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Bond Hill
3:56 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Bond Hill/Roselawn ripe for redevelopment

Construction crews are grading a 13-acre site on Seymour near Reading where TechSolve will expland.
Ann Thompson WVXU

The Port Authority is preparing to market nearly 40 acres of land in the Roselawn/Bond Hill area with hopes it will jumpstart economic development there.

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Jeremiah Morrow Bridge
2:25 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

I-71 bridge work expected to cause delays

Pavement repair work on the Jeremiah Morrow Bridge in Warren County could cause some lengthy traffic delays the next couple of mornings. 

The Ohio Department of Transportation says the work will require the closure of the left lane of 71 southbound at the bridge from 7:30 until noon Wednesday and Thursday.  

ODOT is encouraging  motorists to seek an alternate route.

Local News
1:57 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Luken, Winkler to battle for probate court judgeship

Ralph E. "Ted" Winkler (left) Charlie Luken (right)
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A showdown this fall between two of the most potent political names in Hamilton County is coming this fall when Democrat Charlie Luken takes on Repubican Ralph E. "Ted" Winkler for a probate court judgeship.

Both come from families with decades-long track records of winning elections in Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Luken - a former Cincinnati mayor and one-term congressman - filed petitions with the Hamilton County Board of Elections Tuesday to run for the probate court seat of Judge James Cissell, who can't run for re-election because of Ohio's judicial age limit law.

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Tracie Hunter
1:28 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Hunter faces another felony charge

A Hamilton County grand jury indicted juvenile court judge Tracie Hunter on a ninth count Tuesday, this one for misuse of a credit card.  Hunter was indicted on 8 other felony charges last week, including tampering with evidence, theft in office and forgery.  The Ohio Supreme Court ordered her off the bench until her criminal case is over.  She's scheduled to be in court Friday.

Here's what WVXU's Ann Thompson reported last Friday on the original indictments:

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Local News
11:20 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Sixty-two people to be dropped from voter rolls

Hamilton County Board of Elections
Howard Wilkinson

Sixty-two people will be stricken from the Hamilton County voter rolls because they did not respond to a board of elections letter challenging their voting addresses.

They include police officers, people who used postal service and private mail boxes, and some who voted from a motor coach association in Newtown.

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