Here’s what you need to know this week:
The Cincinnati Bengals unveil their new uniforms on Monday at 9:00 am as part of the “New Stripes” campaign, which includes a ring of honor and other fan-centric initiatives. The last uniforms were in place for 16 seasons, the longest the team has completed without uniform changes in its 53-year history.
Honor ring:Who is part of the opening class?
The prosecution and defense have rested their respective cases in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
So what happens in the trial against the man charged in the death of George Floyd?
Judge Peter Cahill told the 14 members of the jury to return to court on Monday at 10 a.m. ET and be ready to hear final arguments from lawyers on both sides. Cahill will then brief the jurors of the laws of the case before the panel members begin deliberating on the verdict. Two members of the jury are informed that they were substitutes and will not be taking part in the deliberations.
Anniversary of the last episode of ‘WKRP in Cincinnati’
The last episode of “WKRP in Cincinnati” aired on April 21, 1982.
The show, which starred Tim Reid, Howard Hesseman and Loni Anderson, premiered on CBS on September 18, 1978. The comedy, about an old-fashioned radio station that turned into a hip-rock station, aired in four seasons with 88 episodes.
Which character from “WKRP in Cincinnati” defines you as a person? Are you a Venus Flytrap Smooth Operator? Or a good looking, kind hearted Jennifer Marlowe? Take our quiz to find out.
The early voting is underway and the May 4th primary is just around the corner. For Cincinnati voters who need more information before deciding who should best run Queen City for the next four years, The Enquirer is hosting a virtual mayor’s debate on Thursday, April 22nd.
The debate will be available live at 1pm on Cincinnati.com and the Enquirer’s Greater Cincinnati Politics Facebook group
Five of the six mayoral candidates – Ohio Senator Cecil Thomas of Avondale; Cincinnati Alderman David Mann of Clifton; Hamilton County Court Clerk Aftab Pureval, from Clifton; retired Cincinnati firefighter Raffel Prophett of Avondale; and Mount Lookout businessman Gavi Begtrup compete in one of the most important city races of the year. The pedagogue Dr. West Price Hill’s Herman Najoli told The Enquirer that he was unable to attend.
Earth Day is Thursday, April 22nd and there are a variety of events in the Greater Cincinnati area to attend. Here is the list and check out these sustainable brands to shop for on Earth Day.