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City of Immigrants: The growth of Cincinnati and other cities depends on immigration

As Congress and the states fail to update, reform, and address immigration laws and regulations, cities are where the future face of America is taking shape in real time.

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College Hill CURC opens call for entrepreneurs to try their hand at OurShop

But don’t hesitate...there’s only one more day to apply!  

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Winterfilm keeps the creative juices flowing for the local filmmaking community

Started as a way to keep local filmmakers engaged during the winter months, Winterfilm is now in its tenth year as showcase for local short movies. 

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Issue Media Group set to launch new publication ‘The Helm’’ serving Greater Sandusky Region

Issue Media Group is excited to announce the company’s latest online news platform – The Helm Sandusky. This publication will tell the stories of investment, innovation, entrepreneurship, and individuals that are shaping the Greater Sandusky Ohio region.

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Goodbye y'all: Florence mayor reflects on 24 years of leadership

The new year will bring an apparent end to a political career filled with ups and downs but marked by Diane Ewing Whalen’s even-keeled style.

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City of Opportunity: Cities shaped one man's journey from growing up poor and Black to prosperity

The experiences of urban life played a role in the groundbreaking career of Ed Rigaud in business, entrepreneurship, and sports.

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'The change starts with me': After racial justice training, some keep the conversation going

After participating in GCF's racial justice training, a small group continues the dialogue on its own, taking learnings from the programs and running with them.

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City of hope: A new mission to expand home ownership in urban neighborhoods

A well-funded not-for-profit embarks on a mission to help turn renters into homeowners and return stability to city neighborhoods.

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Helping the homeless makes you ‘change outlook on life’

“I think most people want to help those in need, but you don’t quite know how to go about it or where the greatest need is,” says nurse and volunteer Donna Kramer.

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The “Crown the Queen” bench is a new jewel on Cincinnati’s CROWN

Artist Jan Brown Checco served as the design and art director for the project and recruited two other artist collaborators, as well as a design and construction team.

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