Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:43:53 GMT
Senior Obama administration officials say the U.S. military launched a secret mission earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held captive by militants in Syria but failed to find them.Full Story >
President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them,...Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:38:57 GMT
A car smashed into the side of a hearse during a funeral procession Wednesday, knocking it on its side. The crash happened early Wednesday afternoon in Colerain Township. A funeral procession was headedFull Story >
A car smashed into the side of a hearse during a funeral procession Wednesday, knocking it on its side.Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:10:46 GMT
The man at the center of what's been called one of the largest ponzi schemes in Ohio's history is asking for a shorter prison sentence. In January, Glen Galemmo admitted publicly for the first time thatFull Story >
The man at the center of what's been called one of the largest ponzi schemes in Ohio's history is asking for a shorter prison sentence. Full Story >
A project at Xavier is asking students to lock up their smart phones for a few hours.
#muskiesUNplugged is an on-campus experiment happening on Friday that encourages people to ‘let life in' by going smart phone-free for a few hours.
Participants don't actually have to hand over their phones. They'll be given a bag and zip tie to "lock" their devices in while they mingle in the cafeteria and receive free prizes just for participating.
"Your phone can't hug you back, find a new bestie," and "Stop looking at your screen. The world around you is awesome," are a couple of lines used to promote the #muskiesUNplugged event.
The project is for Professor Matthew Dooley's Social Media course. It is Friday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the University's cafeteria.
"It's pretty insightful for these really tech and social-savvy undergrads to recognize the grip that our smart phones have on our lives," said Professor Dooley.
The Social Media class had an assignment of going 24 hours without their own phones in preparation for the event.
"We're all hoping that students not only realize their smart phone dependency but also appreciate the beauty of living in the moment," said Dooley.
Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstFull Story >
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:39:03 GMT
The Madeira man who shot at his wife at their home in Madeira earlier this month could get up to 11 years in prison. Hamilton Prosecutor Joseph Deters announced the indictment of Blake Seylhouwer WednesdayFull Story >
The Madeira man who shot at his wife at their home in Madeira earlier this month could get up to 11 years in prison.Full Story >
You may be a hot mess after reading some of these cray new words added to the Oxford Online Dictionary. While some of the new words are pretty amazeballs, others have us scratching our heads. Britain'sFull Story >
Britain's Oxford University Press announced on Thursday that they will be adding new words to its online Oxford Dictionary to reflect new language trends.Full Story >