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The family of the Seven Hills School student who died last week after becoming trapped in his van is remembering their son as a "sweet and loving student."

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Ira Flatow broadcasts his "Science Friday" show from WVXU-FM 2-4 p.m. Friday before taping interviews Saturday at Miami University in Oxford.

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It's perhaps the biggest archeological find of the last century, some 8,000 terracotta statues buried in the Chinese countryside. China's terracotta warriors debut in Cincinnati Friday as Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China marches into the Cincinnati Art Museum.

The First Ladies’ Library in Canton is honoring former First Lady Barbara Bush with a special memorial exhibit. Bush died Tuesday at age 92.

The exhibit includes books, videos and letters of the only woman in U.S. history who lived to see both her husband and her son sworn in as president. 

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If you've ever sung along to "Love Shack" or belted out "Jessie's Girl" during karaoke, then you're going to want to mark your calendar for Sunday, May 27. 

Updated at 11 a.m. ET Friday

Facebook on Wednesday announced it is introducing "new privacy experiences" aimed at complying with European Union regulations that will give users worldwide a chance to opt out of some features that could expose their personal data.

"Everyone – no matter where they live – will be asked to review important information about how Facebook uses data and make choices about their privacy on Facebook," said Erin Egan, Facebook's chief privacy officer and Ashlie Beringer, deputy general counsel.

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Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble is buying Merck, a German consumer health business, for roughly €3.4 billion euro, or $4.2 billion.

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The Cincinnati Reds have fired manager Bryan Price Thursday morning after the club got off to a historically bad start of three wins and 15 losses this year.

A bill to crack down on payday lending passed an Ohio House committee without any changes, a week after the House Speaker resigned and a vote on the bill was halted.

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of Ohio’s death penalty law.

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A grieving family still has no answers after their 16-year-old dies while trapped in a van , in spite of him making two 911 calls for help. Cincinnati City Council Member Greg Landsman says he will now vote with four other council members to fire City Manager Harry Black. Text messages between some council members reveal their thoughts on the mayor and city manager , and may violate sunshine laws. Council approves infrastructure funding for an FC Cincinnati stadium in the West End . The 2018 Kentucky General finishes its session , passing a pension reform bill and overhauling the state's tax code. And The Cincinnati Enquirer wins a Pulitzer Prize for its series on the heroin epidemic .

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