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Mother Sentenced For Baby’s Death

Posted On July 23, 2014

(Newport, KY) -- A Newport woman is going to prison for her infant son's death. Amanda McKenzie was sentenced yesterday to five years behind bars for reckless homicide. McKenzie pleaded guilty earlier this year to falling asleep in the bathtub with her five-month-old son, causing the child to drown.

Former P-And-G Chief To Be Confirmed

Posted On July 23, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Former Procter and Gamble CEO Bob McDonald appears headed for easy confirmation as the new U.S. Veterans Affairs secretary. McDonald testified before a Senate committee yesterday, outlining his plans to overhaul the embattled department. The panel is expected to vote today in favor of McDonald's confirmation.

Kroger, Workers Reach Contract Deal

Posted On July 23, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Thousands of Kroger employees will vote next week on a new labor contract. The Cincinnati-based supermarket chain and its union reached an agreement yesterday that both sides say is favorable to everyone. The pact reportedly includes pay raises, improved pensions and affordable health care options.

National Urban League Conference Opens

Posted On July 23, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- A national civil-rights convention gets underway today in downtown Cincinnati. The National Urban League Conference is expected to attract eight-thousand people to the Duke Energy Convention Center with conversations about putting minorities to work. Vice President Joe Biden will speak at the convention tomorrow, and Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky will address…

Levy Committee Orders “Icon Tax” Changes

Posted On July 23, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Hamilton County Commissioners are being urged to find other sources besides a sales tax hike to fund renovations at Music Hall and Union Terminal. "The Enquirer" reports a tax levy review panel's report calls for the city of Cincinnati, private donors and ticket buyers to pay a greater share. Hamilton County Commissioners…