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A Q&A with 'The Glee Project' alum and new NKU student

The Glee Project said goodbye to McKynleigh Abraham, the 19-year-old from Paduca, Ky, who plans to start classes at Northern Kentucky University this fall. After struggling through the "Danceability" challenge, McKynleigh was sent home despite a blockbuster performance of Carrie Underwood's "Last Name."

Read a Q and A with the young vocal hopeful here.

Griffith's latest novel collects more accolades

If any book deserves the right to indulge in a little self-consciousness, it's Trophy, which takes us through the flash before the eyes of a dying man. University of Cincinnati professor and novelist Michael Griffith indulges to a delightful and dizzying degree (even the notion of flashing "before" one's eyes, as opposed to the more anatomically correct behind one's eyes, is scrutinized).

Read the full story here.

Then and Now: The evolution of summer

Coney Island, the sixth-oldest amusement park in the U.S., celebrates its 125th anniversary this year. Compare pictures from the 1920s and 1960s to now, and see how differently (or not so differently) people used to enjoy themselves and relax in the heat of the summer. 

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Jean-Robert de Cavel: A love affair with food, life and serving others

Motivated Magazine's recent issue features Cincinnati Chef Jean-Robert de Cavel on its cover. The Canadian magazine interviewed de Cavel about the motivation and inspiration in his professional life.

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Dhani Jones writes book about travel, life, football

Dhani Jones proves to be a man not just focused on football. He recently published a book about his life called "The Sporstman: Unexpected Lessons from an Around-the-World Sports Odyssey."

Read the full story here.

What's old is new again at the Blue Manatee

Blue Manatee, a local and independently owned bookstore in Cincinnati, created The Blue Manatee Boxes which inspire children and parents to be more creative. The idea is to encourage people to return to the basics and transform what's old to new again.

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Artfully Disheveled: Fashion is Business

Cincinnatians, Chris and Trey Berre, and Michael Palmer founded Artfully Disheveled, a growing brand that meshes the classic gentleman look with an edgy twist inspired by their Midwest roots.

Read the full story here.

Future Blooms wins Ohio Nonprofit Excellence Award

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful's Future Blooms Program won the Ohio Non-profit Excellence Award for the Southern Region. KCB has beautified nearly 300 buildings in Cincinnati neighborhoods, resulting in a reduction in crime, blight, and street litter.

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Laughing Cincinnati Zoo penguin a hit on YouTube

A video of Cookie, the "Laughing Penguin" from the Cincinnati Zoo is a hit on YouTube with over one million viewers. The video shows Cookie hopping and laughing after being tickled by an animal handler.

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P&G, Wal-Mart expand family friendly film content

Procter & Gamble and Wal-Mart have expanded their partnership to produce more family-friendly films geared towards all ages. The two corporations have already made four films for "Family Movie Night," which have shown or will plan to be shown on major television networks such as NBC and Fox.

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Favorite Cincy Find: Brush Factory

A Cincinnati couple turned a 120-year old factory in Brighton into a creative workshop for their brand known as Brush Factory. Rosie Kovacs utilizes the first floor for designing and sewing clothing items while Hayes Shanesy refurbishes motorcycles and creates wood objects and furniture for their retail shop in Oakley. 

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Behind the green jacket's Cincinnati connection

Augusta National's green jacket has been made exclusively in Cincinnati since 1967 by Hamilton Tailoring Co. The most coveted article of clothing in sports costs $250 to make with the owner's name stitched on a label inside. 

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The Ultimate Sports Cities!

TUSC.com, a sports fan website, ranked Cincinnati number 19 among top cities that hosted popular TUSC events. Sports fans had the ability to share experiences of the sporting venues and events, ranking Cincinnati as a host for 14 of the top sporting events in the world.

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Fans connect with Cincinnati Reds heroes via kiosks

Cincinnati Reds fans can look forward to a more interactive experience with their favorite players this baseball season. Three kiosks will allow them to conduct "virtual" interviews with their favorite players starting on opening day, March 31, at Great American Ballpark.

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Biz to Watch: Artfully Disheveled

Cincinnati natives Trey Berre, Chris Berre, and Michael Palmer discuss the inspiration and next steps for their fashion line of ties, bow ties, and pocket squares, called Artfully Disheveled. The line takes inspiration for its patterns from their Midwest roots and was featured in swag bags at this year's Grammy's.

Read the full story here.
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