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In January 2017, Gabriel Taye, 8, was a victim of a vicious attack by school bullies at Carson Elementary School in Cincinnati, Ohio. The locker room assault on the third-grade student left him unconscious and was captured on school surveillance video. The boys who attacked him are seen kicking and prodding him for at least…

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Less than eight hours after being arrested, the former University of Cincinnati police officer accused of killing Sam DuBose is out on bail.  Ray Tensing’s bail was set at $1 million on Thursday by Judge Megan Shanahan, which caused the courtroom to erupt in applause before the spectators were silenced by the judge and court staff. “Ever…

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When the multi-million dollar National Underground Railroad Freedom Center opened in 2004, it stood as a triumph and testament to the thousands of African Americans who escaped slavery to freedom — and to those brave souls along the northbound escape route who risked life and property to provide food, safe lodging and directions. Tragically, the…

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The NBA lockout and the relocation of the Thrashers’ hockey franchise left the Deep South’s largest sports market void of wintertime diversions. Since the early 1970s, Atlanta has been home to at least three pro sports teams – the Braves, Falcons, and Hawks – along with intermittent stays by teams in hockey, soccer, and women’s…

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Kyle Willis, unemployed and  struggling to take care of his 6-year-old daughter, did what many uninsured Americans do when they face a dental emergency. He ignored it. Suffering with an abscessed wisdom tooth, Kyle finally showed up in pain and desperation at the University Hospital emergency room in Cincinnati and was given prescriptions for pain medication and an antibiotic.…

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