• U.S. transit boss Foxx visits Siemens plant in Norwood

    Apr 17, 2014, 1:42 p.m.

    On April 14, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx traveled to Norwood to visit Siemens historic motors manufacturing facility to see transportation-related manufacturing projects such as the motors for the new Amtrak Cities Sprinter locomotives and meet with Norwood employees.
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  • Sebelius resigns nation’s Health and Human post

    Apr 17, 2014, 2:03 p.m.

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigned April 11, just six months after a disastrous rollout of President Barack Obama’s signature health. Obama has nominated Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, to replace her.
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  • Memorial service for Perrin Omari Smith

    Apr 17, 2014, 1:55 p.m.

    Perrin Smith was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and moved from Cincinnati to Raleigh, NC, with his mother, Dawn Marie Smith, after graduating from Purcell-Marian High School in 2008. Perrin dearly loved basketball. He not only played basketball and ran track for Purcell-Marian, but he played year round on various AAU teams and summer basketball programs under coaches Skip Prosser, Thad Matta and Sean Miller at Xavier University in Cincinnati and Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, NC.
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  • 2014 may be Phillips swansong

    Apr 17, 2014, 1:58 p.m.

    It’s guys like Brandon Phillips that keep the Reds competitive year in and year out. Let’s face it. Mainstay stars such as Barry Larkin come along once in a generation. They were a dime a dozen back in the days of the Big Red Machine. Changing times of too much money and too little player and owner loyalty make the days of one star on one team for an extended period of time or an entire career a dying breed. Maybe Brandon Phillips ends his career with the Reds. But, then again, maybe we have back-to-back African American presidents.
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  • Summer at Su Casa: A perspective

    Apr 17, 2014, 2:07 p.m.

    Eight years later, I still remember that night in the ICU of Manila’s St. Luke’s Hospital when my entire extended family packed into the warm room, vying for a final look at the woman who made it all possible. I was too young to know my grandmother – Lola Viring. But that night amidst the hugs and tears, the eulogies delivered by my mourning relatives captured my attention. As I listened, captivated, to the stories of her younger days, I quickly learned why the room was so full that night: Virginia Perez de la Cruz never lived a selfish day in her life.
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