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Vehicle issues and track blockages remain two of the biggest issues plaguing the Cincinnati Bell Connector. A committee working on streetcar operational issues got an update Monday on the problems and how Metro and the city are trying to correct them.

Attorney General Andy Beshear still hasn’t returned contributions made to his 2015 campaign by a former top aide who admitted to taking bribes and is now serving time in federal prison.

Beshear announced last year that he would donate the funds to political watchdog group Common Cause once a routine audit of his campaign account is complete.

The Kentucky Registry for Election Finance confirmed Monday that the audit is still not complete.

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson spoke with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik Monday morning about the 2018 statewide elections in Ohio; and whether or not Ohio Democrats can stop the Republicans' march toward making Ohio a totally red state. 

A Milford company is back with an updated communication tool for ALS and other "locked-in" patients.

Known for the NeuroSwitch, Control Bionics has shrunk the technology and made it wearable. The new product is NeuroNode.

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People around the world are observing Yom Hashoah Monday. International Holocaust Remembrance Day marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising during World War II. It's a day to remember and honor the six million Jews killed in the Holocaust and honor those who survived.

The Cicadas Are Coming! (Early)

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Entomologists are expecting a small emergence of cicadas in the Cincinnati area this year. Most of the insects from Brood X, the Great Eastern Brood, aren't due until 2021, but Gene Kritsky says climate change has accelerated the life cycle.

"Leans Republican."

That's the category where Ohio's already-churning 2018 gubernatorial race  is placed by Sabato's Crystal Ball, a highly-respected weekly politics newsletter published by director Larry J. Sabato of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics.

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Update: WATCH:

Original Post: Interstate 71 near the Little Miami River will be closed for several hours Sunday morning. Crews building the new Jeremiah Morrow Bridge are ready to take down what remains of the original southbound span.

March for Science Cincinnati

Rallies are planned around the nation and world this weekend in support of science and scientific research. Locally, events are scheduled in Cincinnati, Oxford, Dayton and Yellow Springs.

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Starting in July, Cincinnati public service workers will be sweeping almost every street in the city at least once a month.  

Right now, drivers are testing the routes throughout the city.  

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Personal Stories Of Organ Donation Honoring Donate Life Month

April is National Donate Life Month . On average, 22 people die each day while waiting for a transplant. There are more than 118,000 individuals currently waiting for a life-saving transplant, and every ten minutes, someone is added to the national transplant waiting list.

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Welcome To Cincinnati!

The national storytelling project visits Cincinnati from April 20-May 19

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Howard Wilkinson brings you the latest in local and national politics.

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Show Us What You Know

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Democracy & Me for Educators

WVXU's Democracy & Me is a great resource for teaching the political and electoral process in The United States.

A Closer Look At Candidates In Cincinnati's Mayoral Primary

Ahead of the May 2 primary, WVXU's Howard Wilkinson profiles each of the three candidates vying to be Cincinnati's mayor.

The First 100 Days: Trump's Action Plan Annotated

The end of this week marks the 100th day of President Trump's term. NPR is revisiting his full action plan, taking stock of how the president's accomplishments compare with his campaign promises.