Jennifer Merritt

Digital Editor
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The week of July 23 is Trash Amnesty Week in Covington, where residents can throw away bulk trash items without using the special green stickers normally required. 

Philip Groshong / Cincinnati Opera

Stop staring at the bricks in your wall and get out already—there's plenty to do. 

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Courtesy / Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Temps are supposed to skyrocket into the mid-90s this weekend, but luckily there is no shortage of cool things to do around Greater Cincinnati. 

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Cincinnati hit cruise control on its spot on a survey of the nation's best and worst drivers. 

Cliff Owen / AP

"Solid choice." "As right-wing as they come." "Clearly qualified." "Serious concerns."

Those are the words Brad Wenstrup (R-OH), Aftab Pureval (D-Hamilton County), Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH), respectively, used to describe their reaction to President Donald Trump’s choice of Brett Kavanaugh to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, who is retiring later this month. So depending on what side of the aisle you fall on, you're either ecstatic or terrified.

If you want fireworks on the Fourth, then fireworks on the Fourth you'll get. 

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Courtesy Cincinnati Art Museum

Just last week we were celebrating the official start of summer. This weekend, it's already July. 

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Ron Workman, Media Gamut / Flickr Creative Commons

The Cincinnati Pride parade takes place Saturday, June 23, and organizers tell WVXU they expect more than 100,000 people to attend the 45th year of the Queen City's parade and festival. 

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Yousuf Karsh, National Portrait Gallery / Courtesy Dayton Art Institute

Thursday ushered in the first official day of summer, and as if on cue, the Tri-State has plenty to do this weekend to help you kick off the season. 

Editor's note: One of the 22 men arrested was Philip de Oliveira. WVXU has aired and posted stories online from de Oliveira in the past through a content sharing agreement with other public radio stations in Ohio. We are not directly affiliated with de Oliveira, and he is no longer working for public radio stations in Ohio.

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Courtesy Wine & Food Experience

This Sunday is Father's Day, and if you don't yet have plans, there's plenty to chose from this weekend around the Tri-State. 

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Rodgers and Hammerstein/YouTube / Screen grab

It's true our headline is ripped from a song title in the musical-turned-movie "Carousel," but it also is a fitting description of this weekend's happenings. 

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Provided / Ohio State Fair

The Ohio State Fair on Tuesday announced country singer Lee Brice as the final addition to its summer concert lineup, which also includes the Beach Boys, Reba McEntire, TLC and "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah. 

Seven medical marijuana dispensaries got the green light Monday, when Ohio's Board of Pharmacy unanimously approved their licenses.

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The Redlegs Run, benefitting the Reds Community Fund, is being held Saturday, June 2 starting at 8 a.m., closing some Downtown roads as early as 5 a.m. 

Michael Keating / WVXU

It has nothing to do with FC Cincinnati being granted a Major League Soccer franchise

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Chris Casella / Provided

June is here, which means you've got 13 weekends left to make the most of your summer. Ready to get started? 

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Starting June 4, Cincinnati Public Schools will begin offering free breakfast and lunch to disadvantaged children at schools, recreation centers, and other locations throughout the district.

The shooter, who is now in custody, fired shots at Noblesville West Middle School Friday morning.

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With so much going on this weekend—and the fact that Monday is a holiday—the city of Cincinnati has issued a few advisories on what to expect as you try to get about town. 

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Jennifer Merritt / WVXU

The Trust for Public Land released its annual ParkScore Index Wednesday, which ranks city parks across the nation based on such factors as access, acreage, investment and amenties. 

Arlington Memorial Gardens / Provided

If you forgot to make escape plans for the long weekend, you certainly won't be lacking for things to do around Cincinnati this Memorial Day weekend, otherwise known as the unofficial kick-off to summer. 

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21c Museum Hotel / Provided

On Thursday, May 24, the 21c Museum Hotel will debut its first community discussion. The (c)horus event is meant to encourage Greater Cincinnati-area residents to share opinions and ideas on how to improve – or create – local cultural happenings.

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Voters in Kentucky headed to the polls Tuesday to vote on a variety of local and state races and issues. Wondering who's in the lead as polls close at 6 p.m.? Here's how to find out. 

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Jim Nolan / WVXU

On Tuesday, May 22, residents of Kentucky vote on a variety of local and statewide Congressional races. Here’s what you need to know before heading out to the polls.

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'Tis the season for charity walks and races, and as such some Downtown roads will close again this weekend. 

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The Weston Art Gallery

Rain may be in the forecast this weekend, but there's plenty to do around town inside and out. 

City council unanimously approves deal.

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Flickr Creative Commons

Use your bike to get around the Greater Cincinnati area Friday and your ride on public transit will be gratis

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Provided / Ohio State Fair

The Ohio State Fair has added three performances to its previously announced 2018 lineup. The Beach Boys, "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah, TLC and En Vogue are now joining Reba McEntire, The Commodores, Styx and Cheap Trick, among others, at the WCOL Celeste Center this July 25 - August 5. 

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