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6 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Boats under construction to race in Cardboard Regatta in West Chester

The Cardboard Regatta will be next Saturday at the Voice of America Park in West Chester.

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Related Topix: West Chester, OH, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, US Navy

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Marion Star

Common Core battle hits home for many

Long before eight states began rejecting Common Core school reforms, the sweeping new academic standards were considered enemy combatants in Lesley Hodge's Cincinnati-area home.

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Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, Home Schooling

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Ohio AG announces safety program for Hamilton

Attorney General Mike DeWine was in Butler County Thursday to announce the expansion of his Safe Neighborhood Program into the city of Hamilton.

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Related Topix: Hamilton, OH

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Journal

Cincinnati-area hospital expands to provide maternity ward

West Chester Hospital is expecting to deliver on a planned a maternity ward nine months from now, and that will require hiring of nurses and doctors who specialize in obstetrics.

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Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Medicine, Nursing

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Kasich, Neuhardt toute Ohio jobs in Butler County

Touring Hamilton Casters, a 107-year-old family-run manufacturing plant, John Kasich celebrated the choice of Cleveland over Dallas to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, US News, Small Business, Personal Finance

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

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Gov. John Kasich has Tuesday stops in Hamilton, the Dayton area and Tipp City. The Republican is seeking re-election this November.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich, Hamilton, OH, Tipp City, OH, US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Police investigating cause of baby's death in Fairfield

Police said 4-week-old Aubrey Reader was found dead about 9:30 a.m. Sunday at a home on Bibury Road after a 911 caller said the child wasn't breathing.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, OH

700WLW Cincinnati

Baby Girl Found Dead In Fairfield Home

On July 6, 2014 at 9:28 AM the Fairfield Police Department received a 911 call regarding a four week old baby not breathing.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Examiner.com

Ohio utilizing anonymous crime tips

With today's technology, there's no reason not to help police agencies crack down on crime, especially in your own neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Butler Co. sheriff using tourism-like video to deter drug use

The PSA-style video starts off, "Attention Tri-State heroin dealers. Yes you. Come and enjoy our all-inclusive experience.

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Related Topix: North College Hill, OH, Hamilton, OH

Mon Jun 30, 2014

FireHouse.com

Wanted in Ohio: More Part-time Firefighters/Medics

The changing nature of firefighting is challenging many local fire departments to deal with replenishing staffing, a task that often saps time and money.

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Related Topix: Fire, West Chester, OH

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Middletown Community Foundation receives largest gift in 38 year history

About half of the money is designated for Miami University Middletown with most of it going toward college scholarships for Middletown students.

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Related Topix: Middletown, OH

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

Payday loans may help, but at what price?

A recent decision by the Ohio Supreme Court scored a victory for payday lenders, allowing them to make high-interest, short-term loans.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Hamilton, OH, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Fri Jun 20, 2014

WXIX-TV Cincinnati

Obama urinal cakes in toilets at GOP faith conference

Luke Buchanan, 34, was arrested earlier this month after an extensive investigation by the Butler County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: New Miami, OH, Mount Carmel, OH, Harrison, OH

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Police: Butler Co. man would lure pre-teen boys into New Miami shed

Investigators say what was going on inside a shed next to Luke Buchanan's home in New Miami was anything but fun and games.

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Related Topix: New Miami, OH, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Kids

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Deputies: Man accused of raping boys slept in 'clubhouse'

The Butler County Sheriff's Office says a man accused of raping pre-teen boys was living in a shed, rather than in his family's home ARE SHOWING US EXACTLY WHERE... AND HOW... THIS HAPPENED.

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Related Topix: New Miami, OH

Norwalk Reflector

Boy, mother work together to rescue girl after near drowning

A near-drowning at an area pool turned into a life-saving effort thanks to the decisive actions of a boy and his mother.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Pot growing operation discovered after home owner reports home invasion

The Butler County Sheriff's Office said multiple people broke into Howard Fisher's home in the 1200 block of Millville-Shandon Road.

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Related Topix: Millville, OH

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Man facing 5 counts of raping pre-teen boys

Luke D. Buchanan, 34, of New Miami, was arrested June 10 after allegations were raised, the Butler County Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, New Miami, OH

Ohio.com

Ohio police find pot growing in grandpa's basement

HAMILTON, OHIO: Police in southwest Ohio say they found a basement marijuana growing operation after an 87-year-old man was held at gunpoint by home invasion burglars.

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Related Topix: Hamilton, OH

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