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Cincinnati vs. The World 3.7.12

By Hannah McCartney · March 7th, 2012 · Cincinnati vs. The World
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The Rush Limbaugh Show, the most listened to talk show in America, is suffering from an exodus of advertisers, including AOL Inc., after Limbaugh called a law student a “slut” and a “prostitute” for her views on contraception. WORLD +2 

A controversial new provision to Gov. John Kasich’s budget law will require all teachers at low-performing Ohio schools to take special licensing tests come September. Does that mean we can ask Kasich to retake the governor’s test? CINCINNATI -2

Lady Gaga became the first tweeter to garner 20 million followers — that’s about seven million more than President Barack Obama. WORLD -1 

A deer saved a Miami University woman from abduction when it jumped from the bushes and startled her assailant, causing him to flee the scene after he’d dragged her into a field.

CINCINNATI +1 

Madza used the beloved environmental icon, The Lorax, to promote one of its SUVs, the Mazda CX-5. Its ad claimed the car was “Truffula Tree Certified” — since when does The Lorax speak for SUVs? WORLD -2 

Gov. John Kasich finally changed his tune by seeking out federal aid for tornado-stricken Ohio communities after days of insisting the state could handle disaster relief and cleanup efforts. CINCINNATI +1

An explosion at an ammunition dump in Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo, killed more than 200 and wounded about 2,000 more. The explosion was allegedly caused by an accidental fire, which set off a cache of tank shells. The blast scattered ammunition across the city, causing additional violence and casualties after the original explosion. WORLD -2

THIS WEEK: CINCINNATI 0, WORLD -3

TO DATE: CINCINNATI +2, WORLD -12

 
 
 
 

 

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