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'Out Of Prison But Not Really Free': Getting Exonerated In The Era Of COVID-19

Imagine being stuck in prison for a crime you didn't commit. And as you wait to get out, the pandemic hits. WVXU interviewed two people in that situation who are now free. They talk about their fears, joys and need for patience.

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The University of Cincinnati is furloughing 360 employees for the summer.

Red Bikes Are Back

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Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Cincinnati Red Bike is back in business after being shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Gov. Mike DeWine is beginning to loosen restrictions on assisted living facilities and homes for the developmentally disabled.

Starting June 8, residents at those two types of long-term care facilities can meet with visitors outdoors, the governor announced Thursday.

Interaction with a fake tree trunk is helping the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden encourage natural foraging behaviors with meerkats and more.

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Courtesy of Duke Energy

Duke Energy Ohio says residential power bills will go down about 3.6% starting June 1.

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Al Behrman / AP

Cincinnati City Council has approved an incentive package and development agreement for a $50 million project to bring more affordable housing to Over-the-Rhine.

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Cincinnati City Council has basically one month to come up with a balanced general fund budget for the new fiscal year that starts July 1.

As WYSO remembers the 2019 Memorial Day tornado disaster and its impacts, we return to one of last year's hardest-hit Miami Valley communities: tight-knit Northridge. Beth Wentz and Timothy Walker raised their two children in the area as longtime homeowners in their first house together. On the night of the storm, Wentz and the kids clung together in the basement as a massive EF4 twister destroyed the house all around them. Walker had just started on third shift at a Clayton warehouse when his sister-in-law called. She told him the house was severely damaged, but his family had survived.

An investigation is ongoing into threats targeting two sitting Democratic state lawmakers, a well-known senator from Akron who’s served in both chambers and his daughter, who leads the minority in the Ohio House. And some state leaders are speaking out.

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Alex Brandon / AP

President Donald Trump is one of Twitter's most prolific users, but this week he turned his ire toward the social media platform, claiming that it censors conservative viewpoints.

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Alex Brandon / AP

Talking Trump's Tweets, From Mocking Masks To Pushing Conspiracy Theories

President Donald Trump is one of Twitter's most prolific users, but this week he turned his ire toward the social media platform, claiming that it censors conservative viewpoints.

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Democracy & Me

CAPS OFF, MASKS ON!

We're inviting graduating seniors to send in the speeches you would have given, had this year’s graduation ceremonies survived the coronavirus.

Greater Cincinnati's 2020 Tiny Desk Contest Entries

We are proud to present the local acts that have participated in this year's Tiny Desk Contest from NPR Music.

Howard Wilkinson's Latest

WVXU's Senior Political Analyst covers government at the local, state and national level, plus shares stories from his 40+ years on the campaign trail.

Radio Artifact on WVXU HD2

Radio Artifact brings you local independent radio showcasing the talented musicians that perform in Cincinnati.

Looking Up

Space talk, the fun way, with Dean Regas & Anna Hehman.