“We’ll have a walk-up window, too, so people can park and walk up and get a coffee, and we’ll hopefully have some outdoor seating, for the nicer months,” Amy Hepburn said.

She said she thinks there will be good cooperation between her coffee shop and The Fringe Coffee House across the way, which employs only ex-felons.

“We’re family-owned, just like they are,” she said.

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Biggby as a company works to have people leave in a better mood than when they arrived, she said. It offers a wide variety of drinks, including coffees, teas and smoothies, Red Bull drinks. It also offers “Bragel” breakfast sandwiches, such as sausage-egg-and-cheese or turkey-and-havarti-cheese.

“We have a ton of options with fun names,” she said. “Some of the drinks are called Teddy Bear, Sugar Bear. We’re known for our customer service and being happy, friendly and kind. We want to be involved in the community as much as we can.”

Amy Hepburn had been a teacher 18 years in Milford, teaching second grade, and resigned to own a franchise. Dustin Hepburn is in real estate.

People interested in working at the location can fill out applications at biggby.com and indicate the Hamilton location.

“We exist to love all people,” Dustin Hepburn said.

“Yes,” Amy Hepburn added. “One of our other mottoes is we exist to love all people. That’s kind-of a good one, especially these days. … We’re there to love ’em and give them a good cup of coffee.”

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Fairfield 42,510 44,907 5.64% 2,397
Hamilton 62,477 63,399 1.48% 922
Middletown 48,694 50,987 4.71% 2,293
Monroe 12,442 15,412 23.87% 2,970
Oxford 21,371 23,035 7.79% 1,664
Sharonville 13,560 14,117 4.11% 557
Trenton 11,869 13,021 9.71% 1,152
Ohio 11,536,504 11,799,448 2.28% 262,944

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Nearly 4,000 jurisdictions nationwide filed lawsuits in state and federal courts years ago when the heroin epidemic was killing their residents, and budgets trying to deal with the pervasive problem."},{"_id":"PZVXBXGGL5GJVIGKKHWK4G6CTU","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628786797151},"type":"text","content":"County Prosecutor Mike Gmoser advised the commissioners to take the deal, especially since the litigation has been dragging on so long."},{"_id":"4WK7TRNU6JAKHFCDMCZNV5BYY4","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628786797152},"type":"text","content":"“We need to get this thing going for these addicts here, everyday that these settlements keep treatment away from those that need it, people are dying,” Gmoser told the Journal-News. “Nobody is just waiting around holding off from using drugs until they get some treatment money.”"},{"_id":"C2IJ4NITOBFJZLNALT52WKSK4A","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628786797157},"type":"text","content":"While the court cases are crawling along, fatal drug overdoses have started creeping back up. There have been 110 suspected or confirmed drug overdose deaths as of July 31. There were 177 last year, up from 159 the previous year. The five-year-high came in 2017, when 232 people died."},{"_id":"CCKJEMDNIVHX7LTSN3P66RPF7Q","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628786797154},"type":"text","content":"This money is part of Attorney General Dave Yost’s OneOhio settlement with the major distributors. It stems from investigations by Yost and other state attorneys general into whether the three distributors fulfilled their legal duty to refuse to ship opioids to pharmacies that submitted suspicious drug orders and whether Johnson & Johnson misled patients and doctors about the addictive nature of opioid drugs."},{"_id":"2J2N4CRDOJDYJNZFT4PPEBY75E","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628797854010},"type":"text","content":"He negotiated on behalf of all the governmental jurisdictions in the state including counties, cities and others. Most Butler County jurisdictions have signed onto the settlement. The global settlement was divided based in part on things like number of overdoses and other demographics."},{"_id":"RKICX6ZMZBD6PFY24YZ6EM3QJQ","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628797854011},"type":"text","content":"The commissioners sued 20 drug makers and distributors in federal court in 2017, they sought $5 million in that lawsuit, which is now part of the multidistrict litigation ongoing in the Cleveland federal court. Chief Assistant Prosecutor Dan Ferguson told the Journal-News the three distributors and J&J have now been dismissed but the other defendants are still on the hook."},{"_id":"F3FOEPIHNNFEJDKB4W4Q5PSBJU","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628797854012},"type":"text","content":"When the commissioners originally filed suit they said doing so would allow them to have a substantial sum of money to make a significant change in the trajectory of the epidemic. If the higher amount of direct settlement award is realized, the county will have about $317,000 annually to fund opioid abatement, due to the 17-year payout period."},{"_id":"6UOOG7FKBJHTHOOM6RBANLPAIU","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628782381643},"type":"text","content":"Ferguson said the long pay-out period was by design and for the greater good."},{"_id":"HO36LJQ6YZGGLCUJ2WGAFCNQ4U","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628782381645},"type":"text","content":"“These are not lump sums that get dropped into anybody’s bank account, they’re time payments,” Ferguson said. “Part of the object of doing the time-payments, I think part of the courts’ object is they don’t really want to see these drug distributors run into bankruptcy, because frankly society needs many of the products they make and distribute.”"},{"_id":"X422XHL4BRGCFJNS3YCSHP7PY4","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628797854015},"type":"text","content":"It will be up to the commissioners to decide how to spend the money, which could be available early next year. Commissioner Don Dixon early on in the litigation said education and fostering awareness must be a key component, just like the tobacco litigation settlement decades ago. He hasn’t changed his mind."},{"_id":"2273YESMG5AEZJKQNKGSRIRESM","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628797854016},"type":"text","content":"“I think education is a fundamental part, but we’ll be looking and talking to the experts that can advise on what has the most impact for Butler County,” Dixon said."},{"_id":"HNPCVNEYSBB47IGXJYQIBZD4SU","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628797854017},"type":"text","content":"Scott Rasmus, executive director of the Butler County Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Services Board, said operational costs for the proposed emergency mental health crisis stabilization center — drug addiction is often a co-contributing factor in emergencies — expanded recovery housing, sustaining long-term Narcan distribution and expanding the blood-borne pathogen (needle exchange) prevention programs are some ideas."},{"_id":"RLQCAY7RCBBALDYC73ZSTDTGWQ","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628797854018},"type":"text","content":"“There’s a couple of things right off the tip of my head that this money either up-front, or over a 17-year period would be some good resources to help offset the cost of that kind of programming,” Rasmus said."},{"_id":"MCSET4QGLVELZAMVCBVYR4TD3Q","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628797854019},"type":"text","content":"Under the OhioOne agreement signed by jurisdictions last year 30 percent was earmarked for local governments, 55 percent to the new foundation districts deciding future distributions and 15 percent to the attorney general’s office."},{"_id":"A2AKD3WFDBGG3EQTLJVYWHVPDE","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628782381646},"type":"text","content":"
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Also, $1.1 million in roof improvements for the RiversEdge amphitheater and $1 million in improvements to the city-government tower at 345 High St.; and"},{"_id":"BLJSZEQCBVAYXI5MMIGP7IAVQY","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[]},"block_properties":{},"type":"text","content":"Mental health and homelessness, none of the $33.6 million assigned. Smith said the city would work with county officials to determine a coordinated plan."}]},{"_id":"Y4RSZZ7UJRCMBL4LCX4DHWG3QU","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628786834823},"type":"text","content":"Council Member Michael Ryan called on his colleagues to call a special meeting “to discuss this only.”"},{"_id":"YWITN4T7BFCZNMRZGRVRTYBLQM","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628786834824},"type":"text","content":"“I think that would be extremely beneficial because this conversation could last 10 hours,” Ryan said, adding a public meeting solely on the topic would add “pure transparency for our residents, our businesses and organizational purposes.”"},{"_id":"QKOBIZJ2EBDV3K3ZGQFY4QPLSE","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628786834825},"type":"text","content":"“That way, I feel we can get some of the residents involved,” Ryan said. “I think their voices probably should be heard. Same thing we did with the street levy,” with residents having input about which streets should be paved in their neighborhoods."},{"_id":"VRDUCUPOB5AV3J3ZARU74WID44","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628786834826},"type":"text","content":"Some residents have called for more street repairs to catch up on decades when few significant repairs were made."},{"_id":"6WOY5DL5ERGSTOURI7NLNSFASY","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628786834827},"type":"text","content":"Council Member Timothy Naab agreed with Ryan: “I think it’s incumbent on to explore options. It’s certainly great to have guidelines, as Joshua has proposed this evening.”"},{"_id":"BSWCDMEDGFEWFK6TSZMUMVM7TQ","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628786834828},"type":"text","content":"“I’ve already had calls from people that are saying to us, ‘We have been gifted with this extraordinary amount of money. How will it be spent, how will it be allocated?’ ” Naab added."},{"_id":"4HIAQ7TZAFGGTM3XJA7YKCUWYQ","additional_properties":{"comments":[],"_id":"2KJNUH4WJRB7DFD74IDN5NNGG4"},"type":"interstitial_link","content":"How will Hamilton spend ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ pandemic aid?","url":"https://www.journal-news.com/news/how-will-hamilton-spend-once-in-a-lifetime-pandemic-aid/YL5W2WPF6BB2PIPJ7FAOAP4U3Q/"},{"_id":"Z5CS5M26BBH2HFI6IHD7OF7GMA","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628793063502},"type":"text","content":"Mayor Pat Moeller said he was glad Smith included spending on mental health and homelessness, although no dollar amount was suggested, “because it is a countywide issue.”"},{"level":4,"_id":"NQC5OO4GSBAO5AAFTPDXP7QMKE","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628786834829},"type":"header","content":"Spending-suggestion details"},{"_id":"LXY3TUR2UFDUDPLGP4IFCSWSPE","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628786834830},"type":"text","content":"Below is a closer look at what Smith offered in his spending suggestions for spending from the $1.9 trillion federal funding."},{"_id":"P6UOMV3ZVBCRPFFZ3JTFJUNO7I","additional_properties":{"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1628793063505},"type":"text","content":"In the public-safety spending, he proposed spending $4 million to replace the antiquated fire station 26 in Lindenwald. 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