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Tana Weingartner / WVXU

After more than a decade since planning began, repairs aimed at preserving Cincinnati's historic Union Terminal are nearly complete. Now other communities are looking to learn from what's being done here.

Ann Thompson / WVXU

Regarding the homeless campers on Third Street who refuse to leave, Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley says he has "obtained the assistance of Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters" and will be filing actions in both state and federal court.

1997 flood
Mark Lyons / AP

One thing I have learned over decades as a reporter: As horrible and destructive as natural disasters can be, there is something about them that bring people together to survive and get back on their feet.

Attendance at the Ohio State Fair has been up compared to last year, when fair officials were dealing with the fallout from a deadly ride accident.

barbecue bbq
Pixabay

A few weeks ago we saw the weekend of the rock opera. It just so happens this weekend ushers in the weekend of the barbecue. 

President Trump is coming to Central Ohio to campaign for state Rep. Troy Balderson, with just days left before the August special election for the 12th Congressional District.

pedestrian flag
Kristin Stratman / WVXU

If you feel like crossing the street is more dangerous today than in years past, you may be right. 

mammoth cave
Jackie Wheet / Mammoth Cave National Park

In 1866, Cincinnati photographer Charles Waldack snapped the nation’s first cave photos. Some say they may be the first in the world. Practical photography had been around less than 30 years, and while success was uncertain, these photos helped put Mammoth Cave—now a UNESCO World Heritage Site—on the map.

Michael E. Keating / WVXU

Editor's note: This story was originally published March 25, 2014. We are re-posting it here in honor of the Reds' Opening Day on March 28, 2019, as the story is as much a fan favorite as the pastime of baseball itself. 

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