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Butler County 2015 budget unveiled today

Butler County commissioners will get their first look today at the finalized spending plan for next year, a budget that has grown by $4 million, commensurate with continued rebounding revenues.

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Lane change on I-75 NB led to wreck, spill, shutdown

UPDATE @ 9:15 p.m.: The driver of a minivan in one of the middle lanes of I-75 North was attempting to exit the interstate when it hit a semitrailer in the right lane, and that’s what led to the shutdown of all three northbound lanes for approximately two hours and 45 minutes.

Bill to allow open alcohol in party districts dies in Ohio House

A bill to allow open alcohol consumption in entertainment districts such as Dayton’s Oregon District failed to make the cut for final approval by the Ohio House on Wednesday, despite passing the Ohio Senate unanimously.

West Chester appoints new police chief

This growing community’s new top cop aims to use further community interaction to build relationships and help the police department’s actions be understood.

Paint-and-sip studio to open in Liberty Twp.

A new paint-and-sip studio is slated to open in Liberty Twp. early next year.Pinot’s Palette is set to open at 7302 Yankee Road in the Liberty Commons shopping center next to Kroger Marketplace by March, according to owner Kelly Daniels.

State senator fined by court for filing ‘glitch’

State senator fined by court for filing ‘glitch’

State Senator Bill Coley did more than he had to for his continuing legal education hours, but will pay the price for not turning in documentation of those hours.

Lakota to introduce all-day, tuition-free kindergarten

Lakota to introduce all-day, tuition-free kindergarten

Starting next school year, the Lakota School District will expand the pilot test of its all-day kindergarten program by offering a tuition-free, all-day option.

Butler County Port Authority OKs agreement with Warren County

The board of the Butler County Port Authority approved on Wednesday a consulting agreement with neighboring Warren County Port Authority.

West Chester technology company expands

An international information technology services company says it has made a significant investment in its West Chester Twp.

Can you help find this man for $5,000?

Can you help find this man for $5,000?

The Butler County prosecutor is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to a missing Hamilton 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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