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Fairfield man sentenced for stabbing death of Hamilton man

Fairfield man sentenced for stabbing death of Hamilton man

A Fairfield man will spend 10 years in prison for the May stabbing death of a Hamilton man as he mowed the grass at a Sixth Street residence.

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‘American Idol’ picks Warren County native for Hollywood trip

‘American Idol’ picks Warren County native for Hollywood trip

If her airtime on “American Idol” is any indication, Jess Lamb is one contestant to watch this year.

New state testing begins in 3 weeks for Ohio students

Ohio students will enter a new world of school testing in three weeks, with state exams that feature a longer, two-part structure, will be taken largely online for the first time, and will measure the ability to apply concepts more than memorize.

AK Steel reports best quarter of 2014, but year-long losses widen

AK Steel reports best quarter of 2014, but year-long losses widen

The completed acquisition of a steel plant in Michigan and strong demand from automotive customers fed AK Steel’s financial results in the October to December quarter, and helped offset higher costs affecting full-year results.

Lakota, ABC Pediatric Therapy partner to offer internship program

Lakota, ABC Pediatric Therapy partner to offer internship program

Butler County’s largest school district is set to offer the next installment in its expanding internship program.

Butler County’s unemployment averaged 4.9% in 2014

Butler County’s unemployment rate averaged 4.9 percent in 2014, after ending the year with two consecutive months of unemployment below 4 percent.

Police arrest man after SWAT standoff

Police arrest man after SWAT standoff

Police here arrested a 35-year-old man early this morning after a more than three-hour standoff.West Chester police made contact with Robert N.

Company to open U.S. headquarters in West Chester

Company to open U.S. headquarters in West Chester

A growing international flavors company plans to expand its operations in Butler County and open a new U.

West Chester budget increases, but no tax hike

The operational budget for this growing community is reflective of a commitment “to protect property values and sustain development,” according to township officials.

New trial date set for Fairfield woman convicted in fatal robbery

New trial date set for Fairfield woman convicted in fatal robbery

A new trial date has been set for a Fairfield woman who had her conviction overturned for her part in the 2012 death of a Fairfield man.

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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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