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Inside the Highly Profitable and Secretive World of Payday Lenders

Nasty divorce proceedings between the founder of Check ’n Go and his wife reveal a salacious sideshow of rich people behaving badly.

Red Stewart Airfield in Waynesville Keeps Tail Wheel Aviation Alive

People come from all over to experience “flying like a bird” at the old-fashioned, family-run grass airfield in Waynesville.

Steve Burns Wants Lordstown Motors to Build the World’s Best Electric Pickup Truck

Cincinnati idea guy and Lordstown Motors CEO Steve Burns has the support of President Trump, General Motors, and big-time investors, but can he deliver?

Total Quality Logistics Ships Until They Drop

Ken Oaks and friends have built TQL into a multibillion-dollar company. But thousands of ex-employees are suing the company for their fair share of the success.

Here’s the Truth About Those January Flashes in the Sky Near Bethel

In January, Tim Walker and his daughter Carolyn saw 13 red-orange flashes in the sky over Bethel, Ohio. Could it have been aliens?

A Surgeon’s Victims Wait for Justice

Six years after a local spine surgeon fled the country to avoid criminal prosecution, his victims and their families fight for their day in court.

Sherrod Brown Gets Back to Work

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown’s decision last week to skip the 2020 Democratic presidential race took a lot of people by surprise, but not those who know him well or have studied his long political...

Steve Driehaus Finds His True North

The former politician leads Cincinnati Compass, the region's "Welcome Wagon" for immigrants, after years of Peace Corps service in Africa.

Lighting the Way

Scripps Howard Foundation focuses on boosting childhood literacy

Meet the New Scripps

The Cincinnati-based media giant has embraced the news industry's new-age digital revolution by investing in old-school journalism. Will it work?