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Seventy-five years ago today, Japanese forces attacked the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

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With hosting parties, visiting family and preparing holiday meals, December can be a busy month. Probably the last thing you want to think about this time of year is your finances. But with the December 31st deadline looming for certain financial activities, tax and financial experts say the time you spend now will reap benefits in the New Year and beyond.

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Pete Rose has a downtown street named after him, but there are many once-famous Cincinnatians who have been all but forgotten. For example, our city is home to the first black Olympic champion, the artist who created the comic strip and the inventor of the Magic 8 Ball. Cincinnati Enquirer librarian and history writer Jeff Suess uncovers details about these individuals, as well as some of the many forgotten events that took place here, in his book, “Hidden History of Cincinnati” – which goes back to a time before Cincinnati was even Cincinnati. 

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Operating for thirty years, Price Hill’'s Imago is an environmental grassroots organization that helps individuals connect to the natural world around them. 

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With 50 years of land and habitat management experience, the Cincinnati Nature Center is establishing the Center for Conservation & Stewardship

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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 holidays are considered a special time of bonding and celebration with friends and family. However, for some families, it’'s a bit more complicated. 

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According to Fusion’'s 2015 documentary, “Prison Kids: A Crime Against America’'s Children,” there are roughly 60,000 children behind bars in America,– more than in any other nation. 

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He's worked in local and network radio and television, performed in film and on stage, taught in college classrooms and authored several books of poetry. 

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According to a report released last year by Moody's, the investor services company, closures and mergers among small U.S. colleges could increase in the next several years due to declines in revenue. The schools most at risk are small, faith-based liberal arts colleges.

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Dayton Street is located in the West End neighborhood of Cincinnati, not far from Findlay Market

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The United States and Israel have enjoyed an unusually strong alliance based on common interests and values for decades, a bond both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama declared, "unbreakable" during a meeting the two had in September.

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The holidays are for spending time with loved ones, but they're also a time for spending money – sometimes, too much of it. 

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Even though the cold weather has settled in, that doesn't mean you have to stop gardening. 

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In a press conference Tuesday morning at his office, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced that he plans to retry Ray Tensing on the charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Sam DuBose. He also said he will ask for a change of venue to another city, where they will have better chance of seating a jury that can deal with the public outrage and publicity surrounding the case.

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