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Flood advisory issued for Mercer County, weather service says

Flood advisory issued for Mercer County, weather service says

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE @ 9:45 p.m. (Sept. 28): A flood advisory has been issued for Mercer County until 11:4 p.
Middletown event reaches out to those touched by death of a child

Middletown event reaches out to those touched by death of a child

Atrium Medical Center’s Help Endure a Loss (HEAL) Program will host its 18th annual Walk to Remember at 2 p.

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HS Highlights for Sept. 28: Bellbrook takes SWBL Southwestern title

Andrea Szep and Shea Foster picked up singles wins to lead the Bellbrook girls tennis team at the SWBL Southwestern Tournament on Wednesday.
National wrestling showcase to include 2 Jordans, 2 Buckeyes

National wrestling showcase to include 2 Jordans, 2 Buckeyes

Graham High School graduate Isaac Jordan has been invited to compete in the National Wrestling Coaches’ Association All-Star Classic this fall in Cleveland.

Nation & World news »

Philippines' Duterte to scrap future war games with US

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he is giving notice to the United States, his country's long-standing ally, that joint exercises of Filipino and American troops next week will be the last such drills.
Official: 2 students, 1 teacher wounded in school shooting

Authorities: School shooter killed father before rampage

A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a South Carolina elementary school, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said.

Business news »

8 Things You Never Knew About Coffee

National Coffee Day: Deals and freebies on Sept. 29

As if there wasn't a National ____ Day for just about everything, here's another: National Coffee Day.
Middletown business cited after worker’s injury

Middletown business cited after worker’s injury

A cardboard packaging materials company has been cited after a machine at its plant in Middletown caused a temporary worker to suffer severe arm injury.

Lifestyle news »

WATCH: Battery Explosions Halt Note 7 Sales

Why are electronics like Galaxy Notes exploding?

Samsung said it has collected more than 60 percent of all the Galaxy Note 7 phones sold in the U.S. and South Korea.
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Letters pour in for boy with autism who said he had no friends

A father is thanking people around the world for reaching out to his son with autism, who said he has no friends.

Entertainment news »

The Lion King on Broadway

Disney is making a live-action version of 'The Lion King'

Following in the footsteps of 2016's "The Jungle Book" and 2014's "Maleficent," Disney is preparing to make a live action version of its 1994 animated blockbuster, "The Lion King.
Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett announce retirement

Former Boston Celtics star Paul Pierce announced on The Players Tribune that this season will be his last as a player in the NBA.