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2:53 pm
Thu July 28, 2011

Tea Party: Cut, Cap and Balance - Not Compromise

WASHINGTON, DC - Tea partiers rallying in Washington say House Speaker John Boehner should stay in his job - for now. Gathered across the street from the Capitol on Wednesday, members of the populist movement said they want the Ohio Rep. to rebuff any deals that don't include steep spending cuts, even if the August 2nd deadline passes and the U.S. begins a first-ever default.

Weather
2:46 pm
Thu July 28, 2011

Extreme Heat Returning to Cincinnati and Dayton

DAYTON, OH - Heat is going to extremes again in southwest Ohio, a week after the region saw one of its warmest and longest hot spells in years.

The National Weather has issued an excessive heat watch for the counties that include Cincinnati and Dayton, and has posted a heat advisory for surrounding counties. Humidity will also be a big factor today. 

The weather service office in Wilmington said earlier this week that the eight days that ended Sunday were Dayton's warmest, on average, since 1940. It was Cincinnati's hottest eight-day stretch since 2007.

Politics
2:22 pm
Thu July 28, 2011

Voinovich Among Ohio Backers of Romney's 2012 Bid

Former Governor Mitt Romney speaks at Screen Machine Industries in Ohio.

PATASKALA, OH - Former U.S. Sen. George Voinovich is among nearly three dozen Ohio officials who are throwing their support behind Republican presidential hopeful, Mitt Romney.

Romney's campaign released a list on Wednesday of Ohioans backing his bid for presidency in 2012 as the GOP front-runner visited the state. The list consisted of state senators, state representatives and several mayors. Other supporters included state and county Republican Party officials.

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Music
2:08 pm
Thu July 28, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Northwest Ordinance

Northwest Ordinance

Kevin Moss, Chris Karnes, DJ Miller, Pat Riley all share a love for "weird, loud music." Moss, Karnes and Riley formed the band when they were attended Wright State University along with Christopher Olvis (former co-host of Evening Excursions on WYSO). Miller joined the band later to replace Olvis on guitar and Northwest Ordinance also began to gravitate from 60s style garage rock to more of a 70s punk sound.

The band has recorded 3 albums and an EP with Columbus Discount Records. Their latest album, Walk Through the Fire, is available digitally through their bandcamp page.

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Statewide News
6:47 am
Thu July 28, 2011

Voter Frustration Grows as Debt Deadline Looms

Americans are growing anxious as Congress continues debating whether to raise the government's debt ceiling and under what conditions.

Thousands of voters have been contacting their representatives locally and on Capitol Hill. The Associated Press is reporting that most of those voters say they want Congress to strike a deal ahead of Tuesday's deadline.

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