Here's a little tip for you.

No, it's not about politics. First of all, I have no tips about politics; and, secondly, you probably wouldn't pay any attention to them if I did.

This is a tip you can take to the bank.

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Just 10 days after staging school walkouts across the nation, students are preparing another protest. On Saturday's March For Our Lives, they're again demanding Congressional action to address gun violence—this time, with a march on the Ohio Statehouse.

Though they're hoping to pressure legislators into passing stricter gun control, student organizer Megan Briegel is emphasizing common ground.

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A spring snowstorm is expected to hit the region this weekend. A forecaster at the National Weather Service (NWS) in Wilmington says no matter how much snow falls, it won't stick around long.

How Do Cincinnati's Dog Parks Rank Nationally?

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Phil Armstrong

March 23 is National Puppy Day, and that means someone somewhere has released a survey in honor of the nation's furry friends.

Michael Keating

The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber is rolling out a vision to make it easier to get to work, school, health care, and where you need to be.

Michael Keating

Updated: Friday, March 23, 11:15 a.m.

Kentucky officials say crews are still working to insure the safety of the Roebling Suspension Bridge for vehicles following a car accident there late Tuesday night. 

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The University of Cincinnati has reached an agreement with former police officer Ray Tensing, ending the grievance he filed with the police union over his firing in 2015.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Cincinnati Public School board members have approved a resolution calling on the state and federal governments to prioritize school safety. The measure comes after several high-profile school shootings this year.

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When the Cincinnati Reds start searching for a successor to Marty Brennaman, they should look down the street at Paul Brown Stadium, where Dan Hoard works.

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Jo Ingles / Ohio Statehouse News Bureau


A so-called "red flag" bill introduced in the Republican-dominated Ohio Senate would allow guns to be confiscated from people thought to be safety risks to themselves and others. Within two weeks of that seizure, a court would have to decide whether the person could get his or her gun back. 

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Updated at 7 a.m. ET Wednesday, March 21

Authorities said a "serial bomber" was behind the explosions that killed two and injured several others in the Texas capital. Early Wednesday morning, police said a suspect in the bombings killed himself in an explosion in his vehicle.

More than 500 investigators and bomb techs looked for clues to catch the culprit, and they likely relied on lessons learned from past serial bombers and their varied motives.

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Karen Kasler / Ohio Statehouse News Bureau

For years, it seemed Mary Taylor and her boss John Kasich were a tight team. But in the last few months, as Taylor has been running an increasingly aggressive campaign to succeed Kasich as governor, she seems to be pushing away from him.

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The future of Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black will likely be discussed and debated for at least another week.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Updated 4:25 p.m.

Cincinnati Public School board members voted Wednesday to approve a stadium deal with FC Cincinnati in the West End. The vote comes despite the team saying last week it is no longer interested. A team spokeswoman said Wednesday afternoon that statement was still good.

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In a civil complaint, the Justice Department says a Sedamsville landlord violated the Fair Housing Act by discriminating against and sexually harassing female tenants living in his 55 properties since 2013.

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The Cincinnati Zoo's baby aardvark is ready to meet the public. Three-month-old Winsol - so named because he was born on the Winter Solstice - is now on view in the Night Hunters habitat.

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Lawmakers are holding a hearing on Capitol Hill, a day after issuing security recommendations for the 2018 midterm elections. Homeland Security and state election officials are testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee about the Russian cyberattacks on the 2016 election and protective measures going forward. Watch the hearing live.

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A sweeping bill that would overhaul Kentucky’s foster care and adoption system is nearing final passage in the state legislature.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

The numbers are in, and they aren't good.

Coney Island's "Wheely Big Wheel" Is Back

Mar 20, 2018
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America's largest mobile Ferris wheel-style ride comes back to Coney Island when the park kicks off its Opening Weekend Saturday, May 26. 

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The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is dedicating a pod for veterans at the Justice Center in memory of the woman who pushed for it. Sister Kateri Koverman died last October.

WLWT-TV news anchor Sheree Paolello will moderate a debate by Democratic governor candidates broadcast live by the station at 7 p.m. April 10.

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A quick response team will soon be operating across Hamilton County. The Heroin Coalition's Tom Fallon says the teams will contact people who've overdosed and try to get them into treatment.

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Cincinnati Council's Law and Public Safety Committee has unanimously approved a nearly $424,000 separation agreement for City Manager Harry Black.

But five Democratic council members said Sunday they still oppose such a deal, so the ordinance approving the agreement is likely to fail when the full council votes Wednesday.


WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson spoke with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik Monday morning about the on-going crisis at Cincinnati City Hall over whether City Manager Harry Black stays or goes. 

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The University of Cincinnati is formally dedicating its newest residence hall Monday afternoon. Marian Spencer Hall honors one of Cincinnati's most well-known civil rights activists.

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Updated 03/18/18 at 4:00 p.m.:  Five Democratic Cincinnati City Council members said Sunday they don't support an agreement announced Saturday for City Manager Harry Black to leave this position.

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Last updated Sunday, March 18 at 9:27 a.m..

For weeks, Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black and Mayor John Cranley have been involved in a very public dispute about the city manager's future as a city employee. How did we get here? WVXU’s City Hall reporter Jay Hanselman breaks it all down with a timeline of events.

Hate to say I told you so.

But I told you so.


Northern Kentucky University has opened a state-of-the-art lab to train students to identify and stop cyber security threats in the workplace. The privately funded JRG Cyber Threat Intelligence Laboratory is modeled after real-world cyber security centers.