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  • NBC Feb 25

    Cincinnati Zoo's Baby Hippo Fiona to Be Subject of Children's Book

    A popular baby hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo will now be featured in a book about her life that will be targeted toward children. NBC affiliate WLWT reports zoo director Thane Maynard is writing about the experience of hand-raising the hippo, who was born 6 weeks premature and is the smallest known newborn hippo to survive.

  • Iraq Feb 20

    Sit. Study. Fetch a Bachelor's Degree in Dog Training

    Luna the springer spaniel is learning to sniff out a troublesome golf course fungus in return for a tennis ball while helping her handler fetch a new breed of bachelor’s degree. The four-year program in “canine training and management” officially launches this fall at the State University of New York at Cobleskill amid a surge in demand for specially trained...

  • CINCINNATI Dec 4, 2019

    The Who Plans 1st Cincinnati Area Concert Since '79 Tragedy

    The rock band The Who announced Tuesday night it will play its first Cincinnati area concert since 11 fans died 40 years ago in a pre-show stampede. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band will play April 23 at Northern Kentucky University’s BB&T Arena, across the Ohio River 7 miles south of the Dec. 3, 1979, concert site, where…

  • Donald Trump Nov 27, 2019

    On the Thanksgiving Menu: Turkey, With a Side of Impeachment

    Some people heading to Thanksgiving gatherings predict it’s not just the turkey that will get roasted. Already polarized over Republican Donald Trump’s presidency, Americans are deeply split on a looming historic impeachment. Many families reflect the nation’s divisions, setting up heated holiday debates in households with a taste for politics. Bryan Wright, of Cincinnati, said “impeachment will definitely come up”...

  • Instagram Nov 23, 2019

    Former Hollywood Exec Pleads in $22M Embezzlement

    A former executive at a Hollywood digital marketing company has pleaded guilty to federal charges for embezzling $22 million from his employer. Prosecutors say Dennis Blieden of Cincinnati used the money for personal expenses, including $150,000 buy-ins to enter two professional poker tournaments.

  • Donald Trump Nov 7, 2019

    In Kentucky, Republican Candidate Seeks Governor Vote Recanvass After Apparent Defeat

    Republican Gov. Matt Bevin asked Wednesday for a recanvass of Kentucky election results that showed him more than 5,000 votes behind Democrat Andy Beshear, who discounted the challenge and began preparing to take office. Beshear, the state’s attorney general, said he’s confident in the election outcome, saying any review would show he won the hard-fought campaign....
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  • New England Oct 30, 2019

    Halfway to Perfection: Patriots Midterm Report Card

    It’s midterm time. For the third time in the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick era, the Patriots have reached the halfway point of the season with a perfect mark of 8-0. Sounds like everything is going swimmingly, right? While New England can almost certainly bank on having homefield advantage throughout the postseason, en route to its fourth straight Super Bowl appearance, these...

  • New England Oct 25, 2019

    Tom Brady's Wild Week: Netflix Firestorm, Retirement Rumors

    If this is it, please let me know. While Tom Brady is apparently good friends with his Bay Area brethren, don’t expect the Patriots quarterback to give any firm answer along the lines of the Huey Lewis lyrics as to whether 2019 is, in fact, it for him. For the first time in 20 seasons, Brady, 42, is in the...

  • New England Oct 25, 2019

    Brady Discusses the Future Ahead of Pats-Browns Game

    Tom Brady addressed the media Friday ahead of Sunday’s Patriots game against the Cleveland Browns.

  • BOSTON Oct 14, 2019

    Sam Adams' ‘Most Extreme Beer' Will Be on Tap for the 1st Time Ever

    Samuel Adams’ rarest, most potent brew will be on tap for the first time ever, and only in the brewery’s Cincinnati taproom. Boston Beer Co. is releasing the latest incarnation of its annual Utopias series on Oct. 15, and in a special celebration of the brewery’s one-year anniversary of its taproom in founder Jim Koch’s hometown, it will be on...

  • Donald Trump Sep 14, 2019

    Trump to Have Dinner With Otto Warmbier's Parents

    President Donald Trump planned to have dinner Saturday with the parents of an American college student who died in 2017 shortly after being freed from captivity in North Korea. An administration official said Trump was to host the parents of Otto Warmbier, who was convicted of trying to steal a propaganda poster while in the North Korea capital and spent...

  • Reporter Sep 6, 2019

    Survivors' Advice for Others Touched by Shootings: Seek Help

    It haunts him. The face, its expression blank. No sign of anger, no flicker of excitement or worry. A numbness. The right arm is extended toward him, lining up a target for the gun in hand.

  • CEO Sep 3, 2019

    Niche Home-Sharing Sites Roll Out Welcome Mat for Minorities

    Every few months, social media lights up with a story or viral video about discrimination in home-sharing: A host kicks out a black guest or cancels a gay couple’s booking or doesn’t respond to a Muslim woman’s inquiry. The dominant brands — Airbnb, Booking.com and VRBO — work quickly to contain the damage. They may ban the host, find new...

  • NBC Aug 9, 2019

    Ohio Family Using DNA Kit Learns Dad and Daughter Not Related, Sues Fertility Clinic

    An Ohio family using a home DNA test found that their 25-year-old daughter is not related to her father, according to a lawsuit they filed against a hospital and two fertility practices. Joe Cartellone said his family made the discovery earlier this year after buying an Ancestry DNA kit to learn more about their Italian heritage, says the family’s lawsuit...

  • Donald Trump Aug 7, 2019

    Trump's America: Where Politics Dictate Definition of Racism

    It was the last morning of the workweek, and Scott Bremner, a popular talk-radio host here, found himself — again — in the role of accidental referee on the issue of race. And again, the discussion was inspired by racial provocations from President Donald Trump. For one caller, critics of Trump had things upside-down.

  • JUDGE Aug 2, 2019

    Data Shows Flood of Opioids Across US, Many of Them Generics

    The maker of OxyContin has been cast as the chief villain in the nation’s opioid crisis. But newly released government figures suggest Purdue Pharma had plenty of help in flooding the U.S. with billions of pills even as overdose deaths were accelerating. Records kept by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration show that 76 billion oxycodone and hydrocodone pills — the...

  • Massachusetts Jul 15, 2019

    Ayanna Pressley Responds: Trump's Attacks a Reminder of ‘Who the Real Enemy Is'

    Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley said President Donald Trump’s comments about how she and three other congresswomen of color should go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries serves as a good reminder of “who the real enemy is.” “I think it’s really par for the course,” the Massachusetts Democrat told NBC10 Boston’s Alison King as she prepared to board an...

  • Massachusetts Jul 15, 2019

    ‘Shameful and Racist': Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker Weighs in on Trump Tweets

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is weighing in on the growing controversy surrounding President Donald Trump’s comments over the weekend about how four congresswoman of color should go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from. Baker, a Republican who has often clashed with Trump, called the comments “shameful,” adding that Trump’s tweets are “a disgrace.”

  • New Jersey Jun 21, 2019

    Storms Bring Tornadoes, Floods, Power Outages Across the US

    Storms were blamed for two deaths and left hundreds of thousands of people without power across the southern United States, forecasters said. Fallen trees ripped down power lines and crashed into buildings along a line from Texas to Alabama overnight and into Thursday morning, the national Storm Prediction Center reported. Similar damage continued later in the day in parts of...

  • BOSTON Jun 5, 2019

    Weather Forecast: Emerging Sun After Morning Rain

    Tuesday night: A few showers. Lows in the 50s. Wednesday: A few morning showers, then emerging sun, warmer and more humid. Highs near 80, cooler north.

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