DUE TO THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, OVER 7 MILLION VISITORS SHUT OUT OF NATIONAL PARKS, AND OVER $750 MILLION IN VISITOR SPENDING LOST
Washington, D.C. – October, 2013 – As the government shutdown continues, more than seven million Americans have been kept out of national parks and over $750 million in visitor spending has been lost, with huge repercussions for the economies of gateway communities and entire states that depend on national park tourism, according to the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees.
THE DAYTON DAILY REPORTS A $1 MILLION DOLLAR GIFT WILL ASSIST STUDENTS IN LEARNING TO SELL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON. ALUMNUS FIORE TALARICO DONATES A MILLION DOLLARS SO STUDENTS CAN MAKE MISTAKES, YET MAKE THEM BEFORE THEY ENTER THE WORKFORCE AT SCHOOL.
THE CIRCLEVILLE PUMPKIN SHOW STARTS TODAY AND RUNS THROUGH THIS SATURDAY! THERE IS NO COST. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (740) 474-7000.
WEEC SPORTS – TUESDAY 10-16-13:
BASEBALL: NLCS GAME 4: ST. LOUIS 4 LOS ANGELES DODGERS 2, THE CARDINALS LEAD THE SERIES 3-1. ALCS GAME 3: BOSTON 1 DETROIT 0, THE RED SOX LEAD 2-1.
TODAY 4PM: ST. LOUIS AT LOS ANGELES, 8PM: BOSTON AT DETROIT.
NHL: DETROIT 2 COLUMBUS 1.
NFL THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: 8:30PM: SEATTLE AT ARIZONA. SUNDAY 1PM: CINCINNATI AT DETROIT, 4:25PM: CLEVELAND AT GREEN BAY, BALTIMORE AT PITTSBURGH, 8:30PM: DENVER AT INDIANAPOLIS.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAY: 1PM: URBANA AT WEST LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, 3:30PM: IOWA AT OHIO STATE, INDIANA AT MICHIGAN, 6PM: SAN DIEGO AT DAYTON, WOOSTER AT WITTENBERG, WOOSTER 3-2, AND 3-1 IN THE NCAC, 7:30PM: USC AT NOTRE DAME, 8PM: FLORIDA STATE AT CLEMSON.
THIS WEEK’S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COMPUTER RATINGS, THESE TEAMS WOULD MAKE THE PLAYOFFS RIGHT NOW: MARYSVILLE, CENTERVILLE, HILLIARD DAVIDSON, NORTHMONT, SHAWNEE, THURGOOD MARSHALL, TIPPECANOE, KENTON RIDGE, KETTERING ALTER, CLINTON-MASSIE, URBANA, MIAMI TRACE, COLDWATER, COLUMBUS HARTLEY, READY, WEST JEFFERSON, RICHWOOD NORTH UNION, CHAMINADE-JULIENNE, BROOKVILLE, MECHANICSBURG, MIAMI EAST, WEST LIBERTY-SALEM, TRIAD, MARION LOCAL, COVINGTON, LEHMAN CATHOLIC, FORT LORAMIE, AND CEDARVILLE, SAYS OHSAA.ORG. THANKS TO TIM STRIED AND THE FOLKS THERE FOR GREAT INFORMATION AT THEIR WEBSITE!