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The proposed utility service tax for Hamilton County is not a feasible option and won't be enacted, according to the president of the county commissioners. 

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

This just in: Shark ray pups are kind of adorable.

The Newport Aquarium says eight pups born last month have reached an important milestone.

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Update 02/10/2016 1:40 p.m.: Funeral arrangements are as follows:

  • Visitation for Bernie Stowe will be Sunday, Feb. 14th from 3:00 to 7:00 PM at Elder High School (Schaeper Center), 4005 Glenway Ave 45205.
  • Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, Feb. 15 at 9:30 AM at Holy Family Church, 3006 W 8th St 45205

Original Post: Funeral arrangements haven't been announced yet for former Cincinnati Reds clubhouse manager Bernie Stowe. He died Tuesday at age 80.

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with news director Maryanne Zeleznik Wednesday morning about Ohio Gov. John Kasich's second-place finish in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary and if he can build on that to eventually win the GOP presidential nomination. 

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Within a few weeks, the group working on a plan to provide voluntary, universal preschool in the region could have a plan for a tax levy to go on the November ballot.  

But what type of levy and whether it would be run in Hamilton County or just Cincinnati are still being decided.  

Queen City Bike

This story was originally published on Feb. 1, 2016.

Update 2/09/2016: The Hamilton County Prosecutor says Melinda Woodall has been indicted on charges including two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide in the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist Michael Prater.

Joe Deters says Woodall also is charged with drug possession and other counts. He says she would face 15 years in prison if convicted on all charges. 

Woodall's attorney was in court Tuesday for another case and was unavailable for comment.

Bill Would Allow Concealed Firearms Into School, University Buildings

Feb 9, 2016
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Kentuckians with concealed carry permits could bring firearms into schools, college halls and government offices where they may currently be banned under a bill proposed recently in the state House.

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Crews are building the foundations that will support nine historic murals heading to the Duke Energy Convention Center from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.  

The murals, once housed at Union Terminal, are being moved as part of a terminal demolition project.  

Joseph Fuqua / University of Cincinnati

An increasing number of medical schools are incorporating digital dissections into their curriculum. But the University of Cincinnati is not one of them. It says this is a case where technology is not better. Instructors say a hands-on approach is key.

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked Monday morning with news director Maryanne Zeleznik on how much Ohio Gov. John Kasich has riding on Tuesday's New Hampshire primary. It could propel him forward in the race for the GOP nomination; or it could end his dream of winning the White House. 

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