Ambriehl Crutchfield

Reporter

Ambriehl is a general assignment reporter with interest in race, education and communities. She works to amplify underrepresented voices and advance daily news stories. She comes to WVXU with previous reporting experience at NPR member stations WBEZ in Chicago and WKYU in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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Covington commissioners voted unanimously to ban conversion therapy for LGBT+ minors this week.

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Students wanting to enroll at Northern Kentucky University in the fall don't have to worry about taking an admissions test.

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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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The COVID-19 pandemic has touched all the lives of Tri-State residents and business owners. 

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Updated March 23, 2 p.m.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, UC Health, TriHealth and Mercy Health are enforcing new visitor rules in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with some closing select locations entirely. 

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A Cincinnati DJ is keeping the party going despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Fifth Third Bank is confirming multiple employees have tested positive for COVID-19. A spokeswoman for the bank says the employees are receiving medical care.

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Content scheduling and green screens are usually things vloggers worry about for work.

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Updated 4:45 p.m.

The spread of COVID-19 is causing Ohio businesses in almost every industry to change how they cater to customers.

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The COVID-19 pandemic is causing some Cincinnati area organizations to reevaluate plans to reach out to undercounted communities for the 2020 census.

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An increase in patients with mild and moderate respiratory symptoms is increasing the risk of people catching COVID-19 in Dearborn County, Ind.

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It's a perfect sunny spring day to sit on the trunk of your car on Race Street and eat freshly fried fish, but hardly anyone is walking through the doors of Alabama Fish Bar. It's the day before a Friday during Lent, a time that some people don't eat meat. Restaurant management is considering closing its doors a few hours early.

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Two Democratic candidates are looking to unseat Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters in the fall. Former federal prosecutor Gabe Davis announced his candidacy in June and former Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge Fanon Rucker joined the race in October.

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Update 6:45 AM:  Academy of World Languages remains closed Wednesday. 

Cincinnati Public Schools is canceling all domestic and international travel until June.

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With the spread of COVID-19, some Cincinnati area groups are canceling their blood drives over fears of spreading the disease. Now the University of Cincinnati's Hoxworth Blood Center is calling on healthy people to donate.

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The Hamilton County Board of Elections is expecting 50% of voters to cast ballots during this year's primary election on March 17.

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JobsOhio will invest up to $100 million in the Cincinnati Innovation District in Uptown over the next 10 years aiming to get $2 billion return on investment, including 15,000 STEM graduates.

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Updated Tuesday, 12:36 p.m.

Cincinnati Public Schools wants harsher penalties for people speeding in school zones.

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Last year, unintentional overdose deaths decreased 11% in Hamilton County. Now public officials are working together to tackle a more long-term issue: addiction.

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Filing your taxes with the IRS can be a breeze or a major headache depending on a variety of factors.

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