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Nonprofit groups offer prescription for boosting community health

Cincinnati suffers from a wide disparity in health outcomes, and poverty and race are among the biggest culprits. Yet a network of local organizations is combating the health challenges facing our city.

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Quality preschool key to lifelong success

Studies show that two years in a quality preschool can have an enormous impact on a child’s life trajectory — more than interventions at any other stage — but few families can afford it. Preschool Promise is a program aimed at closing that gap, and a new pilot program shows how universal access to quality preschool can work.

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Mayor Cranley: A Soapdish progress report

Soapdish columnist Casey Coston turns a critical eye on Cincinnnati Mayor John Cranley's first 100 days in office and urges the new administration to do better when it comes to the streetcar, parking and downtown development.

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For startups, money changes everything

Making Cincinnati a place where entrepreneurial dreams are realized is the goal of seed-stage funders like CincyTech, the Brandery and Cintrifuse when they match startups with crucial investment dollars. Financial backing and venture capital hookups from these organizations helped local startup Ahalogy become a wildly successful Pinterest marketing agency.

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Accelerators vs. Incubators: Cincinnati's red hot startup scene

As Cincinnati grows into one of the nation’s premier technology startup hubs, accelerators and incubators have become an important part of the business landscape. But what’s the difference, who are the key players, and how do they serve the business community?

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Harvard Business School methodology to hit local elementary classrooms

With $1.1 million this year from Ohio’s Straight A Fund, Cincinnati Public Schools and Milford Exempted Village School District are piloting new case-based learning curricula in which students apply math, science and technology skills to help solve real world, data-driven problems for local companies.

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Cincinnati to host forum on the future of urban life

Future Cities; Livable Futures is a free symposium taking place at the Contemporary Arts Center in November. The event will bring world-renowned visionaries to Cincinnati to provoke critical thinking about the future of urban development within an accessible, public forum.

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Jillian Zatta of Lisnr finds community and pride in Cincinnati

Jillian Zatta left a job in finance in New York City to take a chance on working for a Cincinnati-based startup. Now she can't imagine living or working anywhere else.

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D2 Cincinnati event takes consumer-focused marketing to the next level

This week's D2 conference is the first to focus on customer centricity—putting an organization’s customers at the center of business and marketing decisions.

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Entrepreneurial UC grads roll out first batches of their unique products

Whether designing guitars or sustainable sweaters, two local up-and-coming entrepreneurs have been using their passions to inspire unique and functional products.

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Demand Better: Making government more open and accountable

As we wrap up the encore of our four-part Demand Better series in time for election day, we take a look at OpenDataCincy, a new initiative that's opening up information to allow for innovation and collaboration.

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Demand Better: Building healthy, vibrant neighborhoods

As we continue to reprise our four-part Demand Better series, we take a look at innovations and ideas that empower and support neighbors here and around the country—and offer some key demands for Cincinnati's future as election day approaches.

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Demand Better: Creating a place where entrepreneurs can thrive

As election day approaches, we're reprising our four-part Demand Better series in an effort to spark conversations and provoke thought about how we can demand more from our city's leaders. This week, we examine Cincinnati's entrepreneurial ecosystem.


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