75th Anniversary
1:00 am
Fri September 12, 2014

A preview of fall at the Contemporary Arts Center

The Contemporary Arts Center continues its celebration of the 75th anniversary of the museum with a full fall line-up of exhibitions, performances, the return of Metrobot and more. Jane Durrell previews all that will be going on with the CAC’s curator, Steven Matijcio.

Foto Focus
1:00 am
Fri September 12, 2014

A talk with photographer Michael Wilson about his long career and 2 exhibits

Credit Soapbox Cincinnati

Cincinnati’s acclaimed photographer Michael Wilson is in our studio with Brian O’Donnell to talk about his long career, some of the many highlights, an exhibit of some of his photos of musicians going on at OTR’s Iris Bookcafé, and his exhibits that will be part of the upcoming Foto Focus.

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Coming Soon: The Cincinnati Film Festival

Larry Thomas has some thoughts about the upcoming Cincinnati Film Festival.

Public Health
11:57 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Children's Hospital limiting visitors as a precaution

Credit Sarah Ramsey / WVXU

Cincinnati Children's Hospital is putting visitor restrictions in place because of the high number of patients in the hospital with respiratory illnesses. 

A release says all visitors should be healthy – free from fever, cough, colds, or stomach virus symptoms. Children under 14 may only visit siblings and only parents or guardians should visit in critical care areas.  The restrictions are the same as those put in place every winter during flu season.

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Local Music
7:00 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Phratry Records Celebrates 10 Years in the Underground

Jerry Dirr, creator of Phratry Records

In 2004, Jerry Dirr, drummer for the band Knife the Symphony, got the crazy idea that he wanted to start his own record label, with a focus on presenting the kind of music that he likes and that he thought deserved to get noticed.  

Ten years later he and his label, Phratry Records have established relationships with dozens of bands and have released albums for groups from as far away as Toronto [The Shanks], Madison, WI [Tyranny is Tyranny], Portland, OR [Palo Verde] and even Croatia [Joe 4]. 

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Serious campaigning for November begins in earnest after Labor Day - we update the races

 

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Local News
5:02 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Defense, prosecution present opening statements in Hunter trial

The jury in the criminal trial of suspended Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Tracie Hunter heard over four hours of opening statements from defense and prosecution lawyers today.  

Special prosecutor R. Scott Croswell painted a picture of a woman who has, since taking office in May 2012, repeatedly violated court rules and broken laws to the point where there was no choice but to seek a criminal indictment against her.

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Mount Adams
2:51 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Mt. Adams residents raising opposition to taller buildings

Update 09/10/14 at 3:30 PM:  Mount Adams residents are opposing a city proposal to change the zoning code to allow taller buildings in their neighborhood.  Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said Wednesday he agrees with them. 

The plan is part of a broader zoning overhaul.  Mayor Cranley said his administration inherited the issue.

"I'm not sure it's worth pursuing in light of the kind of negative reaction we're getting everywhere we go with it," Cranley said.  "I'm not proposing this and I'm not sure candidly that the zoning code needs a lot of fixing."

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Government
2:33 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

New auto titling office to open in northern Hamilton County

Later this fall, you'll no longer have to drive Downtown or to Forest Park to get a vehicle title. Hamilton County Clerk of Courts Tracy Winkler is opening another titling office in the Fields-Ertel area.

Winkler says the office will offer all kinds of vehicle titling and eventually passport processing.

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Focus on Technology
2:00 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Social Media activated vending machine nets you free stuff

This is what you see when using an Instagram-activated vending machine made by IVS.
Ann Thompson WVXU

The concept is 21st century clever. Help companies promote their products via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram  to get free products from special vending machines.

Patrick McDonald thought of this idea years ago and launched Innovative Vending Solutions in 2008. The company is based in West Carrollton. His partner is Jeff Thibodeau.

Companies rent or buy the machines.  Telus and the World Wildlife Federation put this one in Canada.

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