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14 hrs ago | USA Today

'Bearacade' making classrooms into safe rooms

'Bearacade' making classrooms into safe rooms Wedge to bar door if shooter roams halls is just one step schools are taking. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s61VUB A wedge on a classroom door, which is a new school security device at Kings High School in Kings Mills, Ohio, i's a simple device with a simple mission -- keep a gunman from entering a classroom and harming anyone.

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Related Topix: Kings Mills, OH, Ohio, Warren County, OH, Chardon, OH, Lebanon, OH

Yesterday | Business Journal

West Chester medical office building to open next week, bring 120 jobs

Finishing touches are being put on the interior of a multimillion-dollar Group Health medical office building in West Chester, which will open Sept.

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Related Topix: West Chester, OH, Medicine, Hamilton County, OH, Springdale, OH

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Voice of America athletic fields ready for playVoice of America...

Voice of America athletic fields ready for play Regional tourney will use 12 fields for ultimate Frisbee tournament this weekend. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1s3JrE2 WEST CHESTER TWP.

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Cincinnati CityBeat

Morning News and Stuff

Hey Cincinnati! Here's your news for the day. Mahogany's at The Banks is closed, but the controversy continues.

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Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Sun Sep 14, 2014

FireHouse.com

More Ohio Fire Departments Use Part-Time Firefighters

Sept. 14--BUTLER COUNTY -- Middletown city officials are hoping to convert the Middletown Division of Fire into a department operated by full- and part-time firefighters -- a growing trend in Butler County and around the United States. City Manager Doug Adkins, on the night City Council announced 11 positions were being cut from the fire department after members of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 336 rejected the city's proposal, said of the 26,482 fire departments registered in the United States, 8 percent are staffed by career-only positions, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.

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Related Topix: Fire, Ohio, Middletown, OH, Monroe, OH

FireHouse.com

More Ohio Fire Departments Use Part-Time Firefighters

Sept. 14--BUTLER COUNTY -- Middletown city officials are hoping to convert the Middletown Division of Fire into a department operated by full- and part-time firefighters -- a growing trend in Butler County and around the United States. City Manager Doug Adkins, on the night City Council announced 11 positions were being cut from the fire department after members of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 336 rejected the city's proposal, said of the 26,482 fire departments registered in the United States, 8 percent are staffed by career-only positions, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.

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Related Topix: Fire, Ohio, Middletown, OH, Monroe, OH

Tue Sep 09, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Butler Co. Children Services workers return to work without contract

FROM CINCINNATI'S WLWT, LEADING THE WAY. THIS IS WLWT NEWS 5 AT NOON. [CAPTIONING MADE POSSIBLE BY WLWT-TV] THE BUTLER COUNTY CHILDREN'S SERVICES STRIKE IS OVER.

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700WLW Cincinnati

Man Claims Shooting Death Was The Result of 'Russian Roulette'

A 19-year-old man says it was a game of Russian Roulette that led to the death of Amanda Blevins, 20. Deangelo Jones told police that he and Blevins were getting ready to play the game of chance. He said he loaded the revolver with one round of ammo, and then left the room.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Middletown, OH

Mon Sep 08, 2014

EMS1

Ohio city reconsiders improved service to village

The city of Oxford has reopened discussions with College Corner about providing EMS service to the Preble County portion of the village. City officials recently met again with College Corner leaders and "had a good discussion," according to Oxford City Manager Douglas Elliott.

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Related Topix: Oxford, OH, College Corner, OH, Preble County, OH

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Business Journal

Baltimore trucking company buys Ohio site

US Express Logistics LLC, a logistics company based in Baltimore, has acquired a 16,850-square-foot facility at 4701 E. Oxford State Road in Middletown, Ohio. US Express Logistics LLC has purchased a nearly 17,000-square-foot facility at 4701 E. Oxford State Road in Middletown.

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Related Topix: Middletown, OH, Sidney, OH

Wed Sep 03, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Fairfield sex offender released early accused of having child pornography

Brent King was convicted in 2007 and sentenced to 30 years with 20 years suspended. He was released in 2011 for good behavior in jail.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, OH, Prison

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Ind. sex offender indicted on new child porn charges in Butler County

Neighbors said Brent King, 48, lived with his mother on Lauryn Meadows Court, in Fairfield, so he could take care of her.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, OH

Cincinnati.com

Today's resource fairs to help former nuclear facility...

Today's resource fairs to help former nuclear facility employees Fernald, Mound and GE workers can get information and assistance.

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Related Topix: Miamisburg, OH, Hamilton County, OH, Evendale, OH

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Business Journal

Maryland trucking company buys Middletown site

A Baltimore, Md.-based trucking company is expanding to the greater Dayton region.

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Related Topix: Middletown, OH, Dayton, OH

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Who wants to be Fairfield Twp administrator?Who wants to be Fairfield ...

Who wants to be Fairfield Twp administrator? Who wants to be Fairfield Twp administrator? Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1tTXoSw Ten individuals - including former township assistant fire chief Ben Bultman and Hamilton Township trustee Becky Ehling - want to be Fairfield Township's next administrator.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, OH, New Miami, OH, Clermont County, OH

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WBNS

13-year-old Ohio boy drowns while fishing in river

Authorities say a 13-year-old boy drowned after he was caught in a strong current while fishing with a friend in a southwest Ohio river.

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Related Topix: Monroe, OH

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Hotels sprouting along I-75 in southwestern Ohio

Major new retail developments and plans for a sports complex have helped spur a boom in hotel building along Interstate 75 in southwestern Ohio.

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Related Topix: Ohio, West Chester, OH, Liberty Township, OH, Sharonville, OH

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Ohio Newspaper Association

Williams named Content Manager at Delaware Gazette

From Civitas MediaOhio veteran journalist Michael Williams has been named content manager at the Delaware Gazette.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Middletown, OH

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Middletown Journal

Current Newsletter

The city has many resources to help further your projects, including demographic reports, incentives and a database of available commercial buildings and land sites.

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Related Topix: Middletown, OH

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