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Days before FC Cincinnati starts its inaugural season in Major League Soccer, the general manager is looking at how the team got to where it is. Jeff Berding says the last four years have been intense, but fun and enjoyable. He says fan support is responsible for the minor league club moving to the big league.

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FC Cincinnati will have a new radio affiliate for its new league. Under a two-year deal announced Tuesday, FC Cincinnati's inaugural Major League Soccer season will be broadcast on oldies WDJO's three frequencies: 1480 AM, 99.5 FM and 107.9 FM.

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Cincinnati City Council on Thursday approved a zone change and the initial concept plan for the FC Cincinnati stadium to be built in the West End.

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Cincinnati City Council is expected to vote Thursday on an ordinance to provide $75,000 to help a West End business owner re-open in the neighborhood.  

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Negotiations over a new soccer stadium for FC Cincinnati continue. The club reached an agreement with local arts associations over noise issues at Music Hall but has not yet struck a deal with the Cincinnati Ballet over a parking lot. And Cincinnati City Council approved a land swap deal with the team this week but put off a vote on a development plan and zoning change. That delay is holding up stadium construction.

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Cincinnati City Council voted to delay a vote on a zone change needed to allow FC Cincinnati stadium to move forward.

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Cincinnati Council's Budget and Finance Committee Monday approved an agreement that would sell a city-owned parking lot to FC Cincinnati for its stadium project in the West End.

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Cincinnati officials and FC Cincinnati have reached an agreement to sell a city-owned parking lot behind Police District 1 that the team needs to build its new stadium in the West End.

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Updated: 10:02 p.m.

Cincinnati City Council's Economic Growth and Zoning Committee Tuesday approved a zoning change needed for the FC Cincinnati stadium to be built in the West End. But the full council will not vote on the issue until next week.

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Updated: 9:45 p.m.

A preliminary report says noise from an FC Cincinnati game at its soon-to-be-built stadium in the West End will be audible during performances in Music Hall's Springer Auditorium.

Despite some last minute deal-making, FC Cincinnati held onto its No. 1 pick in Friday's Major League Soccer SuperDraft. The team's first MLS college draft selection is Frankie Amaya, a midfielder from UCLA.

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Cincinnati City Council approved a request Wednesday to fire blank shotgun shells inside Music Hall for acoustical testing.

FC Cincinnati Breaks Ground On West End Stadium

Dec 18, 2018
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The West End community and public were invited to what marked the beginning stages of plans to replace the Stargel Stadium at the rear of Taft IT High School with a new MLS stadium Tuesday.

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Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber will join FC Cincinnati as the club breaks ground on its new stadium in the West End on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 4 p.m.

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Soccer team FC Cincinnati is embracing its new identity, announcing it is officially becoming Football Club Cincinnati as it enters Major League Soccer.

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Fans will finally get to see what FC Cincinnati will look like as the team heads to Major League Soccer next year. The soccer club unveils its new branding during an invitation-only event Monday at 6 p.m.

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After several years of planning, a statue honoring Cincinnati boxing legend Ezzard Charles is finally about to become reality.

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley gives his state of the city address. A judge orders the city of Cincinnati and five members of city council to produce what has been described as "embarrassing" text messages in a case that alleges the council members broke the state's open meeting statute.

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