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Ohio's Preschool Battleground

Ethan Rome | Posted 10.25.2016 | Politics
Ethan Rome

When voters go to the polls in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio on November 8th, they'll be voting for more than president and other candidates - they'll also be casting ballots on historic proposals to expand preschool to thousands of children and improve the wages of the educators who teach.

Why Is It Always a Tight Race in Ohio?

Justin T Weller | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics
Justin T Weller

CINCINNATI - Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are locked in a virtual tie in the state of Ohio. With the nature of this year's election that might not...

Young Woman Loses Three People In One Year To Heroin

Alicia Cook | Posted 08.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Alicia Cook

Within a six-month span in 2012, Lindsey lost three people to drug addiction. That's three dreaded phone calls, three worst nightmares, three funeral ...

Welcome to Ukrainian-Americans, the Latest Constituency Alienated By Trump

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 08.19.2016 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

Having offended constituencies vital to securing electoral success in November, including blacks, Latinos and women, Donald Trump has now seemingly su...

Christmas in July Arrives for Ohio Charity

William Lambers | Posted 07.28.2016 | Impact
William Lambers

Summer is a tough time for St. Vincent de Paul, a leading charity fighting hunger in Cincinnati, Ohio. Hunger rates are high where St. Vincent de Paul...

Watch Officer React When Murder Suspect Grabs His Gun

Reuters | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.27.2016 | Crime

A video released by the Cincinnati Police Department shows the moment a murder suspect tries to grab an officer's gun as he was being held in an inter...

Dissecting the Concept of Empathy: On Harambe and Beyond

Neel Swamy | Posted 06.08.2016 | Impact
Neel Swamy

It is natural to feel helpless and upset when we turn to the news for information. We live in a world where tragedy is frequent and suffering is far from nonexistent. Reading stories about the refugee crisis, domestic violence, environmental disasters, decimating animal populations and gun violence in our own country is emotionally taxing.

Is it Time to Break With the Colonial Legacy of Zoos?

The Conversation US | Posted 06.07.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

Instead of seeking justice for Harambe, or improving zoo policies or exhibit design, we should first ask what, precisely, are we conserving in zoos? In my view, we are perpetuating an outmoded worldview rooted in colonialism.

Harambe or the Child? Do YOU Really Want to Call It?

Pradeep Aradhya | Posted 06.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Pradeep Aradhya

The controversy over the killing of the gorilla into whose enclosure an innocent and maybe mischievous child fell has been raging for the 6th day now....

The Fits Features a Fresh New Filmmaking Voice and a Breakout Star

Kristin McCracken | Posted 05.27.2016 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

We caught up with the director and her young star at Sundance, just after their standing-ovation premiere.

Community Schools: Much More than Wrap Around Services

Martin J. Blank | Posted 04.29.2016 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Mary Kingston Roche, Reuben Jacobson and Martin Blank, of the Coalition for Community Schools, all contributed to this article. "Wraparound Services...

Becoming a Brand New Man and a Best-Selling Author

Don McNay | Posted 03.17.2016 | Books
Don McNay

My goal was to write the best book ever written by someone considering weight loss surgery. That's a subjective goal, but I gave it everything I had and was not going to turn it over to the public until there was nothing I could do to make it better.

Will It Connect? How The Smart Cities Movement Uses Internet of Things

Beverly Macy | Posted 03.17.2016 | Business
Beverly Macy

Will it connect? That is the key question in the world of IoT. And, yes, just about everything can and (maybe) will connect, eventually. From smart c...

How Lead In Recycled Electronics Can Poison Workers' Families

The Huffington Post | Scilla Alecci | Posted 02.01.2016 | Technology

In 2009, when Anthony Harrell accepted a job at an electronics scrap recycling facility in Cincinnati, he was happy to have found work that he liked a...

Sherlock, Seinfeld, Gillibrand and Various Fripperies

Tom Alderman | Posted 01.26.2016 | Media
Tom Alderman

California drivers tend to think their turn signals are vestigial organs, something that exists existentially but doesn't really matter, which makes d...

Ohio Man Shoots Son Dead After Mistaking Him For Intruder: Cops

Associated Press | David Lohr | Posted 01.12.2016 | Crime

CINCINNATI (AP) — An armed man who believed he was confronting an intruder in his home Tuesday morning fatally shot his 14-year-old son, who he thou...

This 'PSA' About Ben Roethlisberger Is An Unmitigated Disaster

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.09.2016 | Sports

A Cincinnati radio station aired what was supposed to be an amusing mock public service announcement on Thursday, “warning” women between the ages...

A Holiday Gift for Hungry Children

William Lambers | Posted 12.31.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

It is the right of all children to grow up with food and education. Yet so many go without. But if we can give children worldwide a holiday gift, why not let it be school meals for the New Year.

A.J. Green: It's Super Bowl Or Bust For The Bengals

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.17.2015 | Sports

A.J. Green may only be 27 years old, but the Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver is already on pace for one of the great all-time careers at his position...

A Stranger Called Me a "Terrorist" and I Didn't React

Pavan V. Parikh | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics
Pavan V. Parikh

I'm glad I didn't engage, even though I am saddened that I had to make that choice. Escalating the situation with this ignorant fool would not have made things better for anyone, and in some way would have perversely justified his attitude.

Woman Turns $5 'Reverse Offering' From Church Into Gift For Paper Carrier

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.06.2015 | Good News

An Ohio community has come together to thank a man who sells the Sunday paper with something extra special. When Alysun Ogilby and her fellow parishi...

Hershey's Different Kind of Halloween Treat

William Lambers | Posted 10.29.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

Halloween is here and many a trick-or-treat bag will have a Hershey bar inside. Hershey is doing something special this Halloween, and it has nothing to do with their awesome candy. Hershey is taking on world hunger with the Nourishing Minds campaign.

'Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses, Yearning to Breathe Free.' Do We Still Believe It?

Pavan V. Parikh | Posted 09.16.2016 | Politics
Pavan V. Parikh

"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free." So reads The New Colossus, by Emma Lazarus, inscribed on the Statute of Liberty -- that beacon of freedom and opportunity for millions of immigrants arriving at Ellis Island. But do we believe it anymore?

What Happens When a Crack House Becomes an Early Childhood Learning Center?

Martin J. Blank | Posted 09.11.2016 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Oyler has become a beacon of what is possible when the community, city leaders, families, educators and partners work together.

Spaghetti Before It Was a Pasta

Tom Alderman | Posted 08.07.2016 | Taste
Tom Alderman

Of course spaghetti is a pasta but it now feels kind of ordinary compared with other showier formats like rigatoni, risotto, fettuccini, fusilli, gnoc...