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WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with news director Maryanne Zeleznik Monday about Monday night's Iowa presidential caucuses. Who might come away as winners? And does it really matter in the quest for the White House? 

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Acid is a weapon of violence in Uganda, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Cambodia and Bangladesh where people attack for a variety of different reasons ranging from marital to political to business disputes.

According to The Center for Rehabilitation of Survivors of Acid and Burns Violence (CERESAV) there has been a steep rise in the number of cases documented in recent years.

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Food scares and an increased demand for organic fruits and vegetables are helping propel interest in high pressure pasteurization. HPP, as it's commonly known, uses ultra-high pressure purified cold water to keep packaged food pathogen-free without the preservatives and can quadruple shelf-life.

  From afar, the Iowa caucuses look like a chaotic state fair midway, with candidates playing bumper cars as they careen around the state in search of voters for Monday’s first-in-the-nation caucus.

Yes, it chaos – controlled chaos, but chaos nonetheless.

But when you are there on the ground, watching it up close, as 19 Xavier University students were last weekend, it is a whirlwind, but one that makes sense.

And, as the Xavier students found, one that the people of Iowa revel in every four years.

Hamilton County Commissioners expected to wrap up the annual performance review for administrator Christian Sigman on Monday, Feb. 1, but it may be a moot point.  Sigman has submitted his resignation, effective in September. 

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GE Aviation is laying off more than 300 engineers across the country, with a majority of the eliminated positions in the Cincinnati area. 

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Dayton city leaders have signed an agreement with two companies to redevelop a downtown landmark.

Cross Street Partners and Dayton-based Miller-Valentine Group want to turn the Dayton Arcade into affordable housing for artistic and creative residents.

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The Lower Mill Creek Partial Remedy Project (LMCPR) is already over budget, according to Hamilton County’s utility monitor.

Dave Meyer told the Hamilton County Commissioners Wednesday the original price tag for the project is at least $13 million short of what it will actually take to complete it. 

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Even years after being exposed in utero to flame retardants, University of Cincinnati researchers say children can continue to display behavior problems because of the lasting effect on a child's cognitive and behavioral development. Scientists say prenatal exposure to flame retardants is toxic to the developing nervous system.

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The Contemporary Arts Center will offer free admission for at least the next three years. The CAC says a group of donors has come together to subsidize the entrance fee.

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