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Ohio River commerce
4:06 am
Mon January 7, 2013

Local impact of low Mississippi River levels

Drought conditions in the upper Midwest are causing major concerns for companies that ship goods and materials on the Mississippi River.

Local carriers are keeping an eye on how low water levels between Saint Louis and Cairo, Illinois (where the Ohio and Mississippi meet) could affect their supply routes.

Mike Toohey is president of the Waterways Council, a carrier trade and policy organization.

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Public safety
2:03 pm
Sun January 6, 2013

Seelbach on his day with Cincinnati Fire

Cincinnati Council Member Chris Seelbach in fire department gear
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Cincinnati Council Member Chris Seelbach said he learned a lot during his ride along with the city's fire department.  He wanted to better understand what's required to be a Cincinnati firefighter.


He was part of a 24-hour shift starting Friday morning with Engine 20 in Northside. 


Seelbach said he didn't see one fire during the period.

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Local News
11:00 pm
Sat January 5, 2013

It's not easy being Boehner

Being John Boehner has not been an easy thing to be lately.
 

The House Speaker, a West Chester Republican who has served in Congress for 22 years now, has had nothing but headaches for the past month.
 

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Bengals
2:57 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Hopeful Bengals head to Houston

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UPDATE:  Bengals lose to the  Texans 19-13.  Houston is 3-0 against Cincinnati going back to the 2011 regular season.    

The Bengals predict the outcome is going to be different this time as the team heads back to Houston this weekend for a playoff re-match.

Right before the team had it's final practice spirits were up Thursday in the Bengals locker room. Cornerback Leon Hall says it's exciting to go to the playoffs two years in a row.

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Local News
4:00 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Local Girls Scouts Featured on Cookie Box

Double Dutch Cookie snack bar box

Girl Scout cookies go on sale in Cincinnati today and you can see two local girl scouts featured on the box of a new snack bar.  The girls from the Comet Skippers, a Mason-based jump rope team were chosen to be featured on the Double Dutch Snack Bar box.  


Quinn Robinson is a fifth grader at Mason Intermediate School and Ally Astles is a seventh grader at Mason Middle School.  They are the featured jumpers on the box.  Sarah Cramer, a ninth grader at William Mason High School is the left jump rope turner on the snack bar wrapper. 

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