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Road construction
5:35 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Should noise walls be built along I-75?

The Ohio Department of Transportation wants to know if there's a demand for noise reducing barrier walls to be built along I-75 from Galbraith Road to the northern end of the Lockland Split.

Here's the information from ODOT:

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Metropolitan Sewer District
5:17 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

County retains Dinsmore & Shohl in sewer dispute

Credit Tana Weingartner/WVXU

Hamilton County Commissioners are retaining Dinsmore & Shohl to review their plans to take the city of Cincinnati to court over a sewer district dispute.

The law firm is being asked to prepare the county's case and offer an outside opinion on which government entity it thinks is right. At issue is whether the county or the city gets to set policy for the Metropolitan Sewer District. The county owns the utility but it is operated by the city.

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electric aggregation
4:52 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Cincinnati electric aggregation will still have green energy

The energy used for Cincinnati's electric aggregation program will still come from 100 percent renewable or green sources.  

Interim city manager Scott Stiles had announced earlier this week that would not be part of the new three-year contract that begins in May.  But he changed his mind Wednesday after five council members opposed the contract.

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Harry T. Wilks
1:43 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Butler County philanthropist Harry T. Wilks has died

Harry T. Wilks
Credit Miami University

The name Harry T. Wilks is nearly synonymous with the arts scene in Butler County. The attorney was an avid collector and supporter of the arts.

He died Tuesday on what was his 89th birthday.

Wilks is probably most widely known for creating Pyramid Hill  - an outdoor sculpture park with more than 60 works of art and a 10,000 square foot ancient sculpture museum. He also aided in helping the city of Hamilton brand itself "The City of Sculpture."

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Procter and Gamble
1:09 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Nine indicted for banner incident at P&G

Credit WCPO

Nine people have been indicted for illegally hanging banners March 4 at Procter & Gamble headquarters in downtown Cincinnati.

The Hamilton County Prosecutor's office says the nine, from Maryland, Washington DC, Illinois, California and New York, are charged with burglary and vandalism.  If convicted of all charges, they face the possibility of 9 ½ years in prison and a $20,000 fine.

The charged:

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