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The Queen Bee Half Marathon takes place Saturday, October 13, and will require some roads downtown and outside the city to close temporarily. 

Motorists should look out for new traffic patterns as the I-76 Main Broadway Project continues in Akron.

The Ohio Department of Transportation is currently about halfway through the $84 million project. By the July of 2020 completion date, motorists should expect the permanent closure of the Grant Street and Wolf Ledges entrance and exit ramps to the highway.

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Some Downtown streets will be closed all weekend thanks to Oktboerfest Zinzinnati, but even more close Saturday due to The Hudepohl 14K/7K Brewery Run, which helps kick off the Zinzinnati festivities. 

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Some Over-the-Rhine residents have been working and waiting for years on a plan to make Liberty Street narrower and safer for pedestrians and bicyclists.  

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Riverfest is Cincinnati's unofficial farewell salute to summer. Here's what you need to know if you're planning to attend the 42nd annual fireworks show.

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Ohio is trying something new in an effort to stop drivers from going the wrong direction on highway exit ramps.

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If you feel like crossing the street is more dangerous today than in years past, you may be right. 

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Johanna Byer won’t need a downtown hotel room the next six weeks while she produces Point Blank, the Netflix movie with Captain America stars Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo and Oscar-winner Marcia Gay Harden.

She’ll sleep at home.

A new analysis by Case Western Reserve University finds that red light cameras do little to reduce accidents at the intersections where they are installed.

Researchers examined data from Houston over a 12-year period, during which the city ended its red light camera program.

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This weekend, work takes place on the Brent Spence Bridge as two events cause some street closures downtown. 

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The Cincinnati Police Department released a new traffic crash and enforcement report identifying peak hours for traffic accidents and the roads where crashes most often occur. There are 14 streets that make the list of worst areas for speeding and crashes that resulted in injuries or death. The peak time for fatal crashes were in the early morning hours of 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. The second worst time was between the hours of 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. when schools typically let out.

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The Cincinnati Pride parade takes place Saturday, June 23, and organizers tell WVXU they expect more than 100,000 people to attend the 45th year of the Queen City's parade and festival. 

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that the state can cut funding to certain communities using traffic cameras. But the ruling may not have much of an effect.

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a city can’t be sued if a driver’s view of a stop or other traffic control sign is blocked by shrubs or plants, unless they’re actually growing on the sign.

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The Redlegs Run, benefitting the Reds Community Fund, is being held Saturday, June 2 starting at 8 a.m., closing some Downtown roads as early as 5 a.m. 

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With so much going on this weekend—and the fact that Monday is a holiday—the city of Cincinnati has issued a few advisories on what to expect as you try to get about town. 

The City of Dayton is activating traffic cameras at two more sites Monday. A total of five intersections within city limits are now camera monitored.

Red-light cameras have officially been activated at the intersections of James H. McGee Blvd and Third Street and Linden Avenue and Smithville Rd. Violators will be issued warnings for the first 30 days after activation. After that, $85 citations will be issued by mail.

Speed cameras are already operating at three other city intersections:

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'Tis the season for charity walks and races, and as such some Downtown roads will close again this weekend. 

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Girls on the Run, a fitness and learning program for girls ages 8 to 13, hosts a 5k in downtown Cincinnati this Saturday, May 12, and the following streets will close to accommodate the event. 

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Updated: Thursday, 4:44 p.m.

The Flying Pig Marathon is this Sunday, May 6 — its 20th running — and as such a slew of streets in Cincinnati, Mariemont, Fairfax, and Northern Kentucky will be closed. 

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