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Cincinnati residents can now go online to offer suggestions for neighborhood projects they think should be funded in the next city budget.  

Hippos Say Hello

Jul 21, 2016
Ann Thompson / WVXU

Henry, the Cincinnati Zoo's new male hippo, did some heavy duty courting Thursday, the opening day of Hippo Cove. He's been by himself for 20 years at another zoo and is now joined by female, Bibi. Zookeepers say, however, she's in charge and tires of Henry chasing her around.

Provided / University of Cincinnati

Nearly 200 years ago, a student at Cincinnati College wrote a letter to Thomas Jefferson asking about a particular Polish general from the Revolutionary War. Jefferson wrote back, and his response is being donated - along with that student's thesis - to the University of Cincinnati.

Jo Ingles / Ohio Public Radio

Some top Ohio Democrats say they want to make sure messages at the Republican National Convention  they claim are false, are corrected.

Thursday is the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Delegates will hear from nominee Donald Trump as he accepts their nomination. But first, WVXU's Politics Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik to wrap up Wednesday's events and chat about what local delegates have on the day's agenda.

During a panel discussion at the national NAACP convention in Cincinnati Wednesday, Retired Appeals Court Judge Nathaniel Jones criticized Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and John Roberts for their jurisprudence and Congress for its failure to correct the removal of section five from the voting rights act.

Howard Wilkinson / WVXU

CLEVELAND – Cincinnati city council member Charlie Winburn is here this week as one of Ohio's alternate delegates; and he says he is fine with Donald Trump as his party's presidential candidate.

The ramp to Third St. from southbound I-71 is closed and will remain so for about a year as work continues on rebuilding the I-71 bridge decks over Eggleston Ave, Cutter/Butler roads, and I-471.

Howard Wilkinson / WVXU

CLEVELAND – Two of Ohio's top Republican elected officials – Attorney General Mike DeWine and Secretary of State Jon Husted – agree that if Donald Trump is to win Ohio, he must lean on the party organization to do it.

ML Schultze / Ohio Public Radio

CLEVELAND – House Speaker Paul Ryan – a Wisconsin Republican who went to college at Miami University – walked into the Ohio delegation breakfast Wednesday morning and told the delegates something they had yet to hear from any breakfast speaker during this convention.

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