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Mount St. Joseph President H. James Williams isn't wasting time in his new role. Williams launched "Transformation 2025" Friday during his formal inauguration.

The Pentagon is confirming an Army Ranger from Kettering has died while serving in Afghanistan. A fellow ranger from Bloomington, Indiana was also killed. The DoD describes the deaths "as a result of small arms fire while engaged in dismounted operations." The rangers were assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia.

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Originally published April 25, 2017 3:58 p.m.

It turns out 'they're not done yet.'

Interstate 71 will be closed again Sunday as crews make a second attempt at imploding what's left of the original Jeremiah Morrow Bridge.

Click here to watch last Sunday's implosion.

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The Newport Southbank Bridge Company is looking to make a splash with a new and improved Purple People Bridge. Plans include repainting it, adding LED lighting, a "love lock" area, and reinforced flooring for the railroad side of the bridge.

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A 26-year-old Dayton man is accused of planning to fly to Syria to join ISIS. The FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested Laith Waleed Alebbini at the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport Wednesday afternoon.

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Taste of Cincinnati's annual awards list is out. Taste will be held May 27-29.

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Update: USL has updated its disciplinary report to clarify the reason fornthe suspension.

"Misconduct is for biting an opponent during the match on April 22, 2017," says the league.

Original post: FC Cincinnati's star forward will miss the entire month of May. The United Soccer League today handed down a six-game suspension to Djiby Fall for an incident in last Saturday's match.

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Cincinnati's Department of Community and Economic Development is out with its 2016 Annual Report. 

Director Oscar Bedolla says the city saw more than $440 million in total investment last year.

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Researchers in Europe and philanthropists in New York are singing the praises Tuesday of a new malaria test from Newtown-based Meridian Bioscience on this World Malaria Day.

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Vehicle issues and track blockages remain two of the biggest issues plaguing the Cincinnati Bell Connector. A committee working on streetcar operational issues got an update Monday on the problems and how Metro and the city are trying to correct them.

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson spoke with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik Monday morning about the 2018 statewide elections in Ohio; and whether or not Ohio Democrats can stop the Republicans' march toward making Ohio a totally red state. 

A Milford company is back with an updated communication tool for ALS and other "locked-in" patients.

Known for the NeuroSwitch, Control Bionics has shrunk the technology and made it wearable. The new product is NeuroNode.

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People around the world are observing Yom Hashoah Monday. International Holocaust Remembrance Day marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising during World War II. It's a day to remember and honor the six million Jews killed in the Holocaust and honor those who survived.

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Entomologists are expecting a small emergence of cicadas in the Cincinnati area this year. Most of the insects from Brood X, the Great Eastern Brood, aren't due until 2021, but Gene Kritsky says climate change has accelerated the life cycle.

"Leans Republican."

That's the category where Ohio's already-churning 2018 gubernatorial race  is placed by Sabato's Crystal Ball, a highly-respected weekly politics newsletter published by director Larry J. Sabato of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics.

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