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Cities seeing healthy gains in income tax collections

Cities seeing healthy gains in income tax collections

  • 6:10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Butler County’s cities and two largest townships collectively pulled in $18.5 million more in income taxes last year than five years ago, but most jurisdictions say the cash infusion is being used mainly to stabilize budgets, not so much on new projects or services.

Miami University reveals president finalist

Miami University reveals president finalist

  • Updated: 4:06 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

A northern Ohio native is line to be the next president of Miami University.Gregory P. Crawford — a top University of Notre Dame official — is now the finalist for the top job at Miami.

Miami’s Project Civility branches out to schools, community

Miami’s Project Civility branches out to schools, community

It’s Character Week in Hamilton through Sunday, under a city council proclamation that honored a Miami University organization that promotes civility in Butler County.

Talawanda student saves fellow classmate with Heimlich maneuver

Talawanda student saves fellow classmate with Heimlich maneuver

Heroes are often just in the right place at the right time, but that often requires knowing just what to do in the situation.

Businesses, individuals honored by Oxford Chamber for efforts

Businesses, individuals honored by Oxford Chamber for efforts

  • 4:24 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

Chamber of Commerce members celebrated the annual “Red Bricks to Progress” awards ceremony and honored two local businesses as well as two individual members for their contributions to the business community.

Experts say the Zika virus must be dealt with

  • 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Ohio health officials Tuesday confirmed their first two cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus and both involved travelers returning from Haiti.

Chipotle Mexican Grill found guilty of sexual, gender discrimination

Chipotle Mexican Grill found guilty of sexual, gender discrimination

  • Updated: 4:44 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

A federal jury awarded three area women about $200,000 each after they accused Chipotle Mexican Grill of firing them because of their gender.

Drug drop-off program working, local officials say

Drug drop-off program working, local officials say

  • 6:39 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Federal agencies are monitoring how a state drug drop-off program has been working since its launch in 2012.

Truck overturns in Middletown

Truck overturns in Middletown

  • Updated: 4:05 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

A truck that overturned on Oxford State has been up righted but the road remained closed in both directions at 2:30 p.

These Cincinnati-Dayton companies are under new leadership in 2016

These Cincinnati-Dayton companies are under new leadership in 2016

  • 6:58 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

Some of the biggest business names in the Cincinnati-Dayton region have one thing in common this year besides location: new leadership.

Plan to turn former Oxford library into city offices moves forward

Plan to turn former Oxford library into city offices moves forward

  • 12:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

Use of the former Lane Library site for city offices took a step forward when City Council approved Feb.

Hamilton wins ‘triple crown’ in financial reporting

The city of Hamilton recently won a “triple crown” of sorts from the Government Finance Officers Association for budget documents it has prepared in recent years.

New brewery could open soon in Middletown

New brewery could open soon in Middletown

The latest craft brewery set to open in the area will be in Middletown on Cincinnati-Dayton Road, where Unbridled Brewery plans to open a beermaking, tasting and sales operation, the property owner said.

200 poll workers needed in Butler County

200 poll workers needed in Butler County

Officials at the Butler County Board of Elections say they need about 200 more people to help work the polls for the March 15 primary election.

Chipotle lawsuit alleges gender discrimination

Chipotle lawsuit alleges gender discrimination

  • 5:57 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Chipotle Mexican Grill, already dealing with lawsuits related to a recent widespread E. coli outbreak, is in the midst of a separate lawsuit in Cincinnati.

How safe is your drinking water in Butler County?

How safe is your drinking water in Butler County?

There’s good news for area residents concerned about the quality of their local water and lead contamination in the wake of the situation in Flint, Mich.

Not all Butler County departments joining online checkbook

Not all Butler County departments joining online checkbook

Butler County became the 13th Ohio county to join State Treasurer Josh Mandel’s OhioCheckbook.com on Monday, but you won’t find expenses from every county department on the site.

Franklin sidewalks marked for repair

Franklin sidewalks marked for repair

  • 5:38 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

The owners of more than 400 properties in the city will be responsible for sidewalk fixes required by the city as part of its annual sidewalk program.

Fire closes U.S. 27 in Oxford Twp.

  • 2:18 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

College Corner Pike (U.S. 27) is closed between Oxford and College Corner in Oxford Twp. for a structure fire.

Butler County to join OhioCheckbook.com

Butler County to join OhioCheckbook.com

  • 12:00 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Starting today, Butler County residents will be able to view every check written and expense county government has incurred for the past two years via State Treasurer Josh Mandel’s OhioCheckbook web portal.

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