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May is National Bike Month. With expanding bike trails, bike sharing services, plenty of bike shops, a high rate of bike commuters and a strong cyclist community, bicycle culture is rapidly growing in Cincinnati.

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Architect Frank Russell has spent 25 years leading efforts to promote progressive development in Cincinnati. As the director of the University of Cincinnati’'s Niehoff Urban Studio and the Community Design Center, he oversees students engaged in community-based urban design and architecture projects.

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Change can be difficult. What's true on the personal level is especially true at the business level where 70 percent of efforts to change fail. Authors Lisa Hillenbrand and Ellen Auster say change is one of the most critical and one of the most difficult challenges businesses face.

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When people think about a parent staying home to raise children in lieu of building a career, they may tend to think about the mother; but what about stay-at-home dads? According to Pew Research Center, the number of fathers choosing to stay home to care for their kids is on the rise.

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Last week U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that an image of former slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson's picture on the front of the $20 bill, with a smaller image of President Jackson appearing on the reverse side.

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Electronic waste, or E-waste (monitors, computers, cell phones and other electronic devices)– represents 2-percent of America's trash in landfills, but it equals 70-percent of overall toxic waste. And worldwide, 20 to 50 million metric tons of electronic devices are disposed of each year.

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There are more than 120,000 Americans currently on the transplant waiting list, many of whom will only receive the lifesaving organ they need if someone else's family member passes away. It's a tragic conundrum, but many donor families develop a relationship with the individuals whose lives their loved ones save.

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April is National Donate Life Month, dedicated to raising awareness of the critical need for organ and tissue donors, and to encourage more people to register as organ donors.

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Paleontologists, fossil collectors and rock hounds from around the world are drawn to southwestern Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Eastern Indiana due to our region's variety and abundance of fossils and minerals. Scientists and hobbyists can learn more about fossil and rock collecting this weekend at the 2016 GeoFair gem, mineral and fossil show.

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Northside is known for being a quirky local neighborhood, rich in the arts and with a tradition of community activism; it’'s a walkable, urban location with a small town feel. Popular spots include record shops, community spaces and vintage stores.

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