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Vets welcomed to ease transition to civilian life and find work in a tight labor market

With an economy booming in the fields of aviation, high-tech, and logistics, Northern Kentucky would benefit from an infusion of military experience.

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The Philanthropic City: Sharing the wealth to build strong communities

Philanthropists have built and sustained this region, funding the arts, improving the quality of life, and expanding health care and education. Can they respond to changing community needs? 

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Tri-ED calls on businesses in Italy, France, and Germany

International investment is a leading driver of jobs in the region.

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Covington Academy of Heritage Trades would mean more jobs, better pay, analysis finds

Covington is moving ahead with a plan to “skill up” workers in the trades essential to maintaining and restoring old homes and buildings.

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The summer lineup of free, guided tours of stunning public art

The tours are ideal for visitors and tourists who want to explore, as well as for residents who often discover art they didn’t realize was there.

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Weekend in the city: coffee and books

Writer Amy Briana Counts discovers places and views that are quintessential.

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Building REAL diversity in commercial real estate

REAL is accepting applications for its next cohort through June 30.

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When the helpers need help: New methods for first responders to treat their own stress

The people we call for help may not ask for help themselves. But there's a growing awareness and options for treatment.  

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The Living City: What's being done to create and preserve affordable housing?

A coalition has emerged to bring attention, energy, awareness, and money to the affordable housing issue. It won’t happen overnight, but progress is being made.

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Bank investments bring Catalytic Fund capital to more than $20 million

The Fund’s capital has now more than doubled beyond the original $10 million that launched the Fund in 2013.

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New investments coming in region's life sciences sector

The life sciences sector in Northern Kentucky has been growing, with employment in the field growing 85 percent from 2014 to 2019.

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Power to the Purple People Bridge. Pedestrian span awarded fix-up funding

The bridge is considered the longest connector in the country that serves walkers and cyclists and links two states.

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The Baker’s Table's final pizza throwdown is May 18

Local chefs apply their signature styles to a comfort-food favorite.

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Touring The B-Line: Northern Kentucky's bourbon trail

Created by the Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau, The B-Line includes five bourbon distilleries, as well as eight bars and six bourbon-centric restaurants.

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What does an architect do? It’s more than designing buildings.

Professionals complete training, a rigorous licensure process, and meet ongoing development requirements to ensure the design of our built environment is safe.

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The Green City: How one neighborhood is creating a model to fight climate change

Cincinnati's Lower Price Hill neighborhood is working to become Ohio’s first "climate-safe neighborhood" and drive public policy that is greener and more climate friendly. 

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Region's supply chain management jobs keep growing

One of the largest aviation maintenance companies in the country, which already employs 300 people at CVG, is expanding at the airport.

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Remember 1950? Neither do we, but the Kenton County Library can help interpret the 1950 Census

The census is a snapshot of the country at one of the most interesting points in American history.

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Four world premieres highlight NKU's new play festival

The lineup includes a first-ever regional collaboration with The Carnegie, and a new play by D. Lynn Meyers.

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Stretch your dollar in this metro region

The pandemic increased the price of nearly everything. But in some cities, goods are still (relatively) affordable.