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The developers behind a plan to turn a former paper plant in Hamilton into a multi-use sports facility say they're gaining momentum. Property Manager Frances Mennone says the list of community leaders and development partners backing the renovation plan at the former Champion Paper site is growing.

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The deadline to register for a chance at 2015 Lumenocity tickets is Saturday. Registration closes at 10 p.m. on May 16. This is the event's third year.

Kentucky 49th in bike friendliness

May 13, 2015

A national bicycling-advocacy group says Kentucky ranks 49th among the 50 states in "bike friendliness."

The League of American Bicyclists’ annual report ranks states on criteria such as policy, legal and safety protections and roadway infrastructure.

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Hamilton County commissioners are downplaying Cincinnati city manager Harry Black's announcement that Greater Cincinnati Water Works will no longer share certain administrative functions with the Metropolitan Sewer District. 

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Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black presented his first budget Wednesday to Mayor John Cranley.  

Black said the proposed budget “does not use one-time sources to balance and strategically invests in areas ripe for improvement.”

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Cincinnati is adding markers to Central Parkway warning drivers they may be in a parking lane. When the city added protected bike lanes, parking lanes were moved further into the street, causing some confusion for drivers about whether a lane is for driving or parking.

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There are more fountains for kids to play in, and adults to enjoy, at Smale Riverfront Park. Cincinnati Parks cut the ribbon Tuesday on the Susan and Joe Pichler Family Fountains on the plaza next to Carol Ann's Carousel. There are water curtains, stair fountains, and a 'Splash and Play' area.

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A University of Cincinnati researcher, studying the safety of hookah steam stones, has found residues of toxic metals in simulated smoking scenarios.

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As Hamilton County prosecutor, Arthur M. Ney Jr. brought some of the county’s most high profile murderers in history to justice in the 1980s; and later served on the Hamilton County Common Pleas bench.

Ney died Monday at the age of 88.

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Cincinnati’s city manager has announced the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) and the Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) will no longer share administrative services.

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