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An area of high pressure will build today and Thursday. Watch for clearing skies and daytime highs only in the upper 50s this afternoon. We could see a bit of frost Thursday morning as the low plunges into the 30s. We will rebound nicely with mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures in the low 60s by the afternoon. 


Latest headlines:A local man detained in North Korea was reunited with his family this morning, nearly six months after he was taken into custody. Jeffrey Fowle, 56, of Miamisburg, hugged his wife and children moments after he go off a plane at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. He was arrested in North Korea for allegedly leaving a bible in his hotel room, a charge North Korean officials said violated the law by acting "contrary to the purpose of tourism."


Tickets went on sale today for a special Nov. 2 game for Mount St. Joseph's women's basketball team. The season opener was moved up to Nov. 2 so Lauren Hill, 19, could play in her first and final college game. The freshmen player has been diagnosed with DIPG (diffuse intrincis pontine glioma), a type of incurable brain tumor. 

When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it's time to reschedule the holiday. Many U.S. cities and counties are moving their door-to-door rituals this year to avoid conflicts with the Friday night lights.



A Sycamore High School freshman is in custody after posting a threat on social media this morning. The student posted an image of a gun on instagram threatening violence at the school, authorities said. That student is in custody with Montgomery police. 

Man tells Obama: 'Don't touch my girlfriend.' President Barack Obama and other voters in Chicago got a good laugh this week when a man joked with the commander in chief, 'Don't touch my girlfriend." Mike Jones said he decided to give the president a hard time as he left the voting booths

A local doctor is suing police at two departments, alleging officers used such excessive force during his arrest, he suffered a heart attack and kidney failure. Dr. William Cox of Montgomery Family Practice claims Blue Ash and Evendale police "mercilessly" and repeatedly Tased him with a stun gun. They took him into custody on a charge of violation of a protection order involving an ex-girlfriend - a charge that was later dropped. 

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Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced today. It's the third year in a row the increase will be less than 2 percent. 

It's a home Indiana Jones wouldn't want to live in, and it might give most of us an anxiety attack. More than a 100 snakes were found inside a home, and they're all being rescued.

A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home today, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama's new Ebola "czar" got to work trying to pull together a coherent national response to the deadly disease.

Did you see police swarming a couple West Side gas stations Tuesday night? They were investigating two separate hold ups, one in Cheviot and a second in College Hill. Shots were fired in one of the heists. No one was hurt. 

Lady was just 24 hours from being euthanized. But as luck would have it, that's when Cincinnati Lab Rescue (CLR) stepped in. As is the fate for too many dogs, the black Labrador retriever was abandoned earlier this year and turned into the Clermont County Humane Society. But one local organization refused to cast her aside.

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