Jay Hanselman / WVXU

The full Cincinnati City Council Wednesday evening approved the framework for a new tax abatement agreement with Cincinnati Public Schools.

James Gathany / CDC

The Ohio Dept. of Health is investigating another potential case of novel coronavirus. The agency reiterates the risk to Ohioans of contracting the disease remains low and there are no confirmed cases in the state.

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Some Over-the-Rhine residents will begin voting later this month on whether to set up a special improvement district (SID) in the neighborhood.

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John Minchillo / AP

Pete Rose is once again asking to be reinstated, a move necessary to be considered for Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame. The former Reds player is petitioning baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to have his name taken off the ineligible list.

sotu response

President Trump delivered his third State of the Union address Tuesday night, touting a strong economy, job creation and his immigration policies, but made no mention of the impeachment trial that is expected to come to a close today.

Ambriehl Crutchfield / WVXU

A group of Cincinnati area high school students are producing a PSA to discourage middle schoolers from vaping.

trump supporters ohio
Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Yes, Donald Trump won Ohio by eight percentage points in 2016 on his way to an electoral college victory.

No, his re-election campaign is not taking Ohio for granted in 2020.

Cammy Dierking

Longtime Local 12 News anchor Cammy Dierking retired from the station on Dec. 20, 2019. Dierking, whose career spanned three decades in broadcasting, was Cincinnati's first female sportscaster in 1988.

Cincinnati Federation of Colored Women's Clubs

Before the NAACP, before the National Urban League, there was the National Association of Colored Women. The NACW is America's first national black organization, founded in 1896. And Cincinnati has a connection to history, with a local chapter, the Cincinnati Federation of Colored Women's Clubs.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Macy's, one of nine Fortune 500 companies based in Cincinnati, will shutter its corporate headquarters in Downtown later this year, WVXU has confirmed. 

Ann Thompson / WVXU

Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio and other religious and non-profit groups want to make sure immigrants feel safe in Greater Cincinnati, understand changing government rules and get the help they need. An event is planned for Wednesday evening at Saint Monica-Saint George Parish Newman Center in Corryville from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

After tossing purple - and biodegradable - confetti in the air, the dirt began flying as donors and ballet leaders ceremonially broke ground on the Cincinnati Ballet's new dance center.

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Cincinnati City Council could vote Wednesday evening on a proposal that sets up a new tax abatement agreement with Cincinnati Public Schools.

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Mark Von Holden / Invision, AP

Janet Jackson returns to Cincinnati this summer to headline the annual Cincinnati Music Festival at Paul Brown Stadium.

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John Minchillo / AP

I live in Mount Washington, on the east side of Cincinnati, roughly the midpoint of the 981-mile Ohio River. Below us, near the mouth of the Little Miami River, marinas, barge terminals and Cincinnati Water Works' Miller Treatment Plant line the river's bank.

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According to Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes, some taxpayers are paying more than their fair share of the tax burden for public services like education and transportation, while others are getting substantial tax breaks.

Ambriehl Crutchfield / WVXU

The city of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Public School District have been at odds for months over how much money should go to the school district from development projects and properties that receive tax abatements.

Rethinking Retail

Feb 4, 2020
Courtesy of / Macy's

Iconic department stores like Macy’s are reportedly trying to find new and creative ways of competing in the digital, e-commerce age.  

Cincy Stories

Cincy Stories started in 2014 with an idea between two friends. While working at Fireside Pizza in Walnut Hills, they talked about what they find so meaningful about sharing stories. And those conversations led them in 2015 to host a storytelling night in the basement of MOTR Pub.

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Hundreds of family, friends and colleagues gathered Monday at the Duke Energy Convention Center for the funeral of retired Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune.