Kentucky's Lieutenant governor will be in Northern Kentucky on the Purple People Bridge this morning to present a check to help developers proceed with a 100-million dollar entertainment complex.
A release from Representative Dennis Keene says the 650-thousand dollars from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will fund an engineering study that will determine if the historic pedestrian bridge can support the project. The Newport Southbank Bridge company is currently in talks with three developers interested in the project.
Native Cincinnatian David Quammen published his first novel at age 20, but after 3 books, realized the dire situation the world’s environment was in so became a dedicated science writer. His newest book paints a frightening picture of how infectious diseases such as AIDS and Ebola make their way more quickly around the globe, but points out that they begin in wild animals and pass to humans by a process called spillover.
The Cincinnati Police Chief is appointing the city's first ever liaison with the gay and lesbian community.
Equality Cincinnati Board President Matt Murray says it is extremely encouraging that Chief James Craig is appointing an officer as the police liaison for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.