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The Ohio Attorney General's Office is giving the University of Cincinnati thousands of dollars which it will use to enhance services for victims of sexual assault.

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Some 55,000 vehicles travel the Western Hills Viaduct daily, but the aging half-mile span has almost reached the end of its design life.

Cincinnati Council is expected to take action Wednesday on the city’s 2017 property tax rate.  But what the group will approve is still being debated.  

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Rapidly warming surface water temperatures in lakes around the world are threatening freshwater supplies and ecosystems. That's according to a 25-year study of 235 lakes on six continents.

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The officers involved in a deadly shooting Monday night in Price Hill followed their training. That's according to Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac and Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley.

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When President Obama delivers his final State of the Union address Tuesday Cincinnatian Jim Obergefell will be watching from the First Lady's reserved section.

The LBGT activist and lead plaintiff  in the U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage case says he was first invited by Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley but then Merkley's office called back to say the First Lady wanted Obergefell to be her guest.

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Bengals Coach Marvin Lewis says the loss to Pittsburgh in Saturday's wild-card game stings. During a news conference Monday afternoon he also said he feels bad for the fans.

"I mean, man, you looked there, and at the end of the football game that stadium was still full (and) loud. It rained all night for them, and for the first half we were raining on their parade as well. And it came around and I just feel sick for them," Lewis told reporters.

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The full Cincinnati Council could vote Wednesday on a plan to establish a residential parking permit program in parts of Over-the-Rhine.  The Neighborhoods Committee approved the proposal Monday.  

Mayor John Cranley vetoed a similar plan last year.  But now it supposedly has the support of six council members, which is enough to override a veto.  

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Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil wants to buy 230 body cameras for deputies.  But first he has to come up with the money.  The Sheriff's Office received a Department of Justice grant, and can use restricted funds to buy the cameras, but the service agreement and storage costs are not yet covered.

Cincinnati launched a youth study about two years ago. Now some data from the research is being released.  

Official said there is no comprehensive information on local kids.  There are some regional numbers and most of it is focused on health statistics.

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