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Cincinnati's soccer club will pay for its own stadium in a bid to win a Major League Soccer Franchise. FC Cincinnati General Manager Jeff Berding says the team will pay for a $200 million facility if the county help pays for infrastructure around a stadium.

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WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik Monday about what happened in last Tuesday's election; and what the next four years might look like at Cincinnati City Hall. 

Dr. Bryan Goldstein, a pediatric interventional cardiologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, jumps at the chance to be a problem solver. Two years ago he collaborated with other doctors to save the life of a liver transplant patient. The approach he developed is now being used to save other lives.

Here are some random observations on Tuesday's election – but by no means the last word on the subject.

You may think it is done, but it's not quite time to stick a fork in this election. There's a Cincinnati city council seat where 321 votes separate Republican Jeff Pastor and Democrat Michelle Dillingham for the ninth and final seat; and the fourth available seat on the Cincinnati Board of Education (100 votes separate incumbent Melanie Bates and challenger Rene Hevia).

Pool reporter.

Most people outside of journalism don't know what that term means; and could not possibly care less.

I know, because I have been the local pool reporter on a countless number of visits to Cincinnati or environs by presidents, first ladies, vice presidents and others who have Secret Service protection.

And I consider it the worst job in journalism.

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There's a new website aimed at collecting personal stories and telling the history of the region's African American community.

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FC Cincinnati isn't quite ready to announce a location for its planned soccer stadium or a financing plan. General Manager Jeff Berding says he wants to have something for the public to look at next week. Major League Soccer plans to announce two expansion teams in December.

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The Northern Kentucky University Board of Regents has selected Ashish Vaidya as the school's sixth president.

Vaidya is currently interim president of St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. He also previously worked in California for the Cal State system.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

The University of Cincinnati is marking Veterans Day a few days early. An on campus ceremony is held each year honoring the school's student veterans.

Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley has some decisions to make in the coming weeks as a new city council gets ready to take office.  

Two incumbents and two newcomers were elected to the Cincinnati Board of Education Tuesday night.

All six incumbents were re-elected to Cincinnati City Council Tuesday night, but the battle for the ninth and final spot went right down to the wire. And it may not be over yet.

Jay Hanselman / WVXU

John Cranley has won another four years as Cincinnati's mayor in a romp over Council Member Yvette Simpson.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

In an unexpected turn the Cincinnati Museum Center's Children's Museum is closing through Spring 2018. The museum says the annual Holiday Junction display will be open.

Sarah Ramsey

The Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is recommending sewer rates stay the same next year. Director Gerald Checco says the district's recommended 2018 operating budget is eight percent lower than this year.

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