Midday Update

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BREAKING NEWS from northern Kentucky, where a house has exploded in Fort Wright. Continue to check with throughout the day for updates to this story.

Also happening today, a Hamilton County judge handed down formal sentencing for serial killer Anthony Kirkland. Find out what his decision was.

Police are looking for a missing Northern Kentucky University student. Get the latest on their efforts to find him.

President Obama has announced a new policy today to allow drilling off of US coasts.

A trucking company involved in the Kentucky crash that killed 11 people had a low safety rating. Get more on that here.

Cincinnati city leaders asked for the public's help yesterday in ending a recent string of violence. But the violence continued last night with a triple shooting in Avondale.

A northern Kentucky doctor has decided to end his relationship with Medicare, Medicaid and insurance companies. Find out his reasoning. must click of the day: Time is running out for your chance to tell us why you should be on glee! Upload your video here.

Today on the video page: A $7 million grant for the Cincinnati Fire Department and Amelia Police try to pass a levy.

Hello, 70 degree weather! Get your complete forecast.

70's First Time Since November 8th, 2009

Expect mostly sunny skies with a few high clouds this afternoon, we will warm to 71 degrees today. Temperatures will continue to warm a tad more each day with plenty of sunshine as we approach 80 degrees on Friday.

A  thunderstorm or shower will be about the area late Saturday but end before Sunday morning.

Reds Opening Day: Sun / Cloud Mix, High: 66°

FOX19 Meteorologist Frank Marzullo

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