The Diaguita Indians live in the foothills of the Andes, just downstream from the world's highest gold mine, where for as long as anyone can remember they've drunk straight from the glacier-fed river that...Full Story >
The Diaguita Indians live in the foothills of the Andes, just downstream from the world's highest gold mine, where for as long as anyone can remember they've drunk straight from the glacier-fed river that irrigates...Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 7:00 AM EDT2013-05-25 11:00:14 GMT
(RNN) - An active six months is predicted for the 2013 North Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center has called it an "extremely active"Full Story >
An active six months is predicted for the 2013 North Atlantic hurricane season.Full Story >
Police in the southern Russian region of Dagestan say a female suicide bomber has injured at least 11 police officers and civilians.Full Story >
A female suicide bomber identified as a widow of two killed Islamists blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday injuring at least 12, including two children and five police officers, police said.Full Story >
Authorities in eastern Afghanistan say explosives transported by suspected Taliban fighters accidentally detonated while they were stopped at a mosque, killing 12 people.Full Story >
A would-be suicide bomber died when his explosives-rigged vest went off prematurely in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday morning, police said. The apparent failed attack came a day after a major Taliban assault on an...Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 3:35 AM EDT2013-05-25 07:35:23 GMT
A large fire is burning at a fraternity house at Miami University in Oxford. The fire struck the Fiji house at 130 East High Street around midnight, sending smoke and flames into the air.In addition toFull Story >
A large fire burned a fraternity house at Miami University in Oxford early Saturday morning. The fire struck the Fiji house at 130 East High Street around midnight, sending smoke and flames into the air.Full Story >
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine – more commonly known
as the Prince Hall Shriners – is returning to Cincinnati USA for its 2015
Imperial Council Session and Annual Convention.
Total attendance is estimated
at 25,000, which includes paid conference attendees as well as visitors to the
Shriners Annual Street Parade and other public special events associated with
Delegates are contracted to use more than 15,000 hotel room nights and spend
nearly $6 million at local hotels, restaurants and attractions. The convention
will be held at the Duke Energy Convention Center.
The 2015 event marks the return of the Shriners to Cincinnati after the event
was held here in 2011. And it was a vote of the delegates themselves that
brought the 2015 convention back to the Queen City.
"Cincinnati was an extraordinary host for us in 2011 and that experience left
such a positive impression in the minds of our members," explained Homer
Buchanan, Imperial Potentate of the Prince Hall
Shriners. "The community was warm and welcoming. The hospitality staff and
local ambassadors made us feel right at home. And now you add to that all the
wonderful economic development and urban renewal projects, and Cincinnati USA
continues to be a perfect fit for the Prince Hall Shriners."
The oldest African-American fraternal organization in the world, the Prince
Hall Shriners was founded in 1893 as a social, benevolent and charitable
As it did in 2011, the CVB will decorate downtown for the Shriners visit as
part of its convention welcome program, with welcome buttons, street banners
and sidewalk stickers designed to help visitors navigate the city and find
ambassadors with tips on restaurants, attractions and activities.
Local residents will also be invited to the Prince Hall Shriners Annual Street
Parade on during the convention, as part of a full menu of community-minded
events and activities. Highlights also include:
Shrine Expo Hall, featuring more than 150 vendors selling clothing,
jewelry and other goods.
Prince Hall Shriners Diabetes Walk.
Ceremonies and the Parade of Stars, featuring the Shrine's Drill Patrol,
Marching Clubs, clown cars and color guard.
annual Drill and Color Guard Competition by the Daughters of Isis.
Shrine's annual Book Bag Program, where the organization donates book bags
filled with school supplies to students at a local school.
Friday, May 24 2013 10:11 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:11:14 GMT
A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday evening in College Hill. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road, a larger intersection in the area, around 9 p.m. TheFull Story >
A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday evening in College Hill. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road, a larger intersection in the area, around 9 p.m.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:17:47 GMT
Heads are starting to roll at the IRS. A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leaveFull Story >
A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leave Thursday. We have learned more about Lois Lerner's connections to Cindy Thomas, the highest ranking Cincinnati employee in this IRS division.Full Story >
Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust."Full Story >
The trucker was hauling drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him....Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 6:19 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:19:48 GMT
Last week, Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller said "two rouge IRS employees" were responsible for targeting conservative groups in 2012, something the IRS admitted to. However, the Exempt OrganizationFull Story >
The IRS worker says an Exempt Organization Specialist's job is to ask questions to those applying for 501(c)4 status, but there was never any intent to target conservative groups. The worker says this is not the conspiracy some are making it up to be.Full Story >
The Village of Morrow: 2013 Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 27, 2013 Participants must line up at 10 a.m. at the former Morrow Elementary School located on Pike St., the parade is to start at 11 a.m. ContactFull Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 1:23 PM EDT2013-05-22 17:23:38 GMT
A Charlotte mother is teaching her young son a lesson, by having him arrested, after he stole her Pop-Tarts, according to a police report. According to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police report, officersFull Story >
A Charlotte mother is teaching her young son a lesson, by having him arrested, after he stole her Pop-Tarts, according to a police report.Full Story >
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