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The full Cincinnati Council will vote Wednesday on an ordinance to fund the first year of the city's streetcar operations.  

The Budget and Finance Committee approved the measure Monday.  

Trying to put the Department of Job and Family Services out of business - that's how Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune describes the goal of the Ohio Healthier Buckeye Council. 

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The members of the Cincinnati Police Department's latest recruit class are halfway through their 26-week training program.  They are scheduled to graduate on July 1.

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with news director Maryanne Zeleznik Monday morning about the state of the race for the GOP presidential nomination. A few weeks ago, it seemed inevitable that Donald Trump could not be stopped. Now, the chances that he will go to the convention with less delegates than he needs to win on the first ballot seem more and more likely. 

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During a Tuesday meeting, members of a Preschool Promise committee will discuss some of the specifics on how to fund a Cincinnati preschool expansion program. The group wants to assure that every child in the community has access to two years of excellent preschool.

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Cincinnati's newest professional sports team made its inaugural debut Saturday night. FC Cincinnati defeated Charlotte Independence 2-1 before a crowd of 14,658 at Nippert Stadium.

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Construction of the first new large-scale building in Northside's business district in 60 years is finished.

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Wright-Patterson is getting a new leader. 88th Air Base Wing commander Col. John Devillier is moving on to a position at the Pentagon.

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Being in the Commonwealth, Ric Urban says the newest exhibit at the Newport Aquarium just makes sense.

"Everything about Kentucky is horses, and now we have seahorses on display, with their relatives, in "Seahorses: Unbridled Fun," says the chief conservation officer.

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Before the end of the 2015-2016 school year the board for Cincinnati Public Schools is expected to finalize the way parents sign their kids up for magnet and neighborhood schools.

According to district spokeswoman Janet Walsh, "There does seem to be a very clear consensus to continue the online lottery. That seems to be working well in the board's opinion. As a matter of fact, that was the result of the weeks of engagement that we had after the policy was implemented."

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