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Sunny weekend starts with highs in upper 60s

Morning clouds will give way to afternoon sunshine with a light, southerly breeze today, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs.

I-75 plan continues local approval process

I-75 plan continues local approval process

The Interstate 75 corridor is expected to see rapid growth in the coming years, and Warren County is working with four communities in developing a shared common vision to create a plan to guide and manage development.

First of two early voting Saturdays is tomorrow

Weekend early voting starts Saturday.The boards of elections in Butler and Warren counties, as well as the other 86 counties in the state, will be open for early voting from 8 a.

State Rep. Pete Beck may have new trial date

State Rep. Pete Beck may have new trial date

The criminal trial for state Rep. Pete Beck has been delayed once again.Beck, a 61-year-old Mason Republican, was indicted on 16 charges in July 2013 ranging from securities fraud and theft, and in February, 53 additional charges that included telecommunications fraud, perjury, public corruption, and additional charges of securities fraud and theft, were filed stemming from his involvement with the now-defunct Christopher Technologies.

Union files charges claiming unfair labor practices in Lebanon lockout

Charges of unfair labor practices have been filed against Hayashi Telempu North America in Lebanon, which locked out union-represented employees in June after an extended labor contract expired.

Teen’s family, friends gather for funeral

Dozens of family and friends of 16-year-old Christian Benge are gathering today to honor the life of a girl they say will be remembered for her love of God and strong faith.

Butler County unemployment at year-long low

Butler County unemployment at year-long low

Butler County’s unemployment rate was 4.5 percent in September, unchanged from August, after falling below a healthy 5 percent in April for the first time in six years, according to new preliminary statistics released Tuesday by the state government.

Hospital’s prayer vigil focuses on heroin epidemic

The Pastoral Care Department of Atrium Medical Center will host a “Community Call to Action and Prayer Vigil in response to the Heroin Epidemic,” at 10:30 a.

Burlington delays Middletown opening, cites “unforeseen circumstances”

Burlington delays Middletown opening, cites “unforeseen circumstances”

Burlington Coat Factory said Monday night it’s delaying the opening of its new Towne Mall Galleria store until spring of next year.

Area home prices rise as for-sale inventory shrinks

Despite year-over-year declines in the number of homes sold in greater Cincinnati, the average price of homes that did sell rose more than 10 percent in September, according to new estimates released Tuesday by Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors.


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