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Cincinnati Animal CARE Humane Society is about two months into its contract providing dog warden services in Hamilton County.

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has many data points to consider when looking at how the novel coronavirus is spreading throughout the state – the number of deaths, hospitalizations, and ICU admissions chief among them. But the state now has a new tool in its fight against the virus: wastewater.

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It's been 18 years since Cincinnati's Collaborative Agreement was signed and two years since a refresh. With the nation's racial climate much different, new groups want a say in the way policing is done in Cincinnati, and parties to the original lawsuit say these new groups should be heard.

For now, special prosecutor is not bringing any criminal charges against four current and one former Cincinnati council members who were accused of violating Ohio's Open Meetings Act.

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Like the primary, the 2020 general election will be unique for voters due to the pandemic. Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose has met opposition from his own Republican colleagues at the statehouse for his support of some measures to extend access to voters. And now he's upset Democrats for resisting the expansion of county-level ballot drop boxes.

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The second phase of a study to determine the economic impact of Black-owned businesses in the Tri-State is about to begin. The Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce and the UC Economics Center are working together on this first of its kind review.

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Ah, fall, the season of pumpkins, falling leaves and crisp, cool breezes. But it's those cold winds that have restaurant and bar owners worriedly eyeing their calendars and seating arrangements.

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A restoration effort is underway in a city that, at the turn of the century, claims it had more millionaires per capita than anywhere else in the U.S. It's led by a recent college graduate who's a scientist, musician and outdoorsman.

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A Phase 2 clinical trial is getting underway at UC and nearly 20 other sites across the U.S. to determine the safety and efficacy of the drug razuprotafib in treating COVID-19 patients. Researchers say this drug could possibly prevent "long-haulers syndrome."

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The Supreme Court, the global pandemic and nationwide protests are all up for debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden Tuesday in Cleveland. Ohio's Case Western Reserve University will set the stage for the first presidential debate.

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When you fill out your mail-in ballot or step into the voting booth this Nov. 3, you may find yourself a little overwhelmed by the 20+ judicial candidates listed on this year's ballot. The Cincinnati Bar Association wants to help.

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Thom Brennaman, who was suspended mid-game five weeks ago for making a homophobic slur,  has resigned his Cincinnati Reds TV job after 13 years.

"My family and I have decided that I am going to step away from my role as the television voice of the Cincinnati Reds," Brennaman, 56, wrote Friday in a letter obtained by WVXU.

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FC Cincinnati is joining forces with Germany's TSG 1899 Hoffenheim to develop talent and improve business operations.

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The COVID-19 pandemic's impact on travel and tourism is having a major negative effect on Cincinnati and Hamilton County's transit occupancy tax (hotel tax) collections this year.

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On Cincinnati Edition's weekly news review, live at noon on Friday:

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A petition is asking for kids in Cincinnati to be able to remain in their schools for remote learning.

The petition says CPS students have to transfer to the Cincinnati Digital Academy if they want to continue to learn remotely. Jennifer Spring started the petition and said the CDA is not properly staffed for the influx of remote learners.

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The Hamilton County commissioners unanimously approved a resolution Thursday asking the city of Cincinnati to close its police department gun range in Evendale.

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It's considered a significant Modernist structure and one of the nation's first modern hotels built after World War II. Now it's on a significant list, too.

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The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has added another level to the battle for the White House.

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Demonstrators took to the streets of Cincinnati Wednesday night to protest the grand jury decision in the death of Breonna Taylor in Louisville. One officer was charged with wanton endangerment for firing his weapon into neighboring apartments. Two other officers were not charged.

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