Daily Call- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailycall.com/section/NEWS http://dailycall.com/section/NEWS Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:45:45 EST 1800 Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Cincy http://dailycall.com/news/news/50044811/Biden-among-Urban-League-meeting-speakers-in-Cincy CINCINNATI (AP) — The National Urban League wants to make sure job issues and economic insecurity are in the forefront of this fall's election campaigns, its leader said Wednesday as members of the civil rights organization gathered for... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST In Iraq, Syria, militants try to govern as a state http://dailycall.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50043665/In-Iraq-Syria-militants-try-to-govern-as-a-state By Zeina Karam and Bassem MroueAssociated Press Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Prayers across Netherlands for Ukraine crash dead http://dailycall.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50043582/Prayers-across-Netherlands-for-Ukraine-crash-dead By Mike CorderAssociated Press Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Weed harvester makes it rounds http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/50043826/Weed-harvester-makes-it-rounds Bethany J. Royerbroyer@civitasmedia.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fair king, queen contest set http://dailycall.com/news/news/50045691/Fair-king-queen-contest-set TROY — The Miami County Fair King and Queen contest will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Duke Lundgard Building on the north end of the fairgrounds. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Couple to teach three classes at YWCA http://dailycall.com/news/news/50041683/Couple-to-teach-three-classes-at-YWCA PIQUA — Fred and Linda Verceles will be teaching three new classes at the YWCA Piqua, 418 N. Wayne St. Each class runs for four weeks, beginning Monday, Aug. 4. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ohio adds 244K jobs under Kasich; recovery slow http://dailycall.com/news/news/50044827/Ohio-adds-244K-jobs-under-Kasich;-recovery-slow By Julie Carr SmythAP Statehouse CorrespondentCOLUMBUS (AP) — Ask politician, pundit and voter alike and they will tell you the same thing: The November election is about jobs. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Childhood obesity is a family affair, says TOPS http://dailycall.com/news/health/50044714/Childhood-obesity-is-a-family-affair-says-TOPS MILWAUKEE, WI – The key to helping children struggling with their weight starts with helping the family, according to TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization. For the first time in history, the... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Doctor celebrates 50th work anniversary http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/305147/Doctor-celebrates-50th-work-anniversary By Will E Sanderswsanders@civitasmedia.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Serving others first http://dailycall.com/news/community_news/308962/Serving-others-first By Melanie YingstStaff WriterMIAMI COUNTY — It's the first place they think of when one is in need. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST AB Graham Center golf scramble slated http://dailycall.com/news/community_news/310951/AB-Graham-Center-golf-scramble-slated PIQUA - The AB Graham Center will be hosting a golf scramble at Lakeland Golf Course with a shot gun start at 8 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, in St. Paris. Cost is $50 per golfer, $200 per team. Entry fee includes 18 holes, cart, and lunch served at AB... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mills/Bogart Brothers and Betty Hemmert scholarship winners announced http://dailycall.com/news/community_news/326837/Mills/Bogart-Brothers-and-Betty-Hemmert-scholarship-winners-announced PIQUA - Emily Wildenhaus and Aaron VanPelt have been named the 2014 recipients of the Mills/Bogart Brothers Scholarship and the Betty Hemmert Scholarship. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Commissioners talk renovations http://dailycall.com/news/news/329211/Commissioners-talk-renovations MIAMI COUNTY - Earlier this year, the county has been seeking contractors to renovate the Miami County Courthouse and Safety Building. According to the commissioners, the buildings are in need of updated HVAC, plumbing, an upgrade in the security... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crash claims life of Covington woman http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/327716/Crash-claims-life-of-Covington-woman Mike Ullerymullery@civitasmedia.comTROY - A Monday afternoon crash at the intersection of State Route 41 and Washington Road has claimed the life of a Covington-area resident. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain success http://dailycall.com/news/news/324803/Lawmakers-face-long-to-do-list-uncertain-success WASHINGTON (AP) — A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers. Now it's time to see whether... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Before doctors check your vitals, check out theirs http://dailycall.com/news/health/325358/Before-doctors-check-your-vitals-check-out-theirs By Lauran Neergaard and Jennifer AgiestaAssociated Press Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Genetic mapping triggers new hope on schizophrenia http://dailycall.com/news/news/323814/Genetic-mapping-triggers-new-hope-on-schizophrenia By Seth BorensteinAP Science WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Working-class whites lose voting dominance in Ohio http://dailycall.com/news/news/323695/Working-class-whites-lose-voting-dominance-in-Ohio COLUMBUS (AP) — For the first time, working-class whites make up less than half of Ohio's eligible voters, part of a demographic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that is pushing political parties to widen their appeal beyond the... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faster, easier website unveiled today http://dailycall.com/news/news-notice_box/324535/Faster-easier-website-unveiled-today The Piqua Daily Call is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making www.dailycall.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers.As with this week's... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crash claims life of Covington woman http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/5327714/Crash-claims-life-of-Covington-woman Mike Ullerymullery@civitasmedia.comTROY - A Monday afternoon crash at the intersection of State Route 41 and Washington Road has claimed the life of a Covington-area resident. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST