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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:43

Martha Road Closure

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Another pipe replacement project set to shut down a road


   CINCINNATI (AP) - The two Ohio cities still in contention to host the 2016 Republican National Convention will be visited in late April by party staff or members of a selection committee.
   Teams will visit Cincinnati on April 29 and Cleveland on April 30 for a more in-depth look at factors such as financing, convention venues, media workspace and hotels.
   The visits will help officials decide which of the cities on the short list get visits from the full RNC delegation before the convention site is chosen.
   Republican officials plan to pick the host city this summer, and Las Vegas has emerged as an early leading contender. The other cities in the running are Dallas, Denver and Kansas City, Mo.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:36

Division on Death Penalty Expected

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 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court says divisions about the death penalty on a panel that spent more than two years studying capital punishment in the state were to be expected.
   Justice Maureen O'Connor said Tuesday diametrically opposed positions and divisive topics were a healthy part of the panel's work.
   The panel convened in 2011 by O'Connor finalized its recommendations last week and now awaits a dissenting report from prosecutors on the committee who disagreed with some proposals.
   Recommendations include reducing the number of crimes eligible for the death penalty and creating a statewide board that would have the final say over death penalty charges in the state.
   O'Connor says the committee's goal was a fair analysis of Ohio's 3-decade old capital punishment law.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:59

Portman Talks Heroin

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Hosts roundtable with youths, other leaders
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 09:16

Cambridge Man Now Charged with Assault

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Allegedly broke and entered into home
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 09:10

Caldwell Woman Found Guilty of Haven of Hope Hoax

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Said to have extorted over $500
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 20:53

Cambridge School Board Looking Ahead

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Personnel approved for 2014-15, bad financial news announced
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:44

Golf League Canceled

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Set to go on next week as normally scheduled


CAMBRIDGE, Oh. -- The Tuesday Morning Seniors Golf League at Wildfire is canceled for today. It's scheduled to resume next Tuesday, April 22, at 9 A.M.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:41

Preserve Pick-Up

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   CINCINNATI (AP) - Officials are beginning to focus on restoration as crews clean up remnants of thousands of gallons of oil that leaked into a nature preserve near Cincinnati.
   Traces of oil could be seen on rocks along an intermittent stream in the Oak Glen Nature Preserve as media were allowed to tour the site Monday for the first time since a pipeline leaked in mid-March.
   Federal officials estimated more than 20,000 gallons leaked. The parks agency that owns the preserve estimates that 80 to 90 percent of the oil has been removed from the site.
   Officials say they have not detected negative effects on local air and water quality because of the leak, though it affected some animals. About 31 small creatures have died, and officials say more were contaminated.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:40

Clinton Coming to Columbus

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton will headline an Ohio Democratic Party event this summer.
   The party says Clinton will speak at its annual state dinner in Columbus on June 13. State Democratic chairman Chris Redfern says the party is thrilled to have a speaker he calls a great leader and a lifelong fighter for working families.
   Clinton carried Ohio both times in his presidential elections. Wife Hillary Rodham Clinton won the state's Democratic primary in 2008 over eventual nominee and president Barack Obama.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:30

Park Proposal Takes Shape

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Veterans Park in Cambridge set to be built on old school site
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:27

Accused Columbus Man Nabbed in Cambridge

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Allegedly attempted murder
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 08:43

Gay Marriage Judge May Issue Stay

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Couples would not immediately gain rights

Council gives approval for support of Mental Health Levy

Monday, 14 April 2014 10:26

Transportation Head to Tour Ohio

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  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx planned to get a close look at projects in two Ohio areas.
   Foxx was scheduled to be in central Ohio Monday Morning. There, he planned to view the Pickaway East-West Connector Project, near the Rickenbacker Intermodal Facility in the Columbus area.
  Foxx plans Monday Afternoon to be in the Cincinnati suburb of Norwood. He will review transportation-related manufacturing projects, involving Amtrak Cities Sprinter 64 electric locomotives, at Siemens Motors Manufacturing.
   President Barack Obama last year nominated the mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, to join his second-term Cabinet.

Monday, 14 April 2014 10:24

Cincinnati Eyeing RNC

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CINCINNATI (AP) - Officials in Cincinnati say their bid for the 2016 Republican National Convention hinges on fixing up their arena and raising the $55 million in private money required.
   A site visit by Republican officials is scheduled for later this month for Cincinnati, which must spruce up U.S. Bank Arena and figure out how a host committee can raise the millions in private money.
   The others in the running - Cleveland, Dallas, Las Vegas, Kansas City and Denver - are all bigger cities that have made past pitches or even hosted political conventions.
   Convention experts, local leaders and political insiders tell The Cincinnati Enquirer raising the money is the biggest hurdle. All of it goes to the RNC for event costs - lighting, security, transportation and catering.

Monday, 14 April 2014 10:18

Liberty Twp. Road Closures

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Two culvert replacements
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