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Born in Cincinnati in 1922, Doris Day, originally Doris Kappelhoff, started her career as a singer in local clubs and on WLW radio, then went on to become one of the biggest stars of the Big Band Era, Hollywood and television.

Cincinnati City Council decided Wednesday to go to court to acquire the former King Records studio building in Evanston by eminent domain.

The Ohio Supreme Court has refused to consider a demolition permit sought by owners of the King Records building in Evanston.

Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati officials and a number of groups are launching a plan to redevelop the city's Evanston neighborhood. 

They say decades of population loss have left the area in decline. 

The neighborhood has experienced 300 foreclosures since 2006 and there are more than 200 vacant or abandoned buildings. 

The strategy will focus on the Woodburn Avenue corridor between Xavier University and DeSales Corner, and includes the area near Walnut Hills High School. 

Elizabeth Blume with the Community Building Institute said one goal of the program is to target blight.