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12:58 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

County balks at city-approved sewer district policy

Hamilton County Commissioners say a Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) "responsible bidder" construction policy approved by Cincinnati City Council is bad business and they want it gone.

Business owners say the new policy includes criteria that make it impossible for certain companies to win construction bids.

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Business
12:30 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

Warren County company celebrates expansion

Intelligrated's new wing at its Mason headquarters

Intelligrated held the grand opening for its 122,000-square-foot headquarters expansion in Mason on Wednesday.  The automated material handling solutions provider now has a combined 262,000 square feet at its Innovation Way facility that will accommodate an ongoing increase in engineering, research and development staffing.

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Local News
7:02 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Steps to US Bank Arena to close

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The steps from Pete Rose Way to the U-S Bank Arena will be closed today for replacement. A news release from the city says the new steps are to open in October. One lane of traffic on Pete Rose Way will be maintained.

 

 

Northern Kentucky University
12:21 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

NKU will become tobacco-free campus

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The Northern Kentucky University Board of Regents voted unanimously Wednesday to direct the adoption of a tobacco-free campus policy. The board’s action authorizes NKU President Geoffrey Mearns to develop the details of the policy and to appoint a Tobacco-Free Campus Task Force to develop recommendations for the transition and the policy’s implementation. The transition process will include students, faculty, staff and could take up to 18 months

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Pothole season comes early
11:41 am
Tue January 8, 2013

Warm forecast could cause road problems

This week's spring-like temperatures might provide some reprieve from the winter doldrums, but they're likely to cause headaches for drivers.

Ohio Department of Transportation spokeswoman Sharon Smigielski says conditions are ripe for creating potholes.

"The warmer temperatures accelerate the freeze/thaw cycle causing pavement to deteriorate more quickly," she says.

Since it's still too cold for permanent fixes, road crews will use a cold patch mixture to plug potholes.

To report potholes:

Ohio highways & state routes: 513-933-6568

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