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The Cincinnati Police Department is continuing work on security plans for the various Pride week activities, culminating with a parade and festival. 

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinon talked with Tana Weingartner Monday about the challenges Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face within their own parties. Clinton is anxiously waiting for Sen. Bernie Sanders to formally end his campaign and tell his millions of supporter to vote for Clinton, while Donald Trump is apparently going to be the nominee of a party where many top GOP leaders are saying they can't support his candidacy.

Cincinnati VA Medical Center

After separate meetings this month with new acting director Glenn Costie and UC Health, Rep. Brad Wenstrup says the Cincinnati VA Medical Center could become a national model for public-private partnership, if certain changes are made.

"I came away from my two meetings feeling that we could sit down at some point and work things out between the two and establish parameters and establish a set of rules," according to Wenstrup.

Street Reach

Greater Cincinnati social worker Rachael Winters and Northern Kentucky University students Justin Hill and Brittney Kane have developed an app that is designed to get homeless people the help they need and off the streets.

  Thursday night, Bernie Sanders looked into a TV camera and spoke for 23 minutes to approximately 220,000 of his most fervent supporters via a live-stream feed.

The Vermont senator, who rallied millions of voters to his cause during the primary and caucus season, said many things during his 23 minutes.

Except the one thing that Hillary Clinton and her supporters were hoping to hear:

I will vote for Hillary Clinton for president of the United States and I urge all of my supporters to do the same.

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Cincinnati State's newly chosen 6th president made her first public comments Friday. Monica Posey says her goal is to take the college to the next level.

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If you're traveling I-71 through the Greater Cincinnati area this weekend, plan ahead. The Ohio Department of Transportation is planning some roadwork.

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Cincinnati's Historic Conservation board has decided the current owners of the former Dennison Hotel cannot tear it down.  

The board voted 3-2 Thursday to deny a certificate of appropriateness to demolish the building.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

It's been a little over two years since an oil pipeline running through a nature preserve in Colerain Township ruptured, sending hundreds of gallons of oil cascading down a stream into a wetland and threatening to reach the Great Miami River. As Great Parks of Hamilton County Board of Park Commissioners will hear Thursday afternoon, the clean-up is complete, but the restoration is just beginning.

There's a buyer for a local historical landmark.

Cincinnati Gardens has entered into a contract to sell its real estate to the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority, including the main arena, an adjacent skating center and three parking lots. In all it's 20 acres.

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