Life caught up and I didn't post my summaries as soon as I would've liked to! Instead, here's a quick look at the articles I wrote during the start of July.
The continuation of the Miami Valley Hospital lead contamination resulted in several follow-up stories, including an exclusive interview with the director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. GE CEO and chairman Jeff Immelt made a visit to Dayton, and touted the region's ability to innovate in business. Local residents organized a rally in downtown Dayton following two police shootings of unarmed black men in the U.S.
And of course, national ice cream month was celebrated across the state, and shoppers went wild for the second Amazon Prime Day.
Read them all here:
- Medical device company completes acquisition of Biotronic
- New fitness, yoga studio opens in Oregon District
- Most water samples show lower lead levels at hospital
- Mall at Fairfield Commons starts interior renovations
- New retail development with Aldi’s store planned for Beavercreek
- GE CEO coming to Dayton to discuss innovation, global competition
- Graeter’s celebrates national ice cream month with deals
- Miami Valley Hospital water supply within acceptable ranges for lead
- EPA confirms Miami Valley Hospital water safe
- GE CEO in Dayton today to speak about global economy
- Homearama highlights surge in residential development
- Hospital blames construction for high lead levels in water supply
- Innovation pushing region as a ‘game changer,’ business leaders say
- Dayton faith leaders say community must address problems
- Hundreds march in downtown Dayton: 'This is the time to do this'
- Amazon offers big deals during second Prime Day
- The Greene celebrates anniversary with community events
- Kroger recalls Deluxe S’mores ice cream
- Dayton startup tackles lack of workplace productivity
- The Greene set to celebrate 10 years of business
- Ohio ranks among best in commercial real estate development
- After lead scare, more flushing urged to remove sediment
- Greene a major player for shopping, entertainment
I completed my first Facebook Live session during a march against violence in downtown Dayton. It was both a learning experience and a great success for my first try. Of course, there's always plenty of lessons to learn for the next go-around. The live video reached more than 41,000 people, according to Facebook analytics. It also had hundreds of "likes" and thousands of comments throughout the stream. You can view it here on my professional account, Kara Driscoll DDN.
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