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Hit REFRESH or RELOAD for the latest updates | June 23, 2010
EARTHQUAKE SHAKES COVINGTON
Did you feel the
earthquake this afternoon?
A strong earthquake measuring 5.5 rocked Ottawa and Montreal in eastern Canada Wednesday afternoon, the United States Geological Survey
reported. Tremors could be felt in Covington. At 1:47 pm, a Facebook user in Covington noticed
the tremor and made note of it online.
CITY BUYS 'BOTTOMS UP'
Covington buys Fifth Street building; liquor
license going to Carnegie
The city of Covington bought the Bottoms Up bar on Fifth Street and hopes to turn both the property and liquor license into something positive for the city.
Tax credit motivated residents' rush
to buy a new home
Northern Kentucky's May home sales jumped 29 percent, to 528 from 409, the Northern Kentucky Association of Realtors said.
So, what is
Covington's Kiki Magazine?
Pike Street-based Kiki Magazine brought home five awards in editorial and design categories from the Association of Educational Publishers award banquet earlier this month.
Covington company's documentary
Pete Rose's blessing
Any baseball fan knows Pete Rose, but a new generation of fans are losing sight of "Charlie Hustle," the nickname Rose earned as baseball's record-breaking, bowl-cut icon.
Isolated showers will continue to develop and track southeast... mainly north of the Ohio River. Rainfall amounts will be less than a quarter of an inch.
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Ricky Nye at Chez Nora
Ricky Nye is entertaining tonight at Chez Nora, beginning at 7:30 pm. The restaurant and entertainment spot is located at Main Strasse.
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Aerial view from 1978
Photo of the western edge of the downtown business district in 1978. While the shops and companies that did business in 1978 are no longer there, the buildings remain today.
Enlarged photo and more at
the Facebook Covington HISTORY page >
due by July 1st
All residents in the City of Covington are required to have their dogs licensed annually. The licenses are due July 1st.
NKU plans to restore Banklick Creek,
create wetlands in Latonia
Staff from Northern Kentucky University has restored streams and wetlands all over
Northern Kentucky and now hope to work on 30 acres along Banklick Creek in Latonia.
rescheduled for July 10th
After the event everyone gets a great lunch, a cool 2010 Ohio River t-shirt, and door prizes will also be awarded. Gloves and garbage bags will be supplied. For info, call 859-292-2323 >> No story link
After 12th Street's widening,
hopes for development
But there's a catch. Like Pike Street, tight rules will try to make any development compatible with the nearby neighborhoods.
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