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DHL
3:28 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Expanded DHL hub comes alive overnight

Unloading one of 40 planes scheduled for departure each night.
Holly Yurchison WVXU

Over the past four years DHL has spent $105 million at CVG to meet the growing international shipping demands for companies like Luxottica, GE Aviation and P & G. Thursday it will inaugurate its newly expanded global super hub.

Expansions:

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Hamilton County Commission
10:05 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Pay raises approved for some county workers

Beginning next week, county employees will see their paychecks go up.

Hamilton County Commissioners Wednesday approved the first pay raises in nearly six years for non-union workers.

Board member Greg Hartmann says he's convinced the county's finances are stable enough to sustain the increases.

"The need has been demonstrated that we need to do it," he says. "Can we? Can we afford it? The conclusion that I've come to is yes, that we can. We can do it. Without raising taxes, we can do it, without layoffs. I'm convinced of that."

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Ultimate Dinosaurs Exhibit
10:04 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Dinosaurs with a southern flair make their debut at Museum Center

Mark Heyne WVXU News

With names like Giganotosaurus, Eoraptor and Pisanosaurus, these are definitely not your parents' dinosaurs.  In fact, the new exhibit that opens Thursday, Ultimate Dinosaurs:  Giants from Gondwana, features dinosaurs most of  us have never heard of before. 

The exhibit is making its U.S. premiere at the Cincinnati Museum Center starting Thursday, and it's billed as a collection of the biggest, strangest and newest dinosaurs discovered in South America, Africa and Madagascar about 20 years ago.

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Hamilton County Commission
10:04 am
Wed June 12, 2013

County orders review of Judge Hunter's courtroom facilites

Credit Hamilton County Juvenile Court

Hamilton County Commissioners are instructing County Facilities Director Ralph Linne to review Juvenile Judge Tracie Hunter's courtroom and make upgrade recommendations.

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Mickey Esposito
9:15 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Former Sheriff's Dept. employee admits guilt

Mickey Esposito could get 10 years in jail
Hamilton County Sheriff's Department

A former Hamilton County Sheriff's employee, who moonlighted as a lounge singer, will plead guilty to five felonies and could get up to ten years in prison.

The Prosecutor's Office says Mickey Esposito, who used to supervise the Sheriff's Department property room, stole drugs and jewelry and gave them to his wife and step-son who sold them. Allison Esposito and Adam Fintak will also plead guilty and face ten years in prison.

The Sheriff’s Department says it now has new policies to make sure this does not happen again.

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