Judge gives preliminary OK to $3.5M settlement of IRS case

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge Wednesday gave preliminary approval to a $3.5 million settlement of a lawsuit against the IRS over alleged targeting of tea party groups and other conservative organizations.

  • Written by By DAN SEWELL , Associated Press

Barge owners: Human error caused Ohio River fertilizer spill

CINCINNATI (AP) — A barge that cracked in half on the Ohio River released more than 400,000 gallons (1.5 million liters) of fertilizer, and now the boat's owners say "human error" caused the spill.

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Council lays out plan to investigate city manager turmoil

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati City Council has laid the groundwork to investigate their city manager who is accused of bullying employees and retaliating against those who disagreed with him.

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