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Civics Essential: Do you know your rights and responsibilities as a voter?

Civics Essential is a series and initiative to raise the civics knowledge of Ohio adults. The series includes feature stories published in Soapbox Cincinnati and Fresh Water Cleveland; a smart form mobile survey to test comprehension and knowledge, plus public events starting in the fall.

 

Read the Civics Essential feature story, then take the quiz here.


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Ten Year Anniversary Series: one school built a community

After a decade its new building, PRM is reshaping public education.

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Allyn's Cafe offers bayou food in Cincinnati

Enjoy Cajun classics like shrimp and gator, plus some vegan favorites in the heart of Columbia-Tusculum. 

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Cincy's Got Tech Talent: Per Scholas adds accreditations

One nonprofit ups the ante with a new networking certification program for aspiring IT professionals.

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The ABC’s of teaching

Three Cincinnati teachers from different schools discuss their hopes for the 2018–2019 year.

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Game On: Awe-inspiring black entrepreneurs in Greater Cincinnati

Although there's a legacy of racial discrimination in America's history of entrepreneurship, things are changing. We spoke with inspirational black business owners who have earned a place at the table.

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Civics Essential: How landmark Ohio case gave birth to 'stop-and-frisk' rules

Civics Essential is a series and initiative to raise the civics knowledge of Ohio adults. Read the first in our series about how the 1967 Terry vs.Ohio case established the law for procedures that protect your Fourth Amendment right to be left alone while also protecting the safety of police officers and the public. Then take the quiz here.

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Film for thought: Cincinnati World Cinema shows artistic, diverse movies downtown

Independent film lovers can soon return to a beloved spot for viewing when the Garfield Theatre, home of the former Movies Repertory Cinema at 719 Race Street, reopens its doors.

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Ollie's Trolley: anchoring a neighborhood at the crossroads

For the past 25 years Ollie’s Trolley owner Marvin Smith has faithfully served the West End both his signature soul food favorites and his passion for building a better community. Now, development brings big changes surrounding the small space, and Smith is poised to embrace the transformation.

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Invest in business, invest in community

Over the last three years, LISC’s partnership with Kiva has resulted in more than 100 loans to businesses, including local food startups.

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