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11:29 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Newport woman convicted in Ohio AG's vote fraud investigation

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
Ohio Attorney General website

So far, only one of the 20 cases of alleged voter fraud referred by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted to the Ohio Attorney General’s office has resulted in a criminal conviction – that of a northern Kentucky woman who pleaded guilty to voting in Butler County last fall.

According to court records, 58-year-old Kim Trombetta of Newport entered a guilty plea in a Butler County court in June to a misdemeanor charge of falsification and was fined $1,000. Trombetta was told the fine would be reduced to $500 if she did 50 hours of community service.

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Hamilton County Commission
2:45 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Commissioners weighing budget options

Hamilton County Commissioners are slated to vote next week on the 2014 general fund budget. Board President Chris Monzel will present some adjustments Monday to the current proposal and he's hoping for universal agreement.

Commissioner Greg Hartmann says what likely won't be in the budget is a response to last weeks appeal from the county coroner for a new crime lab.

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Politics
9:44 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Howard Wilkinson weekly political chat

Michael Keating

This week WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks about the money being spent in the Cincinnati Mayor and Council races.

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Popular names
8:17 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Emma and William top names in Cincinnati

Emma and William were the most popular names in Cincinnati in 2012.  William was also number one in 2011.  2011's top girl's name, Olivia, dropped of the list completely.  The Cincinnati Health Department released the list. 

Rounding out the top five for boys, Benjamin, Liam, and a tie between Andrew and Mason. For girls, Sophia, Ava, Lillian and a tie between Isabella and Avery.  Here are the complete lists:

BOYS                                                                                                                   Girls

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Neighborhood life
4:00 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Cincinnati still working on plan to make trains quieter at night

Provided from City of Cincinnati

Cincinnati Council could approve a report next month that would let the city move forward with a plan to reduce the noise freight trains make when traveling through some neighborhoods.  The idea is to set-up a quiet zone especially for overnight train traffic.

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