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Feature Story Southgate Street School was a school for African Americans in Newport dating to its founding in 1893.

These sites hold stories of African American history in Northern Kentucky

African American history dating to the 19th century can be found at many sites that are still standing in Northern Kentucky.

Northern Kentucky Buzz Dante Hall Jr. participated in the celebration and was interviewed by local media.

Four Kenton County cities unite to celebrate the message of Martin Luther King Jr.

A rare collaboration of four Kenton County cities celebrated the message of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Northern Kentucky native nominated for Grammy award for Best Rap Song

DJ Corbett has been nominated as a writer and producer in the Best Rap Song category for “Racks in the Middle,” performed by the late hip hop artist Nipsey Hussle.

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The Red Hot Dancing Queens will host a fundraiser to benefit Australia

Founder Claire Stewart, along with her two Australian business partners, is raising money for key organizations fighting the country's devastating fires. 

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The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center celebrates its first year in new location

Their move in January 2019 to the 12,000-square-foot facility at Union Terminal nearly tripled the amount of exhibit space.

Northern Kentucky Buzz The latest facility can accommodate the largest aircraft for maintenance.

FEAM Aero sets up new hangar at CVG expected to generate 100 aircraft mechanic jobs

The new $19 million facility spread out over 103,000 feet will support the economic development of both the state and the region.


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“Vogue” lists Khora as one of 2020’s “Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings”

Chefs Edward Lee and Kevin Ashworth will rework local classics at their new location in the forthcoming Kinley Hotel.

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Embrace the Danish tradition of Hygge with a few good books this holiday season

Two local bibliophiles from Joseph-Beth Booksellers weigh in on their top picks, perfect for gifts or relaxing on your own.

Northern Kentucky Buzz Denice Robertson and Kristy Hopfensperger, NKU biology faculty, lead the pollinator initiative.

Students, faculty work to expand butterfly habitat

The NKU Research Foundation was recently awarded $10,000 to fund the Greater Cincinnati Pollinator Habitat Initiative, a partnership with the Cincinnati Nature Center and area schools.

Northern Kentucky Buzz Thomas More University was named tops in Kentucky in return on investment.

It pays to go Thomas More University, new study finds

A new study finds that Thomas More University students and alums enjoy the highest long-term financial gain among four-year institutions in Kentucky that primarily grant bachelor’s degrees.

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The Cannoli Guy brings Italian favorites to Covington

Steve Del Gardo grew up cooking with his family. Now he runs a successful shop in Northern Kentucky and hopes to one day have a national following. 

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ArtsWave grants $23,364 to LGBTQIA+ projects

The amount being awarded this year has grown 90% since 2018.

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New Riff in Newport produces one of the best whiskeys in the country

The Bottled in Bond Rye is No. 17 on Whiskey Advocate's 2019 list. 

Feature Story The St. Elizabeth Cancer Center is scheduled to open in August 2020.

The new St. Elizabeth Cancer Center will offer holistic treatment and cutting-edge research

The St. Elizabeth Cancer Center, scheduled to open in the fall of 2020, is designed to do more than treat cancer. Prevention and early diagnosis will be priorities too.

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That’s a wrap: How People’s Liberty impacted the region's next generation of leadership

During their five-year tenure, the staff at the philanthropic lab learned five key lessons from the community.

Northern Kentucky Buzz Tri-State Trails organized a series of slow rides in Newport as part of its ConnectNKY program.

Making Newport safer and friendlier for bicyclists

Newport experimented with ways to make bicycling safer and more enjoyable, employing a technique called “tactical urbanism.”

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In its eighth year, LGBTQ film festival celebrates inclusion and tolerance

OutReels helps enlighten, educate, and entertain the community through stories and documentaries created by talent from around the world.

Northern Kentucky Buzz A rendering of the planned $22.5 million redevelopment of the old Covington YMCA building.

Bourbon trailhead planned as part of $22.5 million Covington redevelopment

The historic 72,000 square foot Covington YMCA building, vacant since 2015, will be transformed into a bourbon distillery experience, 10,000 square feet of office space and suites and hotel rooms.

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Living young, gay, and black: Is it still a triple threat?

More and more social service agencies, organizations, and events support LGBTQ minority youth in the region. 

Northern Kentucky Buzz The Licking River drains 3,600 square miles of Kentucky.

The World Resources Institute wants to finance projects that will protect Northern Kentucky's water

The World Resources Institute wants to support projects to protect the region’s watersheds and is making grant money available to worthy ideas.


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