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County Passes On Mount Airy Property

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Plans for a new Hamilton County crime lab in Mount Airy are being scrapped. County commissioners dropped the idea yesterday after deciding the costs to renovate the former Mercy Hospital building were too high, despite being offered the property for free. The county will look at existing space for the new morgue…

Jury Seated In Seylhower Trial

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Opening arguments are scheduled today in the trial of a former Cincinnati radio host accused of shooting at his wife. A jury was seated yesterday for Blake Seylhower's felonious assault and domestic violence trial. Hamilton County prosecutors say Seylhower fired a high-powered rifle at his wife during an argument last year, injuring…

Companies To Add One-Thousand Jobs

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- More one-thousand new jobs are coming to Greater Cincinnati. A business-support company announced plans yesterday to hire more than 680 people for a call center in Hamilton. Two Warren County companies will create 100 jobs each at auto parts and mattress factories. Another 150 people would be hired to work at a…

Steelmaker Plans Research Center

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Middletown, OH) -- Construction is scheduled to begin later this year on a high-tech project in Middletown. AK Steel officials say they'll build a 36-million-dollar research-and-innovation center at I-75 and State Route 122. As many as 75 researchers, engineers and scientists will be on the job at the new lab.

Plan For More Downtown Bars Unveiled

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Cincinnati City Council is being asked to allow more downtown bars. Plans were unveiled yesterday to create new entertainment districts downtown that would add more than 20 new liquor-serving establishments. Supporters say more bars and entertainment venues will create jobs, attract new downtown restaurants and retain businesses.