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they are teetering at the freezing mark. that is why i say on some of the grassy surfaces and rooftops. everything else is safely above freezing. temperatures will hover in the low-to-mid 30' s as we drop back towards freezing. flurries will end and we will be left with cloudy skies. we are all looking forward to a big time weekend warm-up. mike: in other news tonight, disturbing rape allegations against a well-known 18-year-old in adams county. sheree: investigators say he kidnapped a 15-year-old stranger and forced her to have sex. reporter: the suspect is a senior at manchester high school
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family. many are stunned by the allegation sitting so close to home. many a local high school or. now charged with kidnapping and rape. adams county deputies arrested him. the 18-year-old is accused of forcing a 15-year-old girl he didn' t know into his vehicle, driving her to a secluded area, and raping her. >> it is crazy. reporter: he was well known here as a football player and many cannot believe the accusations. framed. it' s very shocking. >> i can' do it or he didn'
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interest. reporter: this father said the allegations will be proven false. sheree: the sheriff' s office has received two reports of a man his van offering alcohol and drugs. the first reported incident happened just last night. the second one on barber road. mike: investigation into the va hospital in cincinnati. there are claims of mismanagement there.
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network is retiring after his proposed removal. the acting chief of staff has been suspended from her current duties pending further action. the ohio congressman who serves on the house committee on veterans affairs says veterans are thankful that the department of veterans affairs acted to dismiss a leader that has lost the trust of those he serves. sheree: a fresh round of hazing complaints. john london is live in oxford tonight with a level of concern that' s high. reporter: miami is not only deeply disappointed, it is disturbed by allegations which they are not specifying right now but acknowledgment drinking
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>> whether it happens elsewhere, this is something we want to end at miami. >> the campus started hearing about hazing and how it ended see almost as elusive as ever. >> they say they' ve had a long record of being bad with hazing here. and a lot of them just don' t get caught. >> home to the national offices, there is awareness about the binge drinking episodes believed to be part of hazing allegations. >> there is binge drinking going on that is a thing that goes on here at miami but i don' t know if it' s further than that. reporter: it will end abruptly on friday. for most students, they reject hazing. >> we' re responding to all reports. our
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there are organizations responsible for their behavior. reporter: 12 at organizations are being investigated. she echoed what has been swirling in the air here. >> you hear stories of a student and people try to defend it. deserve better than this. reporter: there have been no suspensions. we were cautioned about that word, yet. sheree: two investigations underway. the family is still
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s. they had a perceived threat based on 911 calls and the actions. the family still has unanswered questions. >> i don' t believe he was reaching for a gun. mike: we are told the investigation is still going on but preliminary interviews say he reached for his waistband and they thought he was reaching for a weapon. sheree: the teenager is said to be his girlfriend. they have been ordered to be on ankle monitors. a landmark restaurant in over the rhine plans over the summer but the owner needs your help.
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>> they support. reporter: it is nearly 70 years ago and running the restaurant and elf. -- himself. >> serving food, people loved to people they loved. and after the fire, he wanted to carla. >> we just want to see them cooking again. he wasn' t sure if he able to operate his restaurant again. thanks to a big fundraiser church is one step closer to
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sunday, they will be cooking up a storm from 11 a.m. until 4:00. the event was put together by a support committee that wants to get the restaurant open again. flames. >> they surround me. everybody. reporter: in over the rhine, natalie clark. sheree: they have been staying busy by volunteering throughout the community. for more information about this fundraiser, all you have to do is log on to our website tonight. big names coming to the music festival this june including the killers, and tears for fears.
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sheree: let it all out. mike: high-tech upgrades will change the way you get into the festival and spend money. high-tech wristbands will be used. they will act as a credit card and your ticket so you don' t have to carry cash to the festival. organizers say it should reduce lines and save time. >> last year was largely delayed because people were backed up and could not get into the festival. anything that speeds that up, people are all about technology. and the audience, the target audience is all over technology. mike: the festival organizer will also be using this technology, one in columbus and the buckle up festival this summer. sheree: news 5 investigates the hundreds of claims filed over pothole damage.
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you because you are reporting, it brought that policy to my attention. mike: wire summoning going unpaid? sheree: plus, making it easier for minorities to buy a home or launch a business. kevin: flurries and snow showers are quickly wrapping up as we push out of here this evening. what does that leave behind for friday and weekend? i will outline the to bring you wendy' s north pacific cod sandwich we send guys like this... on boats like these... in weather like this... all the way up here... for wild caught fish like this... that we panko bread like this... for a sandwich that' s light, crispy and crunchy.
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land of the beef, home of the deliciously different dave' s double. sheree: lending a helping hand. helping those that may be struggling to build a business or a house. mike: programs like this are changing the way she can do business. >> this will give me the opportunity to go through a banking relationship. mike: the bank is offering a $500 discount on closing cost.
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came to the rescue for this dog that was trapped in an underground pit. they say the dog had a collar with tags on it. they were quickly able to reunite it. staying for the damage caused by a pothole. mike: not many people are getting checks. reporter: the cracks could turn into a pothole or two. getting from the repair stage to a refund is easier said than done. driving the streets of cincinnati, you might think potholes are a never-ending problem.
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the city may pick up part of the tab. it but only if you meet really specific conditions. #last year show it' s an understatement. >> it' s not a large amount but we have an unknown road condition. reporter: that is the key phrase, a known road condition. the city' s current policy gives workers almost two weeks before it is financially liable.
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>> i don' t believe the current policy is a good one. >> they want to double the road paving budget and fixing potholes faster. >> i think people should be entitled to reimbursement when it can be demonstrated it was potholes that caused the problem. i' m also going to revisit that policy. >> for chase, it' s too little too late. for his case, it fell within a 12 day grace. >>
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>> what should taxpayers expect ? if every person that made a claim received the average payout, the city would have for gover around $200,000. wlwt news 5. mike: how do cincinnati measure up? pothole repairs. without setting specific deadlines. kevin: on and off snow showers as we look high atop the tower. they are not really going to amount to much here moving forward.
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you, a big fan of the gloom sticking around? sunshine is back. by the time we get to the weekend, we may have to wait another day. a big-time warm-up is coming back to the area. 20 or 30 degrees. the back edge of the flurries and snow showers quickly getting out of here. here' s a look at radar. flurries and snow showers from batavia down towards fayetteville, over two around belfast. towards areas. and these areas i can' t rule out may be a quick dusting and some of the grassy surfaces because when you look at temperatures,
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even in these locations, i don' t anticipate any travel problems. everyone else is safely above freezing. it should preclude any problems as it relates to anywhere else. it is sticking around. check that out. northwest breeze. through the night tonight and even there. when children are hovering around 20 or 25. now what there and tonight, heading to southeastern canada, it extends back to the ohio valley in this is what is creating the reasons so showers throughout the day today. it will swing out of here
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clouds extend all the way past st. louis. it will take a while for us to clear out. it could be a saving grace because it is cold and the cloudy skies help it from dropping as well as a good. don' t expect much relief. the flurries are getting out of here, we' re waiting for the back edge of this cloud cover to get back. sunshine will return in abundance saturday and for the rest of the upcoming weekend. make those plans outdoors. evening flurries, blustery and cold. it tomorrow just cloudy and cold and a gloomy day.
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28 at 8 a.m. and temperatures don' t budge too much during the afternoon. here is your seven-day forecast. back up to 50 on saturday, 60' s on sunday. late sunday night , it could bring us a few showers. sheree: we will enjoy the 50' s and 60' s. mike: more chatter about xavier' s huge win. sheree:
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>> we are out here in the desert getting ready for the season and i can tell you we were all watching that game. we could not be more proud of the xavier musketeers.
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general manager? we are live in goodyear, arizona. the big win did not go unnoticed out here. villanova has had xavier' s number over the years. it was the final. propelling to bigger and better things. a little time to savor this big win. about. with a great group of guys, i couldn' t ask for a better group and a better staff. it is breathtaking right now.
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a lot of former players. >> how are you going to do any work with this watch right here? >> they know you have to have fun. >> guys can show what they can do. re in contention. >> it is unacceptable. future. national team and maybe the
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>> i don' t know. conditions have to be right. george: tonight, we will hear more from digg williams about the plan for this ball club on the upcoming season. and cleveland state , that' s it from me. mike: go north. sheree: kind of sloppy tonight? kevin: a few flurries, but most of those are wrapping up.
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developing news tonight. tornado disaster. states of emergency as over two dozen twisters carve a deadly path of destruction. hundreds of homes decimated. for the first time, we see the massive scope of the damage. targeting trump. a critical night for cruz and rubio. it could be their last chance to blunt donald trump's march to the nomination. super lice warning, striking in 25 states. extremely resistant to the ways we usually get rid of them. what every parent should know. don't drink the water. another big city warns its residents about

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