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Pureval assembles a team, CPS parents react to vax mandate proposal and more top stories

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Cincinnati Mayor-elect Aftab Pureval has selected a vice mayor to serve alongside him and this week he also got to work announcing a transition team. WVXU local government reporter Becca Costello has more on his new picks.

As Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education considers a proposed vaccine mandate for students, CPS parents have some strong feelings about the idea. WVXU reporter Cory Sharber has the results of a survey that went out to families.

This week President Biden signed the $1 trillion infrastructure bill into law and the implications for our region go beyond the Brent Spence Bridge. WCPO reporter Courtney Francisco has a look at what other major arteries could get funding. Meanwhile, WVXU reporter and mid-day host Ann Thompson says Ohio is leading the way in smart city technology and this new law could drive innovation.

Plus, we take a look at WVXU's 'Round the Corner series. This month reporter Jolene Almendarez focuses on veterans, with stories on an historic Black military cemetery and women in service.

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