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Public hearings on the Cincinnati city manager's budget proposal will continue next week. Three meetings are planned in Madisonville, Mt. Airy and Price Hill.  

Another small crowd attended Thursday night's hearing in Roselawn.  

Cincinnati will apply for nearly $33 million in federal funding for a bridge to maintain access to Cincinnati State as part the I-75 / I-74 rebuilding process.

The re-canvass Thursday of last week's votes in Kentucky's Republican gubernatorial race didn't change a thing.

Louisville businessman Matt Bevin still led Kentucky agriculture commissioner James Comer by 83 votes out of more than 214,000 cast.

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A handful of local Greater Cincinnati - Dayton Region Red Cross volunteers are among those helping flooding and tornado victims in Oklahoma and North Texas.

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The Ohio treasurer launched a website late last year listing all state spending.  Josh Mandel is encouraging county and local governments to post their expenditures as well.  He says at some point elected officials will have to participate.

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The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is honoring the late B.B. King this weekend by displaying one of his Gibson Lucille guitars.

When leaders talk about reforming criminal sentencing, some begin to argue that it’s too easy for average Ohioans to break the laws. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow has more on the topic of what’s been called “overcriminalization”.

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An archeological dig in eastern Clermont County is just about to end for this year.  But the dig is just the beginning of the story. 

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Cincinnati Council's Budget and Finance Committee holds a second public hearing Thursday evening on the city manager's proposed 2016-2017 biennial budget.

Just a handful of residents showed up Wednesday evening for the first hearing at the Sayler Park Recreation Center.  Only three people offered testimony on the spending plan.

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Cincinnati officials cut the ribbon Wednesday on a project they said will make government faster, more effective and smarter.  

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