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Convicted serial murderer Anthony Kirkland (FOX19 NOW/file) Convicted serial murderer Anthony Kirkland (FOX19 NOW/file)

Prosecutor still wants death penalty for convicted serial killer: 'It's horrible' Video included

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A modern-day serial killer in Cincinnati is getting a second chance at life.

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Will the Hamilton County sales tax increase be on the November ballot? Video included

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Right now it appears voters will decide whether to increase the sales tax they pay for items bought in Hamilton County.

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City Council members call for special session regarding downtown homeless camp Video included

Acting City Manager Patrick Duhaney is trying to figure out how to handle a homeless camp set up along Third Street at Plum above Fort Washington Way. (WXIX) Acting City Manager Patrick Duhaney is trying to figure out how to handle a homeless camp set up along Third Street at Plum above Fort Washington Way. (WXIX)
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Homeless people ordered to move from a downtown camp may not be going anywhere.

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Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.

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Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs

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The women who spoke out against the abuse by Larry Nassar stood together Wednesday night in a powerful and solemn closing to the show highlighting the past year's top athletes and moments in sports.

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Here's how the trade war could impact your wallet Video included

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The trade clash between the U.S. and China is impacting a long list of items likely on your shopping list.

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Green pills featuring Tesla logo found during Ohio drug bust Video included

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A Tuesday morning call for a suspicious vehicle on a residential street quickly turned into a drug investigation for Green Township police.

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Call about suspicious person lying in grass becomes Forest Park homicide investigation

A homicide investigation is underway in Forest Park. (WXIX) A homicide investigation is underway in Forest Park. (WXIX)
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A homicide investigation is underway in Forest Park.

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Deputies warn of 'funny money' in circulation

Grant County deputies would like the public to be aware of reports of "funny money" that may be in circulation. (Source: Grant County) Grant County deputies would like the public to be aware of reports of "funny money" that may be in circulation. (Source: Grant County)
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Grant County deputies would like the public to be aware of reports of "funny money" that may be in circulation.

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VIDEO: 'Donut' come between Ohio police and their sweets in epic lip sync challenge Video included

Middletown police show love for donuts in 'lip sync challenge' video (Middletown Police) Middletown police show love for donuts in 'lip sync challenge' video (Middletown Police)
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Donut look any further; the Middletown Police Department just won the lip sync challenge.

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Convicted serial killer wants 2nd chance at life in prison instead of Death Row Video included

Convicted serial murderer Anthony Kirkland (FOX19 NOW/file) Convicted serial murderer Anthony Kirkland (FOX19 NOW/file)
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A convicted serial killer wants a second chance at life in prison without parole instead of Death Row.

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EXCLUSIVE: Man who found Brittany Stykes dead in Jeep says vehicle shouldn't be released Video included

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The man who found Brittany Stykes dead in a Jeep in Aug. 2013 says releasing that vehicle to her husband would be an incredible miscarriage of justice.

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FBI Director Wray says Russia continues to sow discord in US Video included

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FBI Director Christopher Wray is dismissing Russia President Vladimir Putin's denial of election meddling. More>>

Hawaii lava boat tours continue after explosion, injuries

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Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 people. More>>

Thai boys recount cave rescue: Voices in dark, then 'hello' Video included

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Divers found the soccer team 10 days after they were trapped in a flooded cave, and rescuers eventually extracted them over three days, concluding July 10.

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Two kids attacked by sharks on same day in scare for NY beach-goers Video included

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Authorities remind beach-goers to always be on the lookout for sharks.

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VIDEO: Bear cools off in swimming pool while roaming neighborhood Video included

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A bear made his way through a Los Angeles neighborhood, climbing fences and swimming in one family's backyard pool.

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Mega Millions jackpot rises to $422 million

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The next drawing will be at 11 p.m. ET on Friday night.

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Is Fortnite addictive? Video included

You may have heard of Fortnite. The online game is popular among millions in the U.S. (WXIX) You may have heard of Fortnite. The online game is popular among millions in the U.S. (WXIX)
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You may have heard of Fortnite. The online game is popular among millions in the U.S.

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Search 'idiot' on Google, get Trump

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The Google algorithm looks at the relationship between words, phrases, websites, images and videos in an attempt provide better search results for its users.

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1 dead as latest fire portends explosive Northwest season Video included

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A fast-moving fire fueled by gusting winds in the Pacific Northwest killed one person, forced dozens of households to evacuate and prompted Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to declare a state of emergency Wednesday.

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City apologizes after Muslim schoolchildren were asked to leave public pool

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While the city apologized for the Muslim group's treatment, it says the cotton ban will remain in place going forward.

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Lay's is releasing 8 new 'local cuisine' flavors

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Lay's has announced eight new potato chip flavors representing local cuisines across the U.S.

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Woman accused of beating 85-year-old mother to death after being left out of will Video included

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A Florida woman is accused of killing her elderly mother in a dispute over inheritance.

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Teacher who fired gun in class to spend two years in prison Video included

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The former social studies teacher who fired the gun, Randal Davidson, apologized and said he felt remorse.

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Search continues in PA woods for man accused of threatening Trump, county DA Video included

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Authorities are searching for a man who allegedly posted threats to President Trump on Facebook.

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Lakota West and St. Xavier football to play at Paul Brown Stadium

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Paul Brown Stadium will once again host a Division I high school football matchup when Lakota West and St. Xavier face off on Friday, August 24.

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Cintas Center to host 2021 NCAA Women's Basketball Regional

Xavier Athletics and the Cincinnati USA Sports Commission were selected to host one of the NCAA Women's Basketball Regionals in 2021 at Cintas Center. (Source: Schaafcw) Xavier Athletics and the Cincinnati USA Sports Commission were selected to host one of the NCAA Women's Basketball Regionals in 2021 at Cintas Center. (Source: Schaafcw)
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Xavier Athletics and the Cincinnati USA Sports Commission were selected to host one of the NCAA Women's Basketball Regionals in 2021 at Cintas Center.

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7 serial killers who were caught Video included

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Charles Manson, Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer are some of America's most infamous serial killers that authorities were able to apprehend.

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Mummy movies in real life: People warn against opening black sarcophagus

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The estimated 2,000-year-old granite sarcophagus weighs 30 tons.

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Mystery family in slides from Goodwill found Video included

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A woman found the collection of family slides inside an old projector she bought from a Goodwill in north Georgia.

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Heavy metal sign language interpreter steals the show

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Lindsay Rothschild-Cross embodies every guitar riff, drum crash and vocal scream.

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Gigantic Jeff Goldblum statue marks Jurassic Park anniversary Video included

The statue will be in London’s Potter’s Field until Thursday evening for fans to enjoy. (Source: Twitter/NowTV) The statue will be in London’s Potter’s Field until Thursday evening for fans to enjoy. (Source: Twitter/NowTV)
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The statue will be in London’s Potter’s Field until Thursday evening for fans to enjoy. 

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Secret Service agent dies after suffering stroke during Trump's Scotland visit Video included

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Nole E. Remagen suffered a stroke on Sunday while traveling, the U.S. Secret Service said.

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What's inside Cincinnati's decades-old safe? We could find out today

Hilton Neterland Plaza in downtown Cincinnati could finally see the inside of a long-locked safe Tuesday. (Photo: FOX19/Robert Guaderrama) Hilton Neterland Plaza in downtown Cincinnati could finally see the inside of a long-locked safe Tuesday. (Photo: FOX19/Robert Guaderrama)
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No need to alert Nicolas Cage, an expert locksmith is back on the case at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Wednesday to recover the potential treasure locked inside a safe.

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'Vicious killer' put to death: 'I'm no good' Video included

Robert Van Hook is scheduled to be executed Wednesday morning. (Photo: Ohio Department of Correction and Rehabilitation) Robert Van Hook is scheduled to be executed Wednesday morning. (Photo: Ohio Department of Correction and Rehabilitation)
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A Sharonville man has arrived at Ohio's death house, where in a few hours, he will be executed.

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E. coli: What you need to know Video included

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Some strains of the bacteria can make you sick, but there are ways of keeping yourself safe.

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Police looking for missing man with dementia

Pierce Township police are looking for Jack H. Campbell, 84, who has moderate dementia and high blood pressure. He was last seen leaving to visit family in Ft. Wayne, Indiana (Pierce Township Police) Pierce Township police are looking for Jack H. Campbell, 84, who has moderate dementia and high blood pressure. He was last seen leaving to visit family in Ft. Wayne, Indiana (Pierce Township Police)
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Pierce Township police are looking for a missing man who has moderate dementia.

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Pug mug: Adorable trespasser apprehended in NJ

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Police in NJ over the weekend posted on Facebook a mug shot of a serial trespasser they found “sneaking through yards.” The culprit? A pug named Bean.

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Baby tests positive for meth; WV mother arrested

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Authorities said the mother initially refused medics entry to the house, and they had to take the baby from her arms to take him to the hospital.

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Can FC Cincinnati smash another attendance record?

FC Cincinnati takes on Charlotte Independent Wednesday night at Nippert Stadium. (FOX19 NOW/file) FC Cincinnati takes on Charlotte Independent Wednesday night at Nippert Stadium. (FOX19 NOW/file)
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Can FC Cincinnati smash another attendance record? We won’t have to wait too long to find out.

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Gorgeous weather before wet weekend Video included

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Police chase ends in crash, overturned vehicle

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A brief police chase led to a crash and sent people to an area hospital Tuesday.

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City Gospel Mission's Job Van out to help homeless Video included

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The city of Cincinnati is trying a new way to combat panhandling.

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Bear attacks elderly NH woman after breaking into house to look for food Video included

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As they try to track and trap the bear, wildlife officials say an attack like this one is highly unusual.

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Daycare provider who tried to hang toddler receives probation Video included

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A judge sentenced the woman to 10 years of probation, citing her poor mental health in the 2016 incident as a mitigating factor.

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'Tell your people to calm down': Footage of Stormy Daniels arrest released Video included

Porn star Stormy Daniels is set to return to Ohio next month, three weeks after her arrest at a Columbus strip club on charges that were later dropped. (Source: CNN, Columbus police) Porn star Stormy Daniels is set to return to Ohio next month, three weeks after her arrest at a Columbus strip club on charges that were later dropped. (Source: CNN, Columbus police)

One week after porn star Stormy Daniels was arrested at a Columbus strip club and walked inside a police station, officers have released the body camera footage of that arrest.

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Fairfield man fighting to keep pit bull service dog Video included

A Fairfield man is fighting to keep his service dog, which is currently not allowed in the city because of an ordinance banning pit bulls. (Provided) A Fairfield man is fighting to keep his service dog, which is currently not allowed in the city because of an ordinance banning pit bulls. (Provided)
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A Fairfield man is fighting to keep his service dog, which is currently not allowed in the city because of an ordinance banning pit bulls.

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Community jumps into action after park tagged with spray paint Video included

Graffiti across a pavilion at Stanbery Park has residents and people who visit the park upset. (Pixabay/file) Graffiti across a pavilion at Stanbery Park has residents and people who visit the park upset. (Pixabay/file)
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Graffiti across a pavilion at Stanbery Park has residents and people who visit the park upset.?

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Dog struck by arrow near busy Chicago park; police and residents baffled Video included

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A dog was hit by an arrow while out for a routine walk in the Albany Park neighborhood in Chicago.

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Mom shares warning after teen with peanut allergy dies after eating Chips Ahoy cookie

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Alexi Stafford died after an allergic reaction to peanuts from a cookie she ate.

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'Serpentessa' gives snake massages to heal, empower and dispel fear of snakes Video included

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A snake priestess in upstate New York is using boa constrictors in massages.

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Suspected Houston serial killer captured, charged with murder following chase Video included

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Jose Gilberto Rodriguez is accused of killing his victims, then stealing their cars. Police linked him to three murders. He's so far been charged for two of those murders.

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Tinder is testing using Bitmoji in messages

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Users in the test markets will be able to send their Bitmoji in conversations with their matches.

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McDonald's shooter pleads guilty, gets 18 years

A McDonald's worker opened fire at close range on two co-workers in December at this location on Beechmont Avenue in Anderson Township. (FOX19 NOW/file) A McDonald's worker opened fire at close range on two co-workers in December at this location on Beechmont Avenue in Anderson Township. (FOX19 NOW/file)
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A McDonald's employee was convicted Monday of shooting and critically wounding two coworkers inside the eatery late last year and was sentenced to 18 years in prison. 

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Fairfield firefighters save dog from deep waters

Fairfield firefighters saved a dog from deep waters Tuesday (City of Fairfield) Fairfield firefighters saved a dog from deep waters Tuesday (City of Fairfield)
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Fairfield firefighters and paramedics saved a dog from deep water Tuesday.

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Dad cleaning gun fatally shoots 6-year-old girl in the head

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Indiana police say a 6-year-old girl was shot in the head and killed when the handgun her father was cleaning accidentally fired in southern Indiana.

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Stormy Daniels set to perform in Ohio 3 weeks after arrest

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Porn star Stormy Daniels is set to return to Ohio next month, three weeks after her arrest at a Columbus strip club on charges that were later dropped.

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Man killed, 2 passengers, baby injured after car crashes into home

One person is dead, and three others including an infant were taken to hospitals after a car crashed into a house on Winton Ridge Lane in Winton Hills early Tuesday, Cincinnati police said. (FOX19 NOW/Matt Wood) One person is dead, and three others including an infant were taken to hospitals after a car crashed into a house on Winton Ridge Lane in Winton Hills early Tuesday, Cincinnati police said. (FOX19 NOW/Matt Wood)
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A man is dead, two people are in serious condition, and a baby is injured after an early morning crash Tuesday, Cincinnati police say.

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Little boy is happy playing near big-boy toys

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The boy is playing with his toy dump truck and baby backhoe, maybe 10 yards from the real things.

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Kenton Co to get nation's first jail treatment for addicted inmates with Hazelden

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Inmates at the Kenton County jail are getting a new treatment program starting this fall in addition to one already is place that offers them both medication and comprehensive therapy.

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Butler County sheriff joins lip sync challenge Video included

The Butler County Sheriff's Office have shared their dynamite lip sync challenge video. (Source: BCSO) The Butler County Sheriff's Office have shared their dynamite lip sync challenge video. (Source: BCSO)
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The Butler County Sheriff’s Office have joined the viral lip sync challenge that's sweeping the country.

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