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Cincinnati Edition covers topics from regional government to business, education, health, technology and the arts.

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Support for Cincinnati Edition comes from  The Johnson Foundation and The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile Jr. / US Bank Foundation.

Finally, with the nicer weather, most of us are spending more time outdoors, and we'’re paying more attention to the shape of our yards, trees, and gardens. And more often than not, we see plenty of room for improvement.

Mine Enemy: The Story of German POWs in America

This morning Frisch's Restaurants Inc. announced the company is being sold to a private equity fund. Frisch’s hopes the deal will be finalized by September. Joining us for a quick update on the story is WCPO digital reporter Dan Monk

Designed to promote and celebrate the art of classical piano music, the Cincinnati World Piano Competition is held annually at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, and attracts applicants from across the globe.

The documentary OYLER: One School One Year follows Craig Hockenberry, the school’'s principal when the film was produced, through a year at the school, focusing on Hockenberry's mission to transform a community battered by crime and poverty, and on then-senior Raven Gribbins’ quest to become the first in her family to finish high school and go to college.

Voters in Kentucky went to the polls Tuesday to choose the candidate they hoped would replace Steve Beasher as the next governor of the commonwealth. 

With the dramatic increase in the use of, and reliance on, internet search engines, mobile devices and social media networks, it would seem that anyone with a product or service to sell would have a digital marketing strategy. But while some surveys show the majority, more than 80%, of companies think digital transformation is a competitive opportunity, less than one-fourth of Chief Marketing Officers believe their company will be known as a digital business in five years.

Provided, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

    

It'’s difficult to remember, and hard to image now, the first Taste of Cincinnati in 1979 lasted one day, and attracted 5,000 people. Today, the nation’'s longest-running culinary arts festival is three days long and brings an estimated 500,000 people downtown to experience the food, drink, and entertainment of Cincinnati. Joining us for a rundown on this weekend’'s Taste of Cincinnati are Rich Walburg, communications director with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber; Chuck Huckabee from Market Street Grille, a 2015 multiple Best of Taste winner; and, comedian Josh Sneed, who is coordinator for Taste of Cincinnati's Taste of Comedy.

Provided, Cincinnati Museum Center


  The Cincinnati Fringe Festival celebrates it's 12th anniversary this year and runs May 26 through June 6. Produced by Know Theatre of Cincinnati, the Festival offers more than 200 performances of 40-plus productions, and offers you the opportunity to experience artists who are willing to take risks and push the boundaries of what’'s considered the norm.

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