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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The local chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations has watched Donald Trump's campaign with some trepidation.

CAIR executive director Karen Dabdoub says there's concern based on Trump's comments about deportations during the campaign.

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Hillary Clinton stopped in Cincinnati Monday night for a campaign rally eight days before the election.  

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It's been 27 years since the Fernald Feed Materials Production Site closed down. Ten years ago this weekend, the work to replace the contaminated uranium plant with a nature preserve wrapped up.


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There's a new online tool for anyone who's wondered if solar panels are a good investment for their property.

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Nine murals created by art deco artist Winold Reiss have been installed and rededicated outside the Duke Energy Convention Center. The murals were first installed at Union Terminal in 1933 but moved to the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in 1974. 

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People who live in Madisonville like to say their neighborhood is one of the most welcoming in Greater Cincinnati and also one of the most racially balanced. The community has had population shifts in the past, and appears to be undergoing another change.

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The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio says Miami University has agreed to make sure technologies on all of its campuses are accessible to students with disabilities. Ben Glassman says the agreement comes after Miami was accused of not being compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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The funding for the renovation of Music Hall is in place. 3CDC spokeswoman Anastasia Mileham says the $135 million project is paid for by philanthropic gifts, a city grant, and historic tax credits.

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There have been six fires this year at Rumpke's recycling plant or on recycling trucks that have been traced to lithium ion batteries.

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Representatives of Metro and the city say they're still tweaking the Cincinnati Bell Connector system. A council committee today heard complaints that include the ticketing system, the real-time displays, stoplight timing, and frequency.

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The Cincinnati Bell Connector has given more than 100,000 rides since it started passenger service two weeks ago.

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Two people have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Cincinnati on charges to distribute heroin laced with a drug used as an animal tranquilizer. Acting U-S Attorney Benjamin Glassman announced the charges Wednesday afternoon against 31 year old Phillip Watkins and 28 year old Jeanetta Crawford.

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Construction continues on a co-op grocery store in Clifton. Backers of the Clifton Market provided an update Tuesday morning.

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Duke Energy has submitted a new plan for a pipeline through Hamilton County. The new Central Corridor Pipeline proposal is for a smaller diameter line, with natural gas flowing at a lower pressure.

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A $15 million gift to the University of Cincinnati's College of Law will allow the expansion of a program designed to free the wrongfully convicted. 

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