Hamilton County Commissioners have approved a 5-percent rate increase for Metropolitan Sewer District customers starting January 9. Sewer rates have been climbing for several years to pay for a $ 3.2 billion system upgrade required to comply with the federal Clean Water Act.
Commissioner Todd Portune said about 780 other local governments are in the same position at a cost of more than $500 billion.
With projected nursing shortages and an increasingly older population, robots are playing a bigger role in Telemedicine. Meet the University of Cincinnati's "Flo-Bot," named for Florence Nightingale.
The approximately 5'5 rugged robot with video screen and eyes ten times stronger than a human moves around a room checking on simulated patients, as nursing students in another room control her. Emanuel Lewis guided them.