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  1. Kayakers rescued from Great Miami RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    The Hamilton County Fire Department deployed a boat to rescue two stranded kayakers on the Great Miami River on Saturday. The kayakers hung onto a tree as officials from the fire department and Hamilton County Sheriff's Office responded to the 5100 block of Ohio 128 in Whitewater Township around 5:30 p.m., a dispatcher said.

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  2. LIST: Roads closed by floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 23 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... throughout Mt. Washington and manually running traffic signals to improve traffic during rush hour. The Hamilton County Sheriff will be monitoring Traffic at Corbly and Clough and manually running traffic signals to improve traffic during rush hour. ...

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  3. Domestic Relations judge David Lewandowski intends to 'double-dip' pension, salary if re-electedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 22 | Toledo Blade

    ... to gain enough traction for passage. State Rep. Bill Seitz (R., Cincinnati) recently filed a letter with the Hamilton County elections board announcing his intention to retire this year and collect his pension if he wins re-election in November to ...

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  4. Judge Gives Grandparents Custody of Transgender TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 22 | Family Law Prof Blog

    A Hamilton County, Ohio, judge on Friday gave custody of a transgender teen to his grandparents rather than his parents, allowing them to make medical decisions regarding his transition. The parents didn't want the teen, a 17-year-old who identifies as male, to undergo hormone treatment and refused to call him by his chosen name, triggering suicidal feelings, according to court testimony.

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  5. Lawmakers, hospitals concerned insurer denying more ER claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 22 | The Plain Dealer

    ... insurers that cut ER benefits from getting state contracts and tax credits. Reece said Cincinnati and Hamilton County employees are covered by Anthem. Anthem told the Ohio Department of Insurance that it was only denying non-emergency claims for ...

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  6. Deadline nears for academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    Local residents still have an opportunity to apply for the 2018 Hamilton County Peace Officers Association's fourth annual Citizen's Academy, The academy's goal is to inform the public about what the county and state law enforcement agencies do as well as understand the issues that law enforcement deal with on a daily basis. Participants will meet local law enforcement and learn the dynamics of the profession and issues they face on a daily basis.

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  7. Magentta Montgomery, 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... ormation on the teen's whereabouts is asked to call the Mt. Healthy Police Department at 513-728-3183 or the Hamilton County Communications Center at 513-825-2280.

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  8. Religious parents lose custody of transgender teen for refusing hormone treatmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Washington Times

    A Hamilton County, Ohio, judge took a transgender teen away from her parents on Friday because they refused to allow the 17-year-old to undergo hormone treatments as part of a female-to-male transition. Judge Sylvia Sieve Hendon awarded custody of the teenager to her grandparents, who will be allowed to make medical decisions for the minor and legally change her name.

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  9. Activists push SORTA on tax levy amid turbulence at the transit agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    Transit activists and bus riders are pushing hard for a tax boost to improve service for the region's Metro bus system as the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority undergoes financial scrutiny and internal tensions Transit activists took to today's Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority board of trustees meeting to push the board to offer a tax levy on the November ballot to fund improvements to the region's Metro bus service. That push comes after the Hamilton County Commission appointed six new board members to SORTA's governing body, and after commission president Todd Portune has repeatedly said he doesn't want the sales tax levy because it will distract from his efforts to create a regional, inter-agency transit system.

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  10. Parents Lose Custody of Daughter forOpposing Transgender Medical TreatmentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Lucianne.com

    Parents of a 17-year-old girl lost custody of their daughter for opposing her wish for transgender medical treatments. Judge Sylvia Sieve Hendon of Hamilton County, Ohio has allowed the girl to be taken into the custody of her grandparents - who support her medical transition - allowing them to make decisions that will further along her physical transition to the opposite sex.

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    Thursday Feb 15 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... on council decried the vote as political. You can read our story on the controversy here . a The Hamilton County Justice Center is bursting at the seams , and there's little chance for relief in sight - except, perhaps, reopening another currently ...

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  12. Judge Hendon Abuses Power, Blames LegislatureRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Dad29

    A judge in Hamilton County, OH removed a girl from her parents' custody over the girl's desire to become a boy . Because the judge knew that her action is a grave abuse of power, the judge blamed the Ohio legislature: ... What is clear from the testimony presented in this case and the increasing worldwide interest in transgender care is that there is certainly a reasonable expectation that circumstances similar to the one at bar are likely to repeat themselves.

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  13. Hamilton County leads Ohio in sending people to death rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | The Review

    ... them: They were convicted of murder in a place that embraces the death penalty like few others in America. Hamilton County has sent more people to death row and is responsible for more executions than any county in Ohio since capital punishment ...

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  14. Bond set at $750K for man charged with abducting, robbing 84-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    Police said Engel was in her car when the 84-year-old woman unlocked and entered the vehicle. They said he produced a knife and threatened her life, forcing her to drive to various locations in Hamilton County and eventually withdraw money from her bank account.

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  15. News20207Stargel Stadium West EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... much tax liability a completed stadium would bring to the team. There have been some suggestions that the Hamilton County Port Authority could end up owning the stadium and leasing it to the team, making it tax exempt. a Tough financial times for ...

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  16. 41 children to be tested after worker tests positive for TBRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 18 | Morning Journal

    A county health department in southwest Ohio says children, staff members and others will be tested for tuberculosis because of concerns that a former day care center worker may have exposed them to the infectious bacterial disease. WCPO-TV reports Hamilton County Health Department spokesman Mike Samet said Friday there are concerns that 41 children, seven day care workers and four other people could have been exposed to tuberculosis through interactions with the former employee who is receiving treatment and recovering.

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  17. Increases in eBook, audiobook lendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | Herald Star Online

    ... the Cleveland Public Library, the Cuyahoga County Public Library and the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. The largest circulating library in America of digital products is the King County Library System in the state of Washington, ...

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  18. Judge gives grandparents custody of Ohio transgender teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | WTVR Richmond

    A Hamilton County, Ohio, judge on Friday gave custody of a transgender teen to his grandparents rather than his parents, allowing them to make medical decisions regarding his transition. The parents didn't want the teen, a 17-year-old who identifies as male, to undergo hormone treatment and refused to call him by his chosen name, triggering suicidal feelings, according to court testimony.

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  19. 41 Children To Be Tested After Worked Tests Positive For TBRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | TheCourier.com

    ... that a former day care center worker may have exposed them to the infectious bacterial disease. WCPO-TV Hamilton County Health Department spokesman Mike Samet said Friday there are concerns that 41 children, seven day care workers and four other ...

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  20. 41 children to be tested after day care worker tests positive for TBRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A county health department in southwest Ohio says children, staff members and others will be tested for tuberculosis because of concerns that a former day care center worker may have exposed them to the infectious bacterial disease. WCPO-TV reports Hamilton County Health Department spokesman Mike Samet said Friday there are concerns that 41 children, seven day care workers and four other people could have been exposed to tuberculosis through interactions with the former employee who is receiving treatment and recovering.

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