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No objections to close elections here.

As a politics reporter, they’re much more fun to cover than blow-outs.

And did we ever have a close one Tuesday night in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, on the Republican side of the Kentucky gubernatorial primary.

Matt Bevin, the Louisville businessman who tilted against windmills in last year’s primary in an unsuccessful attempt to up-end the now-Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, edged out Kentucky Agriculture commissioner James Comer.

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Built at the same time as Union Terminal in 1932, the fountain in front of the iconic train station echoes the famous art deco design. Cincinnati Museum Center officials say the return of water to the fountain is an annual rite of passage signaling the beginning of summer.

Frisch's

A private equity firm plans to acquire Cincinnati-based Frisch's Restaurant, Inc. for approximately $175 million.

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Cincinnati is preparing to host its fifth All Star Game. While the Reds and Major League Baseball are in charge of all the official events, the city's organizing committee is making sure Cincinnati takes full advantage of being in the national spotlight.

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The focus will be on food this weekend at the 37th annual Taste of Cincinnati. 

Strategies to End Homelessness is celebrating some good news in Hamilton County's homeless numbers. The just released 2014 Community Data Report finds homelessness declined to levels not seen since 2010.

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A steering committee is working on ways to get all Cincinnati children into early education.  Preschool Promise supporters launched the committee Thursday as the next step in their quest for universal education for 3- and 4-year-olds.

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After the baseball stars of tomorrow leave the field, celebrities and baseball heroes will play softball at Great American Ball Park.  The Cincinnati Reds and Major League Baseball are announcing who will play in the All Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game, July 12, during All Star Week.

Edison Statue Displayed In Columbus, Then Headed To U.S. Capitol

May 21, 2015
Andy Chow / Ohio Public Radio

A major piece of Ohio history has been unveiled in the state’s Ohio’s statehouse before it goes on to Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol.

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Memorial Hall can sometimes be overshadowed by Music Hall.  But like its larger next-door neighbor in Over-the-Rhine, the performance space is also about to be updated.

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