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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.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

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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Annette Elizabeth Allen for NPR

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.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

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. 

Marian Spencer Hall
Jay Yocis / University of Cincinnati

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.