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Madisonville got its start in 1809 as Madison, named after the fourth president of the United States, James Madison. 

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Throughout Cincinnati, residents, community leaders and organizations are working to improve conditions in their neighborhoods. 

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The National Minority Supplier Development Council'’s annual conference, the largest gathering of minority-owned companies in the country, takes place next week in Chicago. 

A website and new music video were recently launched to encourage Greater Cincinnati residents to not only register to vote and get to the polls this election, but to become engaged in their communities, and vote with their dollars, their time and their actions.

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He has been the outreach astronomer at the Cincinnati Observatory since 2000, written dozens of articles about the skies above us and co-hosts the popular public television series Star Gazers

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Oscar contender “Carol” is one of the many films that have put Cincinnati on the map as a movie city. Production crews are currently here filming "Inconceivable" with Nicholas Cage and Gina Gershon.

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Families who pay more than 30 percent of their income for housing may have difficulty affording necessities such as food, clothing and medical care. 

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Yahoo recently announced that at least 500 million of their users had their information stolen in 2014. And earlier this year the Internal Revenue Service said a cyber hack of its system gained access to personal data from more than 700,000 taxpayer accounts. 

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Tens of thousands of refugees, who’ve fled from upheaval, violence and persecution in their countries, have made the Cincinnati area their new home. Though they’re coming here for a better life, the transition has it challenges. 

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Some peoples’ clown phobias may have been triggered with the bizarre string of clown sightings, threats and arrests throughout Ohio and the nation. The fear of clowns is known as Coulrophobia, one of hundreds of phobias people may have.

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During the last two decades Greater Cincinnati has become home to dozens of new startups and business incubators, and become known as a region where new technologies thrive. The upcoming comSpark 2016 is a celebration of innovation and creative technology in Greater Cincinnati.

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According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 30-40 percent of the food supply becomes waste. 

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ArtPlace America works to position arts and culture as an integral part of community planning and development to help strengthen the social, physical, and economic fabric of communities.

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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition, we present an in-depth look at the developments behind the headlines. 

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