the evening. A few thunderstorms are possible in the evening and overnight. Isolated damaging winds and flooding will be the main threat tonight. Rainfall amounts of 1 inch to 3 inches will be possible by Sunday morning. Temperatures will rise into the lower to middle 50s into the evening, then will fall late tonight as a cold front passes.
Sunday: Any rain early will end quickly then clouds linger. Flooding still possible as rivers and streams continue to rise. Highs will be in the lower 50s and it will be windy at times. There will be gradually decreasing clouds through the night and chilly with temperatures falling into the lower 30s. Watch for isolated slick spots late with any leftover standing water.
Monday: There will be a lot of sunshine and mild with highs in the lower 50s.
Tuesday: There will be mostly sunny skies with mild temperatures in the upper 50s.
Published: Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 9:57 AM
— A member of the International Committee of the Red Cross said that in the past three years, 21 staff members have resigned or were fired for “paying for sexual services,” CNN reported.
Two other staff members suspected of sexual misconduct also did not have their contracts renewed, according to Yves Daccord, director general of the ICRC.
"This behavior is a betrayal of the people and the communities we are there to serve. It is against human dignity and we should have been more vigilant in preventing this," Daccord said.
Daccord said staffers are required to adhere to the ICRC’s code of conduct, which bans paying for sexual services. The organization has more than 1,700 staff members worldwide, CNN reported.
Published: Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 10:33 AM
TURTLECREEK TWP., Warren County — The death of a 62-year old man found dead Friday morning on his neighbor’s property is not considered suspicious.
Neighbors found the man between 10:30 and 11 a.m. in the 800 block of North Nixon Road in Turtlecreek Twp., Lt. Shaun Embleton of Warren County Sheriff’s Office said.
The name of the deceased man was not released Saturday, pending notification of family.