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9:12 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Electric power restored at UC, UC Medical Center

A power outage early this morning cut off electric service  to the University of Cincinnati main campus and the UC Medical Center, but it was restored before noon.

The campus and UC Medical Center were without power from shortly after 8 a.m. until 11:20, according to tweets from the university and UC president Santa Ono.   The hospital kept operating on a back-up power system.

The university has its own power grid which is fed electricity by Duke Energy. It is not known what caused the outage at the UC substation.
 

Warren County
4:19 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Memorial dedication for fallen officer

Sgt. Brian Dulle
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Warren County will remember Sergeant Brian Dulle Friday during a memorial dedication. The memorial will stand in front of the Sheriff's Office in Lebanon. The dedication ceremony begins at 11 a.m.

Dulle was struck and killed during a car chase two years ago near the intersection of State Route 42 and Uttica Road. The stretch of road near the accident site is being renamed Sergeant Brian Dulle Memorial Highway.

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Joe Steger
8:14 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

UC President Emeritus Joe Steger dies

University of Cincinnati President Emeritus Joe Steger
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The University of Cincinnati's 24th President, Joseph Steger, has died.  Steger led the university from July 1984 through September 2003.  A release from the university says his 19 year term is the second longest in UC's history. 

Steger came to UC in 1982 as Senior Vice President and Provost, recruited by then-president Henry Winkler. At the time, he was director of organizational development and human resources for Colt Industries. 

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Flying Pig Marathon
5:21 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Prosecutor charges man in connection with actions during the Flying Pig Marathon

A registered Flying Pig participant is charged with Carrying Concealed Weapon /Failure to Inform Law Enforcement Officer and Menacing by Stalking.  

In a release Thursday, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters  said the Cincinnati Police filed the charges against 49-year-old David Moore. 

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Medicaid expansion
5:09 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Ky Governor to expand Medicaid

After months of deliberations, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has decided to expand Medicaid in Kentucky under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare—a move that's won praise from Democrats and health advocacy groups.

Beshear said Thursday that expansion benefits Kentucky in many ways.

"This move makes sense not only for our health but also for our pocketbook. More important it makes sense for our future," he says.

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