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ANOTHER CHURCH FIRE
Bell tower, choir loft damaged in
fire at St. Benedict Church
Firefighters had to drag hoses into the bell tower to reach the fire, which was reported
to Covington's dispatch center about 1:30 a.m, Monday.
The Remke grocery chain got its start in Covington,
also had a warehouse on Russell Street for a while
COVINGTON LOOK BACK
Remke Market got it start
on Holman Street in 1897
The first location of the store was at 11th and Holman Streets. A move placed the grocery at the northeast corner of 17th and Holman Streets by 1907. But, alas, after closing its warehouse on Russell Street at Eighth Street, the company is no longer in Covington.
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Hot, then hotter
Mostly sunny today with highs in the lower 90s. Tonight will be mostly clear, with lows around 70. Even hotter on Wednesday.
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high, but no record
The heat wave this week will spur higher electric use as residents cool homes, but area power companies aren't expecting to set any records for peak demand.
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Fireworks blamed for blaze in
bell tower at St. Benedict's Church
Fireworks are the preliminary cause of the early morning fire Monday that damaged the bell tower and choir loft of St. Benedict's Church, authorities say.
split screen, more
Insight cable Tuesday launched two new features, "Primetime OnDemand" access to shows from 20 networks, and the split-screen "QuickView" channels to preview three cable channels simultaneously.
Band shell at Devou Park
getting a makeover
The city of Covington and the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra are planning a $2 million renovation to the band shell in Devou Park that will also become the symphony's headquarters.
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Officials say BP spill now
hitting all Gulf States
Tar balls from the Gulf oil spill found on a Texas beach were confirmed Monday as the first evidence that gushing crude from the Deepwater Horizon well has reached all the Gulf states.
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address state of NoKY
The economy will be the focus when the leaders of Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton counties gather next week to discuss the state of Northern Kentucky.
Twenty students and five chaperones from Covington Catholic High School recently returned from Nicaragua after participating in the school's first mission trip.
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