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Environment
3:45 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Fuel spill in Ohio River in Clermont County-portion of river closed

Update at 7:20 AM: Cincinnati's water intakes on the Ohio River are re-opened this morning following a diesel fuel spill yesterday at a Duke Energy Power Plant in New Richmond.  Water officials say the spill has passed through the Cincinnati area.

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Development
2:37 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Saks not moving to Kenwood Collection

What's now known as the Kenwood Collection, has sat largely vacant since 2008.
Ann Thompson WVXU

Saks Fifth Avenue, located in downtown Cincinnati, will apparently not move to Kenwood.  Developer Phillips Edison and Company said "due to the economics and conditions of the deal was no longer a viable opportunity for The Kenwood Collection," and it was no longer pursuing a lease with the store.

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CVG Airport
12:43 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Drafting bill to change CVG airport board next step

(from left) Kentucky Secretary of State Adam Edelen and Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley talk about the importance of regionalism on the new revamped airport board.
Ann Thompson WVXU

Kenton County Judge/Executive-elect Kris Knochelmann says he will meet with Northern Kentucky lawmakers to draft a bill making the changes Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen has recommended for the CVG Airport Board. Read the report here.

Knochelmann, who will take office in January, hopes the changes will be made quickly. He says he and others will go to Frankfort to lobby other legislators.

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Governor's Race
5:13 am
Tue August 19, 2014

FitzGerald's top aides leave campaign

Credit Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio

After weeks of bad headlines, low poll numbers and disappointing fundraising, there’s a major shakeup rattling the campaign of the Democratic candidate for governor.

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Politics
4:05 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

Tarbell to run as write-in for county commissioner

Former Cincinnati city council member and vice mayor Jim Tarbell is running as a write-in candidate for county commissioner against Republican incumbent Chris Monzel.

Tarbell filed the required form and paid an $80 fee today to become a write-in candidate, according to Sally Krisel, deputy director of the Hamilton County Board of Elections.

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