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Cincinnati goes exposed

Scion's 8th Exposed event took place below the streets of Cincinnati in a half-mile long underground tunnel.

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Cincinnati Zoo cheetah breaks world speed record

Sarah, the Cincinnati Zoo's 11-year-old cheetah, set a new world speed record! She first earned the title of world’s fastest of all land mammals in 2009 when she covered 100 meters in 6.13 seconds, breaking the previous mark of 6.19 seconds set by a male South African cheetah named Nyana in 2001. 
 
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A UC grad's journey after college

A UC grad recounts the story of her days after college and her time spent learning about her art and herself.

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Cincinnati-style chili rules a region

If you haven't been to Cincinnati, it is impossible to imagine how beloved chili is here. The city has its own unique and distinctive chili style reflected mainly in several regional chains like Empress, which claims to have started it all in 1922.

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Charlie Sheen donates $50,000 to Reds Community Fund

Actor Charlie Sheen, a lifelong Cincinnati Reds fan, has pledged to donate $50,000 to the team’s Community Fund, matching the amount broadcaster Marty Brennaman raised for charity in return for having his head shaved on the field.

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Reds: Hottest team in baseball

It's July 30, and the Reds are tied for the best record in baseball. How does this happen? Joey Votto's been out two weeks and might miss two more. Opening Day third baseman Scott Rolen's been terrible and/or injured. The starting rotation has Johnny Cueto and a bunch of mid-to-back-rotation types. Ryan Madson, the pricey offseason closer signing, never threw a single pitch in Cincinnati.

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Chef Jose Salazar interviewed by Honest Cooking

From Cincinnati's own Ilene Ross: Recently we were visiting one of our favorite chefs, Jose Salazar, at The Palace at The Cincinnatian Hotel to shoot him (with a camera of course) for our story on herbs. We were about to wrap, when Chef Salazar received a phone call and asked us if we could hang out for a bit; his morel purveyor was on his way in with a stellar haul.

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The park at the forefront of Cincinnati's revitalization

Last week, Cincinnati mayor Mark Mallory and a bevy of festive accomplices re-opened beautiful, 150-year-old Washington Park, in the heart of the city’s revitalizing Over the Rhine district. It had been closed for 20 months’ worth of renovations and, judging by the spectacular photos, it has been worth the wait. Wow.

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Bacon Schnecken: The world's perfect food

What arrived this morning that gave me such gyrating heart palpatations? Queen City Cookie's Bacon Schnecken: the world’s perfect food. I discovered this treat in June at the Fancy Food Show in Washington DC. Since that fortuitious day, I have been dreaming of the moment we (we=me+schnecken) would be reunited.

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The Olympics of choral music come to Cincinnati

Officially called the World Choir Games, this Herculean singing competition features hundreds of choirs from around the world. This year is the first time it will be held in the U.S. — in Cincinnati. 

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Revitalizing Neighborhoods: Over-the-Rhine

Like Over-the-Rhine, several urban neighborhoods in the vicinity of downtown Jacksonville have struggled through decades of economic distress and decline. However, what's slowly taking place in Over-the-Rhine indicates that when a city invests in itself and quality-of-life, privately financed market rate development tends to follow.
 

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Neons Unplugged named one of best outdoor bars

This Over-the-Rhine neighborhood establishment makes a day out of drinking a beer. It’s a playground for those looking not only to unplug, but to unwind. Via Travel & Leisure.

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Singing the praises of Cincinnati

From July 4-14, the World Choir Games, also known as "The Olympics of Choir Music," will take place in Ohio's Queen City (derived from its 19th century status as "Queen of the West"). Some 367 choirs from nearly 50 countries will compete in categories that include jazz, pop, folk, barbershop, gospel and show choirs, as popularized by the hit TV show "Glee."

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The Art of Sound: Four Centuries of Musical Instruments" on view at the Cincinnati Art Museum

As the world sets its eyes and ears on Cincinnati, Ohio for the World Choir Games, the Cincinnati Art Museum gives you another reason to celebrate world music. The Art of Sound: Four Centuries of Musical Instruments showcases musical instruments from across the globe selected from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection. 

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Cincinnati leaders get ready for World Choir Games

City officials are trying to make sure Cincinnati will be welcoming, informative and safe as they prepare to host the World Choir Games next month in an event expected to draw tens of thousands of people from around the globe to southwest Ohio.

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