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Kings Island
5:26 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Banshee Kings Island's newest coaster

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Kings Island is going to be building its 15th roller coaster.  A release says it will be the longest inverted steel roller coaster in the world.  It's called Banshee and will debut in April.  You can take a virtual tour at visitkingsisland.com/banshee.

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Flying Pig Marathon
3:23 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Pig organizers squealing for Rio de Janeiro

The logo design mixes the Olympic colors with the iconic images of Cincinnati and Rio de Janeiro. The 2016 Games will be the 31st Summer Games.
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Flying Pig Marathon organizers are hoping the "Road to Rio Runs through Cincinnati." That's the slogan for their bid to host the 2016 Olympic marathon trials.

Ryan Hall won the 2008 trials and placed 10th in Beijing. He's helping with the bid and race course design. Hall says Cincinnati has great energy.

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Metropolitan Sewer District
5:31 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Still no MSD compromise

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Cincinnati and Hamilton County officials continue to hash out a compromise on several hiring and bidding policies related to the Metropolitan Sewer District.

An August 1 deadline has come and gone, meaning a city moratorium on the policies has expired. That led County Commissioners Wednesday to halt the bidding process for an upcoming project.

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schools ready for students
5:19 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Ready for school? School is ready for you.

Safety and supply lists are part of Caywood Elementary's back-to-school readiness.
Holly Yurchison WVXU

Fifth grade teacher Amy Kromer of Hebron is excited to start the new school year at Caywood Elementary in the Kenton County School District next week.

"When I started teaching my son was in first grade, so I could relate to my first grade students," she said. Now, her son is older and she's moving on to older students too. This is her first year  teaching fifth graders and she says getting her room ready for them is totally different.

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CVG
1:26 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

CVG finds niche with smaller airlines like Ultimate Air

Ultimate Air Shuttle will start a four-day-a-week service from CVG Sept. 9th.
Ann Thompson WVXU

Less than three months since Frontier Airlines starting flying out of CVG, the airport announced Wednesday public charter service Ultimate Air Shuttle will start service to Morristown Airport, NJ September 9th.

Ultimate Air Managing Director Rick Pawlak says the advantages are many:

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