A coalition of Syrian opposition groups has confirmed its choice for a new army chief after the former military leader refused to step down.Full Story >
Syrian government forces seized a town from rebels near the Lebanese border on Saturday, their latest attempt to cut off opposition fighters' fluid supply lines, state media and activists said.Full Story >
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Olympic bronze medalist Nick Goepper. File photo
Nick Goepper's hometown of Lawrenceburg, Ind. and Perfect North Slopes are hosting a parade and celebration for the 2014 Winter Olympic bronze medalist on Saturday. The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. on WalnutFull Story >
Nick Goepper's hometown of Lawrenceburg, Ind. and Perfect North Slopes are hosting a parade and celebration for the 2014 Winter Olympic bronze medalist on Saturday.Full Story >
A Carroll County man has been arrested and charged with the murder of his two year old son.Full Story >
(FOX19) - The issue pretty simple.
Voters have rejected the Lakota levy before, including last November.
In a week, they will decide whether to reject it again or instead, this time, pass the levy.
Lindsay King wrote me saying she has 2 kids in the Lakota district and she refuses to be an uniformed voter.
Here's what she wants to know.
"Before I vote yea or nay I'd like to know if transportation or building improvements are what we're voting for, or if we're simply going to balloon the school board salaries. Unfortunately, this is such a hot issue that the only things I can find are sites devoted to simply "yes" or "no""
Finding the info is a little tricky. But that's what we do, and here's what I found.
The Lakota levy is for 4.75 mills. The cost to the average homeowner in West Chester would be a little over $300 a year, because the average home in the area is about $230,000 dollars.
The type of levy being asked for is an operating levy.
The Lakota district says the operating levy would cover general operations including maintenance and general upkeep of 22 school buildings.
That is true, but there is more
According to the Ohio Revised Code of Tax Levy Law, these general levies, in the case of school districts cover the amounts necessary for the maintenance and operation and repair of schools but also covers the amounts necessary for tuition and the state teachers retirement system.
So we are not just talking about repairing buildings.
And to be clear, there is nothing that indicates passing the levy will guarantee restoring bus service.
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31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.Full Story >
Friday, March 7 2014 8:01 PM EST2014-03-08 01:01:45 GMT
Police say that one person is dead following a shooting in Over the Rhine on Friday afternoon. The shooting happened around 5 p.m. Friday on Hamer Street. Little information is known at this time.Full Story >
Police say that a 22-year-old man was shot and killed in Over the Rhine while fixing his car on Friday evening. Full Story >
Friday, March 7 2014 3:59 PM EST2014-03-07 20:59:17 GMT
A local marine is dead after a shooting in southern California on Sunday evening. Police say that 26-year-old Steven Kohus, of Morrow, Ohio, was pronounced dead at the scene in Twentynine Palms, Calif. OfficersFull Story >
A local Marine is dead after a shooting in southern California on Sunday evening. Police say that 26-year-old Steven Kohus, of Morrow, Ohio, was pronounced dead at the scene in Twentynine Palms, Calif.Full Story >
Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with a plane carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew on route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.Full Story >
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact over the South China Sea early Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, and international aviation authorities still hadn't located...Full Story >
China's foreign minister sounded a note of defiance to the country's neighbors Saturday over rival territorial claims, and said good relations with Washington depend on mutual respect.Full Story >
China will never make concessions in territorial disputes with its neighbors, while good relations with the U.S. depend on Washington respecting Beijing's sovereignty claims, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Saturday.Full Story >
Thursday, February 3 2011 5:19 PM EST2011-02-03 22:19:13 GMT
New details have been released on a large drug sweep in Pierce Township, Clermont County. On Wednesday, a total of 17 people were indicted by a grand jury on 46 charges related to trafficking in drugs.Full Story >