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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3:49 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Manatee finds new home

Woodstock makes a big splash upon arrivale at her new home.
Cincinnati Zoo

A young, female manatee named "Woodstock" is the newest addition to the Cincinnati Zoo. The 900-pound, two-year-old arrived Friday from the Columbus Zoo.

Though born in the wild, Woodstock was rescued along with her mother off the Southwest coast of Florida in 2011. Both were victims of cold-stress (prolonged exposure to low temperatures), and while Woodstock survived, her mother did not.

Higher education
1:02 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

NKU begins work on new strategic plan

NKU President Geoffrey Mearns
WVXU

Northern Kentucky University is launching a nearly yearlong effort that will result in the next 5-year strategic plan for the institution.  

NKU President Geoffrey Mearns announced the details of the process Friday during a speech to the university community before spring semester classes begin Monday.  

He likened the plan to a roadmap.

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Traffic alert
9:23 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Race St closures for construction

Race Street will be closed for two weekends between Fifth and Sixth Streets for construction. Crews are tearing down what remains of the Skywalk in preparation for construction of the new Dunnhumby building.

The closures begin on Saturday, January 12 at 6:00 a.m. and remain closed until Sunday, January 13 at 6:00 p.m., and will be closed again on Saturday, January 26 at 6:00 a.m. and remain closed until Sunday, January 27 at 6:00 p.m.

Local News
9:00 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

A Democrat and a tea party activist come together

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Listening Thursday night to P.G. Sittenfeld, a Democratic Cincinnati city council member, and Mike Wilson, the founder of the Cincinnati Tea Party, sit onstage at  Hebrew Union College might, one would think, produce some partisan sparks.


It did no such thing.
 

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Mason
4:53 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Mason's technology corridor

Mason's track record of attracting companies is gaining attention.

Since 2011 the City of Mason has closed nearly 110-million dollars in new investment and in the process created 14-hundred new jobs. It's a track record that's gaining attention.

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