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Time to register for virtual ‘Paddle for a Purpose’ is running out

Paddlefest 2020 was scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 1 but was changed to a virtual event due to COVID-19

Kanye West files petitions to appear on Ohio ballot

DeGeneres apologizes to show’s staff amid workplace inquiry

Rozzi’s drive-in fireworks show at Coney Island postponed

  Bengals offically sign quarterback Joe Burrow

Hoxworth Blood Center offers chance to win Kings Island tickets

  Stone Temple Pilots to perform debut album ‘Core’ live

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  Rozzi’s to hold drive-in fireworks show at Coney Island this weekend

  Krohn Conservatory adds summertime rainbow show

Drake bests Madonna for most Top 10 hits

Cincinnati Comic Expo canceled

Taylor Swift set to drop 8th studio album

  Goal for 34-mile urban trail around Cincinnati moves forward

‘Jeopardy’ Host Alex Trebek says he’s ‘feeling great'

In a video message to fans, Alex Trebek gave an update on his fight against Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

  Cincinnati Museum Center reopens

Museum officials turned on Union Terminal’s iconic fountain once again

  Tri-State filmmaker optimistic for industry’s future in Cincinnati

Film Cincinnati's executive director is optimistic that when Hollywood picks up production again Cincinnati's film industry will be bigger than ever.

  The Taft Museum of Art reopens

Reservations will be required to visit the newly reopened Taft Museum of Art

  ‘Married with Microphones’ celebrates 25-year on-air anniversary

Former University of Akron football player’s Oscar-winning short film ‘Hair Love’ being turned into series

Cincinnati Zoo offers free admission for military Saturday

  Cincinnati Reds to light up the night sky with drive in fireworks Coney Island

Cincinnati Museum Center debuts new exhibits for reopening

  ‘Queer Eye’ creators bring new Netflix show featuring couples, weddings in the Tri-State

Live shows returning to Southgate House Revival

The Southgate House Revival announced live shows will be returning to the venue.

Garth Brooks reschedules Paul Brown Stadium concert

The Garth Brooks concert at Paul Brown Stadium has been rescheduled.

  WATCH: First-person POV video of Orion at Kings Island!

Kings Island’s tallest, fastest and longest steel coaster will make its debut on Saturday, April 11 but you don’t have to wait that long to ride Orion.

Country music reckons with racial stereotypes and its future

The country music industry has long been hesitant to address its long and complicated history with race, but the death of George Floyd in police custody and the protests it sparked in the U.S. and around the world became a sound too loud for the genre to ignore.

Fairfield announces plans for Red, White and KaBOOM

Due to restrictions, the event will look different this year

Taft Museum to reopen July 10

The Taft Museum of Art will open this summer for the first time since its temporary closure on March 13.

Krohn Conservatory reopening with a rainbow

“Growing a Rainbow” will feature several arch-shaped flower beds, each which its own color.

Amid pandemic, Live Nation announces drive-in concert series

“Live from the Drive-In” will be a set of nine shows taking place July 10-12 in Nashville, Tennessee; Maryland Heights, Missouri; and Noblesville, Indiana.

Billie Eilish gets 3-year restraining order for trespasser

Prenell Rousseau of Farmingville, New York, can't attempt to contact or come within 100 yards of the 18-year-old pop star or her parents.

Despite COVID-19, the Hamilton County Fair will go on

The 165th Hamilton County Fair will be held August 13 – 16 2020.

Billy Joel concert at GABP rescheduled for September 2021

Those who cannot make the reschedule concert may get a refund

Emilio Estevez to Cincinnati: ‘Let’s get the streetcar up and running again'

The streetcar was shut down earlier this year and may not restart anytime soon due to the city's historic budget deficit

`That 70s Show’ actor Danny Masterson charged in 3 rapes

Danny Masterson is charged with raping a 23-year-old woman in 2001, a 28-year-old woman in early 2003 and a 23-year-old woman in late 2003.

Oscars to set best picture noms at 10, commits to new phase of equity and inclusion standards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Friday that there will be 10 best picture nominees beginning with the 94th Academy Awards in 2022.

Hamilton and Amelia theatres to show Garth Brooks drive-in concert

Tickets for the concert will go on sale June 19.

  Coney Island reopens Friday

Sunlite Pool and Cannonball Cove dive pool will be open, but Typhoon Tower water playground and Twister water slides will remain temporarily closed

Kelly Clarkson seeks divorce from husband of nearly 7 years

The singer, talk show host and judge on “The Voice” filed court papers to end the marriage under her married name Kelly Blackstock on June 4 in Los Angeles.

College Hill theatre to show drive-in movies all summer long

Starting June 18, movies will be shown Thursday-Sunday.

  Cincinnati Zoo opens Wednesday for the first time in three months

There are a number of new coronavirus-related precautions and restrictions

Cincinnati Museum Center announces reopening date, plan

The Cincinnati Museum Center plans to reopen in mid-June.

  WATCH: Fiona the hippo just chillin’ at the Cincinnati Zoo

Fiona is back to her funny antics at the Cincinnati Zoo.

  Masks, temperature checks required for guests when Newport Aquarium opens

Guests and employees will be required to wear masks inside the facility once the Newport Aquarium reopens.

  Tri-State casinos announce reopening dates, cleaning protocols

Hollywood and Rising Star casinos have announced their reopening dates after being closed for months due to the coronavirus.

Bonnie Pointer, early member of Pointer Sisters, dies at 69

Pointer died of cardiac arrest in Los Angeles, publicist Roger Neal said. She was 69.

  Coney Island announces reopening date

Coney Island is extending all 2020 season passes until the conclusion of the 2021 season.

2020 Indiana State Fair canceled

The 2020 Indiana State Fair has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

Garth Brooks postpones Paul Brown Stadium concert

Brooks’ concert will be rescheduled at a date to be determined.

Waiting to go to Kings Island or Cincinnati Zoo? You’re going to have to wait longer

A ban on most mass gatherings will remain in place through July 1

Cincinnati Pops ‘Red, White & Boom’ concert canceled

The annual CSO concert was canceled because of COVID-19

Y’alls Animal Farm contactless experience opens for second weekend

Experience animals and circus performances without leaving your car

Cincinnati Fringe Festival announces even bigger virtual lineup

Special events have been added to the 2020 virtual Cincinnati Fringe Festival lineup

Jimmy Buffett concert at Riverbend rescheduled

If you will not be able to use your tickets for the rescheduled show, you have some refund options

Kentucky’s Ark Encounter will reopen June 8

Following Governor Beshear's new ruling, the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum will reopen with new safety protocols

33rd annual Juneteenth Festival canceled

The festival had been scheduled for the weekend of June 20 in Eden Park.

Fountain Square will soon add outdoor tables and chairs

Several businesses can reopen Friday in Ohio including restaurants with seated outdoor service for diners.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to present ‘Live from Music Hall’

The event will be held on Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m.

  Cincinnati, Lebanon restaurants working to finalize plans for in-street dining

“Everyone staying safe is the most important thing we can do right now."

Livestreaming with Rolling Stones, Sarah Brightman, Motörhead

Viewers can help support musicians undergoing financial hardship by giving to the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund or MusiCares' COVID-19 Relief Fund.

City of Blue Ash cancels Red, White & Blue Ash

The City of Blue Ash announced the cancellation of Red, White & Blue Ash on July 4, 2020, at Summit Park.

Cedar Point discusses potential changes to reopen park for 2020 season

Cedar Point discussed potential changes for the upcoming 2020 season due to new state safety standards that put the opening date on hold during the coronavirus pandemic.

Open-air box park featuring shops, eateries coming to Newport on the Levee

A colorful box park starring six local restaurants and retailers is coming soon to Newport on the Leve.

Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider-Esleben dies aged 73

Florian Schneider-Esleben had been suffering from cancer, German news agency dpa reported.

NASA is working with Tom Cruise to shoot a film in space

Jim Bridenstine, the head of NASA, says the space agency and actor have teamed up.

  Churchill Downs to build $38.4M gaming facility in NKY

'There’s really no other way to put it – this is big'

  Cincinnati Zoo invites public to virtually watch zoo babies

No visitors are allowed at the zoo due to COVID-19

Panegyri Greek Festival canceled amid coronavirus pandemic

It was originally scheduled for June 26 - June 28.

Kings Island turns 48-years-old

When it first opened there were just over 60 attractions - now there are more than 100.

Coronavirus cancels Cincinnati Opera’s upcoming 100th season, anniversary celebration

They are asking ticket holders to donate the value of tickets back to the opera. Donations will be matched by a fund set up for the artists.

Kings Island makes 2020 Season Passes valid through 2021 Season

The park's CEO Richard says they hope to open Kings Island by mid-May or soon thereafter as possible,

  Take a virtual tour of the blooms at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

The tour starts at 3 p.m. Saturday

Summerfair Cincinnati canceled

Summerfair organizers say the decision was made for the health and safety of both artists and fairgoers

City of Blue Ash cancels all events through mid-June

Due to the uncertainty over COVID-19 the City of Blue Ash has canceled all events through June 14.

  Go on a ‘Home Safari’ and make a splash with Fiona today

On Wednesday, Fiona the hippo will be the star of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s “Home Safari.”

Local cinema serving up free curbside popcorn

Having real movie theater popcorn helps make that at-home movie seem a little more like the real thing.

Bunbury canceled for 2020 due to coronavirus

Festival organizers say they don’t feel it would be safe to hold the annual event

  Cincinnati Zoo sharing its blooms despite closure

Some of the blooms will be delivered to hospitals and nursing homes.

  174 laid off, Cincinnati Zoo asks for financial help to feed & care for animals

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden says closure due to coronavirus has caused an "elephant-sized impact on operations".

Dylan puts out 17-minute ode to Kennedy

The 78-year-old musician released a link to the song, titled "Murder Most Foul," on his website and social media.