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Nearly 4,000 first-year students arrive at Miami University

Nearly 4,000 first-year students arrive at Miami University

More than 3,800 first-year students arrived Thursday at Miami University’s main Oxford campus, a class that officials describe as one of the most impressive and diverse freshmen classes ever.

West Chester to regulate cell towers

West Chester to regulate cell towers

As part of a package of zoning resolution amendments that got a first read Tuesday, West Chester Twp.

New dog daycare, boarding opens in Fairfield Twp.

New dog daycare, boarding opens in Fairfield Twp.

A new business aims to offer a place for dog owners to board and train their four-legged friends.Dog Country Daycare & Boarding recently opened at 3983 Hamilton-Middletown Road in Fairfield Twp.

11-week road closure to start Monday in Liberty Twp.

UPDATE, Aug. 25:The 11-week closure of Millikin Road rescheduled for today has been postponed again, the Butler County Engineer’s Office announced today.

Liberty Twp. girl named youth ambassador for JDRF

Liberty Twp. girl named youth ambassador for JDRF

A Liberty Twp. resident has been named the newest ambassador for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Tragedy strikes again for Butler County restaurant owners

Tragedy strikes again for Butler County restaurant owners

UPDATE, Aug. 24:The man who died from injuries after his SUV collided with a train in West Chester Twp.

Part of Liberty Way closing for gas main installation

Part of Liberty Way closing for gas main installation

Liberty Way between Cox Road and Interstate 75 northbound exit/entrance ramps will have overnight lane and road closures for the installation of a gas main on Thursday and Sept.

Police: No new tips after Katelyn Markham documentary

Police: No new tips after Katelyn Markham documentary

Investigators say only one tip has been received in the week since a new documentary shined a spotlight on one of Butler County’s biggest mysteries.

Lakota board grants Mantia leave, promotes assistant to top job

Lakota board grants Mantia leave, promotes assistant to top job

Lakota school board members unanimously voted Wednesday evening to grant Superintendent Karen Mantia medical leave and promoted her assistant superintendent as interim leader of the district.

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Mother of killed worker wants more drug recognition officers

Mother of killed worker wants more drug recognition officers

As Milford Police Officer Russ Kenney talked about the need for additional Drug Recognition Experts in Butler County, Shannon Dethlefs sat in the Middletown City Council Chambers holding tight to her grandson, Dylan, 9.

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Homearama Oaks of West Chester 2016

Homearama Oaks of West Chester 2016

Homearama in Butler county this year features seven homes from six different builders in the Oaks of West Chester, an 85-acre master planned community.

Ball games at Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Field

Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Field

Check out some of the scenes at this weekend's games at the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Field in Fairfield.

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