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

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Jasmine Thompson

 

The Metropolitan Sewer District  of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) makes the news for many reasons, but rarely one as quirky as this: two minds bring the tunnels and pipes beneath Cincinnati to life with a comic book that explores the thousands of miles of dark, uncharted territory. 

Annette Stowasser

To the non-scientist, the Sunburst Diving Beetle doesn't look any different than your average beetle. But put it under a microscope and examine the complexity of its eyes. You will see bifocal eyes-six sets of them.

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Disruptive startups versus Blue Chip companies. Dave Knox calls this competition the new game of high-stakes business. 

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Daily stories of overdoses, deaths and efforts to reduce opioid addiction have made us all too aware of the continuing drug crisis taking place in Greater Cincinnati. 

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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition, we present an in-depth discussion of the developments behind the headlines.

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So much for the honeymoon period a president typically enjoys upon entering office. Many considered President Trump's inauguration speech dark and divisive. 

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According to the Migration Policy Institute, in 2015, more than 64 million people in the United States age five and older spoke a language other than English in their homes. 

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Coffee, one of the top traded commodities worldwide, is especially important as an export crop to developing countries, where 90 percent of the word's coffee production takes place.

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Typically gardeners in our region spend this time of year inside, researching new plants, ordering seeds and planning their spring gardens. 

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Every year the 3D global market is losing $100 billion due to manufacturing theft according to the latest statistics. Those losses could eventually total 30 percent of the market according to the head of the Cincinnati start-up, Physna.

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The Internet of things, or IoT, basically refers to the concept of connecting any electrical device to the internet, and to each other. 

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To launch its On the Ground series of reports on Cincinnati neighborhoods, writers and editors for Soapbox Media have spent the last several months looking at the past, present and future possibilities of Walnut Hills, one of Cincinnati's oldest neighborhoods. 

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The use of force by police officers has come under national scrutiny due to multiple recent police shootings. But tracking and reporting the number of times officers use force varies widely among police departments. 

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The 2017 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly convened on January 3. For the first time in state history, Republicans are in control of the Kentucky House, Senate and governorship. 

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The number of multiracial Americans is growing three times faster than the country’s population, according to the Pew Research Center. Seven percent of the U.S. population is considered multiracial. 

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