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Attorneys for white nationalist Richard Spencer now say they are "shooting for this summer or fall" for Spencer to speak at the University of Cincinnati after postponing a scheduled March 14 appearance. This is because they're waiting for rulings in a series of motions in a lawsuit they've filed against the university.

WVXU-FM

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson spoke with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik Monday morning about both the Ohio Republican Party and President Trump wading into the Ohio GOP's May 7 primary with endorsements.

University of Washington

As amazing as it sounds, 3D printed parts can now talk wirelessly to smart devices without electronics. This means consumers can hook up an attachment to a laundry detergent bottle they print out and it would automatically connect to a smart phone and order more when running low.

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FC Cincinnati General Manager Jeff Berding is scheduled to speak to the Cincinnati Public School Board of Education  Monday night, amid concerns from West End residents that a new soccer stadium would interfere with Taft Technology High School's Stargel Stadium.

Westerville Mourns Loss Of Two Police Officers

Feb 11, 2018
Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio

The Columbus suburb of Westerville is in mourning after two police officers were killed in what authorities describe as an ambush-style shooting.

Two Westerville police officers are dead after responding to a hang-up 911 call Saturday. One officer died at the scene, the second died shortly after. Police in the suburb just north of Columbus say a suspect is in custody.

Ohio State Representative Bill Seitz has sent a letter to the Hamilton County Board of Elections announcing he plans to retire before the end of his current term.  

FBI

For eight months Cincinnati Police and the FBI have tried to track down the person who vandalized a Sayler Park vehicle with Swastika symbols, and other phrases like "Go Home," "Musslim Terrorist", and "Trump America," with no success.  Now they want your help.

Seal of Hamilton County
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Hamilton County Commission President Todd Portune outlined the county's successes and challenges during the annual State of the County address.

Provided / Duke Energy

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) is holding a public meeting Thursday in Florence as it considers Duke Energy's request to raise rates an average of $15 a month.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black is asking council to delay implementation of the responsible bidder and local hire contracting requirements.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Cincinnati Council Member Jeff Pastor resigned Wednesday from council's Budget and Finance Committee.

Pastor's staff emailed an aide to Council Member and committee chair David Mann with the resignation.

Kathy Newton / Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Hamilton County voters will have a levy request from the Cincinnati Zoo on the May ballot, but it's not what the zoo had hoped. County commissioners approved a renewal of the current levy. The zoo requested an increase.

provided / Hamilton County Sheriff's Department

The Hamilton County Heroin Coalition has ten new ideas for decreasing the drug epidemic this year and at the top of the list is an Engagement Center run by Talbert House in Corryville. It will be the first stop for those who are addicted.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Cincinnati ranks 39 out of nearly 300 American cities for traffic congestion. The study from INRIX indicates Cincinnati drivers spent about 26 hours a year during peak travel times in gridlock. INRIX Chief Economist Graham Cookson says seven percent of all driving time locally was in congestion.

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