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4:00 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Expansion work getting underway for dispatch center

Kenton County officials will be breaking ground Tuesday for an expansion of the county's dispatch center.  The ceremony will be at 3 p.m. at the County Police/Dispatch Center, 11777 Madison Pike, Independence.

The county and the city of Covington consolidated their communications centers last fall in a move to save hundreds of thousands of dollars. 

Police fitness
12:04 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Cincinnati Police pilot fitness test opens to department

Cincinnati Police Officer Amy Moore, Sgt. Ron Hale, Sgt. Dwayne Wilson
WVXU

A fitness test, designed to offer incentives for Cincinnati Police officers to get in shape, will open up to the entire force in March.  I found out just how tough the standards are.

After struggling to get just a few more sit-ups, Police Academy trainer Amy Moore didn't give me much time before I started doing push ups. There are different levels. Each one earns a different number of stars. Here's what she would have to do to get four gold stars.

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MLK remembrance
5:26 pm
Mon January 21, 2013

Vowing to keep the MLK legacy alive in Cincinnati

Cincinnatians march to remember Martin Luther King Jr.
Michael Keating

Organizers of the annual Martin Luther King Cincinnati celebration are making sure his legacy lives on.


The Music Hall program had a decidedly upbeat feel to it, beginning with the applause during President Obama's inauguration on a big screen, to the words of keynote speaker Judge Jeffrey Hopkins. He said this generation, with God's help, can continue the change begun by Martin Luther King Jr.

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Inside Pitch
9:55 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Public invited to forum on Kentucky's legislature

The Northern Kentucky Forum will hold an event Tuesday night where state legislators will talk about the legislature's 2013 agenda and citizens will get advice on how to follow legislation and contact legislators.

The forum takes place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Notre Dame Academy auditorium at 1699 Hilton Drive in Park Hills.

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