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The retired Archbishop of the Cincinnati Archdiocese, Daniel E. Pilarczyk, who retired in 2009 as the longest tenured archbishop in the country, died March 22 at the age of 85. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is making his Friday funeral available for people to watch via livestream. 

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The Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio is looking after senior citizens during the coronavirus outbreak. President and CEO Suzanne Burke said her agency has been planning for this since late January.

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With schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, WCET-TV and WPTD-TV -- and public TV stations across Ohio -- will drop regular daytime programming to offer a learn-at-home lineup for children, parents and teachers.


Many businesses are having to adjust their practices because of concerns about the coronavirus. That's especially true for funeral homes, which are trying to navigate between serving grieving families and protecting public health. 

Mandated social distancing has impacted local main streets, forcing the closure of non-essential retail businesses and limiting restaurants to carryout or delivery options only.

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Dozens of Greater Cincinnati homeless are on lockdown at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center where they can eat, sleep and receive medical care.

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Some American cities may get money from a federal stimulus bill to pay first responders and health care workers because of the coronavirus pandemic. But Mayor John Cranley said that doesn't include Cincinnati.

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Social media feeds are filling up with images of small, pleated squares of fabric with elastic ear pieces. People around the country are taking to their sewing machines to provide much-needed face masks for the medical community.

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COVID-19 has put a halt on industries forcing Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky businesses to change how they operate and, in some cases, temporarily or permanently close doors. The quick shifts in state and federal mandates is causing many in the Tri-State to need unemployment benefits to get them through the pandemic.

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Hamilton County, like most local governments, is waiting to see if it will get any financial help from the state and federal governments for dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.

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Metro is adjusting bus service to meet a decrease in ridership caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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You really have to wonder what, for crying out loud, was Sen. Rand Paul, the Republican from Kentucky, thinking?

How are you coping with the coronavirus pandemic? Kate Chard, PhD with UC Health has advice for relieving stress and anxiety today on Cincinnati Edition. You can call with your questions at 513-419-7100.

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Cincinnati Edition speaks with Kroger spokesperson Erin Rolfes, who is with the Cincinnati-
Dayton division, about recent supermarket changes intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

WVXU is bringing you an old-school radio comedy play on Wednesday at 8 p.m., live on 91.7 FM.

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Funeral services for Springdale Police Officer Kaia Grant are this Sunday. She was killed Saturday night when she was struck by a vehicle during a pursuit on I-275.

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Cincinnati's Health commissioner reported there are now 16 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city, and that includes four positive test results returned Tuesday.

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Shelters working with those experiencing homelessness say they need help. While Cincinnati has a space for those experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, advocates say they need to get people out of group shelters for safety and to prevent further spread.

The Hamilton County sheriff said the inmate population at the county justice center is declining as coronavirus concerns increase. 

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A group of Cincinnati organizations has created a website to give the most vulnerable populations help and direction to "parse through the noise of over-communication and misinformation" when it comes to COVID-19