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Plan to build music venue at Cincinnati waterfront approved

Oct. 14, 2019 10:19 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Will The Banks soon be alive with the sound of music? County commissioners have reached an agreement with the Cincinnati Bengals and a business to allow a music venue to be built on the riverfront. Three Hamilton County commissioners unanimously approved a deal with concrete company...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: How to use head-to-head results?

Oct. 14, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

Georgia beats Notre Dame in a close game at home. Georgia loses to unranked South Carolina in double overtime at home. Both Notre Dame and Georgia are 5-1. Which team should be ranked higher: Notre Dame or Georgia? In the latest AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, the poll voters went with Notre Dame at No. 8...

The Latest: Cincinnati, Miami now NFL's only winless teams

Oct. 14, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

The Latest on the NFL's Week 6 (all times EDT): ___ 7:25 p.m. The NFL is down to just a pair of winless teams with the New York Jets and Washington Redskins finally getting their first victories of the season. Washington won the battle of winless teams by edging Miami 17-16 with the Redskins smothering a 2-point...

Cincinnati civil rights icon to be honored with statue

Oct. 13, 2019 10:09 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The plan for a statue of a Cincinnati civil rights leader is in progress. The Woman's City Club is behind the effort unveiled Friday to honor civil rights leader Marian Spencer with a statue of her in Cincinnati. Spencer died in July at the age of 99. She was the first African American...

Hurts' TD passes lead No. 6 Sooners past No. 11 Texas 34-27

Oct. 12, 2019 8:30 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Jalen Hurts threw three touchdown passes to CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma's defense sacked Sam Ehlinger nine times and the No. 6 Sooners never trailed in a 34-27 victory over 11th-ranked Texas on Saturday. The Sooners harassed Ehlinger into minus-9 yards rushing while holding the quarterback with the...

Seahawks flying high as they visit unpredictable Browns

Oct. 12, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

The Seahawks were supposed to be continuing their retool this year, one season after their remake helped get them back into the playoffs. Instead, they have one of the NFL's best records. The Browns were pegged (hyped?) to be a budding powerhouse with all of the improvements in talent, plus the predicted maturity...

Man forms unlikely friendship with robber 12 years later

Oct. 12, 2019 9:00 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — When John Hancock Jr. met recently with Kenneth Hodge, the man who punched him in the face during a robbery 12 years ago, they embraced. They talked about their jobs. Hancock, 24, works third shift at a substance abuse facility. The 30-year-old Hodge, who had been out of prison less than...

Ravens QB Jackson seeks another win against woeful Bengals

Oct. 10, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Lamar Jackson doesn't recall many of the details of his first NFL start for the Baltimore Ravens, except perhaps for the most important facet of that impressive performance against the Cincinnati Bengals last November. "I remember us winning the game. That was pretty cool," he said....

Cincinnati council votes to ban natural hair discrimination

Oct. 9, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati City Council has voted to make it illegal to discriminate against natural hair and hairstyles associated with race. The 7-to-1 vote Wednesday made Cincinnati the second city in the country, after New York City, to pass the ordinance. The vote took place after women turned...

Algae blooms force cancellation of Ohio River swim

Oct. 9, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Great Ohio River Swim has been canceled due to the harmful algal bloom that could endanger swimmers' health. Organizers canceled the event Tuesday after it was postponed from late September to Oct. 13. The race is scheduled to return in 2020. The event website thanked participants for...