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P.G. Sittenfeld calls for a millennial shift in politics

29-year-old Cincinnati City Council Member and NewDEAL Leader P.G. Sittenfeld argues that millennials have the potential to transform politics—if they choose to run. Read more.

Newborn Buffalo Zoo rhino calf conceived with deceased Cincinnati Zoo rhino's sperm

The Cincinnati Zoo says a female Indian rhino calf born recently in New York was produced by artificial insemination using sperm from a now-dead Cincinnati rhino. Zoo officials call the calf born June 5 at the Buffalo Zoo a victory for endangered species. Read more.


 

Kentucky restaurant utilizes interesting alternative to tipping

There's a Kentucky restaurant that has completely abolished tipping, and contrary to what you might expect, it actually looks like it might be great for their servers. Read more.

Cincinnati Girl Scout troop creates 'Smile Campaign'

When it was time for the Girl Scouts of Troop 41645 in Cincinnati to choose their Bronze Award project, they came up with a simple but ambitious goal: To make the world a better place. And, after brainstorming ideas, they decided the best way to do that was simply to make people happier. Read more.

Cincinnati startup targets Pinterest users with native mobile ad format

Cincinnati-based Ahalogy provides marketers with Pinterest-ready content through a network of bloggers and other publishers, as well as analytics to increase their traffic and impact from Pinterest and other social-media marketing. The company's new offering, Ahalogy Mobile, allows marketers to display their own content in Pinterest-like format on mobile devices. Read more.

In Cincinnati, they're closing the achievement gap

When educators nationwide want to look at proven ways to turn around a struggling urban school system, this is the city they visit. Over a decade, Cincinnati Public Schools’ graduation rate has jumped from 50 to 80 percent. And in the past five years, the reading and math proficiency of its elementary students has climbed in many schools. Read more.

Lessons from a groundbreaking interdisciplinary design laboratory at UC

Since 2002, the Niehoff Urban Studio at the University of Cincinnati has engaged more than 800 students in projects designed to have a tangible impact on quality of life in Cincinnati. Housed in the Corryville, an historically blighted area abutting the UC campus, the initiative brings students face to face with the environmental consequences of urban poverty. Read more.

Mentors help minority companies accelerate growth

Minority business accelerators have launched in a handful of metropolitan areas in recent years as local businesses, chambers of commerce and economic development groups work to create more jobs and improve the quality of life in their regions. The Cincinnati accelerator, created by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber in 2003, has inspired officials and business people in the Greenville, S.C.; Charlotte, N.C., and Newark, N.J. areas to start similar programs. Read more.

Ten tri-state schools named Most Challenging High Schools in US

Ten local schools made it onto The Washington Post's list of "American's Most Challenging High Schools" for 2014. Walnut Hills, Wyoming and Indian Hill were ranked top three in Ohio, respectively, while Highlands took the top spot for Kentucky. Walnut Hills was the only area school to break into the top 100 on the list. Find out how the list was compiled and search the results.

Cincy women detectives star in new TLC reality show

A new TLC channel reality series features a look inside the lives of two women homicide detectives in Cincinnati. The “Women of Homicide” series follows Cincinnati detectives Jenny Luke and Jennifer Mitsch as they try to balance their difficult jobs and personal lives. The show premiered last Wednesday. Read more.

REDI Cincinnati announces Johnna Reeder as President & CEO

REDI Cincinnati, LLC, the region’s leading economic development initiative, has named Johnna Reeder as the organization’s President & CEO effective May 5. Read more.

Cincinnati Metro: Building a better system

The Metro team has focused on its go*Forward plan to initiate new services for its riders. Read more.

Cincinnati leaders make pitch to host GOP convention

In an hour-long pitch Friday, Cincinnati leaders told Republican National Committee officials that Queen City is a cool, convenient and politically hot place to host the 2016 GOP convention. Read more.

Brandery receives top honors at SXSW

Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine-based startup accelerator the Brandery was named one of the top 10 seed accelerators at the recent South by Southwest (SXSW) interactive conference. Read more.

Cincinnati candidate credited with economic development

When Milton R. Dohoney, Jr. came to Cincinnati in 2006 as the city manager, population was in decline and the city was facing massive budget gaps. His mandate was to grow both the city and its budget—without raising taxes.

Along with the other three finalists for Fort Worth city manager, Dohoney interviews with city council members Tuesday.

“In Cincinnati, we essentially transformed the city in a very short period of time,” said Dohoney, 58. “No one wants to talk about the notion of tax increase. It is unpopular politically and hard to sell. So what we did was develop a strategy to accelerate growth in the midst of a recession.”

Cincinnati added 24,000 jobs after Dohoney started.
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