Cicadas Brood X 2021: What you need to know about the noisy insect
Cicadas are back after nearly 17 years underground. Here’s everything you need to know about the very noisy and unique Brood X.
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The cicadas may have slept in this year, but we should start seeing more of them this week.
Cicada expert Gene Kritsky told the Enquirer’s Sarah Brookbank they will likely emerge in greater numbers today or tomorrow.
“The cold has definitely slowed them down,” he said.
Not quite ready for the invasion? We have everything you need to prepare.
City talks money
Cincinnati City Council’s Budget and Finance Committee is expected today to continue discussions on how to spend $279 million in stimulus money from the federal government. That’s $12 million less than previously expected.
On Thursday, Cincinnati City Manager Paula Boggs Muething is set to release the proposed city budget. It then goes to the mayor for changes before he passes it to Cincinnati City Council for final passage by June 30.
Follow reporter Sharon Coolidge for the latest.
Bengals back to work
This week marks the first time the Cincinnati Bengals will be able to conduct on-field work as the NFL’s Organized Team Activities (OTAs) enter the second phase.
Quarterback Joe Burrow has been seen throwing footballs in California and is still on track to start the Week One opener against the Minnesota Vikings at Paul Brown Stadium (1 p.m. Sept. 11).
Tyler Dragon has the team covered.
Don’t forget your taxes
This is a friendly reminder that your taxes are due today.
Ohio and Kentucky extended their income tax deadlines from April 15 to May 17 to give people more time to file during the pandemic.
Jackie Borchardt has everything you need to know about filing taxes this year.
Celebrate Cincy’s salads
The first Cincinnati Salad Week kicks off today with more than 20 local restaurants participating.
Local food blogger Kayla Hansmann started the week, which features deals, giveaways and even a “salad sendoff” event to cap things off.
Reporter Emily DeLetter has all the details.
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