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Taco Bell pulls beef from some stores on quality concerns

Former OTR Kroger is being demolished

Recall of Tip Top Poultry products due to listeria risk expanded

Mayor Cranley worried music venue at The Banks will burden taxpayers

Stink Bugs are invading Ohio homes and looking to settle in for a long winter’s nap

  Watching Your Wallet: Student loan debt reaches all-time high

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Another brand of flour recalled over E. coli concerns

  Churchill Downs will acquire Turfway Park

Kroger slashes management jobs nationwide

Lipari Foods issues recall of bulk chicken salads and chicken salad sandwiches over Listeria concerns

Ohioans have one year to upgrade their driver’s licenses to Real ID cards

SORTA Board approves sales tax levy for March ballot

Tip Top Poultry recalls ready-to-eat chicken products due to listeria risk, USDA says

Tip Top Poultry is recalling its ready-to-eat chicken products because of possible listeria contamination.

Doordash reports data breach that impacted 4.9 million customers

Doordash said the hack happened back in May.

  Blue lights in gas station bathrooms ‘proven to deter drug users’

A well-known company has joined the fight against the opioid epidemic.

Hard Rock completes purchase of JACK Casino

On Friday, JACK Entertainment announced the sale of JACK Cincinnati to Hard Rock International was completed for about $745 million.

Boone Co. Sheriff warns about scam involving genetic testing

Taco Bell says adios to fan favorites on menu

  Do bulletproof backpacks work? We put them to the test.

Scammers trying to get Social Security numbers, money in Butler Co.

RECALL: Whirlpool, KitchenAid & JennAir glass cooktops can turn themselves on

5.7M kids water bottles recalled due to choking hazard

What temperature should you keep your AC on? AC repairman weighs in

Stay comfortable and save money by using these recommended settings for your central air.

Tyson recalling nearly 40,000 lbs. of chicken patties due to foreign matter contamination

The USDA classifies the health risk as "high."

Migraine medicine could lead to life-threatening infection; recall announced

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Thursday, August 15 that a medication used to treat migraines was being pulled from shelves because continued use could lead to serious, life threatening infections.

US Bank Arena is changing names

The U.S. Bank Arena will be changing names and the building’s owner is seeking another naming rights sponsor.

RECALL ALERT: Dole baby spinach recalled over salmonella risk

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of baby spinach due to a possible salmonella risk, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

Milford’s outdoor refreshment area begins Friday

The City of Milford is beginning their Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) on Friday.

Milford’s outdoor refreshment area begins Friday

The City of Milford is beginning their Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) on Friday.

Reports: Pizza Hut will close hundreds of dine-in restaurants

One of America's largest pizza chains, Pizza Hut plans to focus on carryout and delivery business, TODAY.com reported Wednesday.

Fifth Third raising minimum wage to $18

The change goes into effect Oct. 28.

Company behind Perkins, Marie Callender’s files for bankruptcy

The company behind Perkins and Marie Callender’s has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

You can now wear the latest Reds vs. Pirates brawl on your chest thanks to new T-shirt

Forget war paint, you can now wear war shirts — if you consider the bad blood between the Reds and Pirates a war, that is.

Asking for cash back at checkout? Kroger now charging a fee

Customers will not be able to withdraw more than $300 at checkout.

Target unveils wheelchair-friendly costumes for kids

According to Target’s website, the full princess carriage and pirate ship collection are set to be released on Aug. 22.

Hummus sold at stores nationwide being recalled due to possible bacteria contamination

The products have been distributed nationwide and to United Arab Emirates.

Dates, qualified items announced for Ohio’s annual sales tax holiday

Ohio shoppers can take advantage of the state’s tax-free holiday, which begins on the first Friday of every August, thanks to Senate Bill 226.

Reports: Charming Charlie closing all 261 stores after filing bankruptcy

According to Fortune, Charming Charlie plans to close all 261 stores by Aug. 31 after filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Recall issued for hamburger and hot dog buns sold in Ohio stores

A voluntary recall has been issued for hamburger buns, hot dog buns, and other bakery products that are sold in Ohio and 17 other states.

Cedar Point says ‘50th anniversary’ promotion offering 4 free tickets per family is a scam

Cedar Point is asking its visitors not to fall for a scam floating around on social media.

Listeria scare leads to recall of vegetables from Green Giant, Trader Joe’s

The recall is for packaged vegetables, not frozen or canned.

  Girl finds herself stranded at Coney Island after buses pull away

The family’s attorney is considering a civil case against the Dream Center for gross negligence.

Princeton board members postpone ballot request for operating levy

The Princeton Board of Education is expected to take the first of two necessary votes on July 8.

Gillette recalls Venus disposable razors for cutting hazard

The recall involves about 90,000 Venus Simply3 disposable razors sold in the United States and Canada.

Fisher-Price recalls over 70k infant sleepers due to risk of death

The company's newest recall marks its exit from selling inclined sleep products completely.

  Wild Parsnip, Poison Hemlock on the rise in Ohio: What to watch for

We all know to look for poison ivy -- we need to look for these weeds, too.

‘Kroger on the Rhine’ to feature five local restaurants

The food hall will be a destination on the second floor of the store.

  'He was fighting for his life’: Local family hopes to raise awareness of Polio-like illness

What started as symptoms of the common cold evolved into something much more serious.

Bon Secours Mercy Health announces Cincinnati expansion, 500 new jobs

“I am thrilled that Bon Secours Mercy Health continues to invest in Cincinnati,” said Mayor John Cranley.

  Misconceptions about sun damage to your skin

While it doesn't feel like summer outside, the sun can cause havoc on your health and skin.

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Flour sold at Target, Walmart nationwide being recalled due to E. coli

E. coli can cause diarrhea, often with bloody stools.

Dads rejoice! Pampers to install 5,000 changing tables in men’s restrooms

The changing tables will be installed in men’s restrooms in high-need public locations, such as parks, community centers and libraries in major U.S. and Canadian cities.

Wheels on popular BOB strollers are coming off while parents are running, but no recalls have been issued

BOB strollers, made by Britax, are the subject of a Consumer Product Safety Commission investigation, but no recall has been issued.

Phone scam: Beware of late-night “One Ring” calls

They may call repeatedly hoping you will call back, resulting in per minute charges similar to a 900 number.

Starbucks recalls french press over cutting concerns

Starbucks has received eight reports of the appliance breaking.

Limited recall of Hunt’s Tomato Paste cans due to potential mold

The recall stated after the canning process, it is possible that the product was damaged creating the potential for mold.

Canned dog food recall expanded due to elevated vitamin D

Consumption can lead to potential health issues such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss.

More lots of blood pressure medications recalled due to impurity

43 lots in total have been recalled.

T.J. Maxx and Marshall’s heating pads recalled due to fire and burn hazard

About 5,600 heating pads have been recalled.

Harley-Davidson is looking to attract younger customers with electric bikes

These vehicles max out at roughly 10 mph and cost between $649 and $699.

Chef Boyardee product being recalled due to misbranding

These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Report: Hookah smokers inhale toxic chemicals, may harm heart

For years, many people have been convinced that smoking tobacco in a hookah is less harmful than cigarettes because the tobacco is filtered through water. A local researcher at the University of Louisville says that’s not the case.

  Charlotte Russe closing all its stores, going out of business effective immediately

In a statement, the company said its still in negotiations to sell its intellectual property.

  Asbestos found in some Claire’s makeup, FDA says

Claire's does not believe that affected products are still available for sale.

30,000 pounds of ground beef recalled due to extraneous material contamination

These products could be in your freezer.

High blood pressure medicine recalled due to NDEA impurity

Patients taking this medication are urged to continue taking the medication as the risk of harm to the patient’s health may be higher if the treatment is stopped immediately without any alternative treatment.

Kelley Blue Book rates 22 most cost-effective car models

Buying a car and owning a car are two different things.

Target recalls toddler unicorn boots

According to a Consumer Product Safety Commission report, the unicorn horn on the boots can break off and be ingested by a child.

Mazda issues recall of 14k Miatas

The vehicle may downshift unexpectedly, causing an abrupt deceleration of the drive wheels.

NKY Wayfair outlet opening permanently this week

Shoppers get your wallets ready -- the northern Kentucky Wayfair outlet store is opening permanently Valentine’s Day week.

Starbucks rolls out delivery service for coffee drinkers

Starbucks expanding drinks-delivery service to San Francisco, adding other cities in the coming weeks

Johnsonville recalls more than 48,000 lbs. of frozen pork patties

There are no reports of any illnesses or injuries caused by the products.

Mother burned when sippy cup exploded in her face, she says

An attorney says the company who makes the sippy cup doesn’t believe an explosion could have happened if the cup was being used properly and wants to do testing on it.

‘Is this the best a man can get?’: New Gillette ad challenges men to ‘be better’

Company officials say they have no plans to pull the ad in the face of some negative reaction.

Sotto, Boca make list of U.S.’s best restaurants: Open Table

Both are repeat winners

Cincinnati Arts Association quietly releases more Hamilton tickets

All you “Hamilton” fans rejoice! More tickets to the ultra-popular Broadway show have just been quietly released.

Cincinnati among Top 5 cities for beer drinkers

The Queen City just made a new “best of” beer list that will have you raising a pint in pride because of Cincinnati’s wealth of breweries.

  Toyota recalls address possible restraint, braking issues

Thursday, the auto maker recalled nearly 90,000 Land Cruisers and Lexus LX-570 vehicles from the past decade over a safety issue that involves the front passenger seat belt.

Cincinnati gas prices down 13 cents

While most people are worried about finance during the holiday season, some may be excited about gas prices.