Bill Rinehart

Reporter, Host of All Things Considered

Rinehart has been a radio reporter since 1994 with positions in markets like Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska; Sioux City, Iowa; Dayton, Ohio; and most recently as senior correspondent and anchor for Cincinnati’s WLW-AM.

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Part of the Newport floodwall has slipped but the city manager says it's nothing to worry about. Tom Fromme says the patch of hillside between the Taylor Southgate bridge and the Licking River started to slide a few months ago, but has become more visible recently.

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The opening of the I-71/Martin Luther King Drive interchange is expected to create new opportunities for economic development. A neighborhood collaborative has been buying property around the interchange with that in mind.

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The Hamilton County commission president touched on some familiar goals during his annual State of the County speech Thursday.

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Cincinnati Police are charging two people in last weekend's shooting at Cameo Night Club.

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The Flying Pig Marathon and Half Marathon will have slightly different routes this year because of construction projects in Newport and Hyde Park/Oakley. 

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Reds fans hate the Cardinals more than Cardinals fans hate the Reds. Cubs and Cardinals fans hate each other's team equally. And just about everybody hates the Yankees.

That's according to a rivalry survey from Northern Kentucky University.

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The first meeting for educators interested in being part of Cincinnati's Preschool Promise is Monday night. Project Implementation Lead Vanessa White says a number of preschool providers have been asking how to get involved. She says Monday's meeting should help educators without high state rankings.

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Update 12:05 p.m.:

Cincinnati Police say one person is dead and 15 wounded from a shooting inside a nightclub early Sunday morning. Police Chief Eliot Isaac said the shooting at Cameo Night Club at 4601 Kellogg was the result of a conflict that started earlier in the day.  

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The Metropolitan Sewer District is being asked to buy several homes on the west side because of flooding and sewer backups.

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Two road projects start in Cincinnati Monday. Both are expected to cause some traffic problems.

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The covering of a portion Fort Washington Way might be eligible for federal funding. At least, Hamilton County commissioners hope it is.

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On the evening of August 28, 2016, central Hamilton County received nearly 4.5 inches of rain in a very short time. The storm sewer system wasn't built to handle that kind of rainfall and water and sewage backed up into some homes and businesses in Norwood, St. Bernard, and several Cincinnati neighborhoods.

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Hamilton County Commissioners have submitted their proposals as the county administrator prepares to introduce a spending plan for the rest of 2017. The board adopted a continuing budget in January to give new Commissioner Denise Driehaus input with her priorities.

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Damage estimates from last week's tornado and thunderstorms are over $1 million in Clermont County.

According to the building department, six structures were destroyed, 14 had major damage, and 28 had minor damage. Those buildings included residential, business, and agricultural structures.

Vice President Mike Pence came to a Springdale business Thursday and pledged the Trump administration will "lift the weight of Obamacare off American families and businesses."

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