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Some Over-the-Rhine residents will begin voting later this month on whether to set up a special improvement district (SID) in the neighborhood.

pete rose
John Minchillo / AP

Pete Rose is once again asking to be reinstated, a move necessary to be considered for Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame. The former Reds player is petitioning baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to have his name taken off the ineligible list.

Kentucky residents can now get a REAL ID at four offices in the state, but only if they pay with a credit or debit card. Cash and check are currently not accepted at the new offices, and it’s unclear if that’s legal.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Attorney General’s office said they could not locate a statute requiring state government offices to accept specific types of payment, such as cash. 

 

But the United States Federal Code says cash is considered legal tender and must be accepted as payment for all debts, public charges, taxes, and dues.


Ambriehl Crutchfield / WVXU

A group of Cincinnati area high school students are producing a PSA to discourage middle schoolers from vaping.

Cammy Dierking

Longtime Local 12 News anchor Cammy Dierking retired from the station on Dec. 20, 2019. Dierking, whose career spanned three decades in broadcasting, was Cincinnati's first female sportscaster in 1988.

macys
Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Macy's, one of nine Fortune 500 companies based in Cincinnati, will shutter its corporate headquarters in Downtown later this year, WVXU has confirmed. 

Ann Thompson / WVXU

Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio and other religious and non-profit groups want to make sure immigrants feel safe in Greater Cincinnati, understand changing government rules and get the help they need. An event is planned for Wednesday evening at Saint Monica-Saint George Parish Newman Center in Corryville from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

After tossing purple - and biodegradable - confetti in the air, the dirt began flying as donors and ballet leaders ceremonially broke ground on the Cincinnati Ballet's new dance center.

Courtesy of City of Cincinnati

Cincinnati City Council could vote Wednesday evening on a proposal that sets up a new tax abatement agreement with Cincinnati Public Schools.

janet jackson
Mark Von Holden / Invision, AP

Janet Jackson returns to Cincinnati this summer to headline the annual Cincinnati Music Festival at Paul Brown Stadium.

A suit has been filed in the Ohio Supreme Court by families who are affected by the legislature’s recently imposed 60-day moratorium on vouchers for the state’s EdChoice private school program. 

ohio river
John Minchillo / AP

I live in Mount Washington, on the east side of Cincinnati, roughly the midpoint of the 981-mile Ohio River. Below us, near the mouth of the Little Miami River, marinas, barge terminals and Cincinnati Water Works' Miller Treatment Plant line the river's bank.

Ambriehl Crutchfield / WVXU

The city of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Public School District have been at odds for months over how much money should go to the school district from development projects and properties that receive tax abatements.

todd portune
Courtesy of / Hamilton County

Hundreds of family, friends and colleagues gathered Monday at the Duke Energy Convention Center for the funeral of retired Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune.

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has rejected language for a potential ballot issue on voting. The group behind the initiative to expand and solidify voter rights says they remain committed to the issue.

Some Ohio law enforcement agencies are considering adopting a new technology to restrain suspects. 

Courtesy of PUCO

Beginning Saturday you'll need to use 10-digit dialing if you're making calls within the 937 area code. The change makes way for the new 326 area code, launching March 8.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Two Miami University students do not have the novel coronavirus, the Ohio Health Department confirmed Sunday night.

Ann Thompson / WVXU

So many people came on the first day of the Millennium Hotel sale that a man with a microphone met shoppers at the front door. Friday he announced where they could look, what they could buy and how they could pay for things inside the now-closed hotel, which will eventually be demolished.

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Pixabay

The crowd-sourced review site Yelp has released lists of the most and least romantic spots for Valentine's Day across the nation, and three area businesses have found themselves in the mix.  

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