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Good afternoon! Here is your midday update from FOX19.com:

Jury deliberations are underway right now in the trial of Dr. Mark Blankenburg. Get the latest from the courtroom.

A trial gets underway today against Kings Island and a 2006 incident involving the Son of Beast.

A report released today says businesses receiving federal contracts under the economic stimulus plan have created or saved more than 30,000 jobs.

And the Social Security Administration has made it official: There will be no cost of living increase for social security recipients.

New information in the Ryan Widmer case: A new report says the 911 operator may have been asleep when Widmer called to report that his wife was unresponsive in the bathtub.

UC is battling tonight for first place on national TV. Get a preview of their game against South Florida.

A local man is behind bars, accused of raping an elderly woman.

And Alexandria police are warning residents about thefts from unlocked cars.

FOX19.com must-click of the day: It was pure chaos at an Ohio department store after a woman offered to buy everyone's items, saying she'd won the lottery. Was she telling the truth?

Today on the FOX19.com video page: A tour of Cincinnati's unfinished subway system and a performance by a reggae band.

Rainy, icky, cold today. Get your complete forecast.

More rain showers this morning with temperatures in the low 40's. Expect a cloudy day with passing showers this afternoon, a high of 47. Then showers overnight with a low of 38 degrees. We will dry out by Saturday morning however the weekend will be chilly with a high of 48 on Saturday and clearing skies Saturday night will help temperatures drop to 32 degrees Sunday morning. I expect a high of 53 degrees with sunshine on Bengal's Sunday.

FOX19 Meteorologist Frank Marzullo

 

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