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Technology helps communities and organizations get the word out about ballot issues

Part of the responsibility of information gathering still lies with the voters — especially in rural areas — but there are people trying to get the information out through as many channels as possible.


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How a neighborhood that said “No” to everything became one that says “Yes”

Ten years ago, Westwood was so divided that community leaders suggested seceding from Cincinnati.


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Always learning, educating for the greater good

One soon-to-be-graduate will be finishing up her studies by student teaching in a virtual classroom.


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Can Florence's economic development efforts survive the pandemic? Y'all better believe it.

Despite restaurant, movie theater, salon, and retail shop closings last spring, the city of Florence has kept its focus on long-term and big-ticket economic development, with the most promising being Churchill Downs’ commitment to renovate Turfway Park.


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“Stop the Hate Ohio:” Two statewide Jewish museums partner to increase Holocaust awareness

The Nancy and David Wolf Holocaust and Humanity center in Cincinnati and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage in Cleveland are working together to provide educational programming for the public.


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“Modern Metropolis:” Cincinnati’s path to sustainability

The plan has two parts: An 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050 and for Cincinnati to be 100% powered by renewable energy by 2035.


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Local neonatologist creates software that predicts motor development disorders in preterm babies

Nehal Parikh and his team at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital discovered a way to predict motor development risks in a more objective way than existing diagnostic tools.


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Cartridge Brewing set to open on Halloween

The long-awaited anchor tenant of the Peters Cartridge Factory will offer between eight and 12 rotating taps.


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When the world shut down, Westwood created a safety net for kids and families in need

It didn’t happen overnight, but thanks to pre-existing asset maps of community services, residents created a bank of resources and ideas for maintaining community connections.


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Challenged by uncertainty, Ohioans become creative, find hope in new ideas

Local organizations and businesses reimagine their roles and responsibilities during the pandemic.


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“I put a lot of faith in science.”

Norm Kujawa and his wife used to enjoy date nights every Friday. Now, they don't feel safe going out. 

Innovation News Lisa Wong is co-founder and CEO of Los Angeles-based PopBase.

Health innovation accelerator SoCap Accelerate names its inaugural class of startups

SoCap based its selections on the strength of the team, product readiness, and willingness to buy into the region, among other factors. 

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Volunteers, signatures needed for affordable housing trust fund

A proposed charter amendment will allocate funds to support the city’s most vulnerable population.


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One more for the trophy case: Mavis Linnemann-Clark named Kentucky small business person of the year

The new award is just the latest for her and her businesses, The Delish Dish and Kickstart Kitchen.

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Cincinnati’s metro expands to Northside

Improved connections and rider amenities include wayfinding maps and a new Park & Ride.

 


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20,000 Jewish communal professionals lost jobs during the pandemic. Here’s how we helped.

Rise, a new initiative helps those who have been furloughed or laid off in 2020.


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Cincinnati’s BLM mural recognized as one way Ohio artists are supporting the movement

In cities throughout the state, activists are using their talents to support protests.


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21c Museum Hotel among “best in the world”

Conde Nast’s annual reader’s choice awards listed the downtown amenity as No. 21 out of 50


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As small firms shutter due to COVID, some have adapted. Here’s how they did it.

Quick pivots and outside-of-the-box thinking helped these local businesses survive.


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Rapidly growing Gamble High School is a rarity in the neighborhood

There are only about 25 Montessori High Schools in the country, with two in Cincinnati. West Side parents appreciate the child-led, self-paced, collaborative learning model offered through the program.


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