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Hit REFRESH or RELOAD for the latest updates | June 26, 2010
THAT 'UFO' IS ACTUALLY
THE SPACE STATION
Look up this week, that's the
Space Station overhead
Right now, the station's path is aligned with Earth's day-night terminator, keeping the spacecraft in nearly constant sunlight. The station is in an orbit over Covington and Cincinnati, you can see it this week.
ALONG PIKE STREET
Poles were painted white; most
buildings remain today
A look west on Pike Street from Madison Avenue. Notice the telephone poles are painted white at a certain point; and we're pretty certain that the wires "photoshopped" out of this circa 1900 picture.
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WORLD LEADERS GATHER
G20 protest turns violent in Toronto
A massive protest aimed at the G20 summit in Toronto turned violent Saturday afternoon as radical demonstrators clashed with riot police and lit cruisers on fire in the heart of the downtown core.
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Partly sunny today with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Showers and thunderstorms likely today.
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Fourth Sunday at MainStrasse
Sixth Street Promenade. More than 30 antique and vintage collectible dealers. Parking in Fifth Street lot free. Rain or shine.
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at The Avenue
Hosted by R&R Promotions and MOJO 100.3 FM. $3 wells from 9 p.m.-midnight.
Located at 411 Madison Avenue, it begins at 9 pm
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12th Street work will
block access to Russell Street
Beginning Monday, June 28, the south side of Russell Street at 12th Street will be closed for construction as part of the 12th Street widening project. The closure will likely be in place for 2-3 weeks. Signed detours will be installed directing motorists to use Holman and 13th Streets to navigate around the closure. >> No story link
Reds' Phillips charged with reckless driving near here
Cincinnati Reds star Brandon Phillips had a run-in with the law late Friday.
Park Hills police said they spotted a car traveling at 72 mph in a 35 mph zone in 1400 block of Dixie Highway at about 10:30 p.m.
Some of the best views of downtown Cincinnati can be seen from Covington's Devou Park, which turns 100 this year. It's also the home of the Behringer-Crawford Museum. Among the museum's permanent displays is a trolley car.
80% of city's budget
is for staffing expenses
Among staff is a full-time preservationist with a staff which duplicates the code enforcement office and a newly-hired person who heads a department called Renaissance Covington which duplicates the city's public information office.
Covington urban ministry
wants to open 'Dream Center'
Food, water, and prayer - volunteers will be delivering all three throughout Covington Saturday. "We just want people to know that God loves them, and we hope that Jesus touches some lives," said David Hills, an urban missionary and leader of Urban Outreach NKY/Cincinnati.
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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
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