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The recession is over for some, not others

President Barack Obama declared during his State of the Union Address last week that the economic crisis has passed and America had “risen from recession,” but some local residents don’t share in his optimism.

Plans submitted to rebuild Oxford movie theater

  • Updated: 12:00 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015

The city may get its movie theater back now that plans are in the works to construct a new theater building adjacent to the existing site.

Miami ranked ‘most efficient’ university

Miami ranked ‘most efficient’ university

A recent report ranks Miami University as the nation’s “most efficient” university, saying it scores high on academic achievement while spending less than other universities to do so.

Talawanda girls basketball team collects donations for former teammate

  • Updated: 9:57 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

The Talawanda’s girls basketball team will be helping one of their own on Super Bowl Sunday.Team members and coaches will be asking for donations outside the Oxford Kroger to help a former teammate and her family with their medical bills.

New bookshop opens in Middletown

As a student writing his first book, Braydon Soale said finding a quiet place to read and write as well as get a cup of coffee was hard to come by in Middletown.

Bullying lawsuits increasing

Carlisle schools has agreed to pay $10,000 to a former student who sued the district for not doing more to stop the constant bullying he allegedly endured from his classmates.

Miami to accredit all campuses as one

Miami to accredit all campuses as one

  • Updated: 1:26 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

Miami University officials are moving forward with a plan to accredit all of its colleges together, even as they explore distinguishing the campuses in Hamilton and Middletown from the flagship institution in Oxford.

State of the Schools details accomplishments, changes

  • Updated: 4:40 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Thursday’s State of the Schools address brought attention to accomplishments in Hamilton’s schools, while acknowledging changes within the separate school systems.

MLK Day events planned throughout Butler County

MLK Day events planned throughout Butler County

  • Updated: 7:00 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Events are being hosted across Butler County to commemorate and honor the contributions Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

High school girls attend Miami University for a day

High school girls attend Miami University for a day

Not many high school students get to spend their day analyzing the chemistry of hair care products, heart rate changes in chick embryos or muscle profiles in fruit fly mutants.

Restaurant owner’s goal: Make a ‘small difference’

Restaurant owner’s goal: Make a ‘small difference’

Growing up one of 11 children in Jordan, Hatem Shteiwi remembers his father sharing their loaves of bread with neighbors, friends, anyone in need.

Conservation overlay districts growing in Oxford

The number of conservation overlay districts in Oxford continues to grow, with nine such districts either approved or pending.

State marshal investigating grocery store fire

State marshal investigating grocery store fire

  • Updated: 12:29 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015

An elderly couple here escaped a fire that ravaged a local grocery store and damaged their home Friday.

How much money does the OSU football program generate?

How much money does the OSU football program generate?

  • Updated: 9:56 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

In 1961, Ohio State University waxed rival Michigan 50-20 in the season’s final football game and was poised to accept an invitation to the Rose Bowl, where OSU was favored to win and clinch a national number one ranking.

TriHealth CEO: Opportunity to improve care in Butler County

  • Updated: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

After publicly signing the paperwork finalizing a new partnership with McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital, TriHealth’s CEO, John Prout, sat down Thursday with Journal-News for an interview.

Butler-Warren county health care expansion

  • Updated: 11:07 a.m. Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Cincinnati- and Dayton-area health systems have the following building projects in various stages in Butler and Warren counties:• The Christ Hospital Health Network has confirmed plans to expand in Butler County, but has shared little more in details about the project or investment.

New era begins at Oxford hospital

New era begins at Oxford hospital

  • Updated: 5:26 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

If McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital hadn’t been able to come to a deal with Cincinnati-area health system TriHealth, could the Butler County hospital have survived on its own?

Talawanda Schools outlines 2015 goals

  • Updated: 10:40 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Ambitious goals for 2015 in the Talawanda School District were laid out at Monday’s board of education meeting after members re-elected Mark Butterfield to serve as president for the year.

TriHealth, McCullough-Hyde formalize affiliation

TriHealth, McCullough-Hyde formalize affiliation

  • Updated: 9:54 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

TriHealth and Butler County’s last independent hospital have solidified their affiliation agreement where talks have previously failed with other area hospital systems.

New law requires colleges to offer more veteran support

  • Updated: 7:00 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

With more veterans heading to the classroom, Ohio’s colleges are rolling out new benefits to make it easier for them to earn degrees.

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