Surviving as an independent contractor in the current economy

                          AdClub Cincinnati will present a virtual panel discussion on the gig economy and how you can thrive in it.

                          OrthoCinsational Play of the Week

                            Hamilton Co. announces second round of grants for small businesses

                          Greater Cincinnati Domino’s stores looking to hire 350 team members

                          Covington unanimously approves changes to rental requirements

                            Black-owned business owners pleased with support during COVID-19 pandemic

                          Amazon looking to fill 1,250 positions in NKY

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                          Food producer bringing 128 jobs to Sharonville

                          Apple Store at Kenwood Towne Centre closed ‘until further notice’

                          P&G announces ‘new commitment’ to protect, restore nature

                          Carew Tower: One of Cincinnati’s most historic landmarks has been offered for sale to highest bidder

                            Non-profit helping three times the usual amount of clients during coronavirus pandemic

                            GE Aviation lands $100m Air Force contract for F-15 engines

                          First Financial, 3CDC provide $50K to damaged downtown businesses

                          They estimate the total damage to be more than $275,000.

                          Fire damages Hyde Park restaurant

                          Units were dispatched to the fire around 3:30 a.m. at the Dancing Roll.

                            Newport Aquarium reopens Monday with new requirements

                          Expect to wear a mask, have a temperature check and make a reservation

                            Ohio casinos reopen with new coronavirus restrictions

                          Poker tables and live events or concerts will not be allowed until further notice, state officials say

                          Store closing sales underway at many JCPenney locations

                            Coronavirus: Indiana casinos reopen Monday

                          Belterra Park, Belterra Casino Resort to open next week

                            Tri-State casinos announce reopening dates, cleaning protocols

                          Cincinnati Sports Club opens adults only pool

                          Next phase of Newport development announced

                            Cincinnati BBQ restaurant free lunch offer to black community sparks controversy

                          Eli's co-owner says the promotion was not meant to exclude anyone

                          Big Ash Brewing temporarily closing after employee tests positive for COVID-19

                          A brewery in Anderson Township is temporarily shutting its doors after one of their employees tested positive for COVID-19.

                          $650,000 raised for Downtown, OTR businesses through gift card match

                          More than 280 businesses benefitted from the program, 3CDC reports.

                          OTR small businesses have until Friday to apply for relief grant

                          Those interested in receiving a grant from the OTR Small Business Relief Program must apply by Friday

                          Highpoint Health to merge with St. Elizabeth Healthcare

                          St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Highpoint Health have signed a Letter of Intent outlining an agreement to integrate Highpoint Health and its associated physician group, Highpoint Health Physician Partners, into the St. Elizabeth system.

                          GE beginning to reduce 25% of its global workforce as planned

                          As COVID-19 takes a toll on the airline industry GE begins its plan of reducing its global workforce by 25%

                            Hospitals to enforce new procedures for visitors, Commissioner Driehaus says

                          Forgivable loans go up to $10,000 per business

                            Ohio restaurants, bars reopen indoor seating

                          Restaurants across the state are starting to serve customers inside Thursday in the next phase of Gov. Mike DeWine’s plan for reopening Ohio.

                            Small businesses facing obstacles to reopening

                          During these uncertain times, shops have had to make some adjustments to keep her business going.

                          House passes bill reforming Ohio’s domestic violence laws after teacher’s murder

                          'As concerns increase over rising instances of domestic violence due to COVID-19, it is crucial that this bill becomes law'

                          Ohioans’ personal info exposed in pandemic unemployment data breach, ODJFS says

                          The information reportedly included name, Social Security number and street address.

                          Hamilton Co. small businesses can begin applying for relief program

                          Driehaus said small businesses will be able to apply for forgivable loans for up to $10,000 per business.

                          Small businesses eligible for COVID-19 relief from OTR Chamber of Commerce

                          $500,000 small business fund created to support small businesses in Over-The-Rhine neighborhood reopening after COVID-19 shut down

                          Macy’s welcoming customers beginning Monday in Cincinnati-Dayton area

                          On Monday, Macy’s is reopening to customers and communities in the Cincinnati-Dayton area.

                          Kroger employees to receive ‘Thank You Pay’ after ‘Hero Bonuses’ come to an end

                          Hourly frontline grocery, supply chain, manufacturing, pharmacy, and call center associates will be eligible.

                            Restaurants, hair salons, other businesses reopen in Ohio

                          Restaurants have been limited to carryout, drive-thru and delivery service for the past two months due to cororonavirus

                            8 Cincinnati restaurants to open with expanded outdoor seating this weekend

                          The outdoor environments, set to open May 15, will ostensibly follow proper safety protocols and social distancing.

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

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

                          Cincinnati-area Walmart stores begin 2-hour express delivery

                          Walmart locations in Cincinnati are beginning to offer a two-hour express delivery service.

                          Covington buys IRS site to prep for private development

                          The 23-acre property will be improved and prepared for private development.

                          Tri-State Best Buy stores letting customers in by appointment only

                          There are also a number of new safety protocols in place to keep employees and customers safe

                            Tri-State malls reopen with restrictions following coronavirus closure

                          A look at the restrictions still in place at each mall.

                          Goodwill to reopen Kentucky stores

                          Donations will soon be accepted at Goodwill stores across Kentucky.

                            Tri-State non-profit helping people in need get low cost cars

                          Cincinnati nonprofit sells/leases donated cars to people working to overcome poverty.

                          Record sales for Pure Romance amid coronavirus pandemic

                          'During this time, we’ve seen the world take time to focus on relationships, sexual health and self-care,' Patty Brisben, founder of Pure Romance, said.

                          Cleveland father fighting for stimulus check garnished by government because of back child support

                          Several parents are contacting 19 News investigators, hurting after the government took their stimulus check. One man is contesting the move in court, saying all the money should be his.

                            Hamilton Co. announces new program to help small businesses

                          According to the Ohio Department of Health, there are 1,572 cases and 93 deaths in the county.

                            Local mom creates social distancing shirts for a good cause

                          One-hundred percent of the sales of the shirts will go to a national COVID-19 response fund.

                            Unemployment claims continue to overwhelm Ohio Dept. of Job and Family Services

                          There have been 974,000 unemployment claims in Ohio over six weeks.

                          Second round of NKY Restaurant Relief Fund gives $1K grants to bars, restaurants

                          Fifteen local bars and restaurants will soon have an additional $1,000 thanks to the NKY Restaurant Relief Fund.

                            Staffmark looking to fill 300 jobs in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati

                          Businesses are looking to hire more employees due to an increase in demand with the spread of coronavirus.

                            New weekly filing process for Ohioans approved to receive unemployment

                          The change will take effect on Sunday, April 26

                            Domino’s adding 200 more jobs in greater Cincinnati; other companies hiring

                          Businesses are looking to hire more employees due to an increase in demand with the spread of coronavirus.

                          Findlay Market launching gift certificate program

                          There are more than 50 full-time, independently-owned businesses from which customers can choose.

                            Hamilton Co.: 576 confirmed coronavirus cases, 24 deaths

                          There are now 7,280 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ohio and 324 confirmed deaths.

                          Gift card matching program raises more than $250K for downtown businesses

                          The Cincy Card Connection gift card matching program has raised more than $250,000 for Downtown businesses.

                            Ohio bars, restaurants allowed to sell alcoholic beverages to go

                          Those delivering and picking up alcoholic beverages are still subject to open container laws, so drinks must stay sealed.

                            Beauty supply store fights closure, wins court appeal

                          The owner of the store argued it should remain open because it sells essential items including personal hygiene products and more.

                          Fifth Third announces hiring spree, growth plans amid pandemic

                          The Cincinnati-based bank announced Monday it is hiring for nearly 1,000 positions.

                            Kroger to limit number of customers in stores to help prevent coronavirus spread

                          Kroger also says it has started to test one-way aisles

                          Help wanted: Companies have jobs to fill despite the coronavirus pandemic

                          Businesses are looking to hire more employees due to an increase in demand with the spread of coronavirus.

                          Economic stimulus checks: What you need to know

                          Payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people.

                          Kroger hiring 250 associates at pickup-only location

                          Job seekers should arrive with a resume and prepared for an on-site interview.

                            Kroger opens pickup-only location in Greater Cincinnati

                          Kroger is introducing its first pickup-only location on March 25.

                          Coronavirus: GE Aviation to cut 10% of workers

                          GE Aviation said Monday it will cut 10% of its workforce, citing slumping demand in the face of the worldwide outbreak of the new coronavirus.

                          Help out Tri-State restaurants: Open for carry out, delivery

                          FOX19 NOW has a Facebook Group called Help Out Tri-State Restaurants.

                          Cincy Shirts teams with Holy Grail to raise funds for displaced employees

                          The Holy Grail at The Banks is raising funds for its employees through a collaboration with Cincy Shirts.

                            TJ Maxx, HomeGoods, and Kohl’s stores closing for two weeks

                          TJ Maxx and HomeGoods will be closing their stores for two weeks, CEO and President Ernie Herrman announced on Thursday.

                            More businesses, 181 BMV locations ordered to close by Gov. DeWine

                          Gov. DeWine gave more orders to help slow the spread of the coronavirus during Wednesday's press conference.

                          Macy’s closing stores in response to coronavirus outbreak

                          Stores will close at the end of business Tuesday, March 17 through Tuesday, March 31.

                            Support Tri-State businesses in wake of COVID-19

                          Businesses want people to know they’ll still be up and running despite coronavirus concerns

                          P&G to office workers: Work from home for rest of March

                          “Social distancing is a key practice to contain COVID-19."

                            Target to limit purchases, clean stores every 30 minutes due to coronavirus concerns

                          Target said they’re adding hours to each store’s payroll to make cleaning routines more rigorous.

                          Coronavirus test kits are now in Ohio, drastically reducing result time

                          Previously tests for Ohioans who possibly had coronavirus were sent out to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

                          SkyStar Wheel at The Banks moving for new, larger wheel

                          SkyStar is moving to make way for the construction of a new, larger wheel.

                          Cincinnati names new director for Emergency Communications Center

                          City Manager Patrick Duhaney announced on Thursday the city’s Emergency Communications Center has a new director, effective March 8.

                            Loveland Dairy Whip open for the season

                          The perennial Tri-State sign that spring is just around the corner.

                            Kenton Co. farm forced to burn hundreds of pounds of hemp

                          A Kentucky farm is out $40,000 after its crop tested above a government-enforced threshold for THC content.