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3 hrs ago | Live Science

Mammoths and Mastodons of the Ohio Valley Were Homebodies

People may imagine mammoths and mastodons as enormous beasts that roamed the vast North American continent more than 10,000 years ago.


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6 hrs ago | University of Cincinnati

a Uc researcher is awarded national funding to improve treatment for substance abuse.

Dr. LaTrice Montgomery, assistant professor in the Counseling and Substance Abuse Counseling programs at the University of Cincinnati, was recently selected to participate in a three-year, National Institute on Drug Abuse training program called Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity .


Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), us Travel, North America Travel, UC San Francisco, San Francisco Travel

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Downtown Fresno has a new champion

Aaron Blair, the new chief executive of the Downtown Fresno Partnership, is pictured in front of one of the many sculptures on the west end of the Fulton Mall on July 24, 2014.


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Merlene Davis: Jazz concert to help First African Foundation purchase church

LaVon Williams' art, commissioned by the First African Foundation, will be given to the first two recipients of the William E. Thomas Music Awards: Clarence "Duke" Madison and William B. Ray.


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The Real Deal

How an environmentalist architect made a house out of garbage

Before the birth of the Environmental Protection Agency in 1970, pollution and litter plagued America.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Woman hit by rock on I-80 takes another step toward recovery

It was only a small step in the long road to recovery, but the Ohio woman has been out of bed for the first time since she was critically hurt when a rock smashed the windshield of a car on Interstate 80. Sharon Budd, 52, remains in a medically induced coma , but nurses at the Geisinger Medical Center near Danville helped her into a reclining chair ... (more)


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Schools Matter

Getting to Know KnowledgeWorks, Part 1

Soon after Ted Strickland was elected Governor of Ohio in 2006, he announced that he would rely on the expertise of the KnowledgeWorks foundation to "help shape his administration's education agenda."


Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio, US Governors, Bill Gates, Standardized Testing, Education

Mass Transit

OH: New Metro Uptown Transit District Makes Connections, Riding Easier

With the official opening of Metro 's Uptown Transit District, Metro and community leaders celebrated a new way to better connect Metro riders.


WCPO-TV9 Cincinnati

9 things about Cincinnati Macy's Music Fest 2014 31 mins ago

Has it really been 52 years? Yes. The Macy's Music Festival has been a must for Tri-State music lovers and drawn thousands of people to the region for that long.


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Customer Interaction Solutions

Herzog Named New UC Cancer Institute Clinical Director

CINCINNATI, July 24 -- University of Cincinnati's Academic Health Center issued the following news release: Thomas Herzog, MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine alumnus, will be the new clinical director of the UC Cancer Institute, effective Aug. 1. He replaces Franklin Smith, MD, who is leaving to become vice-president for medical ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, Oncology

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Cincinnati CityBeat

Cranley Annoucnes Immigration Initiative

Mayor John Cranley today announced the creation of a 78-person task force that will work toward making Cincinnati "the most immigrant-friendly city in the country."


Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, US News, Illegal Immigration

PhysOrg Weblog

Metastatic brain tumor treatment could be on the horizon with use of SapC-DOPS

Over half of patients being seen in the clinic for a diagnosed brain tumor have metastatic cancer, which has no treatment and detrimental outcomes in most cases.


Related Topix: Health, Brain Cancer, Medicine, Hematology, Oncology, Biology, Science, Breast Cancer

Science Blog

Combination Antiretroviral Therapy Helps Treat Hepatitis C in HIV Patients

Treatment of HIV patients co-infected with the hepatitis C virus with an anti-retroviral drug therapy not only tackles HIV, but also reduces HCV replication, according to a new study led by a University of Cincinnati researcher.


Related Topix: Hepatitis, Health

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Metro opens new Uptown Transit District

Metro's Uptown Transit District is located in the area of the University of Cincinnati and the University Hospital district.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

University of Cincinnati

Disturbing discovery

A new study at the University of Cincinnati shows a surprisingly high number of undiagnosed acute, or new, HIV cases in emergency departments, even in areas where HIV is relatively uncommon.


Related Topix: Emergency Medicine, Infectious Diseases

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Jazz fans looking for new homes Jazz presenters around town are trying to offer the full range of the great American music Check out this story on Bassist Mike Scharfe has been booking local jazz groups into the Historic Canal Room at Washington Platform on Fridays and Saturdays.


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HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C, Study Finds

For patients infected with both HIV and hepatitis C, HIV antiretroviral therapy may help control both viruses, a small study suggests.


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American Represents Usa in Finals of New Wave

American representing the USA in "Finals" of New Wave: International Competition to find the best NEW POP STAR.


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Environmental News Network

Wooly Mammoths and Mastodons loved Cincinnati

Their scruffy beards weren't ironic, but there are reasons mammoths and mastodons could have been the hipsters of the Ice Age.


Related Topix: Science, Anthropology


Correction: Obit-Thomas Berger story

In a story July 22 about the death of author Thomas Berger, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the main character in his novel "Little Big Man" fought with the Cherokees at the Battle of Little Big Horn.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Little Big Man, Western, War Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure