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St. Elizabeth Simulation Center uses real-world training to save lives

In addition to several more community-wide initiatives, regional healthcare giant St. Elizabeth introduces state-of-the-art center to prepare staff by simulating rare, realistic health emergencies.

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Photo feature: NKY celebrates success, looks toward bright future

Exploring Northern Kentucky's renewed vision and successes of recent years, and looking forward to many good things to come in the myNKY target areas of business, health, education and community vibrancy.

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NKU, local tech firms lead region in cybersecurity efforts

Through its award-winning Center for Information Security, NKU is partnering with regional cybersecurity experts to produce career-ready students for the fight against cyber crime.

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Garren Colvin leads St. Elizabeth along twin paths of economic development and mission-driven care

The NKY native is "really dedicated to making this a great place" to work, live, raise a family and be healthy.

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Manufacturing Preview Day sparks career interest for NKY students

October saw open houses and other Manufacturing Preview Day events hosted by local companies including Balluff, Skilcraft and Mazak.

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How NKY is using public transit to boost economic development

TANK gets creative in connecting residents to jobs and trying to work around traffic congestion, while Newport citizens look to import the Cincinnati Streetcar and related investments.

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Kenton County Academies prepare local grads for success in changing career market

Academies are part of a renewed regional and national focus on science, technology, engineering and math – subjects linked to high-growth jobs and usually referred to as STEM.

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Regional partners' One Vision One Voice campaign targets workforce development

Skyward and Northern Kentucky Tri-ED team up this month to launch One Vision One Voice, targeting workforce development and other community-wide issues.

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Greater Cincinnati Foundation CEO Ellen Katz discusses region's progress and potential

Ellen Katz looks back on her first year as president and CEO of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, noting Northern Kentucky's unique role in backing charitable tax incentives that benefit the region as a whole. 

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Children's Home leads fight against national drug epidemic

The Children's Home of Northern Kentucky tackles adolescent substance-use issues through one-of-a-kind treatment services and regional partnerships.

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Wigmaker and health advocate touches lives through hair

NKY activist and businessperson L-A Stopa has built her career around helping people with medical hair loss lead comfortable, "fabulous" lives.

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Catalytic Fund's Beyond the Curb offers inside look at iconic NKY homes

New initiative entices residential and commercial real estate buyers with a behind-the-scenes look at high-profile properties in NKY river towns.

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Raise the Floor takes holistic approach in connecting women to manufacturing jobs

Gateway Community and Technical College program offers women a quick pathway to full-time employment with NKY manufacturers, and it's having a wider community impact than perhaps originally envisioned.

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Gen-H initiative sets sights on improved health in Northern Kentucky

A community-wide effort supported by some of the area's biggest health organizations is promoting multiple strategies to improve public well-being.

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NKY Community Action Commission celebrates 50 years of service, expands reach

Community Action Commission marks 50-year milestone of providing fundamental services to children, families and elderly citizens across eight NKY counties.
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