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Cincinnati is joining Dayton and Columbus in requiring people to wear facial coverings at indoor establishments to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The full City Council approved the ordinance by a 7-2 vote on July 3. It takes effect July 9.

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Later this fall, some Cincinnati residents will be attending City Council School. 

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The full Cincinnati City Council has approved the budget for the new fiscal year which starts July 1.

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Cincinnati's Law and Public Safety Committee voted on a series of proposals Tuesday to reform the police department by holding it accountable and making it more transparent. The full council could pass the measures in the next month.

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According to a document filed in Cincinnati federal court, former Council Member Tamaya Dennard has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

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Despite President Trump's intention to send military troops into cities to "dominate" the streets, there appears to be no need for anything like that in Cincinnati, where the demonstrations have been large and loud but largely non-violent.

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Cincinnati City Council held its meeting at City Hall Wednesday as a protest took place outside the building on Plum Street.

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Democrat David Mann, who has served as Cincinnati mayor twice before, is once again throwing his hat into the ring of candidates hoping to replace current Mayor John Cranley, who is term limited, in 2021. 

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Construction crews will begin work Monday to repave and make safety improvements on Liberty Street. The $7.4 million project spans between Reading Road in Pendleton to Dalton Avenue in Queensgate.

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Cincinnati administrators are providing a more accurate breakdown of how many city workers will be furloughed for at least four weeks starting Sunday.

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Cincinnati City Council has authorized administrators to essentially establish up to a $150 million line of credit with a private lender to respond to the COVID-19 crisis if necessary.

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Cincinnati is making financial plans in case the city faces an extreme economic downturn because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Cincinnati's newest City Council member is now officially on the job. Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney was sworn-in Wednesday at the end of the weekly council meeting.

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said there'll be a special city council meeting Friday related to the COVID-19 crisis. 

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At least two Cincinnati City Council members want the group to hold remote meetings for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney, a Democrat who lives in North Avondale, is the newest member of Cincinnati City Council.  She'll take her oath of office next Wednesday.

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Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney, a Democrat who lives in North Avondale, will apparently be the newest member of Cincinnati City Council.

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There could soon be some relief for Green Township residents who have been dealing with raw sewage in parts of Muddy Creek.

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The regulators overseeing the Metropolitan Sewer District federal consent decree are responding to the latest court fight concerning work on the next phase of the agreement.

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Attorneys for Cincinnati say the city should not be found in contempt of court concerning the MSD federal consent decree.

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