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Feature Story Steven Hill and Jennifer Kelly own a 150-year-old home in Lewisburg.

Will tiny Lewisburg become 'collateral damage' in the bridge debate?

Investment in the Covington neighborhood has continued, even grown, despite longstanding plans for a new bridge that would take out part of the neighborhood.  Some doubt the new span will ever be built.

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Tending the fire: After serving time, he now serves up home-cooked barbeque at the Bellevue VFW

The Doo-Little’s Shack & Snacks truck is a labor of love for Fields and his wife. It’s also a way for them to give back to the community.  

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A campaign to preserve a cultural and architectural gem

Once threatened with demolition, The Carnegie today is a multidisciplinary arts venue, housing theater performances, educational programs, and art exhibitions.

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Artist and writer awarded grants for work advancing social justice

The Kentucky Foundation for Women awarded grants to Kentucky feminist artists and arts organizations committed to creating positive social change.

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Highlights from the Taft art collection exhibited in the light of 21st century issues

In a New Light showcases works that are relevant to today’s headlines: power and wealthgender, race and class, and nature and the environment.

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After its breakneck growth from Covid-19 testing, what's next for Gravity Diagnostics?

After responding to extraordinary demand for Covid-19 testing, the growth at Gravity Diagnostics was phenomenal. So what does it do for an encore?   

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Who cares about good design?

The rapid evolution of neuroscience and evidence-based design provides new insights into how architecture impacts human health and wellness.  

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New survey gauges pandemic impact on the workplace

As the economy evolves from shutdown and belt-tightening mode to recovery, employers are adapting to the new environment.

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An unexpected windfall for early childhood education

The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood will receive nearly $6 million in additional funds to be shared with local communities.

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Building the pipeline: How to keep small businesses open through minority ownership

The goal of the Business Legacy Fund is to help broaden business ownership within historically disenfranchised communities.

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Main Street Ventures program will help undergrads stay here to build good ideas

The pitch competition is targeted at undergrads in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky who have well thought-out ideas and will stay here to develop them.

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FotoFocus announces fall symposium theme

Telephotography will explore both the electronic circulation of photographs and the technique of photographing distant objects. 

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After the pandemic and racial upheaval, this group saw cities as the solution, not the problem

The cataclysmic events of 2020 threatened to unwind years of progress for the nation's cities. Some dedicated urbanists here decided to shape a new narrative. 

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NKY educator will work on national higher ed model

The goal of the Designers in Residence program is to create strategies to eliminate equity and economic opportunity gaps in higher education.

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Sure sign of the economy rebounding: We're flying again

Business travel is slowly re-emerging, the airport's passenger count is surging, and airlines are adding new destinations.

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The LEE Initiative has fed more than 1 million out-of-work restaurant employees

Kentuckian Edward Lee of Khora launched the Workers Relief Program to help unemployed people during the pandemic.

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American Queen steamboat will offer tours of the Ohio

Stops will include the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, an Augusta, Ky. winery, Churchill Downs, and the Cincinnati Art Museum.

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How we’re celebrating Juneteenth in 2021

It’s been 34 years since Lydia Morgan started honoring the emancipation of slaves. During that time, the event has evolved but still remains an important part of our region's history.

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When Covid-19 struck, small manufacturers, threatened with survival, innovated to stay healthy

Faced with the medical and economic crisis, they changed course and adapted to meet the needs of their communities, and discover new opportunities.

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Covington Plaza is the newest link in the long-term project to reconnect the city to the Ohio River

A grand opening is planned for sometime in June, but the space is already being put to good use.

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