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NKU Center for Applied Informatics awarded by the AASCU for excellence and innovation

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The Northern Kentucky University Center for Applied Informatics was awarded an inaugural Excellence and Innovation Award for Regional and Economic Development from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. The CAI Virtual Co-op Program was seen as a “model …

Asbury UMC in Highland Heights gets in fall holiday spirit with Trunk or Treat, crafts fair

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Asbury United Methodist Church in Highland Heights will host a Trunk or Treat! celebration on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 2-4 p.m. and their annual United Methodist Women Craft Fair two weeks later on Friday, Nov. 7, and Saturday, Nov. 8. …

‘Impactful’ weekend in Covington with the National Give Back Day, Halloween party

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  This weekend is impactful for Covington with the COV200′s Impact Covington Day and the Latonia Halloween Costume and Dance Party.   Impact Covington Day will be Saturday, Oct. 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. all over the city …

Covington teenager ‘cashes in’ for charity by collecting canned goods in a funeral hearse

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  By Michael Monks Special to KyForward   His family’s house has become a Halloween attraction on Main Street in Covington.   Known for its over-the-top and elaborate display that seems to grow every year, the Webster house is a …

Haile Foundation grant supports Latonia Elementary’s Community Learning Center

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Covington Partners has received a $50,000 grant from The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation to continue the Community Learning Center at Latonia Elementary School.   Covington Partners, formerly Covington Partners in Prevention, was founded in 1999 …

CVG makes Thanks Again mileage rewards even better with new shopping, dining perks

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CVG, the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, has enhanced its Thanks Again mileage rewards program. In addition to earning airline miles for parking at the airport, travelers can now also earn extra miles when they shop or dine at participating …

VonLehman begins $750 scholarship for Gateway advanced manufacturing students

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VonLehman Company, an accounting, tax and advisory firm based in Fort Mitchell, Cincinnati and Indianapolis, has announced a new scholarship for advanced manufacturing students at Gateway Community and Technical College.   “As a forward-thinking company, VonLehman specializes in several industry …

Col Owens: Kentucky needs to hire Alison Lundergan Grimes, retire Mitch McConnell

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We need Alison Lundergan Grimes in the U.S. Senate. Why? There are many reasons, and they’re good ones.   Alison wants to solve problems here in Kentucky and around the nation. She will not pass the buck, as Mitch McConnell …

Rep. Mike Denham: Diverse manufacturing profile means Kentucky has loads to offer

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In recent days, the state’s Cabinet for Economic Development has been highlighting an industry that can be summed up in three words: Made in Kentucky.   It’s a phrase that applies to more and more products every year. According to …

High schoolers from across region get chance to observe a live surgery at Christ Hospital

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Hundreds of high school students from across Greater Cincinnati, including a number from Northern Kentucky, will have a unique opportunity on Tuesday, Oct. 28. They will observe a live surgery at The Christ Hospital, take a tour and lunch at …

Thomas More’s Huber, Castiglioni, Best
sweep conference Player of Week honors

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Thomas More College senior volleyball defensive specialist Kelsey Castiglioni (Harrison Township, Mich./L’Anse Creuse), junior women’s soccer forward Olivia Huber (Woodlawn, Ky./Newport Central Catholic) and sophomore men’s soccer midfielder RJ Best (Lorton, Va./South County Secondary) earned weekly honors from the Presidents’ …

‘Tis the Season: Breeding instinct put deer
on the move, frequently into motorists’ path

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Cooler temperatures and shorter days bring out the fall colors that paint Kentucky’s landscape in warm hues before winter arrives. At about the same time, the breeding instinct in whitetail deer stirs, putting them on the move and more frequently …

Keven Moore: Ridesharing companies threatening taxi industry; are they safe?

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With invention of the Internet and smartphones the way we live and act has changed dramatically in just the last few years.   Think about it– at the click of a smartphone you can store your reward cards, plot storms, …

Northern Kentucky needs to protect against the flu much more than against Ebola virus

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Influenza is a serious health threat in Northern Kentucky with more than 1,300 residents infected and five dead from the flu in 2013-14.   “While Ebola cases in the U.S. and its spread in Africa are concerning, we must not …

Musician Keenan West brings anti-bullying campaign to Bellevue’s Grandview students

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  Recording artist and anti-bullying activist Keenan West paid a visit to the students at Grandview Elementary in Bellevue.   Students in grades three through six watched the Cincinnati-based performer who has taken his anti-bullying assemblies across the country to …