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The Cincinnati Symphony's fourth and final light and music show runs this weekend. "Lumenocity: Re-Imagine" is being held indoors this year because of construction at Music Hall.

Ann Thompson / WVXU

Flanked by politicians and city union workers during a news conference Thursday, Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley asked council to pass the wage ordinance he's proposing.

It would give employees five percent pay raises for two years and a four percent hike the third year.

No city council members were present for Cranley's press conference; and they will have the final word. So far, only two of the nine members have expressed support for Cranley's plan.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Homeowners occasionally refinance their mortgages to take advantage of lower interest rates to save money. 

The Hamilton County Commissioners just did essentially the same thing Wednesday with the bonds it issued back in the 1990's to build Paul Brown Stadium, Great American Ball Park and other riverfront improvements.

Michael Keating

This story has been updated.

Cincinnati's chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says it's filing a complaint against Delta Airlines. CAIR says it's filing the complaint with the U.S. Department of Transportation for religious profiling against a Muslim couple from West Chester.

Assurex Health, with its headquarters in Mason, has been sold to a Salt Lake City personalized medicine company for $225 million with the potential for $185 million in additional performance-based milestones.

The company, Myriad Genetics Inc.(NASDAQ:MYGN), says the headquarters will remain in Mason, where 250 Assurex employees work.

Michael E. Keating

Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black said Wednesday the city and the Fraternal Order of Police are back at the table negotiating a new contract for the city's police officers.

The talks come after city council delayed a decision this week on Mayor John Cranley's plan to increase salaries for all union workers.

Michael Keating

Cincinnati City Leaders, who've already created a task force to attract immigrants, are welcoming news that Ohio's immigrant population is growing.

Voters in the Southwest Local School District rejected a combination bond issue and tax levy for new school construction Tuesday, while voters in two Hamilton County communities passed tax levy renewals.

Tuesday was an election day in Ohio, but very little was on the ballot and most polling places were closed. Warren and Clermont counties had nothing on the ballot.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

People in Downtown Cincinnati and Over-the-Rhine have been seeing the streetcars on the tracks for testing, and starting this weekend they will see them a lot more.

Simulated revenue service begins Sunday, with the system operating with everything but passengers.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Cincinnati Public Schools will have a new levy on the ballot this fall. Board members gave final approval to ballot language Tuesday for a five-year, 7.93 mill levy which would raise about $48 million a year and cost $277.55 per $100,000 of home value.

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