dodge it. We needed a no wake zone on south main street it was really bad.”AND WHILE FOR MOST THE WATER CAME AND WENT FOR THE RESIDENTS HERE IT WAS WORSE WORSE “An hour or two later we started driving around the village and saw the water become like a lake on Ritter Street.”THAT LAKE FOUND THE HOME OF RON CRYSEL–YOU CAN SEE INTO HIS FRONT DOOR THE WATER STANDING IN HIS LIVING ROOM–DOWN BELOW IS THE FAMILY ROOM WHERE HE SAYS THERE WAS AT LEAST SIX FEET FEET “The water was so forceful against the doors and everything I had to raise the window to come out it.”HE AND HIS WIFE GOT OUT THE WINDOW AND EVEN NOW HE SAYS HE’S GRATEFUL “You know there’s people that’ve got worse than this that ran you know their houses washed away I’m thankful that it’s still here…yeah.” here…yeah.” THE MAYOR HERE SAYS FLOOD MITIGATION HAS BEEN AN ISSUE THEY’VE BEEN LOOKING AT IT IS EVEN MORE SO AFTER LAST NIGHT’S RAIN–JAY WARREN 9 ON YOUR SIDE SEVEN MILE TURNING OUR ATTENTION TO THE U-K … EIGHT PEOPLE ARE NOW UNDER ARREST IN CONNECTION TO THE DEADLY TERROR BOMBING FOLLOWING AN ARIANA GRANDE CONCERT MONDAY… MONDAY…BRITISH PRIME MINISTER THERESA MAY SAYS THE NATIONAL THREAT LEVEL IN THAT COUNTRY IS STILL “CRITICAL” – MEANING AN ATTACK COULD STILL BE IMMINENT. POLICE FOUND WHAT THEY DESCRIBED AS A “BOMB-MAKING” WORKSHOP IN THE SUICIDE BOMBER’S HOME … WITH ENOUGH CHEMICALS TO BUILD SEVERAL MORE BOMBS. THE MANCHESTER ATTACK WAS FRONT AND CENTER AT THE THE MEETING OF NATO LEADERS TODAY. THE U-K IS FURIOUS WITH THE U-S OVER LEAKED INTELLIGENCE THAT MADE ITS WAY INTO THE AMERICAN PRESS.THESE PHOTOS OF THE BOMB – PUBLISHED IN THE NEW YORK TIMES WERE NOT SUPPOSED TO BE RELEASED.THE U-K SAYS FOR THE MOMENT – IT WILL STOP SHARING INTEL WITH THEIR AMERICAN COUNTERPARTS. :i will make clear to president trump that intelligence shared between agencies must remain secure.” secure.””It is arrogant and disrespectful to the people of Manchester, particularly to the families of those injured during this, our darkest hour.” PRESIDENT TRUMP VOWED TO INVESTIGATE – SAYING HIS ADMINISTRATION WILL GET TO THE BOTTOM OF IT.HERE’S A LOOK AT THE NATO LEADERS TOGETHER IN BRUSSELS TODAY. DEMOCRATS ARE USING THE LATEST BUDGET OFFICE REPORT TO ATTACK THE G-O-P HEALTH CARE BILL… BILL…ACCORDING TO THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE – THE BILL WOULD REDUCE THE FEDERAL DEFICIT BY 119-BILLION DOLLARS.BUT ABOUT 23 MILLION PEOPLE WOULD LOSE THEIR INSURANCE.A-A-R-P CONDEMNS THE PLAN – SAYING THERE’S A DEVASTATING IMPACT FOR OLDER AMERICANS.G-O-P SENATOR BILL CASSIDY SAYS THIS IS A HOUSE BILL … THE SENATE PLANS TO TACKLE THE ISSUE OF PRE- EXISTING CONDITIONS … Now it’s onto the senate, the senate has got to fulfill candidate trump’s campaign pledge i think that’s the more important issue now.” “no wealthcare, just health care. no wealthcare, just healthcare” healthcare”IN THE TRI-STATE – LOCAL COMMUNITY AND HEALTH ADVOCATES HELD A RALLY OUTSIDE SENATOR ROB PORTMAN’S OFFICE DOWNTOWN … SHARING HOW THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT HELPED THEM. THEY’RE URGING SENATOR PORTMAN NOT TO COMPLETELY OVERRIDE OBAMA-CARE. “we want him when he’s writing new senate bill to protect medicaid … oc: fix the health care system, doesn’t need to repeal it.” 9 ON YOUR SIDE REACHED OUT TO SENATOR PORTMAN’S OFFICE.IN RESPONSE WE RECEIVED THIS STATEMENT: “HE – SENATOR PORTMAN – DOESN’T SUPPORT THE HOUSE BILL AS CURRENTLY WRITTEN…. WRITTEN….WE WILL REVIEW THIS NEW ANALYSIS AS WE WORK ON A DIFFERENT APPROACH HERE IN THE SENATE.”FORMER PRESIDENT OBAMA ALSO SPOKE OUT ABOUT HEALTH CARE TODAY IN BERLIN – “obviously some of the progress that we made is now in peril because there’s still a significant debate taking place in the United States … but the point though is that for those 20 million people, their lives have been better.” better.”HE SAID ONE OF HIS REGRETS WITH OBAMACARE WAS THAT HE WAS NOT ABLE TO GET ALL AMERICANS COVERED. SAME DEGREE – MORE STUDENT DEBT! DEBT!WOMEN CURRENTLY HOLD A MAJORITY OF STUDENT LOAN DEBT IN THE U-S.WE’LL TELL WHAT’S DRIVING THE GAP! OUR SOCCER TEAM NEEDS A STADIUM – WE’LL TELL YOU WHY THEIR CHANCES OF GETTING ONE JUST WENT WAY UP! NEW ON NINE ON YOUR SIDE… FENDER BENDER FRUSTRATION… THIS LOCAL MAN’S CAR IS STILL DRIVEABLE AFTER THE CRASH… AND IT HAS LOW-MILEAGE…BUT NOW HIS INSURANCE WANTS IT TOTALED..”This big company is kinda pushing me in a certain direction that I don’t necessarily want to go.”JOHN MATARESE FOUND A WAY TO FIGHT BACKBUT HE ALSO FOUND A CATCH…NEXT ON NINE ON YOUR SIDE AT FIVE THIRTY. You’re watching 9 On Your Side at 5 NEW AT FIVE – STUDENT LOAN DEBT IS A NATIONAL CRISIS – BUT ONE THAT’S AFFECTING MORE WOMEN THAN MEN! MEN! BASED A ON NEW REPORT BY THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY OF WOMEN – CALLED “DEEPER IN DEBT” – WOMEN TAKE AN AVERAGE OF TWO YEARS LONGER THAN MEN TO PAY OFF THEIR DEBT … MAINLY BECAUSE THE MAJORITY OF STUDENTS GETTING DEGREES ARE WOMEN.. AND WHILE THAT’S ENCOURAGING TO HEAR FOR US WOMEN— THE REPORT SHOWS WOMEN IN THE WORKFORCE MAKE 26 PERCENT LESS THAN MEN. ON TOP OF THAT – MORE WOMEN LIKE COLORADO MOM CHRISTINE RUSSEL – HAVE TO TAKE OUT MORE STUDENT LOANS COMPARED TO MEN … “I have currently about 25,000 dollars student loans but unfortunately I have another year and a half left, so that number will get higher.” THE REPORT WANTS POLICY-MAKERS TO TAKE STEPS TO EVEN OUT THE GENDER-PAY-GAP.AND ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR STUDENT LOANS IN THE FIRST PLACE. IN F-C CINCINNATI NEWS – A HUGE INVESTMENT COULD GIVE THE TEAM THE PUSH IT NEEDS TO GET INTO MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER… SPORTS DIRECTOR JOHN POPOVICH JOINS US NOW – JOHN – THIS MONEY COULD HELP THE TEAM BUILD A LEAGUE-MANDATED STADIUM? STADIUM?THAT’S EXACTLY WHAT THIS IS THAT’S EXACTLY WHAT THIS IS ABOUT. FC CINCINNATI IS PUTTING UP 250 MILLION DOLLARS…150 GOES FOR THE FRANCHISE FEE…ANOTHER 100 MILLION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SOCCER SPECIFIC STADIUM.. BUT THEY ADMIT THEY CAN’T DO IT ALONE. RIGHT NOW, FC PLAYS AT NIPPERT STADIUM…A REAL NICE VENUE THAT’S BEEN FIXED UP, BUT FC PRESIDENT JEFF BERDING SAYS CINCINNATI WON’T GET A MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER FRANCHISE IF NIPPERT IS THEIR HOME PITCH . HE SAYS THEY’RE NOT LOOKING TO RAISE ANYONE’S TAXES, BUT ARE LOOKING FOR EXISTING ECONOMIC INCENTIVES FROM AN INTERESTED PUBLIC PARTNER. TRT :32OUTCUE:…TO GET A LITTLE BIT OF HELP” ((BERDING: CARL LINDNER AND HIS FAMILY HAVE BROUGHT THOUSAND UPON THOUSANDS OF JOBS TO THIS CITY FOR DECADES. AND TO MY KNOWLEDGE HAVE NEVER ASKED FOR AN ECONOMIC INCENTIVE, HAVE NEVER ASKED FOR HELP. THEY HAVE DONE EVERYTHING PRIVATELY. IN THIS CASE, I THINK THE SCALE OF WHAT IT’S GOING TO TAKE, IF WE PUT UP 250 MILLION DOLLARS IN PRIVATE MONEY, IS THERE AN OPPORTUNITY TO GET A LITTLE BIT OF HELP.)) BERDING SAYS THERE ARE 3 INTRIGUING SITES….THE WEST END…OAKLEY AND NEWPORT’S RIVEFRONT. HE HOPES HE CAN HAVE A LOCATION DETERMINED AND A FINANCING PLAN IN PLACE BY THIS SUMMER…BECAUSE THE MLS WILL BE GIVING OUT TWO FRANCHISES BY THE END OF THE YEAR. Friday brings the return of sunshine and warmer temperatures in the mid 70s. In fact, the entire region will stay dry making for a great travel day. But heads up for Friday evening, isolated showers and storms will be possible, mainly after sunset. Our next system is arriving so we cannot rule out storms. MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND: Unfortunately, another rainmaker heads for the Tri- State. Wet weather is possible for both days but it shouldn’t be a washout! Our highest chance for rain is Saturday night into Sunday morning. This could be heavy rain again too. Temperatures will push back to near 80 degrees for both days. Monday will top out at 76 with partly cloudy sky conditions. HEALTH HAVOC YOU CAN CONTROL. CONTROL. IF YOU HAVE HEART PROBLEMS – AND A LACK OF SLEEP – YOUR RISK OF DYING GOES UP SIGNIFICANTLY.WHO’S AT RISK – AND HOW MUCH SLEEP YOU NEED TO GET EACH NIGHT. CHILDHOOD ALZHEIMER’S!A FAMILY FIGHTING THIS RARE DISEASE CALLS IT TORTURE.THE SYMPTOMS – AND WHAT áCOULDá GIVE THIS FAMILY A FIGHTING CHANCE. BENEFITING HER GROWTH – COMING UP AT 5:30.
HAPPY HOUR IS ABOUT TO GET MORE ADORABLE AND EVEN HAPPIER! LISTER-MANN BREWING JUST CREATED A BABY HIPPO FIONA BEER! BEER!THE NEW ENGLAND STYLE I-P-A IS CALLED áTEAM FIONAá THE CAN HAS THE FACE OF THE CINCINNATI ZOO’S BELOVED BABY HIPPO.25 PERCENT OF THE PROCEEDS WILL GO TO BENEFIT THE FOUR-MONTH-OLD AS SHE CONTINUES TO GROW. “it’s all about making the world a better place than what we found it. fiona is something that has come into our hearts and found a place to it. making her world better and the conservation efforts.” efforts.”THE BEER WILL BE READY FOR TASTING ON JUNE 10TH. HERE’S SOMETHING WE DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT FIONA.SHE HAS A BIRTHMARK ON HER RIGHT REAR LEG!THE ZOO POSTED THIS PICTURE ON FACEBOOK TODAY.SOME CAREGIVERS THINK IT LOOKS LIKE A LION – OTHERS JUST THINK IT LOOKS LIKE A PINK BLOB!AND GET THIS – FIONA’S MOM áBIBIá HAS A BIRTHMARK ON THE SAME LEG! STILL AHEAD AT 5:30.UP IN FLAMES. FLAMES.A POLICE CHASE COMES TO A FIERY STOP.NOW WE’RE LEARNING THERE WERE CHILDREN INSIDE!HOW THE CHASE TURNED INTO A RESCUE MISSION! IN HER OWN WORDS.THE WIFE OF LATE SINGER áCHRIS CORNELLá WRITES A LETTER TO HER HUSBAND. HOW SHE’S WORKING TO DEFEND HIS LEGACY. I’M JOHN MATARESE….WITH A WARNING ABOUT WHY A SIMPLE FENDER BENDER CAN MAKE YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY TOTAL OUT YOUR CAR!WHAT YOU NEED TO KKNOW TO PROTECT YORUSELF COMING UP ON 9 ON YOUR SIDE. A REMINDER ABOUT OUR NEWEST weekly SEGMENT.IF YOU HAVE AN OPINION ABOUT ANY STORIES YOU’VE SEEN ON WCPO 9 ON YOUR SIDE – WE’D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.CALL OUR ‘FEEDBACK FRIDAY’ HOTLINE AT 513-852-4998… OR VISIT WCPO-DOT COM SLASH FEEDBACK FRIDAY TO SUBMIT A FEEDBACK VIDEO.