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Feature Story Brittany York lead the Civics Essential trivia series.

A virtual pivot: Year two of Civics Essential ends with online game nights

Initially, trivia events were supposed to take place at 14 libraries across Ohio. Stay-at-home orders brought those plans to a halt, but the resulting platform was still a success.


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Mercy Health - Springfield encourages patients to get needed medical care

Local hospitals want patients to feel confident coming for emergency care or ongoing treatments because putting off medical care because of COVID-19 can lead to negative long-term health effects.

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Dana Matt continues to push herself, even through unexpected challenges

When she couldn't get to the gym because of the coronavirus, Dana Matt found a way to keep moving forward with her fitness-dedicated lifestyle.

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New Storybook Trail in Yellow Springs invites families to read while enjoying time outdoors

Children and families can now read a story posted along a trail in John Bryan State Park as they enjoy nature and learning together.

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Local housing market stays strong through pandemic

Though COVID-19 changed some home-buying processes slightly, the local market hasn't seen a negative effect from the pandemic.

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2020 Best of Springfield competition opens for voting

This year's Best of Springfield competition is revving up as online voting opened this week. Which of your favorites will be winners?

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Summer's not cancelled: What local businesses, organizations offer to boost summer fun

Hiking in the parks, enjoying live music, ice skating and biking are just some of the many things you can enjoy this summer in Springfield and Clark County.

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Donyale Hill went from home-baked to storefront and now looks to expand

Lifelong Springfield resident Donyale Hill owns D.Sweets, Cookies & Gifts, which she started as a home-based bakery and has grown into an expanding storefront.

Development News Brittany York lead the Civics Essential trivia series.

Ohio Civics Essential launches Virtual Games; use your Jeopardy and civics knowledge to win prizes

At a time when knowledge of how government works may be most important, Issue Media Group launches an online game event to engage and educate the public-at-large.

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More than 2 dozen businesses participating in Downtown Passport program

Now's the time to pick up one of this year's Downtown Passports, then visit any of the participating businesses to get your hole punch. Enter to win a prize once you fill your whole card.

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Marta Wojcik leaves Poland, Chicago behind – embraces Springfield’s unique architecture, culture

From Poland to Chicago to Springfield, Marta Wojcik's love of art and architecture led her to the Westcott House and to a community where she'd be excited to plant roots.

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COhatch The Market bustling as restaurants, bars all get up and running

COhatch transformed the original Myers Market building into a co-working space that also features The Market – filled with new locally-owned restaurants a bars.

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Two Clark County farmers markets slated to return in June

The farmers markets in Springfield and New Carlisle will be starting up for their summer season this month. But, they'll both have altered layouts to meet social distancing requirements set because of COVID-19.

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Winner of inaugural Springfield Hustles advances his business with prizes

Springfield Hustles was exactly the springboard winner Roark Thompson needed to propel his local business - PIPE Ag - to the next level.

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Leaders of Springfield protest share thoughts on the need for racial equality, community support

A peaceful protest in Springfield last Sunday is what organizers hope is the beginning of more community involvement, education, and advocacy for racial equality.

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Drive-in concert to bring summer vibes from a distance

Tickets are on sale now for the drive-in concert featuring Clark County's own Wyatt McCubbin on June 13.

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HRD Apparel offers urban streetwear options to Springfield consumers

Native Springfielders Derrick Humphrey and Kaylen McIntosh created the online urban streetwear shop HRD Apparel to provide more in-demand clothing options directly to Springfield.

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4-H adapts to find new ways of 'learning by doing'

4-H as an organization emphasizes working together and hands-on learning. Through the coronavirus pandemic, 4-H leaders have had to find new ways to continue teaching and engaging participants.

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A helping hand, not a handout: Ohio offers resources for offenders returning to their communities

One-third of the 6,000 prisoners released each year will return to jail. Across the state, organizations and nonprofits are trying to change that.


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Wittenberg leads the way as Ohio's only liberal arts college to offer entrepreneurship major

Wittenberg University is the only liberal arts college in Ohio where students can choose to major in entrepreneurship.

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