Cincinnati Edition

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Most Cincinnatians are familiar with the historic Findlay Market. Located in bustling Over-the-Rhine, it’'s Ohio’'s oldest continually-run public market. The farmers market, vendor stands and independently-owned shops bring shoppers together throughout the seasons and create lasting memories.

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The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County has a champion who works to keep the library fun, creative and relevant. Artist and librarian Steve Kemple, dubbed by CityBeat as a “cool librarian” in its Cool Issue two years ago, curates the monthly Experimental Music at the Library performance series at the Main Library downtown.

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High school students from underserved areas who are interested in future careers in law can benefit from the Law and Leadership Institute, LLC (LLI). The statewide nonprofit initiative is a four-year academic program in law, leadership, analytical thinking, problem solving, writing skills and professionalism.

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While many people rejoice in the large amounts of food present at holiday gatherings, those with eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating may struggle with it. Not only is food a trigger, but the stress of being around so many people and family members can sometimes add to the problem.

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As you enjoy the holidays, it’'s a good idea to remember to set aside some time to review your finances and see what options you have before January 1 to reduce your taxes.

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The Art of the Brick” exhibit on display now through May 1, 2016 at the Cincinnati Museum Center features over 100 works of art by contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya, all made entirely of LEGO® bricks. Millions of them.

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Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the suicide of Emilie Olson, the Fairfield Township teen who shot herself last year. A candlelight vigil will be held at the Community Christian Church on Millikin Rd. in Hamilton. Several news reports noted that bullying was a factor in her suicide.

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The Cincinnati chapter of the NAACP has a new president. Bob Richardson, Sr. was the only name on the ballot in last week’s election, which had been postponed for more than a year due to legal disputes. The chapter has been largely inactive and criticized by its members for not taking more of a role in local issues. 

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Update, January, 2016: "The Burdens of Brotherhood: Jews and Muslims, from North Africa to France" has been named a 2015 National Jewish Book Award Winner

Headlines from France suggest Muslims have renewed an age-old struggle against Jews and that the two groups are once more inevitably at odds. But Dr. Ethan Katz says the past tells a different story.

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Ryan Hall and his wife Adelyn were Peace Corps volunteers in Swaziland, Africa from 2011-2013. They worked at a 400-person refugee camp, the Malindza Refugee Reception Centre, that people fled to due to war, genocide and government collapse.

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