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Cincinnati Zoo
12:43 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

This dog can sniff out polar bear pregnancy

This is Elvis, the polar bear poop sniffing dog.
Cincinnati Zoo

How do you effectively determine if a polar bear is pregnant? By using a dog to sniff its poop of course! Scientists at the Cincinnati Zoo's Center for Conservation & Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) are working with this two-year old beagle, named "Elvis."

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Howard Wilkinson
8:57 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Howard Wilkinson talks about tomorrow's election

Michael Keating

WVXU political reporter, Howard Wilkinson talks about tomorrow's election and the last 24 hours of campaigning in the Cincinnati Mayor's race.

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Obesity
12:01 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Obesity is main contributor to early onset puberty

A new study published by Pediatrics says obesity is the largest predictor of earlier onset puberty in girls. Researchers in Cincinnati (Children's Hospital), San Francisco and New York City studied 1,239 girls ranging in age from 6 to 8 at enrollment and followed at regular intervals from 2004 to 2011.

Girls with early maturation have greater risk of these:

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Local News
12:00 am
Sun November 3, 2013

Goodbye (for now) to Mallory, politician and showman

Say what you want about Mark Mallory’s eight years as mayor of Cincinnati, which are rapidly coming to a close.

You can love him; you can loathe him.

What you can’t do is ignore him.

The man is a showman. Part stand-up comic. Your genial host. The man of a thousand quips.

And, if you find yourself on the wrong side of an issue he supports, a bulldog, who fights and claws and cajoles until he gets what he wants. A mini-LBJ. A chip off the ol’ block – his father, William Mallory Sr., a leader in the Ohio House for decades, was the same way.

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Highway construction
12:38 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

SB471 will have lane restrictions again this weekend

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Get ready for another weekend of traffic delays on southbound 471 in northern Kentucky.  

Starting Saturday at 7 a.m. and continuing through Sunday at 9 p.m., the route will be restricted to a single lane from the Daniel Carter Beard, or Big Mac, Bridge to Route 27 in Highland Heights.  

Construction crews will be installing reflective pavement markers during that time.  

Long delays are likely and Kentucky transportation officials are urging drivers to find alternate routes.  

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