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Growing Up Poor in Cincinnati

In a prosperous modern city, half our children under age 5 live in poverty. Lots of people and programs are fighting to change that reality, with some encouraging early results—but we still have a long way to go.

Wendy Lea Is the Cintrifuse CEO Who Jump-Started Cincinnati’s Startup Scene

Her success—evidenced in part by the $17 million renovated Union Hall headquarters—has secured Lea’s place as a central fixture of Cincinnati’s tech economy.

Sour Grapes: When a Social Activity Becomes a Debilitating Habit

Female drinking has been normalized and, for the most part, celebrated. But what do you do when drinking to unwind morphs into drinking to function?

Marsy’s Law is Adding Victim’s Rights, but Raising New Concerns

Here’s what changed, with open questions currently being sorted out by the Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center as it drafts implementation language.

Local Nonprofit Gives Refugees “The Long Welcome”

Heartfelt Tidbits rolls out the welcome mat.

Kevin Flynn Says Goodbye

One term on city council was enough for Kevin Flynn, but he’s not ready to leave public service for good.

Conversations With American Ninja Warrior’s Nati Ninja

James Wilson, 30, is the Nati Ninja—a four-season American Ninja Warrior competitor shown recently on NBC, leaping across the Razor’s Edge obstacle, landing hard, fracturing a rib, and still muscling across (most) of a suspended ring element.

Rape Culture Lives Here

At the University of Cincinnati and Miami University, sexual assault has become one of the most studied subjects on campus. The administrations are struggling to earn a passing grade.

The Birth of UC’s Creative Writing Powerhouse

Most local lifers likely have no clue that the city’s preeminent school of higher learning is also a magnet for some of the country’s top aspiring writers and poets.

Cincinnati Is Producing The Coolest New Health Tech Products

And they're being tested everywhere from the Air Force to Madeira High School.
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