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27 minutes | a day ago
Environmental Justice Is On The Minds Of These Teens Planting Trees In Lower Price Hill
Whether its planting fruit trees in lower Price Hill with students from Oyler School, or managing a greenhouse in Madisonville with young people from Lighthouse Youth Services, Groundwork Ohio River Valley is bridging the gap between environmental and social justice. The non-profit develops community-based partnerships to promote environmental, economic and social well-being and part of that partnership involves working with young people to improve and maintain the community spaces in the neighborhoods where they live. They're known as the Green Team.
22 minutes | a day ago
History Of Mount Adams Told In New Book
Cincinnati's Mount Adams neighborhood is known for its sweeping vistas of the city and Ohio River, while also being a popular destination for nightlife, artists and those who love to live in homes representing distinct architecture. But Mount Adams's history stretches to the early 1800s, and its appearance and name were different.
23 minutes | 2 days ago
Greater Cincinnati Food Producers Navigate The Pandemic
COVID-19 has shaken up many aspects of our lives, including our relationship with our local food supply.
26 minutes | 2 days ago
Local Firm Creates Playbook For Public Spaces Post-Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has been widely disruptive to nearly every aspect of our lives, and in many ways, our communities have managed to respond, to varying degrees of success. That may be because, though this pandemic has been so widespread, deadly and costly, we are somewhat used to disruptions.
49 minutes | 3 days ago
Why Have So Many Recent Extremist Events Involved Ohioans?
From the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol to 2017's deadly Unite the Right event in Charlottesville, Va., a number of recent high-profile extremist incidents across the country have involved participants from the Buckeye State. Meanwhile, those with extremist sympathies have been found among the ranks of law enforcement agencies, including the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.
15 minutes | 4 days ago
Researchers Studying Exercise For COVID Long Haulers
Researchers are looking into a new rehabilitation treatment for patients suffering from post-COVID syndrome. The patients, who have contracted mild or moderate illness but then continue to suffer symptoms long after their COVID diagnosis, are also known as COVID-19 "long haulers."
18 minutes | 4 days ago
Brighton Center's New Chief Navigates Pandemic
The Brighton Center has served Northern Kentucky for decades and now the large social services agency based in Newport has a new chief executive officer. Wonda Winkler has taken the reins from Tammy Weidinger.
16 minutes | 4 days ago
Cincinnati Singer-Songwriter Has Music Featured In Netflix Series
A local singer-songwriter has music featured in the Netflix series Deaf U . Aziza Love was uniquely positioned to offer her creative offerings to such a series that focuses on deaf and hard of hearing students at Gallaudet University.
48 minutes | 7 days ago
Pleas For 'Grace,' $50M For Affordable Housing And More Top Stories This Week
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49 minutes | 8 days ago
Trump's Effect On The Republican Party & What That Means For Ohio's Senate Race
Donald Trump is no longer the president but his firm grip on the Republican Party remains, and he wants it known. Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was on the receiving end of a stunningly scathing statement issued by the former president following McConnell's condemnation of Trump on the Senate floor.
48 minutes | 9 days ago
Thoughts Turn To Spring Gardens As Winter's Snow Loses Its Magic
The recent winter storm blanketed the Cincinnati region in a layer of thick snow and ice, creating dangerous conditions on our roadways and keeping many of us home (which, perhaps, we've grown used to over the past year). It may have also provoked a certain longing for spring.
21 minutes | 10 days ago
'Let The Lord Sort Them' Explores History Of Death Penalty & Its Uncertain Future
The death penalty has long been a contentious topic in American life. And recent political rumblings -- both nationally and in Ohio -- suggest its future is uncertain and likely to be just as turbulent.
27 minutes | 10 days ago
Living On The Edge: Exhibit Captures Life On The Appalachia Preserve
An exploration of a large swath of local land, largely untouched, is now the focus of a new exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center. A Year on the Edge features photographs and scientific specimens from the Richard and Lucile Durrell Edge of Appalachia Preserve System . The 20,000-acre preserve is home to hundreds of plant and animal species, including Allegheny woodrats, wolf spiders, mussels and bobcats.
49 minutes | 11 days ago
Greater Cincinnatians Work To Preserve Black History Through Architecture
Cincinnati prides itself on its historic architecture. While some local landmarks vital to the region's Black history and communities are seeing preservation, many others sit empty, their fates uncertain. And more still have recently been leveled.
47 minutes | 14 days ago
City's Mayoral Race Is On, NKY Lawmaker Pushes Legal Cannabis, Plus More Top Stories
The field for this year's Cincinnati mayoral race is set and neither Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld or Vice Mayor Christopher Smitherman are in it.
26 minutes | 15 days ago
After Cincinnati's Record Year For Homicides, A Renewed Effort To Prevent Violence
2020 was a deadly year in the U.S. The homicide rate rose 30% in 34 of America's biggest cities. Cincinnati broke records with 94 homicides by year's end. The Cincinnati Police Department broke another record, for the most guns recovered in a single year.
22 minutes | 15 days ago
Was There Life On Mars? A UC Researcher Is Helping Find Out
At some point this afternoon, the most advanced rover ever sent to Mars will touch down on the Red Planet to collect geologic samples in a quest to help answer one of humankind's greatest questions: Has there ever been life outside of Earth?
32 minutes | 16 days ago
Federal Student Loans Put On Pause As Nation Grapples With Pandemic
In January, the Education Department extended a suspension on federal student loan payments through Sept. 30, following a request from the Biden administration. The moratorium puts a pause on collections and keeps the interest rate at zero percent, while giving borrowers a chance to breathe as the economy struggles under the pandemic. But come October, many borrowers may struggle to get back on track with their payments.
16 minutes | 16 days ago
Queens Of Queen City: Cincinnati Stories Of African American Women
After a summer that saw historic protests for racial justice and, at the same time, the 100 th anniversary of women's suffrage, the Harriet Beecher Stowe House is celebrating Black history all year long with a series of events.
20 minutes | 17 days ago
How Foster Care Agencies Are Working To Place Children During The Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has been disruptive for all families and also for the organizations looking to help add to families. The local foster care system continues to place children in homes either temporarily or permanently. Local foster care agencies have had to make adjustments to their operations to help keep foster families and CASAs, or Court Appointed Special Advocates, safe during the pandemic.
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