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Feature Story Sergio Gutierrez helps run Gutierrez Deli in Covington.

On the Ground: Covington's growing Latino community

Covington is home to about 2,220 Latino residents, a little over 5 percent of the population, according to 2018 estimates. When the new census figures are tallied, that number is expected to grow.

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Sticks, stones, pixels, and ink: local architects use digital tools to shape the built environment

Designers have access to more technology than ever to facilitate digital collaboration, but — at times — they still rely on the basics.


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Updates from Italy: Nearly three weeks into the quarantine, residents are both sad and hopeful

According to one citizen, "the mood for now is good, but the fatigue is behind closed doors."

Northern Kentucky Buzz Last November, Governor DeWine visited PreventionFIRST! to learn about youth-based substance-abuse prevention programs.

‘Addiction and mental illness don’t go away:’ Organizations help vulnerable people during COVID-19

Social isolation, job loss, lack of transportation, and fear-inducing news can make anyone spiral downward or relapse. Two regional institutions are working virtually to help.

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Karrikin Spirits Co. encourages everyone to donate a bottle of hand sanitizer to first responders

Distilleries all over the country are recalibrating their facilities to make supplies for those who need it most.


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Region's robust arts community continues amid COVID-19

ArtsWave is focused on helping the region’s arts sector weather the coronavirus crisis.


Feature Story Randolph Park, on Covington's Eastside is named after Dr. James Randolph, a pioneering physician who was the first African American to professionally provide medical aid to African Americans in Northern Kentucky.

On the Ground: A tale of two neighborhoods

Covington's Eastside and Westside neighborhoods, which have been traditionally separated by race, are working to change their stories.

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A monk shares his lessons from a life of quiet contemplation

Social distancing is new to many of us, but for Brother Paul Quenon, it’s been his life for 61 years.


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Home with your kids? Make the most of it.

Liz McEwan, regular contributor and homeschooling mom with four children, shares her survival tips for the upcoming weeks.


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New community fund will help preserve and protect the Licking River

It's an investment in the conservation and stewardship of the river.

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Together, again: Two NKY creative agencies will soon be under same roof for second time

The female entrepreneurs behind Scooter Media and Spotted Yeti are once again joining forces as they expand their businesses.


Northern Kentucky Buzz An initial priority for the new fund will be food and cleaning supplies. Shown here: Be Concerned: The People's Pantry, one of the region's largest food pantries.

Emergency coronavirus relief fund created with a goal of $4 million

The resources will be deployed rapidly, foregoing the traditional long-form application process.

Feature Story Brit Fitzpatrick leads Tri-ED's Blue North entrepreneurship program.

Blue North's mission is to build a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem in Northern Kentucky

Northern Kentucky Tri-ED created Blue North to help startups and small businesses find the connections, mentors and funding they need to succeed.

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“Fifty yards from heaven:” Lhotshampa immigrants are slowly building a home community here

Approximately 25,000 refugees now live in the region. Ethnic Nepalese, who lived in Bhutan but were forced to leave their homes because of ethnic cleansing, are one of the largest groups.


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Another downtown hotel? Architects discuss hospitality market growth.

Marquee brands and boutique suites are evolving to appeal to guests' ever-changing travel needs while attracting locals as well.

Northern Kentucky Buzz For one night, The Carnegie will transform into a celebration of art, food and drink for Art of Food 2020: Family Style.

Over 14 years, The Art of Food has evolved into a major fundraiser and celebration

The Art of Food event has grown steadily, becoming a signature popular event and a major fundraiser for The Carnegie.


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The 'crown jewel' of Wilder would be a secret no longer with these ambitious plans

City of Wilder leaders have ambitious plans for the town's Frederick’s Landing park, envisioning it as a focal point of the city’s redevelopment.

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One Night Away founder helps women make time for self care

Jocelyn Cates knows that busy mothers need time to recharge for their health, wellbeing, and families.


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Local artist Priya Rama paints her migraines

By focusing on the “symphony of colors” she experiences during episodes, Rama has turned her pain into a body of work.


Feature Story Southgate Street School was a school for African Americans in Newport dating to its founding in 1893.

These sites hold stories of African American history in Northern Kentucky

African American history dating to the 19th century can be found at many sites that are still standing in Northern Kentucky.

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