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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.

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Dogs make great companions as pets, but can go beyond that by providing a wide range of assistance as service animals to those who are disabled. They can help individuals with visual and hearing impairments, mobility problems, diabetes, seizure disorder and mental illnesses. This not only increases independence, but also creates loving companionships between the dogs and those who use them.

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For months, Kentucky's Governor Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear have been in a battle over a variety of issues, from college and university spending to government board and commission seats. Last week, the Kentucky Supreme Court agreed to hear a lawsuit brought by AG Beshear against Governor Bevin. 

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While the Cincinnati Edition team takes the day off to enjoy Independence Day, our friends The Capitol Steps are ready with their latest one-hour special, Politics Takes a Holiday.

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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition we present an in-depth look at the developments behind the headlines. Joining us this week to discuss the people, stories and events affecting the Tri-state are WCPO.com Editor-in-Chief, Mike Canan; investigative reporter for The Cincinnati Enquirer James Pilcher; and WVXU reporter and Digital News Editor Tana Weingartner.

To read James Pilcher's series on Christian tourism, click here.

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Hillary Clinton was in town Sunday for a fundraising dinner, followed Monday by a campaign event with Elizabeth Warren at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. Donald Trump is scheduled to come to Cincinnati next Wednesday for a fundraiser. 

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According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college. These cases frequently make headlines, such as the recent case of Brock Turner at Stanford University, whose short sentence of six months for sexual assault sparked outrage.

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Sexual assault on college campuses is a problem occurring across the nation, frequently making headlines. While universities are working to prevent sex crimes and shape fair policies to address reports of assaults, there are programs that work directly with survivors. 

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The University of Dayton established the nation'’s first undergraduate human rights studies program in 1998, and created the University of Dayton Human Rights Center in 2013. The University recently named Camilo Pérez-Bustillo as the first executive director of the Center. 

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From market-rate apartment units to career and life learning centers to a new boutique hotel, there's a lot of development in the works for Covington's urban core. The Hotel Covington is the latest example of economic progress taking place in the city.

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Four Japanese institutions have announced they will collaborate to cure age-related macular degeneration using banked stem cells. Scientists will take cells from donors and implant them into twenty patients with the disease, at a fraction of the cost of using the patient's own cells.

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