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Recycling workers stuck by used needles1m59s

Recycling workers stuck by used needles

More people are improperly disposing of medicle needles, and Rumpke Waste and Recycling said it's subjecting the company's employees to potential risk. Last year, 13 Rumpke employees were stuck with needles while on the job at its recycling centers. Nine of those cases were severe enoguh that they needed to to be reported to OSHA, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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Published: March 15, 2019
Batesville hires first full-time female firefighter in department's 132-year history3m09s

Batesville hires first full-time female firefighter in department's 132-year history

BATESVILLE, Ind. — The Batesville Fire and EMS Department, established in 1887, hired its first full-time female firefighter — the first in the department’s history. Several women have worked as part-time EMTs or volunteer firefighters, according to a news release, but Lisa Jennings will be first to serve as a full-time firefighter/paramedic.

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Published: March 14, 2019
Police pursue semi driver40s

Police pursue semi driver

Authorities arrested a driver in a semi Wednesday night who lead police on an chase from Cincinnati to Dearborn County, Indiana.

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Published: March 14, 2019