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Struggling women sad, angry over sale of nonprofit Ohio home that will become a boutique hotel

After losing a two-year fight with a Fortune 500 company determined to buy their beautiful, 104-year-old property and turn it into a boutique hotel the women of the Anna Louise Inn have to leave the neighborhood.

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Dangerous Neighborhoods: 25 Worst Focus on Single-Family Areas, Not Inner-Cities

The Over the Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati has dropped from the 25-worst list. It too, has been gentrified, says Andrew Schiller, PhD, founder and chief scientist of NeighborhoodScout. Schiller calls that neighborhood's transformation "a wonderful story."

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How a Young Community of Entrepreneurs is Rebuilding Detroit

Read how Josh McManus, who came to Cincinnati to help launch CoSign and other community development projects, is now making an impact in Detroit.

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Patti Smith's Cincinnati Art Exhibit Will Be a Robert Mapplethorpe Tribute

The Patti Smith exhibit that will open at downtown Cincinnati's Contemporary Art Center on May 17 will be a tribute to her close friend, the late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.

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Fresh perspective on crowdfunding

On March 25, the American Underground and CED welcomed Candace Klein, the founder and CEO of Bad Girl Ventures and SoMoLend, to share a little about the “ins and outs” of crowdfunding. With a packed house, Candace started off by challenging those who plan to launch a crowdfunding campaign to share personal stories because the investors are “investing in you, not just your product or idea.”

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Toronto's 'Grey Cincinnati' and Montreal's Black Fashion Week look to expand racial boundaries

Ryerson fashion professor Henry Navarro's "Grey Cincinnati" show challenges fashion stereotypes.

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Students' Art Display Causes Controversy at U. of Cincinnati

At the University of CIncinnati, the display, “Re-Envisioning the Female Body,” was meant to protest previous demonstrations against abortion on campus. It included poster-size images of female genitalia, and critics have expressed concerns about the university allowing the images to be displayed.

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UC students bring home gold at national Acara Challenge competition

Students from the University of Cincinnati and the Indian Institute of Technology developed Humble Commode, a sustainable sanitation solution that won gold in a national business challenge competition.

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Public-private partnerships lead the way in a Cincinnati neighborhood's revival

There is more than meets-the-eye in Over-The-Rhine and its recent (and unlikely) revival. A unique partnership between city leaders, local corporations and private developers helped to pave the way for what is becoming one of America’s greatest smart growth success stories.

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FRONDORF: Lessons from Santa

This holiday season, I started believing in Santa...Dr. Santa Ono, the new president of the University of Cincinnati. In just a little more than four months as president at UC, Ono has captured the attention of an entire city.

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The Crowdfunding Crowd is Anxious

The outlines of a new industry are emerging as a few crowdfunding start-ups have found ways to raise money within current rules. They include companies like CircleUp and SoMoLend, which lends money to small, Main Street-type businesses that typically wouldn’t interest private investors.

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Peggy Shannon raises standards in cookie design, flavours

Queen City Cookies is an artisan cookie whose founder, Peggy Shannon, is a life-long baker and artist who put up the cookie shop as a way to offer consumers beautiful and delicious baked goods.

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UC welcomes more Indian students

In 2010, Indian students at the University of Cincinnati were granted scholarships worth $5 million; in 2012, scholarships worth $7 million are expected to be given.

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At Oyler, keeping an eye on students' eyes

Walk into Oyler School in Cincinnati and take a right, past the office and through a set of double doors, and you’ll find what basically looks like a LensCrafters.

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UC student's 'green' IT to be presented in Baltimore

University of Cincinnati computer science doctoral student Dippy Aggarwal will be among the leaders in their fields who are sharing emerging research and career interests at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference.

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