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Past articles by Adrian:

'We accept all donations': Career Closet at Cincinnati State needs your help

The closet helps students who may need a little boost ahead of that first job interview without having to break the bank. → Read More

Fritz the baby hippo: Time is running out to see him and the rest of the superstar family this year

The extended days of sunning and swimming in public view are nearing an end for Fritz, Fiona, Bibi and Tucker at the Hippo Cove at the Cincinnati Zoo. → Read More

USA Cares 'not slowing down' as organization helps veterans in need stay in their homes

What USA Cares is providing is needed now more than ever, Castor said. They get 100 requests a week, double what they were last year. → Read More

From cancer survivors to community activists, meet the BLINK 2022 parade torchbearers

One addition to the BLINK festivities is the inclusion of 'torchbearers.' Ten community-nominated residents will carry BLINK torches during Thursday night's parade. → Read More

Willie Anderson, Isaac Curtis to be inducted into Ring of Honor during Bengals vs Dolphins halftime

Willie Anderson and Isaac Curtis will be honored Thursday for their achievements with the Cincinnati Bengals as they join the 2nd class of the Ring of Honor. → Read More

Teacher shortage affects Tri-State's youngest students

Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten classrooms need qualified teachers. One non-profit is trying to bridge that gap → Read More

Serena Williams talks investing, building on success at Cincinnati's Black Tech Week

While at Black Tech Week in Cincinnati, Serena Williams — arguably the greatest female tennis player ever — talked about her newest venture: funding startups. → Read More

Black Tech Week finds new home in Cincinnati

In its eighth year, Black Tech Week has found a new home in Cincinnati. The convention promises to foster connections for the 'fastest growing class of entrepreneurs in the United States.' → Read More

Local artist to be honored by Reds as a community advocate

Billingsley is an artist, a non-profit leader with A.R.T.E. and a social worker at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. → Read More

Social worker assists Delhi Township police to bring resources to residents

Three months ago, Delhi Township hired Kalee Vicars as a community advocate and in her short time serving the township, she's been making crucial connections between residents and resource providers. → Read More

Local Christian rapper K-DRAMA fulfills dream of making Bengals song

Regis Jones, a Cincinnati Christian rapper known as K-DRAMA, has waited for this moment his entire life. → Read More

Fact Check Friday: Ivermectin

Ivermectin has been called a wonder drug, and some people are wondering if it can, or should, be used to treat COVID-19. While misinformation flies online, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn against using the drug. → Read More

How the new infrastructure bill could impact Tri-State residents

The House of Representatives voted to advance a $3.5 trillion "human" infrastructure bill, but the budget still needs to be worked out. Here is one major way the bill could impact Tri-State residents. → Read More

Fact Check Friday: Refuse the vaccine, get fired, collect unemployment?

As more employers are starting to require their employers to get vaccinated against COVID-19, some people online are suggesting people refuse the vaccine so their employer will fire them, allowing them to collect unemployment. However, it's not that simple. → Read More

Making It Work: The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

While some businesses had trouble during the pandemic, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC) saw it as a chance to bolster resources and present their material to a larger audience. → Read More

Fact Check Friday: More COVID-19 misinformation

More misinformation is popping up online about the COVID-19 delta variant as well as the vaccine. → Read More

Making It Work: Back to school

Students and teachers had to make some drastic changes during the pandemic, and Lee Black, the band director at the School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA), said the changes were unwanted but necessary. → Read More

Fact Check Friday: Are COVID-19 vaccines causing the delta variant?

The short answer is no, this is more misinformation spread by memes online. → Read More

Making it Work: Cincinnati Museum Center evolves into a new digital age

When the Cincinnati Museum Center shut its doors on March 14, 2020, it was forced to evolve out of the ice age to a digital one. → Read More

Fact Check Friday: President Biden's Tri-State visit

President Joe Biden visited the Tri-State Wednesday to talk about infrastructure and the economy among other things, but a few of the president's statements were outright wrong or factually false. → Read More