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Matt Venuti In Concert On May 14

May 11, 2018

The unique musical talents of singer, songwriter, performer and Xavier alum Matt Venuti will be in Cincinnati for a concert on May 14. 

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Broadcaster Jim Day heads to spring training today to get his baseball announcing skills into shape.

A Look At Xavier University's Theatre Program

Dec 29, 2017

Where once there was none, Xavier University now has one of the most unique liberal arts theatre programs in the region, if not the country. 

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Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel in Anderson Township is a church on the move. Literally. North American Properties President and CEO Tom Williams is donating his family's chapel to Xavier University. Crews are moving the 22-seat chapel to Xavier's campus Sunday.

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A change in the weather is coming to WKRC-TV, and to Scott Dimmich's career trajectory.

Dimmich, weekend meteorologist for six years, leaves Channel 12 – and television – on Wednesday.

The next concert in the Xavier University Jazz Series brings together some familiar names in jazz, combined into a supergroup called Hudson

Live Jazz Coming To Xavier University

Aug 25, 2017

The Xavier University Jazz Music Series is preparing for a new season of live performances, beginning September 17. 

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On June 23, 1975, President Richard Nixon signed the law that would become commonly known as Title IX. The law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. Title IX's biggest impact has been on school sports programs, but the law has also been cited in complaints against schools for not properly responding to sexual assaults on campus.

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Xavier University has launched the Xavier Center for Artificial Intelligence, an effort to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence to improve health care. The Center’s first major initiative will be the AI Summit, taking place on August 24 and 25 at Xavier's Cintas Center.

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During the past year, a group of Xavier University faculty and staff dubbed the Mission Animators has been examining immigration, migration and refugees in our region. As part of the project the university is looking for documents and photographs you have that tell your history.

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A new educational program is coming to Cincinnati called The Brooklyn Institute for Social Research.  BISR started in New York City to offer community-based education in the tradition of the liberal arts.  The four-week long courses are open to the public and give participants the opportunity to delve into important social, religious and political issues.

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Last weekend, teams of students from five local universities participated in a competition designed to help business owners in Price Hill grow their companies and increase profits. The University BrainSteer SLAM was sponsored by the Incline Incubator and featured business students from the University of Cincinnati, Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati Christian University, Northern Kentucky University and Xavier University.

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You may not realize it but the soil is buzzing with conversation. Plants talk to one other. Some conversations are nice and others are nasty.

Through a fungal network plants can warn each other of pending attacks by bacteria or bugs or they can  send herbicides they manufacture to kill other plants.

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Want to be in the Hollywood movie with Oscar winners Casey Affleck, Robert Redford, Cissy Spacek and Danny Glover?

"The Old Man and The Gun," their new movie to be shot here this spring, will hold an open casting call for extras 4-8 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at Xavier University's Gallagher Student Center, 3800 Victory Parkway.

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WNKU-FM's unique adult album alternative format will be replaced by religious programming later this year after the Northern Kentucky University Board of Regents Tuesday voted unanimously to sell two of the school's three FM stations: 

Ed Stern is taking his long history of presenting and directing the popular "abridged" plays to Xavier University this month. 

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The White House administration's travel and immigration ban is alarming colleges and universities in Greater Cincinnati and beyond.

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The number of multiracial Americans is growing three times faster than the country’s population, according to the Pew Research Center. Seven percent of the U.S. population is considered multiracial. 

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Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a time individuals and communities across the country celebrate Dr. King and his legacy. 

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When people think mandatory national service, the military draft may be the first thing that comes to mind. 

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

Local photographer and video producer Ann Segal exhibits Under One Roof: From Bauhaus to Our House, an intimate conversation with Cincinnati photographers Anita Douthat and Cal Kowal as part of this year’s FotoFocus

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As part of a year-long integrated program, Xavier University will be examining immigration, migration and refugees. A group of Xavier faculty and staff, the Mission Animators, will provide extensive programming, to include various courses, film screenings, educational sessions and panels.

The upcoming 2016-17 season of the Xavier University Jazz Music Series features some of the most recognizable names in music including Chick Corea and Christian McBride

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Was it a Cincinnati Royals game with Oscar Robertson and Jerry Lucas, or the Ice Capades? I can't remember the first time I went to the Cincinnati Gardens as a kid in the late 1950s or early 1960s.

It might have been for one of the big, showdown Middletown Middies-Hamilton Big Blue basketball games on my birthday in late February.

The Gardens – a special place for 67 years -- will be bought for $1.75-million and demolished by the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority.

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According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college. These cases frequently make headlines, such as the recent case of Brock Turner at Stanford University, whose short sentence of six months for sexual assault sparked outrage.

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Last month, President Obama's oldest daughter, Malia, announced she plans to take a year off between graduating high school and starting her studies at Harvard.

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Tim Hedrick's obituary has been posted, which says a public memorial service will be 7:30 p.m. in Xavier University's Cintas Center.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, says Michael Riesenbeck, manager for Cintas Center arena events and guest services.

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  Late last month, Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley proposed raising the minimum wage for full-time city workers to $15 an hour. An increase in the minimum wage has been discussed all around the country. Just last week, California governor Jerry Brown signed legislation raising California'’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022 and New York is following in California's footsteps.

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