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plan to help everyone find a normal routine again. counselors were available for staff members today and they'll be on hand tomorrow when students walk through those doors for the first time since gunfire rang out in the cafeteria. to get ready for that they're letting boys, girls, moms and dads walk through the building to try and return to some sense of normalcy. the memories of monday's shootings were still fresh tuesday as the entire staff of madison local schools arrived for meetings on how to resume classes. classes. "it was intense for a while. it's something you don't see -- you never think it's going to happen here at madison. it's a nice little community. it's a bunch of great kids and everything. it's just something that you don't expect." expect."what is expected is students edgy about getting back in the building -- the main reason for tuesday's walk-through. through. "our intention is just to allow students to walk the halls and help them feel confident before they return to school tomorrow." tomorrow."superintendent curtis philpot says staff members will be on hand to answer questions. questions.
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increase their comfort level as they return to school and value the importance of family in this situation." situation."the cafeteria is sure to be the main focal point.that's where the shootings occurred and that's where extra resources will be on hand wednesday to get back into a familiar routine. routine. "our number one priority it so make our students feel comfortable and safe despitre what's happened." there will also be staff members on every bus tomorrow morning in addition to the driver.again, superintendent philpot says the community is banding together to turn a negative into a positive.tom mckee, nine on your side, live at madison junior/senior high school. madison township is a tight-knit community.and tonight we're hearing from a woman with a close connection to austin hancock's family. family.jason law continues our coverage with that unique perspective. i couldn't sleep last night. i
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thought what if that was me who got shot." {25:43 {25:43 if it wasn't for the twisted ankle she suffered over the weekend, mattie cole would have been at school monday. i would have been leaving lunch at that time." {25:23 {25:23 the 13-year-old says she knows the suspected shooter, austin hancock. she describes hancock the same way a lot of students describe him: he seemed like a nice, normal kid. "yeah i see him at school. i say hi to him every now and then. he was really a nice kid, but i never expected him to do this." {23:14 {23:14 mattie's mom jodi runs a hair salon out of their house. she knows the hancocks. even says she's cut their hair. "aunts come here [for a haircut], grandma comes here, and they're really really awesome people. you would never think a million years it would be connected to them." {20:44 {20:44 what the coles-and so many others-can't understand is why? what causes a 14-year-old to pull out a gun and shoot classmates in the middle of the cafeteria. you just wonder was he bullied? or tortured?" {18:48 {18:48i just thank god it was not worse because it could
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we did try to talk with hancock's relatives who live two doors down from the coles. we were told in so many words to go away. jason law 9 on your side as the case moves forward for austin hancock... one big question to be answered is -- will he be tried as an adult? adult?that hinges on a couple things -- one of them is a forensic and psychological exam... which would determine if hancock is suitable for adult court. for today's plea... the term "denies the charges" may sound strange.but criminal defense attorney marty pinales says it's the same as "not guilty"... and the best move. "you deny the charges -- it's standard procedure to deny charges, get a grip on what happened, get a grip on the facts, get a grip on a forensic exam and see where you are at that point" pinales says the whole process to determine in hancock should be tried as an adult would take about two months. another revelation today -
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cafeteria that is not yet being released. and new at six... we're learning more about the chaos following the the school responded -- as students ran from the building. building.nine on your side's evan millward continues our coverage live now with new 9-1-1 calls. and those initial calls help shed some light on the chaotic moments in the aftermath of gunfire here.especially as students ran from the cafeteria and in some cases from the building. you can't imagine -hey, i, i can't understand anything you're saying. listen to me. are you away from the building. get away from it. we've got help on the way, okay. - what would you do in this moment?sheriff richard jones tells nine on your side there were mere seconds the out.other students ran at the school? no i ran out cause (inaudible) grader, where are you? in the aftermath monday - shelby kinin/eighth grader shelby kinin told us she ran too - first from the cafeteria - to a field - to the band
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others got farther away.okay, where are you at? by the school? caller: i'm in the woods (00:45) with a group of people. 911: you're in the woods? caller: in the woods, with a group of boys. (00:54) outside - while others hunker down *inside throughout the building - getting away any way they could.(3:29) 911: okay, you stay with your group of people. okay. caller: what. 911: you stay with your group of people, okay. caller: yes. we're in the middle of the forest. since yesterday afternoon - parents have been telling us they believe the school and the authorities handled this as best as they could have hoped for.organization and practice - paying off.back to you. processing all of this only makes it more difficult for the community move on.and not just the students... but the parents who trust their
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school.nine on your side's chris riva talked to a mother of four... who does not have that answer tonight. (--natural sound --)it's a small sign. it almost seems trivial for every person driving on campus in madison township. that sign has given this community a whole new meaning. riva: "how are you doing?"carrie "i'm not ok. i'm a mess, this is too big. i can't fit it all inside of me (emotional). it is bubbling over and i know that i need to move on." one by one as the town went back to work this morning the sheriffs department continued to investigate on campus while teachers trickled in..."we as the community...have to move on ."...residents here are wondering if a school day will ever be the same."where do you go from here? how do you not put your kids on the bus every day and feel like you're
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slaughter?" at a time when state route 122 is typically full of bus activity, there is only one. it is empty.this is one of the communities where you think you're safe. yeah, everybody knows everybody. we all love each other and you do not know how much everyone around you means until you're not sure if you'll ever see them again.this campus is the center of this community in that community will gather here again tonight to go through these doors for the first time since the shooting so they can let the healing begin. in madison township, butler county - chris riva nine on your side. our coverage continues online...on w-c-p-o-dot-com... tri-state sports report mike dyer shares the story of a coach who knows austin hancock... and his surprise to see what played out yesterday.
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that's moving through the tri-state. tri-state.let's go to steve in the first warning weather center. the storm prediction center has most of the tri-state in a marginal risk of severe storms, but still has the slight risk for our southern and eastern counties. highs reach the mid 50s by 2 p.m. and then temperatures fall quickly this afternoon. we'll eventually see a rain to snow transition overnight. a few isolated snow showers will come down as we head into wednesday morning with little
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tonight -- a new push to legalize medical marijuana in's the first look at a plan *you* could vote on this november. it would allow folks with *ten* so-called "debilitating medical conditions" to particpiate.and require an i-d card that would cost up to 40 dollars a year.growers of medicinal pot would have to pay a licensing fee of half-a- million'll remember -- a proposal to legalize *recreational* pot failed in a two-to-one vote last november. 90 days to make a difference.a "blitz" happening right now in lower price hill to make it a better place to live. live.the "neighborhood enhancement program" is targeting that area... mayor cranley and others from the city kicked off the initiative includes a wide range of activities -- including reducing crime -- cleaning up blight -- and home inspections for residents.price hill leaders say it will make a
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"in 90 days you're going to see a big difference in lpoer price hill. the cleanliness, some crime will be gone, kids will have much more hings to do in july, so it will be wonderful" wonderful"several cincinnati businesses are pitching in to help the program.children will also get financial education in their classes. some drivers would say the construction ever ends... constant work zones and slow downs on i-75. in particular -- the i-75 mill creek expressway project. it's comprised of *nine* different phases -- some of which are underway concurrently.phase *five* includes redoing the i-74 and 75 interchange... it will begin next year and won't be complete until 2020. and there's more work that hasn't been scheduled.w-c-p-o insiders can read what's next for the project -- and the one word of advice for drivers. weather and sports are ahead, what do you guys have coming up? up? the storm prediction center has most of the tri-state in a
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storms, but still has the slight risk for our southern and eastern counties. we'll eventually see a rain to snow transition overnight. overnight.maybe it's a good time to think about the sunshine of baseball....reds and indians..coming up. plunging prices on travel... (sot)"a lot of people think it's too late, but there are some really great last minute deals this year."john matarese breaks down the best time to book that spring getaway for less! so you don't waste your're watching 9 on your side at 6. 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. and now try it like
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maybe you thought about a spring getaway....but figured it would be too expensive. doesnt have to be. be.9 on your side's john matarese found some great last minute spring break getaways...for any budget! john? craig and carol...if you log onto deltas website and search easter week flights , the results will be as dreary as today's weather.500 dollars, 600 dollars, or higher per person!but we searched for you.....and found some very affordable spring break deals. wouldn't you love to be headed to a sunny beach right now... like these lucky folks? folks?"i'm lovin it, i'm tired of the cold weather."but have you checked airfares? airfares?"it's awful. a thousand dollars to get to bentonville arkansas." so we went to a cincinnati vacation specialist -- lesley sawhook of destination magic. magic."a lot of people think it's too late, but there are some really great last minute deals this year."lesley, who lives and breathes florida
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this year, you'll find two months of discounts right after. after."disney has some great spring break through mid june, up to 30% off deals running right now."the key, she says, is to avoid traveling the week after easter: march 28th through april 3rd. 3rd. "the week before easter and the week after easter, around the country, everyone has time off from school. so they do increase the prices, you're going to have crowds and everything."on april 4th she says, prices plunge...on cruise lines... lines..."a lot of the cruise lines are running some really great specials. royal caribbean has 30% off most of their sailing's. norwegian cruise lines is offering some amazing offers."...and on airlines as well. well."southwest airlines here locally, its just $112 one way right now."lesley finds round trips to florida for 225 dollars on allegiant or frontier from cvg, or on southwest out of columbus, dayton, or indy. indy."but if even a discount airline is really more than you can afford to spend right now....
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of discount driving options."----------- -----------"just pile in the minivan, and a one day trip!" lesley says if you dont mind slightly cooler weather, you'll find 30% spring discounts to myrtle beach, hilton head, and even the florida panhandle.for great condo deals she loves the website "vacation rentals by owner." owner.""love destin and the ft walton beach area, the white sandy beaches are wonderful. you can go on and find some great rentals there and ge a really great beach vacation."gatlinburg and pigeon forge tennesee are also on sale right now, except for their annual hot rod run april 15th.for a cheap hotel, check hotwire, priceline, and last minute for prices that get lower the closer you get to your trip.but remember, for the lowest price: be willing to be flexible on dates... dates..."you have to have a flexible schedule which luckily i did."thats how bree flagg scored a 200 dollar roundtrip on allegiant to sunny florida. finally, if you are trying for reds spring training in march: the best you'll be able
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roundtrip on won't find cheap tickets to phoenix until after opening will find these and more deals on so you dont waste your money. weather summary: the storm prediction center has most of the tri-state in a marginal risk of severe storms, but still has the slight risk for our southern and eastern counties. highs reach the mid 50s by 2 p.m. and then temperatures fall quickly this afternoon. we'll eventually see a rain to snow transition overnight. a few isolated snow showers will come down as we head into wednesday morning with little
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march started with a shower in started with a baseball game in arizona. arizona.the reds and indians in goodyear....bernie stowe's name on the outfield wall....- and the reds came out hitting. first inning, eugenio suarez with a double into the gap in right center field....newcomer
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around....and the reds first chance to score didn't come close. billy hatcher will have to work on that.-but then brandon phillips with a sharp single to right field that brought in suarez and the reds have their first lead of the season.-suarez will replace todd frazier at third base and he's shown he can hit. this was the third inning with men on base. this double ran to the wall....two guys came home...the reds win their cactus league opener. the reds and the indians start the cactus league with a three game series. they play again wednesday at 3:05 the yankees won't have aroldis chapman for the first 30 games of 2016 regular season. he's accepted a penalty for a domestic incident that involved his girlfriend in miami. he doesn't plan to appeal over the weekend the st x aquabombers won another state title with a vengence. this is how they got it started in canton...seting a new state record in the 200 yard medley. today the student body got on its feet in the berning gym.... -and cheered on the state
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the 8th straight championship trophy... their 37th overall...they've won the title 17 of the last 18 years.- looks like they're going to need a bigger banner.....the bombers dominated...they scord the most points in state championship history. it's an annual event at st x.....and right now it shows no signs of slowing down. a big night in college hoops...kentucky is at at buffalo...dayton at richmond....indiana at iowa. nine on your side continues in
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that's 9 on your side at six for this tuesday. tuesday.before we leave you -- and leave our coverage of the madison school shooting...we want to show you some emotional pictures from that scene -- and a community that
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breaking news tonight. the first major clues coming in right now. the super tuesday showdown. as we come on the air, the first exit polls are in. what the voters are saying. what's driving them at the polls. can donald trump be stopped? the high stakes battle across a dozen states. trump and his 11th hour pitch. >> i can do practically anything. >> marco rubio and ted cruz, battling to take trump cown. >> donald trump will be an embarrassment to america. >> donald trump could be a disaster. and hillary clinton tonight, and her pivot to the national race. how she would take on trump and the republicans. >> they're now running their campaigns based on insults.


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