Biden takes the helm, appeals for unity to take on crises

Biden’s inauguration came at a time of national tumult and uncertainty, a ceremony of resilience as the hallowed American democratic rite unfurled at a U.S. Capitol battered by an insurrectionist siege just two weeks ago.
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  Biden marks nation’s COVID grief before inauguration pomp

The sober moment on the eve of Biden's inauguration — typically a celebratory time in Washington when the nation marks the democratic tradition of a peaceful transfer of power — was a measure of the enormity of loss for the nation.

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Joe Biden’s Inaugural Painting comes from renowned Cincinnati artist

Kroger testing new ‘smart cart’ that eliminates checkout

  New podcast gives historic look at West End

  How one Tri-State social studies class is grappling with 2021′s political whirlwind

3,433 new COVID cases in Kentucky over last 24 hours

Kentucky has now received enough vaccine doses to administer first shots to 10 percent of its population.
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  On Day One, Biden to undo Trump policies on climate, coronavirus

Biden on Wednesday planned to halt construction on Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall, end the ban on travel from some Muslim-majority countries, rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and the World Health Organization and revoke the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, aides said.

  Check before throwing away: Some stimulus payments mailed out mistaken for junk

  Council, residents at odds over new development in OTR

Driver sentenced after hitting special needs student getting on bus in 2020, clerk says

Nearly 1K COVID-19 vaccines wasted, Ohio Department of Health says

NKY murder suspect arrested in Florida, police say

Missing woman killed in Colerain Township crash

Ohio reports single-day spike of 73 COVID-19 deaths and 6,378 new cases

Hamilton County suspends jury trials until March

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  Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback

His presidency over, Donald Trump said farewell to Washington on Wednesday.

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UC, Houston game postponed due to COVID-19

After losing Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Browns 22-17

The Kansas City Chiefs forced the Cleveland Browns to punt in the waning minutes Sunday with star quarterback Patrick Mahomes out with a concussion.

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  Cincinnati City Council delays restricting no-knock warrants so police, city manager can weigh in

‘Gang of Five’: Council committee seeks legal opinion whether to release more secret texts

  Look up: International Space Station flying over Tri-State Wednesday night

Indiana nears 600,000 total COVID-19 cases

Premier Health launches mass vaccination drive-thru clinic at University of Dayton

The drive-thru clinic is by appointment only and no unscheduled vaccinations will be given.
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  Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon in the final hours of his White House term as part of a flurry of clemency action that benefited more than 140 people.

Teen now facing charges after shooting woman in October, police say

Next up: $730M Powerball prize after no Mega Millions winner

  Hamilton County moving main COVID-19 vaccine clinic to Board of Elections

  Crossroads Florence collecting blanket donations to help the homeless