A Franklin County teenager at the center of a feud with her Islamic parents appeared back in court today (Wednesday). At issue now is whether Rifqa Bary will be able to stay in the U.S. when she turns 18 next week.
Many claim funk music has its roots in Dayton, and local artists paid homage to it in this year’s annual “Visual Voices” exhibit at the city’s Victoria Theatre, where artists were challenged to create visual art that captures the essence and flavor of the Dayton funk sound.
Negotiations in the four-day old Reynoldsburg teacher’s strike are scheduled to resume this week-end. Both the board and teacher union representatives have agreed to meet again with a federal mediator on Sunday to try to reach a contract agreement. The resumption of talks occurs against the backdrop of strong community pressure.
The Ohio Supreme Court has heard a case brought by charter schools contending they are entitled to equipment bought by their management company with taxpayer dollars without having to pay for the property.