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Cincinnati City Council will meet in a special session Friday to discuss passing a mask ordinance. Mayor John Cranley says it's in response to rising numbers of COVID-19.

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Cincinnati City Manager Patrick Duhaney is resigning his position to take a similar job in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's much anticipated guidelines for reopening parts of the state's economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic have been released.

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Somewhere between 1,300 and 1,700 employees with the city of Cincinnati could be temporarily laid off as the city faces a huge budget shortfall because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cincinnati City Manager Patrick Duhaney sent a two-paragraph email to the mayor and council members Friday predicting massive problems for the city budget.

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Some American cities may get money from a federal stimulus bill to pay first responders and health care workers because of the coronavirus pandemic. But Mayor John Cranley said that doesn't include Cincinnati.

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

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said Friday it was only a matter of time before there were local cases of COVID-19 - the city now has four. He said there will be more in the coming days.

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley sent his budget proposal Thursday to City Council members for their consideration.

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Before we start imagining the possibility of busloads of undocumented immigrants being bused from the nation's southern border and dumped on to Fountain Square because Cincinnati is a "sanctuary city," let's consider one thing.

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Courtis Fuller hosts a town hall-style broadcast called Where We Stand 2019 with Cincinnati city leaders 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14 (Channel 5).

The discussion, part of Hearst Television's corporate-wide Project CommUnity announced in December, will focus on four main topics -- crime and justice; employment; poverty and health; and education.

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An effort to involve Cincinnati Council in settlement agreements for more than $100,000 between the city and departing employees has failed.  

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Five Cincinnati council members have signed a motion asking city administrators to move with a final design and bidding on the Liberty Street Improvement Project.  

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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.


As someone who grew up in Dayton and has called Cincinnati home since 1982, it is hard for me to imagine the mayors of the two central cities of my life talking to each other on a regular basis, much less liking each other.

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley used part of his State of the City address Tuesday night to honor police officers and other first responders for their actions on Sept. 6 during the deadly shooting at the Fifth Third Center on Fountain Square.

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Cincinnati Council voted Wednesday to override two vetoes Mayor John Canley issued last week on ordinances concerning updates to this year's budget and funding for the Liberty Street road diet.

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley is expected to veto an ordinance council approved Wednesday making about $5.4 million in changes to the current budget.  

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Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger resigns amid an FBI investigation. Cincinnati City Council's plan to investigate City Manager Harry Black draws the city into a lawsuit. Over continued objections from many West End residents, it looks as if that neighborhood will be the home of FC Cincinnati's new soccer stadium. And the Rev. Jesse Jackson brings his call to boycott The Kroger Co. to its corporate doorstep, and raises his objections to the West End stadium location.