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

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There is a reason Cincinnati has adopted the flying pig as its unofficial mascot. It's a  reminder of the city's early days, when the pork processing industry was so vital to the city's local life and economy Cincinnati was known as Porkopolis. 

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Many Cincinnati residents never thought the day would come, some never wanted it to come. But after years of planning, construction, debates and political battles, the day is finally here. 

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Given just how unusual this presidential campaign has been, political pundits have found it difficult to accurately predict what is going to happen next. 

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The Mill Creek is a 28-mile long urban river that begins in West Chester, runs though Cincinnati and flows into the Ohio River, just west of downtown. It was declared the worst environmental problem in the Greater Cincinnati area in 1993, unfit for aquatic life and recreation. Since 1995, the Mill Creek Watershed Council of Communities has been working to make improvements to the waterway.

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According to a survey conducted by Public Citizen and the Treatment Advocacy Center, U.S. state prisons and county jails have as many as 10 times more seriously mentally ill inmates than state psychiatric hospitals. 

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U.S. state prisons and county jails have as many as 10 times more seriously mentally ill inmates than state psychiatric hospitals. 

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The first of three presidential candidate debates is just more than three weeks away. 

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One in four children in the United States grows up without learning how to read. 

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After years of planning and construction, Cincinnati's new streetcar system, the Cincinnati Bell Connector, will finally have its grand opening on September 9. 

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September 5 - 11 is National Suicide Prevention Week. A federal study shows the number of suicides in the United States has surged 24% since 1999 and is now at the highest levels in almost 30 years. 

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Wright State University student and self-proclaimed chronic volunteer Ri Molnar is very involved in the community. 

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University of Cincinnati researchers are looking deep inside the brain to figure out why some head injury patients recover and others do not.

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Former Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals tight end Ben Utecht sustained at least five major concussions and countless micro-concussions in his playing career. 

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Last summer, Skyward released the myNKY plan, a five year strategic roadmap for the economic and social growth of Northern Kentucky. 

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