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Here's the stories we'll be watching in the year ahead

The year ahead will undoubtedly be filled with challenges, and challenges inevitably lead to opportunities.  

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A jazz sendoff: Closing night at the Platform

Washington Platform was a reliable venue for jazz for 10 years. It went out on a high note.

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Northern Kentucky leads the state in job growth. These industries are why

New analysis finds “the economic momentum enjoyed by Northern Kentucky has no peer within the state.” 

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Cincinnati police officer gives $100 bills to Kentucky residents ravaged by tornadoes

Sergeant Dave Corlett collected $12,000 for people in need.

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PSA from CVG: A rise in fake IDs reveals growing dangers

Counterfeit identification documents are leading to increased cases of identity theft, human and sex trafficking, and terrorism.

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Will urban voices be heard with new legislative districts?

New legislative boundaries split Covington neighborhoods and combine them with suburban and rural areas. 

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Demand for free, drive-thru tests spikes with surge in COVID Omicron variant

“Omicron continues to burn through the commonwealth, growing at levels we have never seen before," says Gov. Beshear.

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Ten stories of people who made a difference in 2021

Teachers, librarians, cops, social workers, a veteran. Just some of the everyday people who, in their own ways, did great things in the last year.  

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City of Art: When the urban streets become a gallery for international artists and students

A public mural project helped create a sense of identity for a forgotten urban neighborhood, encouraged visitors, and sparked further investments.  

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Kentucky tornado relief: Here's how to help

Across the state, people have mobilized to help. If you’d like to assist, here’s a few ways to do that.

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The Saints surprise the college rugby world

The team came home with the trophy for a national championship, defeating a number one-ranked opponent at the final game in Houston.

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“Urban Safari” takes on themes from summer of 2020

Photographer and mixed-media artist Sharee Allen presents a four-part series depicting life before and during the pandemic, political unrest, along with a grounding exhibit bringing us back to the here and now.  

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Growing resilient economies: Local holiday markets help revive downtowns

Pop-up holiday markets help showcase one-of-a-kind gifts made by local entrepreneurs.

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Stories of our time: Here's our best-read pieces of 2021

In 2021, we covered the stories that shed light on who we are. We kept our eyes on new ideas, new people, and the changing landscape we live in.

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'Your body, your choice.' A piercing artist teaches the notion of consent

The #MeToo movement brought to light the many ways that people can be violated. One local piercing artist is making sure that kids know it’s ok to say “no.”

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A really big thank you to health care workers

The efforts of thousands of health care workers were honored with the unveiling of a monumental mural at Newport on the Levee.

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Now accepting applications from students interested in learning about grit, growth, and creativity

The Governor's School for Entrepreneurs brings students from across the state into a three-week program to develop business models, design prototypes, and pitch startups.

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When The Beatles played in Cincinnati

Despite their popularity — or perhaps because of it — some were not happy with their performance in Cincinnati.

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The Ohio River Recreation Trail promotes geotourism and economies in river cities in three states

A coalition of outdoor enthusiasts and advocates is working to promote the river and its communities as sources of healthy recreation and economic opportunities.

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The Entrepreneurial City: Where ideas, networks, and connections thrive

New ideas take root in cities, where the networks and connections exist to test those concepts, attract talented people, find partners and customers, and grow.