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Great ideas surface at Soapbox's "Sink or Swim" speaker series

On July 27, Soapbox readers and Covington leaders gathered at the NKY Innovation Network for a light-hearted debate about what it takes to make it in Covington's fast-evolving entrepreneurial climate.

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Local nonprofits continue fight for equality in Trump's America

The contentious 2016 presidential election brought attention to a wide range of social issues. Now, as budget cuts threaten some public programs, local nonprofits are finding new ways to leverage national attention for positive community impact.

On the Ground

New generation of entrepreneurs underpins Covington's bold future plans

A can-do spirit shared by residents and leaders alike is fast making Covington a regional destination for entrepreneurs. On the Ground looks at three small businesses doing big things across the city's changing business scene.

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Coming Clean: 5 Questions with Aaron Sharpe of WNKU

Many listeners are still reeling from the recent news that WNKU will soon be no more. But longtime fixture Aaron Sharpe has weathered the blow and is moving on with a new project to celebrate his love of music, food and life in Cincinnati.

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100 years in Cincinnati: The story of our living centenarians

Born during the first few decades of the 1900s, today's centenarians have witnessed some of history's most monumental innovations and events. Three century-young Cincinnatians tell their stories of living through the 20th century.
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Social Innovation Videos

On The Ground: Post-Kroger, Walnut Hills believes 'We can get something better'

Kroger’s closing last month represents a turning point for the Walnut Hills community, with organizers and residents working together to ensure food security and manage encroaching gentrification in this diverse community.

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Small ideas that could change our city

Hundreds find new ideas for their cities at the inaugural Urban Innovation Exchange.

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People's Liberty

The application deadline for People's Liberty's two $100,000 Haile Fellowships is next week. Learn more about these innovative grants.

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Rise of the Rest Road Trip

Rise of the Rest hit the road—stopping in Detroit, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and Nashville—to celebrate entrepreneurship and tell the stories of the people and ideas that are reinventing some of America's greatest cities one startup at a time.

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Artworks: Empowering Creatives

Learn about Artworks' wide-reaching impact and hear from the people involved with the organization's creative projects.
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