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Breezing from bill to law: An advocacy group smoothed the path for cleaning up Ohio’s brownfields

Two years ago, the Greater Ohio Policy Center partnered with regional experts to craft and promote House Bill 168, allowing private companies to redevelop blighted properties. 

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Tired of waiting, Ohionas are framing their own solutions

The 37th Your Voice Ohio community conversation focused on the angst and complexity of statewide issues, but also on problem-solving through collaboration. 

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Restoring health to healthcare

A free, national, online event organized by local doctors will focus on service-led, purpose driven organizations that push control and accountability to the lowest practical level, thus increasing employee and patient wellbeing.

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Garden-to-table in East Price Hill

Community-driven efforts turned a dilapidated building into a safe, volunteer-run community space that will soon have a kitchen churning out seasonal, locally sourced fare. 

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Marking a milestone in an urban trail system, the Licking River Greenway and Trails project

The Greenway is part of a long-range plan to create a hub for urban outdoor recreation that involves everything from canoeing to hiking and biking.

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3CDC internationally recognized as a “propeller of city growth”

By taking advantage of existing historic structures, developers transformed OTR from one of the most dangerous cities in the country to a magnet for both residents and visitors. 

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Cincinnati pediatrician stresses the importance early childhood literacy

Dr. John Hutton with Children's Hospital recently spoke at Marshall University in West Virginia about how doctors, parents, and educators should read to kids from birth. 

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Oyler School helps area families become homeowners

The community learning center believes a school can only succeed if its surrounding neighborhood succeeds. 

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"Saveur" editors head to Cincinnati for their 10th annual Blog Awards

The magazine's staff wanted attendees to experience the city's restaurants, bars, and overall charm firsthand. 

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StartupCincy Week attracted more than 2,400 attendees

Five days of free programming drew innovators to Cincinnati for inspiration, opportunity, and collaboration. 

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Spending time — and money — in Devou Park

Tens of thousands of visits are made to Devou Park’s backcountry trails by bikers, hikers, and runners, and all that exercise adds up to a big economic impact.

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Creatives share their work and ideas during Cincinnati's second podcast festival

PoD Discovery(s) will be an interactive experience with live podcasts, creative pop-ups, breakouts, and brainstorming sessions.

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Transform goes beyond clothing with a welcoming space for transgender kids

Nancy Dawson, owner of BRIDEface, recently launched her newest venture to be a source of support for transitioning children.

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Cincinnati debuts the Big Gay Craft Fair

Local LGBTQ artists and makers — and their allies — will sell their wares and fundraise for the Human Rights Campaign. 

Development News Last year, volunteer Dawn Rhodes made the winning pitch for the Emergency Shelter of Northern Kentucky.

Finalists chosen in pitch competition for funders' grants

The NKY Funders' Grants competition brings philanthropists together in common causes.

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This year’s BLINK celebrated Cincinnati’s LGBTQ community with an 18,000-pound rainbow installation

The 30-foot-tall traveling exhibit lit up Smale Riverfront Park with more than 25,000 LED lights. 

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Besomebody masters the art and science of growing a business

Entrepreneur magazine ranked the Cincinnati-based company No. 56 out of 360 private companies in the country. 

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Climate change and Ohio: Residents believe that extreme weather is impacting the country

After a year of unseasonable weather, people in the heartland are taking notice and looking to make sustainable changes.

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Cincinnati is the second-best place to raise kids without going broke

According to a realtor.com study, the city has both affordable housing and excellent amenities for families. 

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Street artists are creating a world-class gallery around Findlay Market

When this year's iteration of BLINK is over, it won't be the end of cutting-edge, eye-catching artistry in the city's core.

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