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Power surges can kill your high-tech appliances1m58s

Power surges can kill your high-tech appliances

That's just what happened to a pair of local homeowners who lost fridges, microwaves and a dehumidifier during a storm. These appliances might not seem like they need surge protectors, but they do — your power company isn't accountable if they get fried.

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Published: March 11, 2019
Winton Hills students win national book-writing contest2m32s

Winton Hills students win national book-writing contest

Four Winton Hills Academy students visited Cincinnati civil rights pioneer Marian Spencer in December to show her a book they created about her. The girls visited again on Monday, this time to tell Spencer their book won a national competition. Spencer gave each young author a hug and kiss on the cheek before thanking them for the honor.

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Published: March 11, 2019
Convicted child molester facing more prison time2m35s

Convicted child molester facing more prison time

Last year, Matthew Bucher was sentenced to 45 years in prison for raping a 12-year-old girl and possessing child pornography. Now, he's looking at another 15 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of 62 more felonies, including statutory rape of an underage girl. And he's still facing 63 more charges in three separate cases that are all scheduled for later this year.

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Published: March 11, 2019
AG sues Norwood condo developer2m06s

AG sues Norwood condo developer

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is riding to the rescue for Norwood condo buyers who lost money when the Legacy Lofts project collapsed last year. In a Hamilton County lawsuit filed Monday, Yost alleges developer Scott Call violated Ohio’s consumer protection laws and the state’s Condominium Property Act when he collected deposits from would-be buyers and left town without returning their money.

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Published: March 11, 2019
I-Team: Ohio Attorney General sues Norwood condo developer2m06s

I-Team: Ohio Attorney General sues Norwood condo developer

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is riding to the rescue for Norwood condo buyers who lost money when the Legacy Lofts project collapsed last year. In a Hamilton County lawsuit filed Monday, Yost alleges developer Scott Call violated Ohio’s consumer protection laws and the state’s Condominium Property Act when he collected deposits from would-be buyers and left town without returning their money. The complaint seeks restitution on behalf of “all consumers or purchasers damaged by” the “unfair, deceptive, unconscionable acts or practices” of Call and The Legacy Lofts on Courtland LLC. It also seeks civil penalties of $25,000 against Call for each violation of Ohio's Consumer Sales Practices Act that the court finds he committed.

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Published: March 11, 2019