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  • Mayor wants to see grocery in Avondale, other neighborhood projects

    Sep 26, 2014, 1:41 p.m.

    In his state-of-the-city address at Music Hall on Sept. 18, Mayor John Cranley began by saying, "Our Queen City is on fire with enthusiasm and energized by an excitement you can feel in the air. I am happy to report the state of Cincinnati is strong.”
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  • Lou Brock

    Sep 26, 2014, 1:27 p.m.

    Lou Brock was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1985, and is ranked among the top 100 greatest baseball players of all time. He has a statue mounted at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri where he played for 17 seasons as a member of the Cardinals. He is the only player to have an award named in his honor while still a Major League Baseball player.
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  • Creating healthy communities

    Sep 26, 2014, 1:08 p.m.

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 29.1 million people or 9.3 percent of the population have diabetes. 21.0 million people are currently diagnosed with diabetes and an additional 8.1 million people have diabetes but are not yet diagnosed. In Ohio, according to 2011 data from the Ohio Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), more than 10 percent of adults (885,815) have been diagnosed with diabetes. Additionally an esti-mated 200,000 Ohio adults have either been diagnosed with gestational diabetes or prediabetes, increasing their risk of progressing to Type 2 diabetes later in life. The American Diabetes Association states the total cost of diagnosed diabetes in 2012 was $245 billion, including $176 billion in direct medical costs and $69 billion in reduced productivity. The Cincinnati Health Department’s award winning Creating Healthy Communities Program is working hard to
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  • Testimonial

    Sep 26, 2014, 1:47 p.m.

    In Greater Cincinnati there are over 250,000 people with diabetes; thousands more are prediabetic. The YMCA of Greater Cincinnati offers a Diabetes Prevention Program that served over 100 people in 2013, helping them to lose a combined total of 769 pounds.
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  • Sharpton speaks about being relevant in changing communities at Chamber luncheon

    Sep 26, 2014, 1:36 p.m.

    The Rev. Al Sharpton spoke about the importance of relevancy, playing an active role in the erasing of the economic disparity that is present in the African American community during the African American Chamber’s 14th Annual Business 2 Business Exchange on Sept. 18. The theme of the event was “Becoming Conscious Customers.”
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