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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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Cincinnati is once again on center stage, as our city hosts the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

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An exhibit now on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum, “Human-Altered Landscapes,” celebrates the influence of a generation of photographers who, during the 1960's and ’70's, created a new kind of landscape photography. Several of these artists were featured in a 1975 exhibition, “New Topographics,” at the George Eastman House in Rochester, NY.

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra has been making classical music attractive, accessible and affordable to audiences in Greater Cincinnati for twenty-three years. And the KSO performs the first concert of its 20th season at Devou Park this Saturday.

Hey, gang, let'’s put on a show! Many of us, at some point in our lives, dream of becoming a Broadway or Hollywood star. But theater programs designed for children and teens offer them a variety of benefits and skills, including self-confidence, teamwork, creativity and discipline, that will prove useful even for those who don’'t plan a career in theater or movies.

The chef at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, David Miller, is committed to bringing healthier options to the variety of food operations at the zoo, including the concession stands and catering.

If you never learned it in school, or just don'’t remember it, how the land boundaries of Ohio were decided as it became a state is a fascinating story. Much of the area we now know as Ohio was once owned by Virginia, Connecticut, and several high-profile private owners, including George Washington.

Fixing the troubled educational system is one of the critical issues facing our country, but where do you start and what direction do you go? International education leader and author Sir Ken Robinson delved into the topic in a 2006 TED talk, How Schools Kill Creativity, which has had more than 31 million views and generated thousands of queries on how to solve this problem.

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The legalized marijuana market could be worth at least 36 billion dollars annually by 2020, bigger than the NFL, by some estimates. For that reason technology companies are wasting no time entering both the medical and recreational use arena.

Only the top ten candidates, based on an average of five national polls, will be allowed to participate in the first Republican Primary debate on August 6. But by then there are likely to be 16 GOP candidates in the race. The Democrats won’'t need as much space for their first primary debate, to take place this fall.

The deadline for entries to this year'’s Cincinnati Innovates competition is July 15, so there is still time for anyone who thinks they have a ground-breaking idea to enter. Cincinnati Innovates is a competition designed to showcase the technological, artistic, and ingenious innovations of all Cincinnatians.

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