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

A local man has been arrested for growing marijuana in his backyard, but that's not all of the story. Click here for more.

A judge will announce his decision later this afternoon on whether or not a man who murdered three people will face the death penalty or receive life in prison.

Cincinnati City Council took one step further toward banning texting while driving in city limits.

Just in time for the holiday weekend, Red River Gorge remains closed to campers and hikers as crews continue to look for a bear that attacked a person earlier this week.

Over 1.3 jobless Americans who rely on unemployment benefits will have to wait at least a week longer to see if their benefits will be extended. Get more on that here.

Police have released dash cam video of an incident from earlier this year in which a father and son from the Tri-State killed two police officers in Arkansas. See it here.

Mortgage rates have dropped to another low. Find out how low they went.

FOX19.com must-click of the day: Burglary and theft turned into a family affair in Dearborn County after a mother and daughter were arrested.

Today on the FOX19.com video page: Hear the 911 call made from a teenager after his friends were injured while trying to hide from police and watch FULL INTERVIEWS with Robert Pattison and Taylor Lautner.

Another gorgeous day in the Tri-State...but the heat is coming back soon. Find out when.

Expect plenty of sunshine once again today with a high a comfortable high of 80°. Then sunny on Friday with highs climbing back into the low 80's but still low humidity. We will return to average with a high of 86° on Saturday and then muggy and hot for your 4th of July as temperatures rise to near 90°.

The weather will stay dry and sunny until Tuesday into Wednesday of next week.

Tropical Update: Alex has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm as winds continue to decrease in strength after it made landfall in Mexico earlier this morning. Flooding will continue in portions of south Texas with the heavy rain.

FOX19 Meteorologist Frank Marzullo

 

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