The Carnegie
1:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Preview the upcoming theater season at The Carnegie in Covington

The Carnegie in Covington recently announced its 2014-14 theater season which begins in August with a production of Sweeney Todd. The Carnegie’s Joshua Steele joins Jim Stump to preview each of the season’s productions.

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Movie Review: Snowpiercer

If you’re tired of the sci-fi genre being hijacked just so Tom Cruise can make another movie, or director Michael Bay can churn out another overlong, turgid Transformers epic, then there’s a new film you should flock to immediately. It’s called Snowpiercer and it’s not playing everywhere, so you’ll have to seek it out.

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Author Eileen Cronin
12:59 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Book review: "Mermaid: A Memoir of Resilience"

Kelly Blewett has a review of Cincinnati native Eileen Cronin’s new memoir, Mermaid: A Memoir of Resilience, recounting growing up here after being born without legs.

Public Health
4:21 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Could early exposure to lead cause osteoporosis and falls?

Kim Dietrich (L) and Amit Battacharya (R) say, "with the aging of the U.S. population, now is the time to assess risks of childhood lead exposure for older adults."
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Researchers at UC's College of Medicine have landed a $2.35 million grant to study lead exposure in African American women.

Amit Battacharya and Kim Dietrich started studying the long-term effects of pre-natal lead exposure 35 years ago. Their work and other similar studies have largely focused on neurological issues. Now study participants are approaching bone maturation age and Battacharya says women, especially African American women who are at higher risk, face a new problem.

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Illegal voting
3:02 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Three charged with illegal voting in Hamilton County

A grand jury has indicted three Hamilton County residents for illegal voting in the  November 2012 general election. 

A statement from county prosecutor Joe Deters says Carmen Lockhart, 64, Bernus Charmont, 46, and  Jean Gobeil, 61, are in this country legally, but they are non-citizens and, therefore, not eligible to vote.  They're each facing one count of illegal voting and, if convicted, face the possibility of 18 months in prison. 

Washington Park
12:28 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Celebrate Local Flavors and Sounds at Taste of OTR

The 2nd annual Taste of OTR is Saturday, July 26th in Washington Park.
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On Saturday, July 26th, Taste of OTR returns to Cincinnati's Washington Park.

The Taste of OTR highlights the cuisine, culture and music of one of Cincinnati's most colorful neighborhoods. It celebrates the cultural renaissance going on in the area while also recognizing that there is still work to be done. Taste also benefits Tender Mercies, a local organization that works to provide housing solutions for homeless adults with mental illness.

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Arts
9:58 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Lumenocity 2014 will be broadcast live and additional tickets available

Photo from 2013 Lumenocity event at Washington Park.
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Cincinnati Public Radio and CET are partnering with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to provide live broadcasts of next month's Lumenocity 2014 at Washington Park.  It's scheduled for August 1, 2 and 3 and the free tickets for the music and light show with Music Hall as a backdrop went quickly.

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Cincinnati Edition, today at 1:00, 513-419-7100
6:30 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Cincinnati Charter Review Task Force

Cincinnati Edition, today at 1:00, 513-419-7100
6:30 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Hazardous Material Spills and Response

Ohio leads the country in hazmat transportation accidents.

  

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Local News
3:35 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Urban Design board not impressed by drawings of new GE building on The Banks

The developer and architect of the planned General Electric Global Operations Center showed preliminary drawings to Cincinnati's Urban Design Review Board, and board members were not impressed.

The five board members said they didn’t believe the architectural drawings of the 10-story building to be constructed on The Banks were distinctive enough; and that the building was too plain.

But, in the end, there is nothing the Urban Design Review Board can do about it.

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