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Covington is resurrecting its litter and graffiti removal program as the city continues to attract new development.

Beginning June 5, crews will concentrate on Rivercenter Boulevard  south to Seventh Street and Madison, Scott and Greenup south to Fifth. Since August, 80 oversized round and square planters have popped up along Madison Avenue between Fourth and Seventh Streets sprouting bright colored flowers.

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Cincinnati's vice mayor said Monday the city needs to be accountable for clearing litter and weeds off city owned lots just like it is cracking down on private property owners.  

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Cincinnati and Hamilton County leaders are trying to cut down on litter across both communities.  

That could include creating a countywide collaborative to address it and pooling resources to clean it up.  

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Cincinnati Council could vote in a few weeks on a proposal that would let the city do a better job with litter and weed enforcement in the city's neighborhoods.  

Mayor John Cranley announced the plan Friday in Price Hill after a task force spent several months developing it.

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Keep Cincinnati Beautiful is teaming up with the Ohio Department of Transportation for a clean-up project Saturday focusing on the city’s dirtiest entrance and exit ramps on Interstates 71 and 75.

Volunteers are asked to report to the ODOT location at 1400 Seymour Avenue in Cincinnati by 10:30 a.m.