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Everything NKY Needs To Know About Voting In Tuesday's Primary

On Tuesday, May 22, residents of Kentucky vote on a variety of local and statewide Congressional races. Here’s what you need to know before heading out to the polls.

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Will Sports Betting Come To Ohio?

May 17, 2018
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After the United State Supreme Court cleared the way for sports betting, the rush to capitalize on the industry is on.

Meeting The Unique Challenges Of Female Veterans

May 17, 2018
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According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, there are more than two million women veterans in the United States and Puerto Rico. That means women make up 9.4 percent of the total veteran population. By 2040, the VA expects that percentage to almost double.

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Over the last several years there has been a shift in how law enforcement and social service agencies view those involved in prostitution – a shift from considering sex trafficked individuals as criminals to instead seeing them as victims in need of help.

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Cincinnati City Council has approved a resolution accepting an amendment to the community benefits agreement for the West End if FC Cincinnati is successful in landing an MLS franchise and builds its stadium in the neighborhood.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown quickly shut down speculation today that his appearance at a Democratic policy conference this week is a sign he’s considering a run for president in 2020. 

The Center for American Progress conference drew prominent Democrats considering presidential runs– including Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Kirsten Gillibrand. The focus was on issues ranging from healthcare to criminal-justice reform.

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Use your bike to get around the Greater Cincinnati area Friday and your ride on public transit will be gratis

An audit regarding alleged attendance inflation by the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow is now in the hands of several investigative agencies. The review claims that ECOT padded their student data on purpose to get more money from the state. Critics say this information comes after years of ECOT operating unchecked.

Bicyclists from around Ohio will ride today in downtown Columbus to honor riders who have been killed in crashes.  

The first reviews are in for "Gotti" and they're ugly. Movie critics at the Cannes Film Festival, who saw John Travolta's biopic about crime boss John Gotti filmed in Cincinnati two years ago, clearly don't think it will be a mob movie hit.

100 things to see in the night sky
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Dean Regas, an astronomer for the Cincinnati Observatory and host of WVXU's "Looking Up" podcast, published this field guide to stargazing in 2017, and if you donate now during our spring fund drive, you'll receive Regas' book as a gift! 

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Expert Tips To Enjoy The Ohio River Safely This Summer

Each year thousands of recreational boaters enjoy our stretch of the Ohio River. But boaters out on the water for fun have to share the river with commercial traffic, typically towboats that, with their barges, can reach up to 1,200-feet long – more than the length of an aircraft carrier.

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Looking Up

Space talk, the fun way, with Dean Regas & Anna Hehman.

StoryCorps In Cincinnati

91.7 WVXU was proud to host StoryCorps at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Beginning June 7, we will air some of those conversations each Wednesday.

Politically Speaking

Howard Wilkinson brings you the latest in local and national politics.

Howard Wilkinson: Tales from the Trail

For over 40 years, Howard Wilkinson has been covering politics - but some of of his best stories never made the radio, newspaper or web. Until now.