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Courtesy of Miami University

Cybersecurity and information professionals from across the business spectrum met with Miami University professors Monday. The school is gathering feedback for a proposed cybersecurity major.

Most Kentucky schools will kick off a new academic year next month with 5,000 fewer teachers than what the commonwealth needs. 

Kentucky is experiencing a teacher shortage created by educators leaving the profession and fewer college students majoring in education. 

While there have traditionally been shortages in foreign languages and special education, some districts have open positions in the most popular disciplines. 


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Bill Rinehart / WVXU

The re-opening of the Roebling Suspension Bridge to vehicular traffic has been delayed.

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Courtesy of The River City News

Young men from Covington answered the call when the Vietnam War draft reached them.

"These were boys from Holy Cross, Holmes, Covington Catholic, and Covington Latin," said Chuck Wills, who served in the U.S. Army's 25th Infantry during the fighting.

More than 30 men from Covington died in the war.

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Jay Hanselman / WVXU

Initial construction work to stabilize the hillside along parts of Columbia Parkway is now underway.  

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Professional and collegiate sports teams have begun to experiment with cryptocurrency. Some have tried it and backed away, while others have strict limits. Some even allow ticket purchases with it.

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A 2017 survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam found the average office employee spends 56 minutes per day using their cell phone during work hours for non-work activity, adding up to just under five hours a week of lost productivity, per employee.

Ohio legislators have passed new energy laws that affects everyone’s electric bills and change the state’s course on green energy policies. But it can be easy to get bogged down by all the information contained in the bill, here's a breakdown.

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Survival Media Agency via AP

The lawsuit filed by Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann against the Washington Post was dismissed Friday by U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky William Bertelsman.

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The Hamilton County Clerk of Courts says his office is taking steps to guard against fake documents. Aftab Pureval's announcement comes after a CBS News report that revealed 11 forged court orders claiming to be from Hamilton County.

New rules on speed and red-light cameras started this month, as the new transportation budget went into effect. But a community near Cincinnati that suspended its newly-created camera program after those new rules is now facing a lawsuit. 

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows a majority of Ohioans support background checks for gun sales, favor legalized abortion and oppose one of the most recent state restrictions on it. 

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Hamilton County Commissioners are getting community members' opinions before voting next week on two tax levies to put on the November ballot.

Temperatures are soaring, and that means Midwesterners are headed to summer fairs and festivals. They’ll eat plenty of high calorie foods ⁠—from corn dogs to fried ice cream sandwiches ⁠— but some festivals are trying to include healthier foods.

Jay Hanselman / WVXU

About 100 people marched through the streets of Over-the-Rhine near Grant Park Thursday against the recent spike in violence that has claimed nearly two dozen lives in the city.

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is disputing claims that her office is preparing to remove up to a quarter-million Kentuckians from the voter registration rolls. 

Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit in 2017 that claimed Kentucky had more registered voters than citizens over the age of 18.  The conservative watchdog group alleged that the state’s failure to remove ineligible voters violated the National Voter Registration Act.


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Jennifer Merritt / WVXU

Standing on the steps of City Hall Thursday, Council Member P.G. Sittenfeld announced legislation to create a Rapid Response Network meant to protect Cincinnati's immigrant and refugee population in the event of a federal raid.

Mike DeWine’s first tour of the Ohio State Fairgrounds as governor was mostly a festive affair. But an unplanned encounter brought DeWine face-to-face with the mother who lost her son to a fair ride malfunction in 2017. 

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Alex Brandon / AP

Former special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees about the finding in his investigation of Russian interference in our elections and President Trump. 

Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a bill into law that allows Kentucky’s regional universities and “quasi” state agencies to avoid a massive spike in pension costs in exchange for exiting the state’s ailing pension systems.

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