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

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The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI), founded 50 years ago, is comprised of local governments, businesses and community groups. The goal is to collaboratively improve the quality of life in the Cincinnati region. 

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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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The Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency was founded in 1964 to offer services to low-income individuals and families to help lift them out of poverty. 

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With Easter next month, many parents may be considering the purchase of a pet rabbit as a surprise for their kids. 

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World War I began in Europe on July 28, 1914, but the United States did not enter the war until April 6, 1917. More than 17 million military personnel and civilians died, and another 20 million were wounded, in what was once known as "the war to end all wars." American deaths totaled more than 116,000.

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Robert Doolan was born in Cincinnati on the eve of the Unites States' entry into World War I, enlisted in the Army Air Corps in January 1941 and served as navigator on a B-17 bomber. His plane was shot down over Holland, he was captured and served 16 months as a German prisoner of war. 

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Scams and other types of fraud cost Americans billions of dollars each year. And the variety of scams is far reaching, from tax scams to sweepstakes scams to identity theft. 

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The philanthropic lab People’s Liberty has announced the 2017 winners of its $100,000 Haile Fellowship grants. The grant challenges two individuals to develop and implement a big idea that could have a positive impact on Greater Cincinnati.

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Cincinnati Fire dispatchers are now sending crews to emergencies based on their actual real-time physical location  instead of where their fire houses are located.

This real-time GPS vehicle location dispatch has been used by other departments, including Toledo and Columbus, for years, but is new to Cincinnati, the first in Hamilton County to use it beginning this past January.

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Kentucky is seeing dynamic growth in its aerospace industry. Recent preliminary figures show the Commonwealth has moved into the number two spot in aerospace exports in the United States. 

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The HBO series “The Wire” has received critical acclaim for its accurate and unglamorized portrayal of crime and law enforcement in the city of Baltimore. University of Cincinnati English and History professor Dr.

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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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Local emergency medical services (EMS) have been taxed by the continuing opioid crisis in our region. During one six-day period last summer in Cincinnati, there were 174 overdoses. 

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When it comes to great places to dine, there's no shortage in Greater Cincinnati. There are dozens of excellent restaurants in our area, featuring a wide variety of cuisines and dining experiences. 

According to the Prison Policy Initiative, incarcerated people have a median salary under $20,000 prior to incarceration. 

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