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& Co. [VIDEO] featuring Rebekah Kik, Dir. Community Planning and Development in Kalamazoo, MI

The final & Co. installment - a limited series focused on COVID-19 and the impact on cities - features Rebekah Kik, the Director of Community Planning and Economic Development from Kalamazoo, MI, who is leading the charge by revising city strategies during the crisis.

Feature Story The CEO of FEAM Aero sees an ongoing need for skilled aircraft technicians at CVG.

When will the region's economy recover? CEOs shared their forecasts

Northern Kentucky Tri-ED spoke to 20 business leaders in the fields of manufacturing, food, life sciences, health care, aviation, technology, real estate, and financial services who agreed to share some of their experiences and expectations in this most unusual of years.

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Camp Washington residents create a brighter future

In this gritty, quirky neighborhood, citizens are working together from the ground up — literally — to invest in community development.

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Home away from home: The changing workplace

Offices naturally transform with the trends. But how will that look in a post-COVID world?

Northern Kentucky Buzz The 23-acre IRS site is considered one of the biggest redevelopment opportunities east of the Mississippi.

'Now we own it.' Major IRS site plan moves forward

The vision includes a restored street grid, a levee park, a community plaza for festivals, and a mix of offices, retail shops, and housing.

Northern Kentucky Buzz The Catalytic Fund helped get the Hotel Covington redevelopment off the ground.

Foundation invests $500,000 in Northern Kentucky's urban renaissance

The Catalytic Fund jump starts development by providing financing assistance and technical expertise for projects that have the potential to spark further development in Northern Kentucky’s urban cities.

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Spectrum launches free news app, bringing award-winning news to 28 million residential customers

Innovative app delivers the best local news, weather, and state and local political content along with live streams of its television networks


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Masch Masch, the famous stuffed Dalmatian, reunites with his owner

After finding the lost dog, CVG launched a search for the owner on social media that included pictures of his masked adventures through the airport.

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& Co. [VIDEO] featuring Lauren Hood about equitable development and inclusive growth

& Co. episode seven features Lauren Hood from Deep Dive Detroit who leads dialogues and initiatives around equitable development and inclusive growth.

Feature Story Residents want more paved trails, like this one in Devou Park.

Dogs, canoes, trails, and trees: The public has spoken

Covington’s parks are open, but playgrounds, pools, and shelters are closed due to Covid-19 pandemic. But the long-term planning goes on.

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There's a stadium going up in the West End, but an old theater could be just as vital

A critical step is establishing a lively business district in the West End begins with the Regal Theater, one of many theaters that breathed life into Cincinnati.

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The Boone Conservancy's mission to protect greenspace has a new source of funding

A new partnership should enable the Boone Conservancy to expand its mission to protect the natural landscapes of Boone County.


Northern Kentucky Buzz Brit Fitzpatrick, left, will continue to lead Blue North, assisted by Abby Ober, right.

State grant of $510,000 launches Blue North as an independent startup hub

Blue North was started in 2019 after it received a RISE grant from the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development’s Office of Entrepreneurship.

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Uber riders in Ohio and Kentucky can now use app to plan journeys

Thirteen regional transit agencies have partnered with the ride-hailing company to streamline travel.


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The Skyline Chili Community Fund will improve access to quality preschool opportunities

Money will go towards increasing the amount of good programs and tuition.


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& Co. [VIDEO] featuring Sean Suder and COVID-19's impact on zoning and regulation

Yard & Company's video series episode six features Sean Suder from Calfee Zoning discussing the pandemic's impact on city zoning and regulations.

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The rise of Nazi Germany: Part two, as told by a local Holocaust survivor

In the second part of this story, Dr. Al Miller talks about his family’s escape from Germany after Kristallnacht. Although he has shared his experience many times, he feels it is important now, as the country faces rising COVID cases, civil unrest, and the use of Nazi symbols to promote the current administration.


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Making residents’ voices heard in the West End

Seven Hills Neighborhood Houses and The Port of Greater Cincinnati are working to keep current residents from being displaced.


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A march down Dixie Highway and the making of an activist

For Chris Brown, a rising activist associated with the Black Lives Matter movement in Northern Kentucky, the priorities are getting people registered to vote, improving the diversity of city councils and school boards, and building understanding among the races.

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Staying financially healthy: Grants target businesses owned by women, vets and minorities

The Duke Energy Foundation is working with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and the Northern Kentucky Chamber to provide financial assistance to local women-, veteran- and minority-owned small businesses impacted by the coronavirus.

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