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Lawmakers clash over highway bill ahead of deadline

Lawmakers clash over highway bill ahead of deadline

House Republicans rebuffed their Senate counterparts Monday over must-pass highway legislation, setting the two chambers on a collision course days ahead of a crucial deadline in the midst of the summer driving season with thousands of jobs in the balance.

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    Mandel access plan to cost taxpayers $2.7M

    Mandel access plan to cost taxpayers $2.7M

    Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel’s goal to put the finances of local governments online could cost taxpayers up to $2.
    Tri-Village runner conquers new territory

    Tri-Village runner conquers new territory

    He taught everybody a lesson last Thursday evening in Toronto — even dear old Dad.When Clayton Murphy — the Darke County farm boy who graduated from Tri-Village High School in 2013 — qualified for the Pan American Games, he was headed into new territory and many folks weren’t sure how he’d handle the trip.

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    Deputies receive diversity training

    All 450 employees at the Montgomery County Sheriff’s office underwent diversity training Monday for the first time in 10 years, triggered after two employees were fired and another three placed on leave for sending racist text messages.

    Company’s move means 70 jobs for West Carrollton

    A company’s move from Miami Twp. to West Carrollton will mean 70 more jobs for the city by 2017, which is 30 more than Corbus LLC has at its current site.

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    Jackknifed semi crash shuts down I-70

    Troopers and medics have responded to a crash involving a jackknifed semitrailer on eastbound I-70 near North Main Street in Englewood.
    Boy Scout leaders vote on ending blanket ban on gay adults

    Local scouts react to historic Boy Scout vote

    A vote today by the Boy Scouts of America ended a decades-old ban on gay adult leaders, a result many local scouts have been working hard to achieve.

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    Parity, extra wild card gives many teams hope in AL

    Parity, extra wild card gives many teams hope in AL

    The Oakland Athletics have lost four in a row and already traded one of their top pitchers when they sent Scott Kazmir to Houston.

    Hal: Reds battered by Rockies

    What transpired on the expanses of Coors Field on Sunday afternoon to the Cincinnati Reds is what they’ll get more than a few times the rest of the year.

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    GOP's chairman doesn't expect Trump third-party candidacy

    GOP's chairman doesn't expect Trump third-party candidacy

    Republican Party chairman Reince Priebus said Monday that he's not worried about Donald Trump eventually running for president as an independent.

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    Film crew scouts locations in Dayton area

    The production crew for “A Soldier’s Loss,” a Lionsgate film set to hit theaters nationwide in 2016, is scouting locations in Yellow Springs and New Carlisle this week.
    Brooke Hogan and Hulk Hogan

    Brooke Hogan defends her dad with poem

    Brooke Hogan defended her father on social media with a poem. The 61-year-old pro wrestler and actor has been under fire for a recently released audio transcript in which he references Brooke's dating life using the N-word repeatedly.

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    Plans for new Cincinnati-area call center could create 1,500 jobs

    Plans for new Cincinnati-area call center could create 1,500 jobs

    Following last year’s blockbuster jobs deal that lured General Electric Co.’s new U.S. Global Operations Center to downtown Cincinnati’s riverfront, negotiations were revealed Monday for an even bigger job-creating deal in the region.
    Evenflo creates new car seat tech aimed to prevent hot car deaths

    Evenflo creates new car seat tech aimed to prevent hot car deaths

    Miamisburg-based Evenflo has invented a child seat that sets off an alarm when the vehicle stops to help prevent people from leaving a child in a hot automobile.

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    Former military dogs

    K-9 heroes get new homes after being left at kennel for over a year

    They protected our service men and women in the heat of battle, and now a dozen retired military dogs were in a battle themselves.
    Android phone

    A text can hack your Android phone before you open it, report says

    Hackers have found a way to steal information from Android phones with just a text. The scariest part, according to Forbes?