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2009-08-03 11:21:45

Authorities in Hamilton County, Ohio, allege a 46-year-old man stole a street sweeper from a company in Lockland, Ohio. The Cincinnati Enquirer reported Monday county court records said Ohio resident Gregory Shanks allegedly stole the large vehicle from Contract Sweepers and Equipment last week. The street sweeper was outside an apartment complex where Shanks lives following last Friday's theft, records say. Specific details regarding the theft were not reported. The Enquirer said Shanks...

2009-07-26 14:02:57

A weekly movie night event in Cincinnati had shaggier guests than usual as dogs were given a one-time free pass to the event, dog owners say. Jessica Sargent of Milford, Ohio, said her shepherd/Rhodesian ridgeback mix Tod was among the canine guests to the Procter & Gamble Movie Night on Saturday, the Cincinnati Enquirer said. Typically dogs are not welcome at the weekly outdoor events. While event organizers attempted to offer canine cinematic fare such as Best in Show and Beethoven,...

2009-07-26 13:55:38

A 38-year-old named Neil Armstrong in Symmes Township, Ohio, says he receives letters and phone calls intended for the famed astronaut of the same name. Symmes Township resident Neil Allen Armstrong said since former astronaut Neil Alden Armstrong also lives in the Cincinnati area, would-be suitors for the first human to walk on the moon mistakenly contact him instead, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported Friday. Within the first year I started getting phone calls and voice mails, the less famous...

2009-07-22 10:02:00

CINCINNATI, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cincinnati Subcontractors Alliance (CSA), a group of Greater Cincinnati based independent subcontractors, announced its formation today. Kraft Electrical Contracting president John Kraft will lead the organization. The CSA formed as a result of Bear Creek Construction's alleged unethical business practices associated with the construction of Kenwood Towne Place near Kenwood Towne Centre, and will seek to collectively put additional pressure on Bear...

2009-01-13 15:53:22

An Ohio man is fighting for his right to put a police officer's union sticker on his car even though he is not an officer. The dispute began a year ago when Jaspir Singh was pulled over in the village of Lockland, Ohio, and ticketed for having a Fraternal Order of Police sticker on his vehicle, which the officer said violated an ordinance about displaying a law enforcement emblem. Singh this week filed a lawsuit in federal court calling the ordinance a violation of his right to free speech....

2008-12-12 14:36:00

Cincinnati, Ohio Hotel Welcomes Guests to Play then Stay -- Turning a Holiday Party into an Unforgettable Getaway CINCINNATI, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Holiday party season is now upon us and the Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter is giving party-goers a chance to turn a night on the town into an unforgettable mini Cincinnati weekend getaway. Whether you're attending a party at the hotel or somewhere close by, why not take the elevator home from this year's party? Complete with four-diamond...

2008-12-08 07:00:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) today announced it has acquired the assets of Cincinnati Transmission Company, a single location, regional distributor of power transmission and motion control products as well as gearbox repair solutions located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Founded in 1947, Cincinnati Transmission serves a broad range of customers, primarily OEMs, with bearings, v-belts, drives,...

2008-12-02 12:28:00

CINCINNATI, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A net 8 percent of chief information officers (CIOs) in the Cincinnati area expect to hire information technology (IT) professionals in the first quarter of 2009, according to the most recent Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Index and Skills Report. Eleven percent of executives surveyed plan to add staff during the quarter and 3 percent anticipate reductions in personnel. The net 8 percent increase is the same as the area's fourth-quarter 2008 forecast....

2008-08-29 18:00:23

By Steve Bennish Staff Writer DAYTON -- Public interest and new opposition to a proposed Brown County landfill expansion, which would accommodate solid waste from Montgomery and Miami counties, has prompted the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to delay its approval process for a month. More than 100 people turned out Aug. 19 for an information session in Georgetown to hear details on the proposed expansion of Rumpke Waste Inc.'s landfill from 72.5 acres to 281.1 acres. A five-year...

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2007-01-07 16:18:44

CINCINNATI -- A bird's nest nestled in the tall grasses of a wetland symbolizes the end of a 20-year struggle to clean up a site contaminated by radioactive material from a former Cold War-era uranium processing plant. After years of often-contentious public meetings, lawsuits and relentless lobbying, the land is now devoid of 1.5 million tons of its most dangerous waste and has begun its transformation into an undeveloped park and wildlife haven covered with woods, prairie and wetlands. "I...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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