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October is historically a volatile time for the stock market and these past few days have been no exception. Among the market worries this month are a number of geopolitical flashpoints including U.S.-China trade talks and the U.K.'s looming deadline to leave the E.U., coupled with weakening U.S. consumer confidence. Many signals suggest a recession could come sooner rather than later.

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Covington is resurrecting its litter and graffiti removal program as the city continues to attract new development.

Beginning June 5, crews will concentrate on Rivercenter Boulevard  south to Seventh Street and Madison, Scott and Greenup south to Fifth. Since August, 80 oversized round and square planters have popped up along Madison Avenue between Fourth and Seventh Streets sprouting bright colored flowers.