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Cincinnati Edition covers topics from regional government to business, education, health, technology and the arts.

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Charlie Neibergall / AP

Desk 88 has a storied history in the U.S. Senate, particularly for Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown.

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Daniel Mulhall, the Irish Ambassador to the United States, arrived in Cincinnati for a quick, two-day visit that was fully booked with events, tours and meetings. 

Doscher’s Candy Company in Newton, Ohio, still makes handcrafted candy canes the old fashion way, using the same recipe for close to 150 years.

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A local man is freed after spending 22 years and five months in prison for murder. This isn't a case of wrongful conviction. Angelo Robinson committed the 1997 killing of his friend Veronica Jackson, but his lawyer, most of her family, and even the prosecutor supported his release.

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On Dec. 5, 2019, Cincinnati City Council Member Chris Seelback, the Ohio Justice and Policy Center, the Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati in Roselawn, and Dj. J. Dough will hold an expungement clinic at the New Prospect Baptist Church to help individuals navigate the process of sealing or clearing some non-violent felony records.

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Forty years ago on Dec. 3, 1979, 11 teenagers and young adults died while attending The Who concert at Riverfront Coliseum, now known as Heritage Bank Arena. 

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Brian Horton / AP

The night that 11 people died at The Who concert in 1979, Paul Wertheimer worked as Cincinnati's first public information officer and was tasked with updating the public on the events that were unfolding inside Riverfront Coliseum, now known as Heritage Bank Arena. 

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John Minchillo / AP

With Christmas around the corner, for those who celebrate, it's time to get our homes and lawns in the holly jolly spirit.

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Rob Richardson, Jr., a representative with the Laborers' International Union of North America spoke with Cincinnati Edition about the dangers of construction work after yesterday’s partial building collapse at the corner of Fourth and Race streets in downtown Cincinnati where four people were injured and one person is still unaccounted for.

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Chris Carlson / AP

After several days of intense public hearings surrouding the U.S. House's impeachment inquiry into President Donald J. Trump's alleged "quid pro quo" involving Ukraine and American military aid funds, what is next on Capitol Hill?

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E-books are not just popular, they are also quite costly for local libraries to offer their patrons.

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As the impeachment process ramps up in Washington, D.C. with the first public hearings held this week, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joins Cincinnati Edition to weigh in.

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Actor Mark Ruffalo enjoyed his time in the Cincinnati area where he shot his starring role in the upcoming film Dark Waters.

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Isaiah Kelly loves shoes and loves painting, and now he has an award-winning business model based on those interests that has landed him a trip to Silicon Valley.

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Elez Biberaj is the director of the Voice of America's Eurasia division, meaning he oversees the journalists working to accurately report the news and counter state-sponsored propaganda in places like Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe. His team's work is challenged by governments that are hostile to independent journalism.

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