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    Evening Update from Meteorologist Rich Wirdzek: NWS confirms tornado, more storms Wednesday

    Severe thunderstorm watch for area expires

    UPDATE @ 5:42 p.m.: Two eyewitnesses are reporting that they saw a funnel cloud touch down in the area of the Greene Crossing Shopping Center on Indian Ripple Road, in the area of The Greene, at 5:17 p.

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    What’s the coolest confection in town? Icebox cakes

    Wednesday: Food Extra

    BY BOB BATZ JR. - PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE What’s not to love about icebox cakes? They’re so easy: You just layer chocolate or other cookie wafers and flavorings between loads of whipped cream.
    911 caller: Woman tried to use Taser on daughter

    Police: Woman tried to use Taser on 12-year-old

    A Middletown mother told police that a female driver reached into her minivan and tried to shock her 12-year-old daughter with a Taser following a road rage incident last week.

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    Eyewitnesses saw sudden chaos

    Eyewitnesses saw sudden chaos

    The site of wind-flipped cars and a rushing funnel cloud had Beavercreek shoppers running and driving for cover as a tornado tore through the parking lot of the Greene Crossing at Indian Ripple and County Line Roads on Tuesday.

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    Storms roll through the area

    Power being restored throughout region

    This afternoon’s tornado and severe weather caused power outages in several counties in the Miami Valley.
    Governor’s Art Exhibition honors 10 area students

    Governor’s Art Exhibition honors 10 area students

    Ten local high school art students got recognition for their work through the Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition.

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    Ringer adds degree to list of achievements

    Arch: Ringer adds degree to list of achievements

    It wasn’t the time when — as the compact, mighty man of a running game for Chaminade Julienne High School — he rushed for 372 yards and five touchdowns in a game against Purcell Marian.

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    Torrential Rain and Tornadoes Sweep Texas, Oklahoma

    Floodwaters deepen in Houston after city gets more rain

    Floodwaters deepened across much of Texas on Tuesday as storms dumped almost a foot more of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that serve the nation's fourth-largest city.

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    Tipp City Music Fest continues growth

    The Canal Music Fest returns to Tipp City Park on June 13 with featured band Almost Queen.The free event has grown each year since 2010 when the music event was unveiled at the city’s Canal Lock Park just east of the downtown.
    Taylor Swift - May 2015

    Taylor Swift is youngest on FORBES' 100 Most Powerful Women list

    Pop star Taylor Swift, at 25, is the youngest among FORBES magazine’s list of 100 Most Powerful Women.

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    Two area companies part of $114M contract for airlift services

    ABX Air and Air Transportation International Inc. were named a part of a more than $114 million program extension for international airlift services under the U.
    Fashion retailer H&M to open at Liberty Center

    Fashion retailer H&M to open at Liberty Center

    Fashion retailer H&M announced on Tuesday plans to open spring of next year at Liberty Center, the $350 million retail and office complex under construction now.

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    The Brain

    Mom brain? Study suggests giving birth alters a woman’s brain

    A new study with lab rats suggests hormonal changes in pregnancy and childbirth could affect brain function in women as they age.

    Dakota Center needs items for kids, seniors

    Earlier this month the Dakota Center celebrated its 50th anniversary with a parade, open house and festival.