THE “JESUS” STATUE, CALLED “LIGHT OF THE WORLD” DEPICTS JESUS WITH ARMS WIDE OPEN, IS BACK AND BIGGER THAN EVER, AT SOLID ROCK CHURCH ALONG INTERSTATE 75 NORTH OF CINCINNATI. CREWS INSTALLED THE 52-FOOT STATUE WEDNESDAY IN SOUTHWEST OHIO, SAYS THE DAYTON DAILY NEWS.
(Dayton Daily News) Sinclair Community College through a $12 million federal grant will lead an effort to develop a new online information technology program aimed at allowing displaced workers, veterans and other adults to earn associate degrees and certificates.
President Steven Johnson says the college will collaborate with Austin Community College in Texas and Broward College in Florida to “revolutionize” and accelerate the way students earn information technology credentials.
(Dayton Daily News) Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan are returning to the campaign trail in the Buckeye State next week for a three-day bus tour that includes a stop in Dayton, the Romney campaign announced.
Ryan will kick off the three-day bus tour with a stop in Lima on Monday and then on Tuesday the duo will appear together in Cincinnati. Later on Tuesday, Romney will appear in Dayton.
On Wednesday, Romney will make stops in Columbus, Cleveland and Toledo.
The Romney campaign is billing the bus tour as the “Romney Plan for a Stronger Middle Class.”
The stops will include town hall meetings, rallies and media interviews. It’ll be Ryan’s sixth trip to Ohio this year and Romney’s 16th.
WEEC SPORTS – THURSDAY 9-20-12:
NFL THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: 8:20PM: N.Y. GIANTS AT CAROLINA
SUNDAY 1PM: CINCINNATI AT WASHINGTON, BUFFALO AT CLEVELAND, JACKSONVILLE AT INDIANAPOLIS, 4:25PM: PITTSBURGH AT OAKLAND.
BASEBALL: CINCINNATI 6 CHICAGO CUBS 5, 11 INNINGS, REDS MANAGER DUSTY BAKER HAD TO BE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH AN IRREGULAR HEARTBEAT. BAKER EXPECTED TO REJOIN THE TEAM FOR FRIDAY’S GAME, THE DODGERS AT CINCINNATI, SAYS CBSSPORTS.COM.
TODAY: NOON: MINNESOTA AT CLEVELAND, 2:20PM: CINCINNATI AT THE CHICAGO CUBS.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAY: NOON: UAB AT OHIO STATE, QUINCY AT URBANA UNIVERSITY, 1PM: JACKSONVILLE AT DAYTON, 3:30PM: MISSOURI AT SOUTH CAROLINA, OREGON STATE AT UCLA, 6PM: WITTENBERG AT WOOSTER, CALIFORNIA AT USC, 7PM: LSU AT AUBURN, 7:3OPM: MICHIGAN AT NOTRE DAME, 7:50PM: KANSAS STATE AT OKLAHOMA, 8PM: CLEMSON AT FLORIDA STATE.
THE NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACE SUNDAY 2:15PM AT NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY, THE NATIONWIDE RACE IS SATURDAY 4:15PM AT KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY, WITH THE TRUCKS RACE FRIDAY NIGHT 7:45PM AT SPARTA, KENTUCKY!, THE FORMULA ONE RACE SUNDAY IS THE SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX.
IN PGA GOLF IT’S THE FINAL TOURNAMENT OF THE FEDEX CUP, THE TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP.
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER: TIPPECANOE 1 URBANA 0, NORTHWESTERN 5 STEBBINS, FAIRBORN 3 MIAMISBURG 1.
BOYS SOCCER: STEBBINS 3 NORTHWESTERN 0, KENTON RIDGE 3 GREENON 0, BELLEFONTAINE 2 INDIAN LAKE 0.
BOYS GOLF: GRAHAM 193 MIAMI EAST 199.
GIRLS GOLF: FAIRMONT 206 SPRINGFIELD 276, XENIA 173 FAIRBORN 191.
GIRLS TENNIS: NORTHEASTERN 4 BELLEFONTAINE 1, BEAVERCREEK 3 CATHOLIC CENTRAL 2.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL WEEK 5 FRIDAY NIGHT: PREBLE SHAWNEE AT WAYNESVILLE, CEDARVILLE AT GREENEVIEW, MECHANICSBURG AT SOUTHEASTERN, TRIAD AT NORTHEASTERN, WEST LIBERTY-SALEM AT CATHOLIC CENTRAL, BETHEL AT MIAMI EAST, RIVERSIDE AT LEHMAN CATHOLIC, ANNA AT DELPHOS ST. JOHN’S, COLDWATER AT MINSTER, MARION LOCAL AT VERSAILLES, BELLEFONTAINE AT INDIAN LAKE, DAYTON CHRISTIAN AT FAIRFIELD CHRISTIAN, FAIRBANKS AT WILLARD, FAIRBORN AT BEAVERCREEK, KENTON RIDGE AT NORTHWESTERN, PIQUA AT SPRINGBORO, SHAWNEE AT GREENON, STEBBINS AT URBANA, TECUMSEH AT GRAHAM, TIPPECANOE AT BEN LOGAN, TROTWOOD AT WEST CARROLLTON, XENIA AT SPRINGFIELD, BELMONT AT SIDNEY, SAYS THE NEWS SUN. . .HEAR AND SEE SCORES ALL SEASON LONG WEEC SPORTS.