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Geologist and researchers at the University of Cincinnati are celebrating completion of a new groundwater observatory station. The station will allow scientists to study interactions between the Great Miami River and the Great Miami Buried Valley Aquifer.

The chair of the Senate Education Committee says he expects a revised version of the charter schools bill to be presented next week so that lawmakers have time to pass the legislation before time runs out on the General Assembly.

Lawmakers have been meeting privately with interest groups this week and several disagreements remain over whether to allow the schools to take root statewide, how many entities should be able to authorize charters and how to ensure the organizations won’t sap money from traditional public schools.

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The Cincinnati city solicitor has issued a legal opinion reminding council members to be careful not to violate the Ohio Open Meetings Act.

The memo from Paula Boggs Muething addresses three recent meetings that caused some concern about notifying citizens of public meeting.

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Part of the Cincinnati Streetcar system will be shut down for four days later this month so construction crews can replace some crumbling concrete along two sections of track.

The work at Walnut and Court and Walnut and Ninth will likely happen the week of March 20.

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Hamilton County Commissioners have submitted their proposals as the county administrator prepares to introduce a spending plan for the rest of 2017. The board adopted a continuing budget in January to give new Commissioner Denise Driehaus input with her priorities.

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Organizers of the January 21 Women's March in Cincinnati, where thousands came out to demonstrate against the Trump administration, as well as policies and rhetoric put forth during the election, are continuing the momentum with a strike and rally Wednesday.

Michael E. Keating

A young black man from Glendale, whose remains lay in Springfield Township's Beech Grove Cemetery, is a symbol of how the contributions of African-American soldiers in World War I were nearly forgotten.

A bill that would lift the moratorium on nuclear power plants in Kentucky passed a legislative committee Tuesday and awaits final passage by the state House of Representatives.

The legislation would change a state law that requires plants to have a way to permanently dispose of nuclear waste, allowing facilities to temporarily store the waste on site.

Sen. Danny Carroll, a Republican from Paducah and the bill’s sponsor, said nuclear power would complement the state’s use of energy derived from coal.

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Almost everyone agrees the 1968 Metropolitan Sewer District agreement between Cincinnati and Hamilton County is broken.

That was confirmed by a state performance audit released last week.

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If you drive I-75 through Downtown regularly you've probably noticed something that's gone missing.

Brush removal crews are tearing out vegetation on both sides of the highway heading south from the Western Hills Viaduct.

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