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Convention Center Progress Report

  Things are looking up at the Cincinnati Convention Center now known as Cinergy Center.  Phase one of the $160 million expansion project is completed.  That leaves 85% of the work to be done but project organizers say the effort will pay off.  The expanded convention center is expected to generate an increase of $122 million annually in direct and indirect spending and create nearly 2000 new full and part-time jobs.  At a meeting of the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors David Ginsburg, President & CEO of Downtown Cincinnati, Inc., said there are plenty of reasons to believe the revitalization of downtown Cincinnati is underway.

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    Why were protesters lined up outside Lee's Famous Chicken?

    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-06-25 02:01:31 GMT
    Protesters line up outside Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken in Hartwell on Sunday after a longtime customer accused the restaurant of unfair treatment. (WXIX)Protesters line up outside Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken in Hartwell on Sunday after a longtime customer accused the restaurant of unfair treatment. (WXIX)
    Protesters line up outside Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken in Hartwell on Sunday after a longtime customer accused the restaurant of unfair treatment. (WXIX)Protesters line up outside Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken in Hartwell on Sunday after a longtime customer accused the restaurant of unfair treatment. (WXIX)
    Protesters were out at the Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken in Hartwell on Sunday afternoon. They are wanting answers as to why a longtime customer wasn’t served first, after being first in line. The customer, Keith Gibson, was also asked to leave the store that day. “I just don't know what happened from 'I'm going to tell you I'm the first in line,' to 'Don't serve him, don't take his money, he can't eat here,'" Gibson said. Gibson said the incident happened...Full Story >
    Protesters were out at the Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken in Hartwell on Sunday afternoon. They are wanting answers as to why a longtime customer wasn’t served first, after being first in line. The customer, Keith Gibson, was also asked to leave the store that day. “I just don't know what happened from 'I'm going to tell you I'm the first in line,' to 'Don't serve him, don't take his money, he can't eat here,'" Gibson said. Gibson said the incident happened...Full Story >
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    Body cam video shows KS officer shooting at dog, wounding 9-year-old girl

    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-06-25 01:22:39 GMT
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    While her injuries were minor, the video is disturbing and difficult to watch and may not be appropriate for some viewers.

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    While her injuries were minor, the video is disturbing and difficult to watch and may not be appropriate for some viewers.

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