Community Stories

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We sing in bars and breweries and parks and invite people who maybe wouldn’t normally come to a choir concert to be exposed to great choral music and have a beer while they’re doing it.

KellyAnn Nelson is artistic director of the Young Professionals’ Choral Collective. The Cincinnati-based group she started with hubby Christopher Eanes (artisitic director of the Cincinnati Boy Choir) is kicking off its fourth season.

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A U.S. District Judge last week ordered Clerk Kim Davis to resume issuing marriage licenses despite her objections to gay marriage. The ruling by Judge David Bunning was the result of a lawsuit against Davis by four couples who were denied marriage licenses.

UPDATE: The clerk is appealing last week’s ruling to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. She also asked for a stay of the judge’s order, which Bunning has effectively granted.

Cheri Lawson

Despite pouring rain hundreds gathered on the steps of the Hamilton County courthouse carrying signs and chanting . The crowd came to the peaceful rally to honor Sam Dubose the 43 year old who was shot in the head and killed by former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing.

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters earlier in the day announced the indictment of Tensing on charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter.  Video from a body camera shows the traffic stop during which Sam Dubose was shot and killed.

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Buffalo Killers one of the bands performing at Midpoint Indie Summer.

Free concerts every Friday, May through September, on Cincinnati’s iconic Fountain Square.

 
7–11 p.m. | Parking garage under the square | FREE bike parking | Cincy Red Bike | Food/Drink on the square .

 

MidPoint Indie Summer is part of the PNC Music Summer Series, with concerts held all summer. 

 

 

Vision 2015 the organization in charge of Northern Kentucky’s strategic plan unveiled the myNKY plan,the region’s plan for the next 5 years.

Northern Kentucky University President Geoff Mearns is one of the co-chairs. He talked about the new plan and says instead of Vision 2015 the organization’s new name is Skyward.

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