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Group pushing effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio

Some of the team behind the failed effort to legalize marijuana for recreational and medical use in Ohio in 2015 are going back to voters again next year. Jimmy Gould, a backer of the 2015 statewide ballot issue, announced an overview of the “Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Amendment” Monday that he and others are backing in November 2018. According to a document circulated at the...


JUST IN: New Troll Pub Dayton overcomes obstacle, gears up for opening

JUST IN: New Troll Pub Dayton overcomes obstacle, gears up for opening

The owners of the Troll Pub at the Wheelhouse coming to 220 Wayne Ave. in Dayton have overcome a potential snag that had threatened to throw a wrench in their plans, and they are now gearing up for an early 2018 opening. The Dayton restaurant and bar will be the second location for Troll Pub Under The Bridge, a popular tavern in Louisville, Ky. In early September, when the new pub&rsquo...
2 Kettering home explosions leave residents asking about safety

2 Kettering home explosions leave residents asking about safety

Two Kettering homes separated by 2.2 miles exploded eight months apart, leaving one woman dead, two houses demolished and city residents wondering if they should be worried. The source of the blast early Tuesday morning that destroyed a North Claridge Drive home and killed the resident, 58-year-old Darlene Baumgardner, is believed to have come from inside the home, according to the State Fire Marshal&rsquo...
10 stories that illuminated the crazy holiday shopping season

10 stories that illuminated the crazy holiday shopping season

Consumers started early this year on holiday shopping, crowding local malls and shopping centers. Holiday spending in Ohio is expected to grow 2 percent this year compared to 2016, bringing in an estimated $24.1 billion statewide — and people in the Dayton region are expected to spend more than last year. NRF projects that holiday retail sales in November and December this year will be up between...
Mall at Fairfield Commons loses a restaurant tenant

Mall at Fairfield Commons loses a restaurant tenant

The Mall at Fairfield Commons — which has added some high-profile restaurants during 2017, and is poised to add another one later this week — has lost one of its smaller eateries. The Subway sandwich shop that had called the mall’s food court home shut down at the end of November after its lease expired. There has been some turnover in the Beavercreek mall’s food court in recent...
Why this old-school restaurant is one of the area’s best-kept dining secrets

Why this old-school restaurant is one of the area’s best-kept dining secrets

Tucked half-way between Springfield and Dayton in tiny Medway is a Clark County restaurant gem that residents from both cities should get to know. Here are just a few reasons you should plan a visit as soon as possible … The vibe: Get ready for a time warp. The walls and cabinets full of old toys and kitschy antiques will transport you to another era. The hot orange chairs and turquoise booths...
5 things to know about Bengals blowout loss to Bears

5 things to know about Bengals blowout loss to Bears

The Cincinnati Bengals suffered one of the worst losses of the Marvin Lewis era on Sunday when a Chicago Bears team ranked last in the league in total offense rolled up 482 yards in cruising to a 33-7 win at Paul Brown Stadium. The loss dropped the Bengals to 5-8, while the Bears snapped a five-game losing streak to improve to 4-9. Here are five things to know about the loss: Chicago running...
Roosters looking to add four new restaurants

Roosters looking to add four new restaurants

Roosters is on the hunt for more sites in the Dayton area. Dan Ponton, president and CEO of the chicken chain, said even though many other casual dining chains are scaling back and closing stores, Roosters is on a growth streak and seeking to open three or four more stores in the area. The Dayton Daily News reported first the restaurant was replacing its Dayton Mall area store with a larger Miami...
Secret donor gives $50,000 to Miamisburg Bicentennial committee

Secret donor gives $50,000 to Miamisburg Bicentennial committee

The Miamisburg Bicentennial committee has received a $50,000 anonymous donation to help fund next year’s 200th birthday festivities. The contribution was announced Friday by Miamisburg Mayor Dick Church Jr., who is helping spearhead bicentennial planning efforts. Church said the anonymous donation - which represents 20 percent of the group’s goal of raising $250,000 – was made by...
How will Ohio know gun owners don’t use medical pot? The honor system

How will Ohio know gun owners don’t use medical pot? The honor system

Once Ohio’s medical marijuana program gets off the ground, the state will rely on the honor system to ensure those seeking concealed-carry permits aren’t also licensed to use pot for medical reasons. Federal law prohibits cannabis users from possessing a gun or getting a CCW, but background checks conducted before Ohioans buy firearms or get a concealed-carry permit won’t indicate...
Buckeyes’ McLaurin focused on graduation, Cotton Bowl; NFL decision can wait

Buckeyes’ McLaurin focused on graduation, Cotton Bowl; NFL decision can wait

Terry McLaurin plans to run from practice at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center to graduation at the Schottenstein Center in a cap and gown on Dec. 17 — if that’s what it takes to walk in the graduation ceremony. McLaurin, a redshirt junior from Indianapolis, will complete a degree in communications this month. “It means a lot,” McLaurin said. “That’s one thing that...
Who is Akayed Ullah, suspect in New York explosion?

Who is Akayed Ullah, suspect in New York explosion?

Four people were injured Monday morning when an explosive device went off in an underground passageway near Times Square, New York Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said. Among those injured was a man suspected of strapping the device to himself and carrying it toward Times Square. New York Police Commissioner James O’Neil identified the suspect as Akayed Ullah, 27.
Ohio State recruiting: Defensive linemen still on top of wish list for Buckeyes

Ohio State recruiting: Defensive linemen still on top of wish list for Buckeyes

COLUMBUS, Ohio ― The Ohio State defensive line isn’t in any danger of going broke, but the riches might not be quite as embarrassing next season. No team with Nick Bosa and Chase Young returning as the starters at end will have any reason to complain, and simply having that talented pass-rushing tandem alone would make most programs jealous of the Buckeyes. But...
Christopher Plummer gets Golden Globe nomination for role taken over from Kevin Spacey

Christopher Plummer gets Golden Globe nomination for role taken over from Kevin Spacey

The Golden Globes nominations were announced Monday, and among the surprise shut outs and front runners, Christopher Plummer’s nomination is gaining attention. The actor quickly replaced Kevin Spacey in the role of J. Paul Getty in the Ridley Scott film “All the Money in the World.” Having reshot Spacey’s parts in the film in the span of some weeks, Plummer has been nominated...
Superheroes stage holiday shopping spree at Target 

Superheroes stage holiday shopping spree at Target 

Christmas shoppers can usually find superheroes on toy shelves at Target. But, here’s a twist: shoppers at a Kansas City area Target discovered superheroes shopping for toys at Target. Iron Man, Thor, Supergirl, Snow White and Captain America were among the comic book heroes shopping for kids Sunday night at the Target in Mission, Kansas, The Kansas City Star reported. Armed with $17...
Kirk Herbstreit trying to invite viral bullying victim, Keaton Jones, to national title game

Kirk Herbstreit trying to invite viral bullying victim, Keaton Jones, to national title game

Kirk Herbstreit is showing he has a big heart. On Sunday, the ESPN analyst used Twitter to invite viral bullying victim, Keaton Jones, to a College GameDay broadcast next year. Then on Monday, Herbstreit announced that he’s instead trying to bring the young boy and his family to the national championship game in Atlanta next month. Video of Jones...
Fairfield Twp. man killed in weekend crash

Fairfield Twp. man killed in weekend crash

A Butler County man was killed Saturday night in a two-vehicle crash on Hamilton-Middletown Road in Liberty Twp. FIRST REPORT: One dead after 2-vehicle crash in Liberty Twp. Jeff McMurray, of Fairfield Twp., died at the scene of the accident that happened at about 8:20 p.m. in the 4200 block, according to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. A preliminary investigation indicates McMurray pulled...
GOP governor candidate Jim Renacci picks Cincinnati councilwoman as his running mate

GOP governor candidate Jim Renacci picks Cincinnati councilwoman as his running mate

Republican candidate for governor, U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, today announced that Cincinnati Councilwoman Amy Murray will be his running mate in the 2018 GOP primary. “I think the real key is ‘back to business, not business as usual,’” said Renacci in announcing Murray as his choice for lieutenant governor. He made the announcement at a news conference this morning in Cincinnati...
Middletown McDonald’s demolished; new restaurant to reopen in 2018

Middletown McDonald’s demolished; new restaurant to reopen in 2018

For the first time in decades, there is no McDonald’s on Verity Parkway in Middletown. That location is being demolished as workers are building another McDonald’s at the same location, according to a company spokesman and city records. RELATED: McDonald’s spending $2.1 million on 2 Middletown restaurants McDonald’s is expected to invest more than $2 million rebuilding and...
Snow squalls could cause white-out conditions Tuesday

Snow squalls could cause white-out conditions Tuesday

The Storm Center 7 team of meteorologists are forecasting the potential for isolated snow squalls to impact the region Tuesday, which could create for reduced visibility for some drivers in the area. The timing of the snow squalls is looking to be for the first part of Tuesday.  The moisture will be coming from Lake Michigan and  when the snow line becomes partnered with the windy conditions...
Not a fan: Hilarious Santa photo shows baby pleading for ‘help’ in sign language

Not a fan: Hilarious Santa photo shows baby pleading for ‘help’ in sign language

Kerry Spencer has an annual Christmas tradition that brings a smile to the faces of her family members, and this year, the public is getting in on the laughs. Spencer, of Parkton, Maryland, every year shares a photo of her son, Samuel, sitting on Santa’s lap at a mall in Provo, Utah. What’s unique about Samuel’s visit with Santa 12 years ago is that he wasn’t crying, and he...
Middletown police take children in need shopping for Christmas

Middletown police take children in need shopping for Christmas

A long line of Middletown police vehicles stood in front of the Meijer store on Towne Boulevard early Saturday morning, but it was the opposite of an emergency. Children’s smiles — rather than police-cruisers’ pursuit lights — were flashing, as officers and other police employees took 61 children around the store, mainly to the toy department, to pick out gifts worth up to...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 17-CV-0684 - Geico General Insurance Company, c/o Kreiner & Peters Co., L.P.A., Cleveland, and Robert J. Patterson-Moore, Hamilton, v. Tyler Stewart, 2522 Auburn Road, and Johnny E. Stewart, 35 Locust St., complaint for $18,539 for damages and injuries suffered in an auto accident on March 6, 2016. 17-CV-0685 - Steven H. Wilder, New Carlisle, v. Ohio Bureau of Workers&rsquo...
Police: Florida couple left child living alone in trailer for months

Police: Florida couple left child living alone in trailer for months

A Florida couple has been arrested after police said they rented a trailer and left a child there alone for months, police said. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office said that the boy, whose age was not released, was left at the trailer for about two months until Jennifer Nichols and Joshua Sanders were arrested in November, The Pensacola News Journal reported. >> Read more trending news...

COMMENTARY: Postal service is a hungry dinosaur awaiting the meteorite

The U.S. Postal Service seems to be caught between generations, always a step behind and always seeking short-term solutions (i.e., rate increases). Now Postal Regulatory Commission Chairman Robert Taub is proposing to allow the Service to continually raise rates well beyond the rate of inflation. Again and again, it seems. For years, the USPS has been complaining that email is “eating into...
Dabo Swinney on Alabama vs. Clemson: Rivalry has developed that’s “healthy, respectful’

Dabo Swinney on Alabama vs. Clemson: Rivalry has developed that’s “healthy, respectful’

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney knows national championships don’t come easy these days, not with the greatest dynasty in college football history still standing strong on the college football landscape. However, he takes a lot of pride in the chunk of land Clemson has claimed on his watch, and embraces the challenge that Nick Saban and Alabama present to earn it. &ldquo...
Chef Mario Batali leaves 'The Chew' amid sexual harassment allegations

Chef Mario Batali leaves 'The Chew' amid sexual harassment allegations

Chef Mario Batali is stepping down as co-host of ABC’s cooking and lifestyle show “The Chew” after being accused of sexually harassing and inappropriately touching women, USA Today reported. Multiple anonymous women alleged in a story by food-trade publication Eater New York that Batali had groped their breasts or buttocks, amid other allegations. Batali apologized...
4-year-old Chicago boy reads 100 books in one day

4-year-old Chicago boy reads 100 books in one day

Reading is fundamental for a 4-year-old Chicago boy. It’s a lot of fun, too. Caleb Green staged a reading marathon Saturday, completing 100 books, WLS reported. Every time he finished 10 books, including his favorites about dogs and Ninja Turtles, he did a little dance. Caleb’s parents decided to stream his book binge on Facebook Live and received several thousand views, WLS reported...
5 ways to merrily avoid mall parking mayhem this holiday season

5 ways to merrily avoid mall parking mayhem this holiday season

While hilarious television host Ellen might be able to make the perils of holiday mall parking funny ("New Year's Eve, you finally get that space"), the rest of us find little humor in the waiting and anxiety involved in parking at the mall to shop for presents. Ellen can make the executive decision to skip ever purchasing her mom items from the mall’s Victoria’s Secret...
Missouri offensive linemen laughed after learning assistant Glen Elarbee left for UCF

Missouri offensive linemen laughed after learning assistant Glen Elarbee left for UCF

Apparently, Missouri offensive linemen used laughter when reacting to the departure of offensive line coach Glen Elarbee. Last Tuesday, UCF announced that Tigers offensive coordinator Josh Heupel had become the program’s next coach. Shortly after, it was learned that Elarbee chose to follow Heupel to Orlando. The move seemed to catch Missouri offensive linemen somewhat off-guard...
Man puts 14-foot-tall “A Christmas Story” leg lamp in front yard

Man puts 14-foot-tall “A Christmas Story” leg lamp in front yard

Forget hanging lights or setting up other traditional decorations like Santa, or a manger scene, one homeowner decided to take a more cinematic approach to holiday decor. A 14-foot-tall “A Christmas Story” leg lamp.  "Nothing says Christmas like the soft glow of electric sex,” creator Tom Gross told ABC News, quoting a line from the film. He used scrap items from...
Paul Finebaum on Tennessee’s hiring of Jeremy Pruitt: ‘I like that Fulmer was able to lower the expectations’

Paul Finebaum on Tennessee’s hiring of Jeremy Pruitt: ‘I like that Fulmer was able to lower the expectations’

Tennessee fans dreamed of Jon Gruden, hated Greg Schiano and settled on being pretty darn happy with the decision to hire Jeremy Pruitt as the replacement for Butch Jones. And as Tennessee alum Paul Finebaum sees it, Vols fans have new athletics director Phillip Fulmer to thank for that change in mindset. After a coaching search that included a fan revolt, a national-wide tour...
Get in shape: This is the exercise to strengthen your shoulders

Get in shape: This is the exercise to strengthen your shoulders

The Lateral Arm Raise provides strength and stability to the shoulder joint. Starting position: Stand with dumbbells in hands and arms resting at your sides, feet approximately hip distance apart, as shown in Photo 1. Maintain proper posture, look straight ahead and do not allow the back to round. The arms should be relatively straight throughout the exercise, and avoid locking out the elbow. Lifting...
Florida announces hiring of strength and conditioning coach Nick Savage

Florida announces hiring of strength and conditioning coach Nick Savage

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dan Mullen continues to add to his football staff. Florida on Monday announced that Mullen has added Nick Savage as the Gators’ director of football strength and conditioning. Savage changed his Twitter avatar earlier in the day to a Gator logo. Savage has six years of experience as a strength coach at the college football level. He spent the past four...
Iowa commit Tyrone Tracy Jr. is Indiana’s Gatorade State Football Player of the Year

Iowa commit Tyrone Tracy Jr. is Indiana’s Gatorade State Football Player of the Year

Three-star running back and Iowa commit Tyrone Tracy Jr. is Indiana’s Gatorade State Football Player of the Year. As a senior at Decatur Central High School, Tracy had 1,412 rushing yards, 1,132 receiving yards and 29 total touchdowns. He’s the nation’s 30th-best running back and the fifth-best 2018 Indiana recruit, according to 247Sports. In late April...
Butler County paying down $2.1 million in debt

Butler County paying down $2.1 million in debt

The Butler County commissioners will be dealing with some big numbers today, authorizing $7 million in bond anticipations notes for public safety radios and a $2.1 million accelerated debt repayment. The commissioners learned earlier this fall that Motorola, the maker of the public safety communications system, no longer makes the current radios and won’t service them past 2018. This came as...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED THURSDAY INCLUDED: Jeffrey A. Booth, 34, of 1374 Maryland Ave., drug abuse marijuana, OVI, failure to control, no seat belt, innocent, continued. John F. Hall IV, 38, of Dublin, OVI, slow speed, crossing yellow line, guilty, continued. Luke W. Lewis, 49, of New Carlisle, two counts wildlife violation, innocent, continued. Crystal Mezuruek, 35, of Lockbourne, domestic violence, innocent...
Ohio State football podcast: Buckeyes have things other programs should aspire to have

Ohio State football podcast: Buckeyes have things other programs should aspire to have

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Get insight and reaction to Ohio State football on the Inside the Shoe podcast brought to you by Land of 10. On the latest edition, Kyle Lamb is impressed by Ohio State’s competitive spirit and how none of the players within the program intend to consider bypassing the bowl game to prepare for the NFL draft. You can listen to the entire show...
Wisconsin refreshed with time off, ready to embrace playing Miami in Orange Bowl

Wisconsin refreshed with time off, ready to embrace playing Miami in Orange Bowl

MADISON, Wis. — The grind was long and draining, both physically and mentally. For 10 consecutive weeks, Wisconsin’s football team prepared for games with no breaks. And each week, those games grew in importance as the Badgers embarked on a historic season that reached the brink of the College Football Playoff. When Wisconsin lost to Ohio State 27-21 in the Big...
Finish the job: Michigan offensive line has focus for 2018, Grant Newsome says

Finish the job: Michigan offensive line has focus for 2018, Grant Newsome says

Forget rushing totals or sacks allowed. Those stats aren’t what will tell if Michigan’s offensive line is better in 2018 than it was in 2017, 2016 or 2015. Improvement, says offensive lineman Grant Newsome, will be measured in another way. “ I think there were some really good moments, some positive moments. We’re still building a young offensive line...
Jane Fonda reunites with ‘favorite ex-husband’ Ted Turner for her 80th birthday bash

Jane Fonda reunites with ‘favorite ex-husband’ Ted Turner for her 80th birthday bash

Jane Fonda was joined by her “favorite ex-husband” Ted Turner and friends to celebrate her 80th birthday at The Whitley in Atlanta Saturday night.  James Taylor and Carole King performed and then helped Jane blow out candles.  Other famous friends at the “Eight Decades of Jane” celebration included including actresses Rosanna Arquette and Catherine Keener, playwright...
Paul Finebaum reveals Jimbo Fisher is ‘most impactful hire’ of 6 new SEC coaches

Paul Finebaum reveals Jimbo Fisher is ‘most impactful hire’ of 6 new SEC coaches

In a historic year for SEC coaching changes, almost everyone has an opinion on which of the six SEC schools that changed head coaches got things right. And believe it or not, notorious SEC talker Paul Finebaum is among those with a take on the matter. During his weekly Monday morning appearance on WJOX’s Opening Drive in Birmingham, Ala., former Alabama QB Jay Barker posed ...
Booger McFarland has strong words for fans who threw drinks at Seahawks player

Booger McFarland has strong words for fans who threw drinks at Seahawks player

A scene that brought back memories of the Malice at the Palace saw a Seattle Seahawks player attempt to go into the stands and confront a fan near the end of the team’s loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. That happened after defensive end Quinton Jefferson was ejected for unsportsmanlike conduct with less than a minute left in the contest. He was jogging off the field but...
Saudi Arabia ends 35-year ban on movie theaters

Saudi Arabia ends 35-year ban on movie theaters

A night at the movies will soon become a reality for citizens of Saudi Arabia, as the country is lifting a ban that has been in effect for more than 35 years, CNN reported Monday. Early next year, commercial movie theaters will be granted licenses, Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Culture and Information said in a statement. It expects the first cinemas to open their doors in March. "This...
Miami Twp. switching to police cameras used by Beavercreek, Kettering

Miami Twp. switching to police cameras used by Beavercreek, Kettering

The Miami Twp. Police Department will be getting new cruiser cameras. The department plans replace a six-year-old system with one that is “a better fit,” township records show. The new system will be one employed by Beavercreek, Kettering, Piqua and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base police. RELATED: Miami Twp. police earn accreditation for first time in decades Under the plan, Miami Twp...
Springboro hardware store acquired, Liberty Twp. store to close

Springboro hardware store acquired, Liberty Twp. store to close

A family-owned hardware company will acquire Moe’s Outdoor Equipment & Supplies in Springboro. Moe’s, located at 714 N. Main St. in Springboro, will be acquired in early February 2018 by E&H Hardware Group. E&H will also acquire Moe’s Mobile Service unit located in Liberty Twp. E&H Hardware Group is owned by the Bueler family in Wooster, and operates 22 hardware locations throughout...
New Oregon coach Mario Cristobal says he earned his ‘PhD in football’ under Nick Saban at Alabama

New Oregon coach Mario Cristobal says he earned his ‘PhD in football’ under Nick Saban at Alabama

Mario Cristobal is the latest Nick Saban assistant to land a major head coaching job after time on the Alabama coach’s staff. Cristobal, who recently was hired as Willie Taggart’s replacement at Oregon, spent 2013-16 as the Crimson Tide’s offensive line coach. During his time in Tuscaloosa, the former Florida International head coach said he was able to garner the knowledge...
Concern growing for 2 of Alabama’s top targets in 2018 class

Concern growing for 2 of Alabama’s top targets in 2018 class

Welcome to  SEC Country’s daily Roll Tide-ings , a rundown of everything happening in Alabama Crimson Tide recruiting with Chris Kirschner. Today, we talk the latest with some of Alabama’s top targets in the 2018 and 2019 classes.  Two of Alabama’s...
Iowa’s Pinstripe Bowl ticket sales tepid for New York trip

Iowa’s Pinstripe Bowl ticket sales tepid for New York trip

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa fans’ lukewarm feelings about the Pinstripe Bowl have led to a trickle — not a flood — of ticket purchases one week after the Hawkeyes were selected to play in the New York City bowl game. With the game nearly two weeks away, Iowa fans have bought around 1,000 tickets of the school’s 7,500-ticket allotment, according to Iowa...
Ohio State football: What’s next for Demario McCall after injury-plagued 2017?

Ohio State football: What’s next for Demario McCall after injury-plagued 2017?

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State’s offense has been successful enough this season to rank in the top 10 of both scoring and total offense, but it’s easy to wonder if the Buckeyes would have been even more dynamic with the help of Demario McCall. At the very least, they might have been more entertaining. The fleet-footed sophomore from North Ridgeville, Ohio, appeared ...
Flip-flop socks are taking the internet by storm

Flip-flop socks are taking the internet by storm

Still wearing flip-flops even as temperatures take a dive? Apparently, you're not alone. According to WTVT, a new trend is sweeping online stores – flip-flop socks. Etsy seller Sophia Vernava of Sew Darn Comfy said her handmade version of the socks, which leave the heel and toes exposed, are flying off the virtual shelves. >> Read more trending news "I can't keep them in my shop...
Tennessee icon Phillip Fulmer back in the saddle recruiting for Vols again

Tennessee icon Phillip Fulmer back in the saddle recruiting for Vols again

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee College Football Hall of Fame coach Phillip Fulmer is back on the road recruiting again, seeking out the best “Jimmy’s and Joe’s” he can find for the Vols. Fulmer, who coached Tennessee to a 152-52 record from 1992-2008 — including the 1998 national championship — used to like to say “It’s not...
Big Ten basketball power rankings, Week 6: Michigan State’s on top, with no one else close

Big Ten basketball power rankings, Week 6: Michigan State’s on top, with no one else close

Michigan State has been the class of the Big Ten so far this season, which was expected. The Spartans return Player of the Year candidate Miles Bridges and have teamed him up with a talented group of players young and old that the rest of the conference simply can’t match. This was always going to be Michigan State’s season. But what happened to the rest of the...
Part of Farmersville-West Carrollton Road to close this week

Part of Farmersville-West Carrollton Road to close this week

Work being done by the CSX Railroad Co. is expected to close part of Farmersville-West Carrollton Road this week. The road, which handles about 6,000 vehicles a day, is expected to close at Upper River Road, just west of the Great Miami River. The closure - for work on a railroad tie replacement project - may happen Tuesday, according to the city of West Carrollton. Traffic detour route signs will...
JUST ANNOUNCED: Country rock revival tour with Travis Tritt, Charlie Daniels band, more headed to town

JUST ANNOUNCED: Country rock revival tour with Travis Tritt, Charlie Daniels band, more headed to town

The Southern Uprising Tour, a southern rock revival starring Travis Tritt, Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band and the Outlaws, is headed to town. The tour will make a stop at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering on Saturday, July 28, 2018, the music venue just announced. The show will begin at 5 p.m. Tickets will range from $40-$65 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16. Tickets can...
Salvation Army of Hamilton has shortage of Red Kettle bell ringers

Salvation Army of Hamilton has shortage of Red Kettle bell ringers

The Salvation Army of Hamilton is running low on volunteer bell ringers collecting donations through its annual Red Kettle campaign during the holiday season. MORE: Salvation Army of Hamilton launches Red Kettle campaign with ambitious goal The Salvation Army launched its Red Kettle campaign in late November with a goal of collecting $150,000 through this year’s effort. Salvation Army of Hamilton...
Arkansas Razorbacks podcast: Chad Morris is doing all the right things

Arkansas Razorbacks podcast: Chad Morris is doing all the right things

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark . — Welcome to SEC Country’s  daily Arkansas Full Tilt Boogie podcast, the most-listened-to Razorbacks podcast in the country. In this episode, John Nabors discusses all that Chad Morris has done so far as football coach and why it’s exactly what Arkansas fans need. ...
Geminid meteor shower peaks this week

Geminid meteor shower peaks this week

Despite the cold, the Geminid meteor shower in mid December is one of the best. This year, the Miami Valley won't have cooperating skies BUT the meteors can be visible before and after the peak so keep an eye out for activity. Wednesday night into Thursday morning is when the shower is expected to produce the most meteors. One meteor per hour is possible when sky conditions are good. The moon is in...
The rise, striking fall of a Trump adviser

The rise, striking fall of a Trump adviser

A brass band played, fighter jets streaked the clear blue sky and a red carpet adorned the airport tarmac on the day in May 2016 when Vladimir Putin came to Athens for a visit.  "Mr. President, welcome to Greece," the Greek defense minister, Panos Kammenos, said in Russian as he smiled broadly and greeted a stone-faced Putin at the base of the stairs from the plane.  Kammenos,...
Catching up on a hectic, productive LSU recruiting weekend

Catching up on a hectic, productive LSU recruiting weekend

LSU football is in the news every day, and  the Bayou Bengal Briefing is here to keep you updated with the latest headlines five mornings a week. Join us every Monday through Friday for the biggest news on Tigers football, recruiting, baseball and more. Enjoy! LSU doesn’t return to the practice field until Tuesday, and the bowl game isn’t for...
75th Golden Globe Awards nominees announced: Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Shape of Water,’ HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ take most nods

75th Golden Globe Awards nominees announced: Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Shape of Water,’ HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ take most nods

Stars of the small and big screen are finding out who could be taking home a Golden Globes award as the nominations are announced for the Golden Globes Awards. >> Read more trending news  According to Vanity Fair, expected nominees included “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and “Dunkirk” for Best Motion Picture, Drama.  For Best Motion Picture...
JUST ANNOUNCED: Country superstar Alan Jackson is headed to town and here’s how to grab tickets

JUST ANNOUNCED: Country superstar Alan Jackson is headed to town and here’s how to grab tickets

Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson’s Honky Tonk Highway Tour has added a stop at the Wright State University Nutter Center on Friday, March 16. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 15 at noon. Ticket prices and information are available at Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000, Wright State University Nutter Center Box Office and by visiting alanjackson.com/tour. VIP packages will...
Ballerina, 13, makes history in local ‘Nutcracker’ performance

Ballerina, 13, makes history in local ‘Nutcracker’ performance

When 13-year-old ballerina Salome Tregre learned she would dance the lead role of Clara in “The Nutcracker,” she burst into ecstatic laughter and then into tears. “It was a really good moment of joy for me,” she said. Tregre, an eighth-grader at Walnut Hills Middle School in Cincinnati, will be the first black dancer to play Clara in all 50 years of the show’s holiday...
8.8 million Americans face big tax hike if Republicans scrap the medical deduction

8.8 million Americans face big tax hike if Republicans scrap the medical deduction

Anne Hammer is one of millions of elderly Americans who could face a substantial tax hike in 2018 depending on the final negotiations over the Republican tax bill.  In her retirement community in Chestertown, Maryland, it's the big topic of conversation.  Hammer is 71. Like many seniors, her medical bills are piling up. There are doctor visits, insurance premiums, drugs, a colonoscopy, a...
Springfield schools ahead of Ohio push for computer science classes

Springfield schools ahead of Ohio push for computer science classes

The Ohio legislature passed a bill that encourages computer science classes in Ohio high schools, but Springfield City Schools say they have been focused on getting students into these classes for years. The bill, co-sponsored by a number of representatives and senators, do not mandate more computer science classes in schools but does require the state board of education to adopt standards and urges...
Phillip Fulmer says Tennessee football aiming to make Alabama ‘sweat again’

Phillip Fulmer says Tennessee football aiming to make Alabama ‘sweat again’

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Alabama has won 11 straight football games against Tennessee, dating back to a 16-13 Vols’ victory in 2006 when Philip Fulmer was still the head coach. Fulmer, now the athletic director at Tennessee, is ready to make this unique new chapter of the “Third Saturday in October” rivalry competitive again by hiring Alabama’s Jeremy...
Moore calls sexual-assault allegations ‘ritual defamation’

Moore calls sexual-assault allegations ‘ritual defamation’

In his first sit-down interview since Dec. 4, and his first on local Alabama television since last month, Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore told reporter Bill Britt that the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct were engaged in "ritual defamation" against him.  "I do not know them. I had no encounter with them. I have never molested anyone," Moore said in an interview...
Officers express concern over Miamisburg intersection following crash

Officers express concern over Miamisburg intersection following crash

Officers expressed concern about the intersection of Jamaica and Upper Miamisburg roads after a crash occurred early Monday morning.  German Twp. police responded to a two-vehicle crash around 5 a.m., per initial reports. According to officials, the driver of one of the vehicles failed to stop at a stop sign, hitting a pickup truck in the intersection. Officers told our crew that this intersection...
In Franken’s wake, three senators call on President Trump to resign

In Franken’s wake, three senators call on President Trump to resign

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and two of his Democratic colleagues have suggested that President Donald Trump should consider resigning, after a run of sexual harassment scandals that has driven out some members of Congress.  Sen. Al Franken "felt it proper for him to resign," Sanders said in an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday morning, referring to the Democrat...
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