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Before Joe Burrow was a Heisman Trophy winner or a star quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals, he was a little boy growing up in southeastern Ohio with his parents, Jimmy and Robin Burrow, encouraging him to follow his passion for the sport.

So who are the Bengals quarterback's biggest fans? Here is everything to know about Joe Burrow's parents, Jimmy and Robin Burrow, at the link:


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Dollar Tree is raising prices: What you need to know

Dollar Tree changed its standard price point from $1 to $1.25 in 2022, and there are more changes coming.

The new stores will offer $3 and $5 products, a departure from the company's long standing $1 price point.


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Update: Kroger workers say grocery chain is pocketing their paychecks in new lawsuit

We'd told you about this long before the local TV media did, and here's an update:

The lawsuit filed January 19 alleges workers were not paid for overtime, had their paychecks garnished, and in one case claims a worker was not paid throughout their entire tenure with the company.


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Dollar General stores in Ohio suddenly shutdown on Friday. What happened?

Ohio Dollar General stores shut down amid an overcharging lawsuit by the state.

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, who sued Dollar General in November, said he knew why the stores were temporarily closing.

"[They] are shutting down to re-tag all their shelf prices, exactly the reason we sued them," Yost wrote on Twitter. "Glad to see this first step, but we are going to insist on the court order to enforce continued compliance with Ohio's market fairness laws."


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Cincinnati's publicity seeking mayor went too far this time; forced to apologize

Poking fun at Joe Burrow's recent success over Patrick Mahomes, Burrow has a 3-0 lead in game matchups. Friday night, Cincinnati Mayor tweeted out an apology, saying his competitive spirit might have taken it too far.

"Bengals nation, LOL. I hear you. My competitive juices and love for Cincy got the best of me. My bad. Staying hungry and humble. See You Sunday. Who Dey Baby!"

Or, maybe he'd apologized -- just to get more publicity for himself?



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White Castle bringing back its Valentine's Day Dinner after two-year hiatus

This has always been a big thing so we're surprised the local TV media hasn't told you about it (yet).

White Castle is bringing back its Valentine's Day dinner experience in 2023 after a 2 year pause, the burger chain announced Tuesday.

Participating locations will transform their dining rooms into "fine dining establishments" complete with hostess seating, tableside service, and decorations for the holiday.



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Man accused in Paige Johnson's disappearance, death returns to court Friday

The man charged in connection with the 2010 disappearance and death of Florence teen Paige Johnson will return to court Friday.

Jacob Bumpass, 34, of Finneytown is scheduled to appear in Clermont County Common Pleas Court.


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Man who robbed Latonia Market arrested

The TV media has ignored the robbery of the Latonia Market a few days ago. They'll probably have something today due to a media release.

Yesterday Detectives with the Covington Police Criminal Investigation Bureau arrested Michael Deck of Covington following an investigation.

On January 19, Deck entered the Latonia Market on 34th Street and stole several items after attacking the clerk with pepper spray.

Deck is charged with Robbery 1st Degree.


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Here are the top restaurants in Grant County, starting with Kellie's Homestead Restaurant

Thanks to Yelp! reviews, we know the best restaurants in Grant County.

If you live outside the county, you may want to go on a day trip and take in the area where the South begins. No need to go to those fancy restaurants in Newport.


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Boone County distillery among places to visit for $30 or less

From a free mural scavenger hunt to a night under the stars at the Cincinnati Observatory, there are plenty of affordable and fun activities for you and your partner, whether it's your first date or you've been together for decades.

Keep scrolling at the link to see some of the ideas we put together that won't cost you more than $30.



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Louisville joining other cities doing it: Movie studio expected to be completed in 2025

There are cities where making movies are so common that it seems the natural next step to create a production studio.

Louisville is converting an old arena into a massive studio. The project raises Kentucky's profile as it competes with production powerhouses in Georgia and Louisiana.

Cincinnati area? Not enough movies are being filmed to justify the expense of building a studio. There's been no desire to have a studio.



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Before socialism, many roads in NKY were tolled

There were many roads in NKY that were tolled before a socialistic system was devised that required everybody to help pay for their maintenance, whether they used the roads or not.

This one was in Constance near the Anderson Ferry and what is now Kentucky Route 8.

Today, the area is better known as Hebron because of the zip code. Even though Hebron is nowhere near Constance.




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Cheesecakes on a stick at White Castle for $1.55? Take your pick

Skyline Chili's cheesecake is $6 a slice. White Castle has it for $1.55 on a stick. It's true, the White Castle version is little smaller in size but seems to be just as tasty.



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Chimaek's Fried Korean Food and Drink Selection Provide an Easy Night Out in Covington

Owned by the same family that runs Riverside Korean Restaurant just around the block, Chimaek opened in November.

The restaurant's name is a combination of shortened words: "chi" for chicken, while "maek" is short for maekju, the Korean word for beer.



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The oldest dog in the world lives in the Greater Cincinnati area

Spike, a 23 year old Chihuahua mix living near Middletown OH, has officially been named the world's oldest dog by Guinness World Records

The dog was 23 years and 43 days old as of Dec. 7, 2022, standing at 9 inches tall and weighing just 12.9 pounds.



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Weather Service, TV stations try to explain what happened to the 'Winter Storm Warning'

When a 'Winter Storm Warning' is declared, people pretty much expect the dire forecast to come true. Not an advisory, but an actual warning.

Weather Service, TV stations are trying to explain how they screwed up. What happened to that 'pinpoint, accurate forcecast' that the TV stations tout?



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Family reaches settlement with school, Roman Catholic Church and St. Elizabeth Catholic Healthcare

The family of Matthew Mangine Jr., a Northern Kentucky high school soccer player who collapsed during conditioning in June 2020, has reached a settlement with St. Henry High School, Roman Catholic Diocese of Covington and St. Elizabeth Healthcare



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Velocity Esports acquires Newport on the Levee bowling alley Rotolo

Velocity Esports, which opened at Newport on the Levee in March of 2022, has acquired Rotolo Bowling Bocce Eatery from North American Properties, which owns the Northern Kentucky destination.

The change in ownership took place on Jan. 1. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.



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Semi full of Girl Scout cookies catches fire on US 27

Students in the Pendleton County School District got an extra two hours to sleep in after an 18 wheeler full of Girl Scout cookies caught fire shutting down US-27.



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Man wins $1 million on scratch off bought at Alexandria gas station

Michael Allen said he made a couple of stops on his most recent trip through the commonwealth, visiting the Speedway on Alexandria Pike after his previous scratch-offs were a bust.

When he brought his ticket to the clerk, he said she told him she received a message she'd never seen before: See KLC (Kentucky Lottery Corporation).

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Parents, children continue react after teenager who threatened allowed back

A private or Catholic school would not have allowed the teenager who had a death list to return but Connor Middle School is a socialist-funded public school and the rules are different.

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Private angst over Donald Trump's racist attacks on Kentucky's Elaine Chao goes public

Over the past several months, the leading Republican presidential candidate has launched a series of racist attacks on the wife of the Republican Party's Senate leader, a woman who once served in his Cabinet.

The last time this happened, it was a Democratic political operative formerly of Covington KY, who was condemned by her own party.



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Newport Aquarium: A scavenger hunt helps to learn about rare sea creatures

The aquarium is hosting an indoor adventure for everyone to escape the cold and have some fun learning with its new Underwater Scavenger Hunt Around the World.

Visitors will be treated to new animals, including a rare albino catfish born at the aquarium and the captivating weedy sea dragons.

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NKY county jailers sue Kentucky corrections agency over state inmates kept in county jails

The legal action was brought by two jailers in Northern Kentucky, Campbell County Jailer Jim Daley and Kenton County Jailer Marc Fields, along with two others jailers in the state.

Their county governments and the Kentucky Jailers Association also are plaintiffs in the case.

A key issue in the lawsuit is a 45-day period in which the jailers say state law requires officials to transfer inmates to state prisons once they are sentenced on state charges, except in several cases that let the sentences be served in county jails.



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Murder suspect Shannon Gilday of Taylor Mill answers to new charges

Nearly one year after the daughter of a former Kentucky state representative was shot and killed in her sleep, the man accused in her murder answered to new charges Friday morning.

There were three things on the docket in the case against Shannon Gilday of Taylor Mill.



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Newport officials approve plans to increase bicycle safety, accessibility following death of beloved biker

Newport voted unanimously Monday evening in favor of The Bicycle Transportation Plan Agreement Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Tri-State Trails and the Devou Good Foundation.

MOU's goal is to increase cycling access to businesses and community destinations along with creating a safe, accessible and connected bicycle network throughout the two cities.



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Semi gets stuck in railroad tunnel near Butler

An incident involving a semi truck blocked a road in Pendleton County.

Emergency management officials say the tractor-trailer got stuck in the railroad tunnel in Butler.

EMA says Hwy 177 was blocked at the tunnel while crews worked to remove the truck.



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Millennials don't like doorbells: They would rather throw their money in a river than pay for these 14 things boomers love

It's more than just rumors: Millennials' spending habits have been linked to the deaths of a number of industries, from cable television to chain restaurants.

And doorbells.

Millennials have taken to avoiding the ear piercing, anxiety inducing ring of a doorbell by texting a simple "here" when they arrive at someone's home.



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Long-time media watchdog rips the clown show going on at local TV news: 'Lowest possible journalism'

John Kiesewetter, the long time Cincinnati media critic who wrote for years at Enquirer and is now at public radio, has had enough with the silliness going on at local TV stations (as we are).

Obviously, the local TV news stations are desperate for viewers and are now resorting to "silliness" in an effort to bring the departed back. Keisewetter names the worst performing clowns.

It's bad enough that the stations use scare tactics when covering real news, but now local TV has devolved into downright foolishness.



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Hebron-based Air Amazon planes aren't full; company decides to rent cargo space

This is yet another local story that Cincinnati's TV media has skipped over or didn't know about.

Air Amazon can't completely fill its planes using items sold at Amazon.com so it has decided to rent cargo space to other companies.



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Customers are getting tired of being asked to leave a tip

Some fed up consumers are posting rants on social media complaining about tip requests at drive thrus, while others say they're tired of being asked to leave a gratuity for a muffin or a simple cup of coffee at their neighborhood bakery.



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