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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Most people don't want to be sweaty from running to catch their flight. So, CVG is suggesting travelers arrive two hours early.

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Cincinnati City Council and the public school board met separately Wednesday to discuss next steps for a 1999 tax abatement agreement set to expire in 13 days. Both agreed on different extension deadlines, effectively negating a new agreement for now. 

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The University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees voted unanimously to rename the College of Arts and Sciences Tuesday.

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It's a bitter cold Tuesday in December when Cincinnati Public Schools Social Worker Kathleen Jump begins wrapping up a social emotional learning (SEL) class at Woodford Paideia Academy.

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The Northern Kentucky Health Department is declaring the year-long hepatitis A outbreak over.

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For some, after Donald Trump was elected president, conversations about race became even more intense.

Tensions heightened so much, one 15-year-old African American boy cried and began to question the safety of his Ohio family. Single mother Tiffany Ware reassured her son she would make sure they were safe.

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Work has resumed at the construction site at the corner of Fourth and Race streets which suffered a partial building collapse last week that injured four and killed one worker. 

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Some people want to avoid talking about politics while they load their Thanksgiving plates this Thursday. In need of another conversation starter? Try your family's history. Doing so can open up a world of information.

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Cincinnati Public School parents are expressing concerns about a new test the district is using.

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For months, the city and school board have been struggling to get on the same page about the renewal tax abatement agreement that expires in seven weeks. 

City council says money from the state fulfills the district's budget. Cincinnati Public Schools disagrees.

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Cincinnati may not be top of mind when people think of innovative hip-hop music, but some local artists are hoping to change that with "Thrive," a series that celebrates the local hip-hop scene.

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Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, New York-based jazz vocalist Jazzmeia Horn, Lil' Bec with Jon Boogz and Broadway actor Norm Lewis are coming to Cincinnati to show their talents.

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An increase in Cincinnati Public School enrollment is pushing the district to reconsider its approach on equity and transportation.

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Voters in the Cincinnati Public School District will have two school board elections on the ballot for Tuesday's election.

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Running up to Election Day on Nov. 5, WVXU will run a series on the candidates' positions on major issues. Today focuses on neighborhood schools.  

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Running up to Election Day on Nov. 5, WVXU will run a series on the candidates' positions on major issues. Today focuses on transportation. In 2018, more than a dozen students were hit by cars while walking to school. This year, parents have complained of buses being late, or not showing up

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The wind is sharp while a yoga class does downward dog in Washington Park. The people working out are mostly white, although the neighborhood is nearly 90% black, according to census data.

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Running up to Election Day on Nov. 5, WVXU will run a series on the candidates' positions on major issues. Today focuses on funding in public schools.

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Forty-thousand families in Hamilton County can't find a place to rent or own that is affordable. That's according to the Housing Affordability in Hamilton County study.

Housing advocates have been demanding public officials fund more affordable housing and stop displacement.

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Running up to Election Day on Nov. 5, WVXU will run a series on the candidates' positions on major issues, starting today with issues of equity in public schools.

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