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An 18-month undercover investigation in Fairfield has led to 14 arrests involving fraud, money laundering and drug charges.

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The owners of U.S. Bank Arena last month announced renovation plans without identifying a cost or a funding source.  Arena officials said they were in talks with local government leaders. But two Hamilton County Commissioners say they won't support putting tax dollars toward the project.

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The attorney for the former University of Cincinnati police officer accused of murder in the death of Sam DuBose has officially filed for a change of venue.

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Just days after Kentucky officials lauded DHL's expansion at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport for paving the way for more economic growth, another company says it will expand as well.

Ann Thompson / WVXU

The Cincinnati Zoo's Sumatran rhino, the only one on public display in the world, will leave the Zoo permanently  in October to live in Indonesia.

A potential U.S. Senate race in Ohio between Democratic challenger Ted Strickland and Republican incumbent Rob Portman is nearly a dead heat, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday morning.

After months of Strickland, the former governor, holding a substantial lead over Portman, the race now has 44 percent supporting the Democrat and 41 percent supporting Portman.

The Banks Public Partnership

Officials are breaking ground Tuesday on the latest portion of the Banks project. Phase IIIA is a 690 space parking garage.

Cincinnati residents will be asked to approve two Charter amendments this fall, and they could see two more before the deadline to make the ballot next week.  

City Council approved measures Monday for a permanent one mill property tax levy for city parks, and a second to let council hold executive sessions, or closed public meetings on six specific issues.  

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The replacement of seats at Great American Ball Park earlier this year came in under budget. That's in part because the project made a little money. 

WCPO

The scene at Fairview-Clifton German Language School, and other popular CPS schools, in years past was all too familiar. Parents of would-be kindergartners camped out for days in the first-come first-served application process to assure their child would be enrolled at their preferred school.

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