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NWS: Winds causing ‘Enhanced Fire Danger’ today

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a special weather statement because of the high winds this afternoon.

Cincinnati firefighter dies after falling down elevator shaft

Butler County firefighters to attend services for fallen Cincy hero

Butler County firefighters along with thousands across the state will attend fallen firefighter Daryl Gordon’s funeral Wednesday.

Mason wins another bioscience business expansion from 360 Pharma Group

Mason wins another bioscience business expansion from 360 Pharma Group

A Cincinnati-area pharmaceutical marketing and distribution company announced plans Monday to build a new 300,000-square-foot headquarters and distribution facility in Mason, where it will relocate about 225 employees once construction is complete a year from now.

Butler County foreclosure rate sinks to more than decade-long low

Butler County foreclosure rate sinks to more than decade-long low

Tax and mortgage foreclosures in Butler County sank to a more than 10-year low last year, but there will always be a foreclosure rate, said Bill Staler, chief executive officer of nonprofit LifeSpan Inc.

Mild weather expected this week

It will be milder this week with thunderstorms expected to arrive Thursday, said StormCenter 7 Meteorologist Rich Wirdzek.

Isolated showers possible before dawn

The steadiest of the precipitation is pushing south and east, out of the area, StormCenter 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said.

Here’s where the local housing recovery stands

Here’s where the local housing recovery stands

Key shifts in the local housing market will affect home values, whether homeowners are buyers or sellers or not.

Students make blankets for single mothers

Students make blankets for single mothers

Students from Liberty Bible Academy in Mason recently spent around 180 hours making 29 fleece blankets for single mothers as part of the school’s Servant Leader in Action (SLA) program.

Community Conversation: Josie Schlachter, teacher, Cherokee Elementary

Community Conversation: Josie Schlachter, teacher, Cherokee Elementary

LIBERTY TWP. – It’s common to find Josie Schlachter reading a book.The Cherokee Elementary School English Language Arts teacher even uses her free time to practice what she teaches and to connect with her students.

Township police officers agree not to take pay raise

Township police officers agree not to take pay raise

Township police officers have agreed not to take a raise for at least one year in a new agreement that one township official called “historic.

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Snow in Butler County

Butler County covered in snow

The first snowfall of the season dumped snow all over Butler County early on Nov. 17, 2014.

Springboro v. Lakota East

Springboro v. Lakota East

The Springboro High School football team played Lakota East in the Division I playoffs Saturday, Nov.

Canada shooting - Soldier Funeral

Photos: Mourners gather for funeral of Corporal Nathan Cirillo

Crowds gathered Tuesday for the funeral for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo in Hamilton, Ontario. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa last Wednesday when he was killed by a gunman who went on to open fire on Parliament Hill.

Shomper saves Red Devils in sudden death

D-II district final: Tippecanoe vs. Monroe

Tippecanoe and Monroe boys squared off in a Division II boys district championship on Oct. 23, 2014 at Sidney High School.

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