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Monroe council continues exploring ‘paper township’

City Council has periodically discussed the possibility of creating a “paper township” that would encompass the city’s boundaries as concerns have been raised that residents are paying taxes to the townships whose borders overlap the municipal boundaries but are not receiving services from the townships.

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West Chester company takes active role in township’s beauty

While Earth Day takes 24 hours to inspire awareness and appreciation for the planet’s natural environment, a West Chester-based company expands on that goal with its own monthlong effort.

Break out the sunscreen: High UV index today

The sun will be out this afternoon and temperatures will be warmer with winds coming out of the south, according to StormCenter 7 Meteorologist Carrieann Marit.

Team effort needed to address bullying, experts say

Team effort needed to address bullying, experts say

Combating the pervasive problem of bullying in schools will take a team effort, local experts say. And that means schools, students, parents and the community working together, not placing blame.

Landon Johnson, science teacher, Fairfield Freshman School

Landon Johnson, science teacher, Fairfield Freshman School

FAIRFIELD – NFL linebacker Landon Johnson’s accomplishments aren’t only his 478 career tackles and being drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals soon after graduating college.

Little Miami dedicates Wall of Honor

Little Miami dedicates Wall of Honor

HAMILTON TWP. – The photos of nearly 150 service men and women line the hall at Little Miami High School.

Police: Nude photos of Middletown students possibly posted on Twitter

Middletown’s police chief says detectives and a school resource officer are investigating whether nude photos of high school students were posted by someone on Twitter.

State expected to rest its case Tuesday against Beck

State expected to rest its case Tuesday against Beck

The state of Ohio will be prepared to rest its case following the Memorial Day weekend, when the defense team for embattled former Warren County politician Pete Beck will say if it will present a case.

5-vehicle injury crash backs up I-75 for miles

A 5-vehicle crash shut down a lane of southbound Interstate 75 this morning, backing traffic up for miles.

Parents, students blast Fairfield school board over Olsen suicide

Tempers flared at the Fairfield City Schools Board of Education meeting Thursday as parents and students alike lashed out at school leaders over their handling of the suicide of 13-year-old Emilie Olsen.

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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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