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Covington proposed budget includes new city amenities
Imagine a city health center, new sidewalks, freshly repaired streets, renovated buildings and new businesses in Covington.
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Pleas to fix sewer cover ignored
The sewer cover on 12th Street has worsened, has actually has become dangerous. People have been complaining but to no avail.
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10 Years Later: Rookie Officer Who Caught Eric Rudolph
Jeffrey Postell caught Eric Rudolph, FBI's most wanted, behind a Murphy, N.C., grocery store in May 2003
USGA, R&A announce ban of anchored putters starting in 2016
Last month, Adam Scott won The Masters with some of the most dramatic putting in golf history. And after Jan. 1, 2016, he won't be able to duplicate the feat.
The 10 Most Valuable
Brands in the World
In spite of struggling stock prices and loud public uncertainty over Tim Cook's innovative capabilities, Apple is once again the most valuable brand in the world, for the year 2013.
Oklahoma tornado: All you could hear were screams
Rescuers comb Oklahoma tornado rubble for buried survivors
Airbnb rental in New York ruled illegal
A ruling declared that a man who rented out part of his apartment on the website Airbnb broke New York City law.
How the Obama Gun Boom Pushed the Fortune of Two Brothers to $1.2 Billion
Shares have increased by 95% in the last year and are up more than 70% already in 2013. That makes Cabela's stock the best-performing in the firearms industry.
New Xbox: What's
better, what's missing
Eight years after the debut of the Xbox 360, Microsoft has announced the Xbox One.
Employers Eye Bare-Bones Health Plans Under New Law
Employers are increasingly recognizing they may be able to avoid certain penalties under the federal health law by offering very limited plans that can lack key benefits such as hospital coverage.
Enormous python killed
in Florida is a state record
Invasive reptile, which was dispatched with a knife, measures 18 feet, 8 inches, and weighs 128 pounds
Croissant-Donut Hybrid Takes Pastry World by Storm
Meet the cronut, the half-croissant and half-donut hybrid, which is taking New York and the pastry world by storm.
Michael Vick, 10-year NFL veteran, had to carry a football
It seems very silly because, as we know, by the time players get to the pros they know all the fundamentals in and out, right? Not so fast.
Cricket Prank Bans
Seniors From Graduation
Seven kids at East Carter High School in Grayson, Kentucky thought it would be funny to release 10,000 crickets in their school last Thursday morning as a senior prank.
How definitions of mental illness have changed over the years
Why females went into hysterics, the sickness that made slaves want to run from their masters, and the upper-class ailment triggered by hard work and social upheaval.
Best U.S. Cities for Affordable Getaways
Says Kansas City is cheapest.
10 of the Most
Dangerous Jobs in the U.S.
From the relatively exotic to the seemingly mundane, certain occupations carry an underlying danger that can reach up to 127 fatalities per 100,000 workers.
What do we eat? New
food map will tell us
Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought.
Same goes for soda.
Couple giving away $4B, but
not to 'feel good' charities
A young Houston couple is planning to give away $4 billion -- but only to projects that prove they are worth it. Can they redefine the world of philanthropy?
7 Fruits and Vegetables that Reverse the Signs of Aging
The human diet contains thousands of antioxidants--nutrients that may help do everything from preventing wrinkles to killing off cancerous cells.
Gas prices are rising,
but how high will they go?
Drivers who fill up their tanks every week probably noticed a recent jump in the cost of gasoline.
Women sad, angry over sale of nonprofit Cincinnati home
For more than 100 years, the Anna Louise Inn in downtown Cincinnati has been a safe, serene place that thousands of struggling women came to know as home.
The surprising truth about cord cutting
Less than 1 percent of Americans will actually cut the cord this year.
The 10 coolest
high-performance cop cars
The urban myth is that American cop cars are packed with a mysterious collection of performance parts that eclipse anything you can find at your local dealer.
7 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight
There are sneaky factors -- your friends, your family, your mindset -- that can sabotage the best weight-loss plan.
America's most crowded airports
The neighborhood streets outside Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport are mostly quiet during the day.
Inside the airport, things are rather different.
Los Angeles ranked worst U.S. city for dog attacks on mail carriers
Los Angeles has earned the dubious distinction for the second year in a row as the U.S. city with the most dog attacks on mail carriers, the U.S. Postal Service said.
6 Things That Affect
Men's Blood Pressure
Strange, then, that most men don't sweat it when their body's most important gauge--blood pressure--rises into the red zone.