Avondale residents asked to give input on planned Innovation Greenway

CINCINNATI — While plans and construction are moving forward in the research and tech-focused Uptown Innovation Corridor in Avondale, there are also plans to make sure there is space for gatherings, walks and biking.

“We knew that to truly distinguish this Innovation Corridor from those across the country, we really needed a unique place making feature and a place to gather,” said Beth Robinson, president and CEO of the Uptown Consortium.

Robinson said within the

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Jungalow’s Justina Blakeney shares her boho decor secrets

We are all works in progress; even the successful women you see owning it on Instagram faced stumbling blocks along the way and continue to work hard to stay at the top of their game. In this series, we’re sitting down with the people that inspire us to find out: How’d they do it? And what is success really like? This is “Getting There.”

Justina Blakeney is an artist and designer known for her bright

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Louisiana family sues school system for suspending 4th grader who had a BB gun in his room during online school

HARVEY, La. — The family of a Louisiana fourth-grader is suing the public school system that suspended him after a teacher spotted a BB gun in his room during an online class session.

The lawsuit filed Friday in Louisiana’s 24th Judicial District Court seeks monetary damages from the Jefferson Parish school system, a hearing by school officials on the decision to discipline the boy as well as an opportunity for him to make up any

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Learn How to Make Games with Tons of Online Training + Get Subscriptions to PlayStation Plus & a Top VPN

Whether you love single-player adventures, battle royale extravaganzas, or anything in between, it’s safe to say that everyone plays video games for different reasons. Some enjoy the thrill of exploring virtual worlds. Others want to compete with friends and strangers to claim victory at the end of a well-fought match. Many more spend days, if not weeks, in their favorite titles to unlock achievements and complete games in their entirety.

No matter why you like

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This Tim Burton Batmobile Body For Sale Is A Blank Slate

a car parked on pavement near a forest: 1989 Batmobile Body

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1989 Batmobile Body

It lacks the mechanicals, an interior, and the chassis.

Hollywood helped make the automobile an star, and a some visionary directors have provided us with some true icons. One that we enjoy is Tim Burton’s Art Deco Batmobile that first appeared in his 1989 Batman movie. Its audaciously long hood, gaping turbine, and fender

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Cuomos signs order extending vehicle registration, license deadline to Nov. 3

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Forget Zoom: You can do meetings on a website that looks like a retro video game

On August 15, friends and family members from all over the world gathered in a church and reception hall to celebrate the wedding of Karen Dowling and Raghav Krishnapriyan.

Naturally, because of the pandemic, the wedding was a little different than usual. In addition to a small, in-person ceremony and reception, in Menlo Park, California, the bride, groom, and guests from as far away as India partied together online. They were represented as tiny, pixelated,

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NOW LIVE ON KICKSTARTER: Milo(TM), The Action Communicator | State

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Milo™ (MY-low), the hands-free, phone-free group communicator wearable device that operates sans Wi-Fi or cell signal, launches its Kickstarter campaign today to begin taking pre-orders. The Milo Kickstarter campaign is at: https://www.okmilo.com/kickstarter

“Our mission is simple; we want to make shared adventures better by connecting people.”

Milo is the walkie-talkie revolutionized and reimagined on an advanced technology software and hardware platform, enabling simple multi-way group voice conversations

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Library plans online spooky fun this month

Join Wilson County Public Library online in October for fun, spooky and crafty programs for all ages. All programs will be accessible via the library’s Facebook and YouTube channels, unless otherwise specified. Registration is not required unless stated for specific programs. For more information, visit www.wilsoncountypubliclibrary.org.


• STEAM programs for ages 5 and up take place on Tuesdays, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, at 7 p.m. Activity packets will be available for pickup

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Novelist Lydia Millet among National Book Award finalists

NEW YORK – Stories of race, class and climate change were among the fiction finalists Tuesday for the 71st annual National Book Awards.

The National Book Foundation, which presents the awards, announced five works in each of five categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translation and young people’s literature. None of the authors have been finalists before, although novelist Lydia Millet has been on the fiction longlist of 10. Eight of the finalists were cited for their

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Colorado Restaurant Association Doesn’t Endorse Candidates, but Pols Push Restaurants

John Hickenlooper, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Republican Cory Gardner, was an unemployed geologist when he got the idea of starting Colorado’s first brewpub in a run-down part of downtown that had yet to be nicknamed LoDo.

Hickenlooper and his partners opened the Wynkoop Brewing Company at 1634 18th Street in October 1988, a depressed period in Denver and a tough time to start anything new. But a dozen

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15 Gift Ideas to Give New Homeowners

Whether you’re attending a housewarming party or sending a gift to a new homeowner from a distance, finding the perfect item to welcome your loved ones into their new space may not be easy. A bottle of wine can feel cliche, or even out of line if they don’t drink alcohol. So how do you give a celebratory gift that’s memorable and useful?

The key is trying to make those final parts of moving in

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National Book Awards Finalists Announced

Two novels with eerie echoes of world catastrophes, both set at summer houses, are among this year’s five fiction finalists for the National Book Award.

Lydia Millet’s “The Children’s Bible,” about multiple families whose kids have come to disdain their parents, has been read as an allegory about religious storytelling, planetary safekeeping and the climate crisis. Rumaan Alam’s “Leave the World Behind” follows a white Brooklyn couple and their children on a vacation to Long

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A-List Osthoff Resort Positions for Travel Restart; Selects Maestro PMS During Industry Pause for Guest-Focused Mobile Services and Integrated Operations

MARKHAM, Ontario – The Osthoff Resort is a AAA Four-Diamond stunning year-round resort, spa and event destination in Elkhart Lake, Wisc. The 238-room Resort offers its award winning Aspira Spa, the L’ecole de la Maison cooking school, its family-friendly Pleasures™ Program, gift shops, dining outlets, as well as a fitness center, arcade and outdoor activities venue. Adam Hartenberger, Reservations Sales Manager for The Osthoff Resort, said, “It was the resort’s goal to bring all its

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Christmas Decorator Jobs Are the Ultimate Holiday Gigs

For many Americans, inflating the 12-foot Frosty the Snowman, untangling strings of Christmas lights and setting up the reindeer display on the front lawn are merely tasks on a never-ending holiday to-do list.

It’s a hassle big enough to spark a trend for residents and businesses alike: leave the decorating to someone else.

For you, an entrepreneurially-minded go-getter, that means job opportunities – perhaps the most festive gigs of the season.

Here are a few

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Spending the holidays at home amid COVID-19? Bed Bath & Beyond begins rolling out deals


The Unemployed Trader Who Became a $700 Million Exile

(Bloomberg) — When Sanjay Shah lost his job during the financial crisis more than a decade ago, he was one of thousands of mid-level traders suddenly out of work.Shah didn’t take long to get back into the game, setting up his own fund targeting gaps in dividend-tax laws. Within a few years, he charted a spectacular rise from trading-floor obscurity to amassing as much as

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80% Of Dementia Victims Mismanage Their Finances, Caregivers Assert

Eighty percent of dementia victims mismanage their finances at least partially, family caregivers say in a new survey by RBC Wealth Management.

The mismanagement has ranged from unpaid bills to unusual spending to unopened statements to repeated calls to advisors over the same concern.

RBC warns the mistakes can lead to fraud, identify theft, or financial abuse.

It recommends caregivers make a plan for transitioning financial and legal capacity and put it into motion swiftly

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Jessica Vaughn, Hillsborough Co. School Board District 3

In an effort to help you make informed decisions during the General Election, ABC Action News has reached out to dozens of candidates running for office. The following statements have been submitted to ABC Action News by the candidate. Every candidate was given the same set of questions. These are their responses in his/her own words.

Name: Jessica Vaughn
Office: Hillsborough Co. School Board Member District 3


With my bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education,

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2020 National Book Awards: Here’s the full list of finalists

On Tuesday, the National Book Foundation announced the 2020 finalists for the National Book Awards. This year’s finalists for the five awards include Rumaan Alam’s Leave the World Behind in the fiction category and Jenn Shapland’s My Autobiography of Carson McCullers in the nonfiction category.

Notably, some of the year’s buzziest literary fiction from the Big Five trade publishing houses — including books like The Vanishing Half and Luster — didn’t make it to the

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The most extravagant Christmas crackers of 2020

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majestic crackers

While the six-person rule threatens to put a dampener on many Yuletide traditions, Christmas crackers are not among them. Most packs come in sextets, perfectly numbered for limited gatherings, and since you’ll only have to buy one pack, you may as well splurge on a set with gifts to make the meal memorable.

This year, offerings range from opulent varieties in festive gold to more rustic takes that evoke a homespun feel. Whether

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