A Minnesota high school student was recently forbidden from wearing black and silver rosary beads in support of his breast cancer-stricken grandmother because school officials said the beads could symbolize gang membership. WORLD -1
Duke Energy Ohio filed a notice to increase gas and electric rates for consumers by an overall $130 million. If approved, the changes would go into effect early 2013. CINCINNATI -2
United Airlines has hiked the cost of a second checked bag on trans-Atlantic flights from $70 to $100 to accommodate “increase in costs associated with carrying bags, such as fuel and handling,” said United.
Pest control firm Terminix once again ranked Cincinnati as the No. 2 city in the country for bedbug infestations, trailing only Philadelphia.
Details magazine ranked Kings Island’s The Beast roller coaster as one of the seven must-try bucket list roller coaster experiences. CINCINNATI +1
A new scientific study links the presence of anti-depressants and other psychiatric drugs in drinking water supplies to the triggering of autism. WORLD -1
A new report from Climate Central found that average temperatures in all 50 U.S. states have increased since 1970, with warming most pronounced in the Midwest, Northeast and South. WORLD -2
Ten new health centers will open up in Cincinnati Public Schools over the next two years, providing health care access to an additional 6,230 low-income students. CINCINNATI +1
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