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Bob Hedlesten And His Daughter, Tracey

Aug 16, 2017

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Briana and Manuel Susarret

Aug 9, 2017

At age 31, Briana Susarret was preparing for her server shift at a local restaurant when she suffered a stroke. 

Harjinder Singh Chauhan and Balpreet Kaur

Aug 2, 2017

On this week's StoryCorps in Cincinnati: Harjinder Singh Chauhan is Indian by heritage, Kenyan by birth and attended university in London. 

Grace Yek, J Web Holes, and daughter Victoria

Jul 25, 2017

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James Avant and Brandon Reynolds

Jul 19, 2017

James Avant had aspirations to be a doctor, but has discovered a passion and career as a baker. 

Barbara and Jennifer Neumann

Jul 12, 2017

Barbara Neumann grew up in the 1950's as a Japanese American whose parents spent time in an internment camp. 

Joy And Rosie Lawrence Slater

Jul 5, 2017

Rosie Lawrence Slater was born with a very rare disorder known as Kabuki Syndrome which affects her both physically and developmentally. 

Salwa El-Magoli and Yen Hsieh

Jun 27, 2017

On this week's StoryCorps in Cincinnati: Salwa El-Magoli is a groundbreaking academic, the first female dean of the agriculture faculty at Cairo University. Yen Hsieh, is a former P&G researcher who founded FlavorDrive, a local culinary and formulation company, and is board chair of Asian Community Alliance, a nonprofit organization serving Asians in the greater Cincinnati area. 

Carl Westmoreland With His Son, Guy

Jun 21, 2017

Carl Westmoreland is the senior historian at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and is a nationally recognized authority on African American history. 

Johnnie Johnson & His Daughter, Maria Papakirk

Jun 14, 2017

Johnnie Johnson, the patriarch of Camp Washington Chili, talks with his daughter, Maria Papakirk, in this StoryCorps in Cincinnati

William J. and Cassandra Jones

Jun 6, 2017

Today's StoryCorps in Cincinnati is a loving conversation between local photographer William J. Jones and his wife, Cassandra, who happens to be blind.

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The philanthropic lab People’s Liberty has announced the 2017 winners of its $100,000 Haile Fellowship grants. The grant challenges two individuals to develop and implement a big idea that could have a positive impact on Greater Cincinnati.

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People's Liberty provides funding and mentoring to local civic-minded artists, entrepreneurs and activists so they can turn their ideas to bring positive changes to Cincinnati into reality.

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Last month, People's Liberty announced its latest group of grant recipients. Each of the eight grantees receives $10,000 to make a positive impact on their communities. Projects range from Brick Gardens, an urban gardening model using indoor vertical towers to grow produce, to The Costumed Sidewalk Parades, spontaneous theme-based parades inviting people to explore new parts of the city.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Cincinnati and the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation have reached agreement on streetcar operations funding.  The 8-page deal released Thursday spells out the terms for the foundation providing $900,000 to help with streetcar operating funds for the first two years.  

Streetcar operations are expected to cost approximately $4.2 million in years one and two.  The first year of service is scheduled to begin in September.

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