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Feature Story Close the Loop of Hebron has hired Adam Criss and dozens of others through a second-chance hiring program.

This jobs program offers another chance to those who have run out of them

Over the last year, one Northern Kentucky company has hired dozens of people through a transformational hiring project that offers hope for those in recovery. 

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The Crawford family — 2,000 miles together

Changes in this Bellevue family’s parenting plan led to a six-month, completed hike on the Appalachian Trail.


Northern Kentucky Buzz IT Supply Solutions employees put together care bags for the homeless.

Locally grown IT firm expands and adds jobs

The project will consolidate the company's operations from three facilities in Boone and Kenton counties.

Northern Kentucky Buzz Thomas More’s Biology Field Station houses the Center for Ohio River Research and Education.

Thomas More's Ohio River research center has earned long-term financial support

The center specializes in hands-on teaching methods, with faculty and students educating visitors about the Ohio River’s ecosystem and its surrounding watershed. 

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Artist Hank Willis Thomas talks about his first retrospective at the Cincinnati Art Museum

The concept of truth is the main focal point of his mixed-media exhibition.

Feature Story How to replace the Brent Spence Bridge has been debated for two decades.

'What we need is reasoned men and women on both sides of the river to say we're going to solve this'

Transportation, infrastructure, and government expert Mark Policinski talks about the impact of the Brent Spence Bridge closing and what it will take to move the debate forward on replacing it.  

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Little Free Libraries spread books and happiness

These “street libraries” help build community, boost literacy, and make people smile.

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New LEED platinum home is perfect for quarantine

Although the 2,993-sq.-ft, four-bedroom home was under construction for nearly three years, the certificate of occupancy was in the mail just days before the governor's stay-at-home order came down.

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Improving health and wellness through design

Architects look at a number of factors — like comfort, style, noise reduction and light control —as the needs of patients evolve.


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Communities finding new ways to help in the pandemic

LISC Greater Cincinnati helped start a collection of programs and efforts to help people improve their homes and stay connected to community and necessary resources.


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How a neighborhood that said “No” to everything became one that says “Yes”

Ten years ago, Westwood was so divided that community leaders suggested seceding from Cincinnati.


Northern Kentucky Buzz One design concept proposes angled parking and expanded sidewalks.

New streetscape ideas designed to improve walkability

It's part of Covington's long-term effort to create a pedestrian friendly environment in its business corridor.

Northern Kentucky Buzz A new grant program aims to make bicycling safer in Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati.

Millions devoted to improve pedestrian, cyclist safety

The grant funds will be focused on projects such as bike paths, lanes, trails, and bridges; off-road trails that connect neighborhoods; and infrastructure to slow traffic.

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FOUND is launched, a month-long celebration of diverse and traditional activities

AGAR, 3CDC, Haile Foundation, and more partner to bring a unique holiday experience to the city.


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CVG partners with European group Piaggio Fast Forward to introduce the gita robot for businesses

The technology is already available to the consumer market and is now being tested in other select industries.


Feature Story Northern Kentucky's Dr. Michael Greiwe has developed an orthopedics telemedicine app used across the country.

The pandemic jumpstarted innovations in telemedicine

As heartbreaking as the COVID-19 pandemic has been, the virus brought about an innovation in health care that might not have occurred otherwise.

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The changing COVID economy has created these pandemic-proof jobs

Recovery will be slow and uneven, but some careers will have a faster comeback.


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When the world shut down, this neighborhood created a safety net for kids and families in need

It didn’t happen overnight, but thanks to pre-existing asset maps of community services, residents created a bank of resources and ideas for maintaining community connections.


Northern Kentucky Buzz Software developer Celeste Maksim won the Flight Night pitch competition.

Women entrepreneurs compete in virtual pitch night

The event was a competition for women business founders who have completed Aviatra Acclerators' nine-week entrepreneurship program.

Northern Kentucky Buzz Icon Marketing Communications moved into this renovated warehouse in Covington this year.

Northern Kentucky ad agency's purchase of Seattle e-commerce firm is first of several to come

The deal should allow the Covington-based marketing and advertising agency to expand its sales to Amazon’s e-commerce space.

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