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A judge has ruled each of the 13 children of a black motorist killed by a white University of Cincinnati police officer at a traffic stop will receive nearly $218,000 as part of a wrongful-death settlement.

A Hamilton County probate judge also ordered Monday that Samuel DuBose's six siblings each will receive $32,000, his mother $90,000 and his father $25,000. Dubose's children range in age from 4 to 23.

A judge says Ohio must continue providing certain funding to Planned Parenthood while he weighs a challenge to a state law aimed at keeping public money from going to the organization.

U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett granted a temporary restraining order Monday blocking the state from enforcing that part of the law.

The law targets money that Planned Parenthood gets through Ohio's health department. That money is mostly federal and supports initiatives that provide HIV tests, cancer screenings and other education and prevention services.

The Dayton City Commission has updated the city's water ordinance.
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Much of the city of Fairborn is without water today due to a major water line break.

The City issued a boil order to residents and businesses along Faircreek Ridge, National Road, Colonel Glen Highway, Presidential Drive, and Zink Drive. Water pressure issues began on Sunday night, with some losing water service completely.

A few businesses were forced to close as a result.

400 people in 7 residence halls on Wright State University’s campus are also affected. The buildings are not fully occupied due to summer break.

A Life Sentence: Lana Williams Reflects On Her Time In Prison

May 22, 2016
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Lana Williams reflects on a typical day in prison, and how she’s getting through a life sentence without parole.

Highlights from the audio:

“You know, some days I can go through the day like a breeze. Almost like I’m at home. Literally free at home. Without a care in the world. But then there are other times when I feel really exactly what this place is sought out to make you feel like. And that is closed in, away from everyone and everybody.”

Janeal Ravndal reads her poem, "Memories."

Conrad Balliet reads Peter Caccavari's poem, "Planting Ferns."

Dayton Hamvention, the world's largest amateur radio convention, brings approximately 25,000 attendees from all over the world. And the 65th annual Dayton Hamvention is now through Sunday at Dayton's Hara Complex. The 2016 Dayton Hamvention theme is, "The Radio Frontier. . .Looking to New Methods and Devices in Communication."

I-75 north of Cincinnati. Many in the Dayton area are living further from jobs than they did in the year 2000.   highway
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The House has overwhelmingly passed a bill that would allow for expanded use of in-car breathalyzers for those convicted of driving while intoxicated – including first-time drunk drivers.

Both Democrats and Republicans have launched major voter turnout efforts in advance of the November 2014 election.  vote election voters
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The Ohio primary was Gov. John Kasich’s lone presidential primary win, and new numbers show a lot more Democrats voted Republican than vice versa. But the state's chief elections official says that isn’t a prediction of what could happen this fall.

Community Calendar Spotlight on Boy Scout Troop 191’s Annual Garage Sale

May 19, 2016
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This weekend is a junkers delight. Starting with Boy Scout Troop 191’s Annual Garage Sale at the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Kettering, Saturday and Sunday. This is their biggest fundraiser of the year and their troop master said they already have over 600 items donated for the sale. All proceeds from the event fund scouting activities like summer camp, new gear and scholarships for families in need.

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