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Week in Review: March 4 - 10

At The River City News you get More Covington News Than Any Other Source. Here's a look back at the week that was and all the headlines from your city:

SUNDAY

SEN. CHRIS MCDANIEL'S WEEK IN REVIEW FROM FRANKFORT

State Senator McDaniel on the week in Frankfort, including the Religious Freedom Act, education, tolls, and more: Click Here

TOURNAMENT HOPES ALIVE AS UK BEATS FLORIDA IN REGULAR SEASON FINALE

Kentucky keeps its NCAA Tournament hopes alive with a big win over Florida at Rupp Arena. Story & video highlights: Click Here

SATURDAY

BUYERS SPEND MORE THAN $1 MILLION ON KY CATTLE AT EXPO

Where's the beef? In Kentucky, apparently: Click Here

AFTER 25 YEARS, AUTHOR RETURNS TO NKU WITH MYSTERY NOVEL SET ON CAMPUS

An NKU graduate returns to campus after 25 years with a new mystery novel series set at the Highland Heights school. Click Here

FRIDAY

RUN AT TITLE ENDS FOR HOLMES IN QUARTERFINALS OF SWEET 16

Story & photos from the Holmes Bulldogs' final game of the season. Click Here

NEW DEMOCRATIC ORGANIZATION LAUNCHED LED BY FORMER COVINGTON COMMISSIONER

Former Covington city commissioner launches new region-wide Democratic organization. Click Here

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM BILL PASSES, REP. SIMPSON CHANGES VOTE

State Rep. Arnold Simpson (D-Covington) explains his changed vote on the Religious Freedom bill. Click Here

ROUND-UP: FRIDAY

Brothers plead guilty to trying to steal copper from Covington business; Drunk drivers goes wrong way for 8 miles on Kentucky highway; Kentucky student accused of having child pornography on school-issued iPad. Round-Up: Click Here

LOCAL INTERSTATE CLOSURES MONDAY

A couple local interstate exits will be closed Monday for a period: Click Here

WILDCATS TOURNAMENT HOPES DIMMED AFTER LOSS TO GEORGIA

Kentucky's path to the NCAA Tournament sure didn't get any easier last night. Wildcats looked terrible in loss to Georgia. Click Here

THURSDAY

FORMER DAYTON SUPERINTENDENT ACCUSED OF $224,000 FRAUD

DAYTON, KY: Calling it the most personally offensive audit conducted by his office, Edelen referred the case to the FBI. Click Here

UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS BELOW 8% IN KENTUCKY FOR FIRST TIME IN EIGHT YEARS

Kentucky's unemployment rate drops to below 8% for first time in more than four years. Story: Click Here

NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR STATE PRESERVATION AWARDS

Last year, two Covington projects won state preservation awards. New nominations are now being sought. Story: Click Here

CARNEGIE NAMES NEW EXHIBITIONS DIRECTOR

Welcome, Matt Distel -- the new exhibitions director at The Carnegie. Click Here

SEN. RAND PAUL FILIBUSTERS CIA NOMINATION FOR 13 HOURS

What do you think of Sen. Rand Paul's lengthy, old-school filibuster? It inspired a website and plenty of debate. Details: Click Here

NKU #1 IN MEN'S BASKETBALL ATTENDANCE FOR ATLANTIC SUN CONFERENCE

In its first season in Division I, NKU led the conference in attendance for men's basketball. Click Here

WEDNESDAY

HOLMES ADVANCES IN SWEET 16

Holmes advances to second round of the KY Sweet 16. RCN was there and has the story, stats, and photos: Click Here

PHOTOS: ONCE DOOMED HISTORIC BUILDING REMODELED BY LAWYER

A Covington building from the 1840s was very close to meeting the wrecking ball, but then an ambitious attorney purchased it for his new offices. You should see it now: Click Here

GRATEFUL GRAHAMS MOVES TO COVINGTON

A maker of specialty graham crackers has moved her business to town. Story & Photos: Click Here

TUESDAY

CHANGES TO RELIGIOUS FREEDOM BILL SOUGHT BY STATE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

A bill that could affect Covington's human rights ordinance is headed to the Kentucky Senate. The State Commission on Human Rights wants changes: Click Here

PHOTOS: HOLMES HEADS TO SWEET 16 AFTER CAMPUS SEND-OFF

Check out the photos from today's pep rally for Holmes as the Bulldogs head to state! Oh, and sophomore James Bolden got a scholarship offer to Xavier -- nice! Click Here

ROUND-UP: TUESDAY

Covington man blasts design of new Cincinnati casino; "Slut-shaming" Ashley Judd for cinematic nude scenes?; Plus, why 248 people in Lexington are getting a similar tattoo: Click Here

DESTINATION: GRADUATION - OMBREYANNA KOPACESKI

Today we highlight another senior on the verge of graduation from Holmes High School: Ombreyanna Kopaceski. Click Here

NEW APP ALLOWS FANS TO FOLLOW NKU NORSE MORE EASILY

Love the NKU Norse? Now there's an app for that. Click Here

14,000 JOBS, $2.7 BILLION INVESTMENTS LAND KENTUCKY IN TOP TEN

14,000 jobs and $2.7 billion in investments land Kentucky on coveted list. Click Here

WITH UK ON BUBBLE, CATS NOT USING BID AS MOTIVATION

OK, UK fans. What do you think? Is Kentucky in or out of the NCAA Tournamnet? Do the 'Cats have to win the SEC Tournament to get in? Click Here

MONDAY

FAKE MAINTENANCE MAN, HEROIN DEALER AMONG COVINGTON CONVICTIONS

A man pretends to be a maintenance man and steals a Covington woman's purse; A heroin dealer is also caught in the act. They're among those convicted this week in Kenton Co.: Click Here

ROUND-UP: MONDAY

Six members of the same family are killed in a Kentucky crash that also injured the drummer of a popular country singer; KY, IN watch as Cincinnati casino opens; Round-Up: Click Here

ELEVEN DIE ON KENTUCKY ROADWAYS LAST WEEK

Kentucky State Police: 11 people died on Kentucky roadways last week. Click Here

ROAD CONSTRUCTION REPORT: MARCH 4

How's road construction coming along in your neck of NKY? Your weekly orange barrel update: Click Here

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Photo: A snow-gorilla created in Mainstrasse Village during this week's snow storm/RCN

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