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Published: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 11:04 AM
— Wright State University president Cheryl Schrader will give her first “state of the university” address today.
Schrader will make her speech during a faculty and staff awards ceremony scheduled for 3 p.m. in the Apollo Room of the student union.
Schrader started at Wright State on July 1. With less than a week on the job, Schrader made her first presidential address on July 6, acknowledging the university’s difficult recent history.
“I know these last four months have been especially challenging for you and I must compliment you on your hard work, your fortitude and your progress,” she said in July.
Just before Schrader arrived, Wright State slashed $30.8 million from its fiscal year 2018 budget in an initial attempt to correct years of overspending.
The university has also faced multiple lawsuits over its canceled presidential debate and investigations into possible H-1B visa misuse that have lingered over the last two years.
Details of Schrader’s speech have not been released yet but the faculty and staff members who will receive one of the “President’s Awards for Excellence” were revealed on Wright State’s website Tuesday.
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Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 10:13 AM
MIAMI TWP. — A Lyft driver who found a cell phone loaded with child pornography in his vehicle after dropping off a client helped police make an arrest, according to court documents.
Marvin Hemphill, 27, of Valdosta, Georgia, was arrested Jan. 6 at the Staybridge Suites at Austin Landing and was indicted Wednesday on 24 charges connected to child pornography, according to court records.
According to court documents, Hemphill left his cell phone in the Lyft driver’s vehicle after receiving a ride from a Beavercreek restaurant where he worked.
The driver looked at the phone, attempting to determine the owner, and noticed the child pornography and alerted officers, court documents showed.
Police were able to link the phone to Hemphill, who allowed police to search it, and multiple child porn videos were found, the documents read.
Hemphill admitted to police that he knew he had the child porn on the phone and knew the people in the videos were juveniles, court records showed.
Published: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 6:01 PM
— If you love Chicken Nuggets, this job will have you clucking in anticipation every day.
“Just like a good steak, this opportunity is rare,” the British-based B&M budget retailer posted to its website. The job opening is for a “Chicken Nugget Connoisseur,” and the candidate who gets the job will receive a 25-pound voucher every month to spend on “fresh and frozen food” in their local B&M store. The job requires the nugget eater to share feedback with B&M.
“You’ll want to take a bite out of this,” B&M wrote on its website.
So, what kind of job experience does one need for this job?
In its job posting, B&M offers some specific clues:
Getting the 20 share box of nuggets from McDonald's and keeping them all for yourself;
Being the first in the office kitchen whenever someone says “there’s cake”;
That time you tripped and fell at a buffet and saved the plate before yourself;
Going to an event or party because there is free food;
You value the importance of a fish finger sandwich in life;
You can conduct a Powerpoint presentation on the reasoning behind curly fries being nicer than chips;
If you believe you qualify, wing it and apply.
Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 8:26 AM
Updated: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 10:32 AM
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A deputy U.S. marshal was killed and a police officer was injured Thursday morning when authorities said they were shot while serving a search warrant, according to multiple reports.
PennLive.com reported that a deputy U.S. marshal was killed in the shooting, which happened around 6:30 a.m. in Harrisburg.
Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 8:00 AM
Updated: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 9:56 AM
— We know you’ve been waiting.
After thousands of nominations, even more votes, and careful tallying, winners of the Dayton.com Best of 2017 poll were announced at 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18.
With more than 100 categories, you’ll find winners from Best Burger and Best Pizza to Best Happy Hour and Best Bar Bathroom.