Sunday, August 1, 2004

News Briefs


Issues face voters in 12 communities

Local elections will take place in 12 communities Tuesday. The following issues will be on the special-election ballots:

Hamilton County

Norwood: A five-year, 14-mill additional levy

Mount Healthy: A five-year, 5-mill levy for fire and emergency services. It includes 2 replacement mills and 3 additional mills

Winton Woods School District: An 8.95-mill additional levy

Sycamore School District: A 7.9-mill additional levy

Mount Healthy School District: A five-year, 1.54-mill levy renewal

Butler County

Monroe: A 1.5-percent income tax levy

Edgewood School District: A 6.9-mill additional levy

Fairfield School District: A 6.9-mill additional levy

Preble Shawnee School District: A half-percent school income tax levy

Warren County

Franklin School District: A 7.9-mill operating levy and a 4.73-mill bond issue

Clermont County

Clermont Northeastern School District: A 4.9-mill additional levy

Williamsburg School District: A 6.4-mill renewal and increase over five years


 Beginning at 11 tonight, a rolling roadblock will be executed twice to control traffic southbound on the Interstate 471 "Big Mac" bridge as a canopy is removed following completion of painting. Removal should be complete by 2 a.m. Monday. Lanes will be restricted Monday through Friday except 3-6 p.m. southbound and 6-9 a.m. northbound.

Friday's storms hurled floods, tornado, lightning
Lung cancer findings cap arduous hunt
Bush, Kerry hit Ohio trail
President's bus visits eastern counties
Kerry tour aims to woo a worried work force
Careers depend on what you study, not where
GOP lobbyist linked to rogue stockbroker

Fernald hold costing $9,000 a day
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Volunteers clean up Wesleyan today
Colerain weighs costs of growth
Fairfield sports on the line
Man accused of kidnapping pleads innocent
Critics say juvenile prisons run like adults'

Politics can be dirty, but this is nasty
Sisters of Charity open new office for peace, justice
Fury ballteam wins division with 20-2 record

Ronald E. Vest, 69, farmer, family man
James N. Massa, 72, was coach, teacher at Elder

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Single-car wreck kills Augusta teen
Boone Co. still searching for library site
Police to decorate new home in Kevlar
Look kids! Traffic circles proposed
Sidewalk plan backers hope for next step