6:00 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Date set to auction Ferrari with Cincinnati ties

The Ferrari 375-Plus was at once estimated to be worth $15 million.

To settle a  lawsuit over a rare sports car with Cincinnati ties, Hamilton County Judge Norbert Nadel ordered it to be auctioned. That auction of the Ferrari 375-Plus is scheduled for this summer in London. Bonhams, a London auction house, has announced the car, formerly owned by Cincinnatian Karl Kleve, will be sold at The Goodwood Festival of Speed on June 27.

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Martin Luther King
4:35 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Redefining the Martin Luther King dream

Participants march from Fountain Square to the commemorative celebration at Music Hall.
Ann Thompson WVXU

Hundreds of Cincinnatians marched in the cold Monday to remember the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. The annual commemorative celebration at Music Hall followed a prayer service at Fountain Square. See more pictures here on the WVXU Facebook page.

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Martin Luther King Jr.
6:00 am
Mon January 20, 2014

MLK Coalition asks: What's your dream?

File photo of the 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. march in Cincinnati.
Credit Michael Keating

People remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Cincinnati Monday have a full day to do it.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is hosting the 39th annual King Legacy Awards Breakfast at the Freedom Center. During the 8:00a.m. breakfast six people will be honored for their leadership in strengthening the diversity of the community and for promoting the vision and legacy of Dr. King. 

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Asthma/tobacco exposure study
1:00 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Secondhand smoke raises odds of hospital readmission for kids with asthma

Wikimedia Commons

Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home or in the car face much greater odds of being readmitted to the hospital for asthma.  In fact, it's a two-fold increase according to a study by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Children's Hospital.  Researcher's measured the blood and saliva of more than 600 children, looking for cotinine, a substance produced when the body breaks down nicotine. 

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Newport Aquarium
1:20 pm
Sat January 18, 2014

First shark ray to become pregnant in captivity at Newport Aquarium

Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea, the first shark ray to go on display in the Western Hemisphere is now pregnant.  In a release the Newport Aquarium announced Saturday it marks the first time a shark ray has become pregnant while in a controlled environment.

The release says:

This historical achievement was made possible through Newport Aquarium’s revolutionary Shark Ray Breeding Program. Established in February 2007 with the introduction of an extremely rare male shark ray named Scooter, the Shark Ray Breeding Program (SRBP) is not just about reproducing this prehistoric looking fish.

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