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The MGM studio and library – from the James Bond, Rocky and RoboCop films to The Handmaid's Tale, The Voice, Survivor and The Apprentice – have been bought by Amazon for its Prime Video service.

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Real estate agents and landlords are looking ahead to later this year when the first of 3,000 Amazon Air employees start moving into the area.

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The Wilmington Air Park is moving up on the cargo charts and is now number one in Ohio and 32nd nationally. Amazon is helping to fuel this increase and with or without the online giant, the Air Park looks to expand the number of airport employees and businesses.

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Amazon Air is starting to use sustainable fuel as part of its promise to be net zero carbon by 2040. What's still unclear is if the e-commerce giant will use it at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, its air hub.

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Instacart workers demanding new protections and better pay amid the COVID-19 global pandemic. As millions of consumers turn to online retailers at a time of stay-at-home orders, workers say their employers aren't taking enough precautions to protect them on the job. Last week some workers for grocery delivery app Instacart began a nationwide strike demanding hazard pay.

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While Amazon Air is under construction at CVG, it is using DHL's facility to sort and process packages transported by some of its aircraft. DHL Express also ships packages internationally for a range of Amazon products. But will the relationship change in 2021 when the Amazon Air hub is finished?

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Amazon Air's hub at CVG Airport is prompting preparations in Boone County and luring businesses to Cincinnati.

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With ticket fares down 32% and passenger growth up 56%, the next thing CVG CEO Candace McGraw wants is more direct international flights. "They are at the top of my Christmas wish list," she says.

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The Amazon Air Hub at CVG isn't expected to open until 2021 but already it's starting to attract new business to the area. The Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) says announcements by Amify and Satco are just the beginning of what is expected to be a large logistics and technology ecosystem.

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Cincinnati-based filmmaker David James has a new sci-fi anthology series that will be released on Amazon Prime in mid-November. Wildfire was created and produced locally and has a large cast featuring Cincinnatians Gregory Patrick Agnew and Brandi Botkin. David James previews the series in this conversation with Lee Hay.

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Cincinnati City Council considers an ordinance that would mean someone within the city possessing 100 grams or less of marijuana could be cited for a misdemeanor, but would face no fines, no jail time and no court costs.

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More than two years after Amazon announced it would build an Air Hub at the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport, the online giant broke ground Tuesday on the $1.5 billion project. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made a surprise appearance.

Online retail giant Amazon is hosting employment information sessions across the Miami Valley this week. The first was held Monday morning in Wilmington, where Amazon officials say they’re looking to hire hundreds of new workers at the company's new facility at Wilmington Air Park.

The jobs sorting packages and moving cargo are expected to start at $15 an hour -- a prospect that had attracted more than two dozen job seekers by 8 a.m. 

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By the end of this year, 13 companies at the Wilmington Air Park, including Amazon, will employ more than 2,000 workers. Clinton County Port Authority Executive Director Dan Evers says 2.7 million-square feet on 1,900 acres is nearly 100 percent leased.

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Two and a half years after eight people were killed in Pike County, Ohio, arrests are made in the brutal deaths.

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Amazon has announced it will open a new air gateway at Wilmington Air Park in Wilmington, Ohio. The announcement comes as the company continues to build out its air hub operation at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

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The 1980s late-night cult favorite "Night Flight" will soar again on cable TV with videos shot by WKRC-TV art director Ricky Henry at the Video Archive bar in Walnut Hills.

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President Trump's proposed tariffs on 1,300 Chinese products and his Twitter feud with Amazon roiled the stock market. Congress and the White House prepare for a series of confirmation hearings on Trump's Cabinet nominations. And the president announces plans to deploy the military to the U.S.-Mexico border to confront what he calls a growing threat of illegal immigrants.

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Amazon is out with a pared down list of the 238 proposals from North American cities and it doesn’t include Cincinnati as a finalist. The winner will be home to the company’s second headquarters in North America.

But now, Mayor John Cranley says the city will submit a bid package for Apple Inc.'s planned new campus, which could create 20,000 jobs. 

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley says the region can win the bid for Amazon's second headquarters.

Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky submitted a joint proposal. They're competing against dozens of other cities and regions across the country.

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Online retail giant Amazon is planning a fulfillment center in Monroe that's expected to create 1,000 jobs if the deal moves forward.

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A company with facilities in Northern Kentucky says there's a hiring war. Radial has warehouse operations in Richwood and Hebron and plans to fill 4,100 positions.

But the retailer, which fills online orders for companies like PetSmart and Shoe Carnival, is having trouble finding enough employees. It competes with Amazon.

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As the number of Boone County manufacturing and distribution centers grows, so do the requests for bus service. The topic came up at the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Eggs 'N Issues Tuesday.

WCPO-TV has found a new way for 9 to be on your side. If you have an Amazon voice-activated virtual assistant, getting local news headlines from Channel 9 will be as simple as asking, "Alexa, what's the news?"

Cincinnati-based E.W. Scripps Company has brought local TV news headlines in 23 Scripps local TV markets to users of Amazon Echo and all Alexa-enabled devices, the company announced Wednesday.

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A recent study by the University of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky University shows the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) has an annual economic impact on our region of $4.4 billion.

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Amazon has announced it plans to build a $1.49 billion air services hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

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Air Transport Services Group (ATSG), based at the Wilmington Air Park, has reached agreement to operate an air cargo network for an Amazon subsidiary, but it's unclear if all the planes Amazon is leasing will continue to fly out of Wilmington.

Since last summer ATSG has been working with Amazon Fulfillment Services to customize an air cargo network. Under the deal Amazon will lease 20 Boeing 767 aircraft and be able to acquire 20 percent of ATSG's common share stock.

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When big planes start flying regularly out of a largely vacant airport, people notice. That's the case at the Wilmington Air Park where, for a few months now, four Boeing 767s have been taking off daily.

iHerb, an online provider of natural products and food supplements, has announced it will establish a regional e-commerce headquarters in Northern Kentucky. The company is based in California and plans to build a new state-of-the-art e-commerce center at IDI's Park West industrial park in Hebron.