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Avondale program shows how the arts contribute to creating more equitable places

Margy Waller reports on a painting project in Avondale for Americans for the Arts' ArtsBlog, exploring how the arts can contribute to creating more equitable local communities.

Fodor's ranks Cincinnati Zoo in top 10 U.S. zoos

Fodor's, one of the best-known names in travel guides, has included Cincinnati Zoo on its new list of the 10 best U.S. zoos.

Cincinnati Children's named #3 overall pediatric hospital in U.S.

U.S. News & World Report released its ninth annual rankings of U.S. pediatric hospitals, and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center was recognized as #3 overall, finishing in the top 10 in all 10 specialties.

Newborn Buffalo Zoo rhino calf conceived with deceased Cincinnati Zoo rhino's sperm

The Cincinnati Zoo says a female Indian rhino calf born recently in New York was produced by artificial insemination using sperm from a now-dead Cincinnati rhino. Zoo officials call the calf born June 5 at the Buffalo Zoo a victory for endangered species.

 

Public Library of Cincinnati gets five-star rating

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County accepted a national honor last week from the library field’s leading professional publication. "The Library Journal Index of Public Library Service" awarded the public library a five-star rating for service.

Cincinnati named one of Top 100 Best Places to Live

Livability.com named Cincinnati one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live.

Endangered rhino born via artificial insemination

Born at Alabama’s Montgomery Zoo on June 5, Ethan is the first endangered Indian rhino calf to live and thrive as a result of artificial insemination. The birth was a collaboration between the Montgomery Zoo and the Cincinnati Zoo’s Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife, where Dr. Monica Stoops, a reproductive physiologist, pioneered the technique.

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Cincinnati Zoo's restaurant greenest in United States

The Cincinnati Zoo, which calls itself the Greenest Zoo in America, now also has the greenest restaurant in the country.

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Struggling women sad, angry over sale of nonprofit Ohio home that will become a boutique hotel

After losing a two-year fight with a Fortune 500 company determined to buy their beautiful, 104-year-old property and turn it into a boutique hotel the women of the Anna Louise Inn have to leave the neighborhood.

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Gorillification: How to be a surrogate primate mom

A team of dedicated workers in Cincinnati are trying to give a very sad story a happy ending. Gladys, a two-month-old baby gorilla, was abandoned by her mother, and her keepers have been caring for her until a foster mother gorilla can take over.

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Children's Hospital uses horticulture to grow hope

Trough horticultural therapy, people of all ages facing all kinds of physical, emotional or psychiatric challenges can improve their well-being. Children and teens at the residential psychiatric program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital have the chance to learn about gardening with horticultural therapist Mardie Hay

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Cincinnati zoo gets record $5 million donation from foundation of late Reds owner Marge Schott

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden director Thane Maynard says the $5 million contribution from the Marge and Charles J. Schott Foundation is the zoo’s single biggest gift ever.

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Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, unsung hero

Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, a leading figure in the Civil Rights movement, passed away on Oct. 5 in Cincinnati. He was 89. Shuttlesworth is one of the many unsung heroes in the struggle to break down legalized segregation.

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Laughing Cincinnati Zoo penguin a hit on YouTube

A video of Cookie, the "Laughing Penguin" from the Cincinnati Zoo is a hit on YouTube with over one million viewers. The video shows Cookie hopping and laughing after being tickled by an animal handler.

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Cincinnati ranks #1 for best emergency care

 HealthGrades ranked the Top 10 Cities for Emergency Medicine, ranking Cincinnati as the number one place for the best emergency care. HealthGrades analyzed patient volumes, quality ratings, and range of services provided at each hospital.

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