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Investing in math
5:15 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Mentoring partnership produces dividends

Kenton County Schools and Fidelity Investments say a partnership they started last year is paying off with higher test scores.

The two created a math mentoring curriculum aimed at using real world investing examples to help seventh grade students understand math concepts and get excited about math.

Northern Kentucky University researcher Kevin Corcoran says he was surprised to learn that, nationally, one third of seventh graders see standardized tests scores drop from the beginning to end of the year.

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Your money
3:07 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Mayor Mallory says banking program successful

Credit Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory is touting the success of a program he helped launch more than a year ago to get “unbanked” residents to have a relationship with a financial institution.

Mallory said Monday during a press conference “Bank on Greater Cincinnati”  has helped nearly 1,000 unbanked residents open accounts since it launched in April 2011.

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Personal health
12:45 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Cincinnati expanding healthy living task force

Credit Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati is expanding its Task Force on Healthy Living to include several organizations.  The newest members represent the public schools, the city's parks and recreation departments and the soft drink industry. 

Council Member Wendell Young chairs the task force.

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-Convention Coverage
12:03 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Ohio would rather have had Portman, but will settle for Ryan

The nearly 500 Ohioans who came to Tampa this week for the Republican National Convention had hoped they would be celebrating a  victory - having their favorite son, Sen. Rob Portman of Cincinnati - in the second spot on the GOP ticket.


But it was not to be.


And. despite their disappointment, the 66 delegates, 63 alternates and several hundred Ohio guests here are taking it well; and vowing they will let bygones by bygones when it comes to going back home to work for the ticket of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin congressman chosen over Portman.

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Howard Wilkinson at RNC
10:07 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Howard Wilkinson at the Republican National Convention

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Each morning this week Howard Wilkinson will join Maryanne Zeleznik to talk about the Republican National Convention.  Here's today's chat:

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