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Cincinnati vs. The World 08.01.12

By Hannah McCartney · August 1st, 2012 · Cincinnati vs. The World
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This year’s first human case of West Nile Virus in Ohio has been found in an 85-year-old Clermont County man and arrived about a month earlier than expected, thanks to an unseasonably dry, warm summer.  CINCINNATI -2 

Police discovered a homeless man in San Francisco armed with enough weaponry and ammunition to carry out a mass shooting, including a shotgun, 14 knives, a pistol and 5,000 rounds of ammunition.
WORLD -2  

Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost has launched a statewide investigation to deal with suspicions that Ohio school administrators might be systemically fudging school attendance statistics.

CINCINNATI -1 

Comedian Dane Cook made an onstage joke about the Aurora shootings during a Los Angeles performance, noting that the movie was so bad that if the massacre hadn’t occurred, viewers would have wished someone would “shoot them.” WORLD -2

Hocking Hills State Park of southeastern Ohio has been dubbed the best campground in the country by outdoors website Tripleblaze.com, ranking above greats like Yosemite National Park and Mount Rainier National Park. CINCINNATI +1 

The U.K.’s Oxford University has changed its strict dress code to meet the needs of transgender students, no longer requiring students to wear gender-specific ceremonial outfits. WORLD +1

THIS WEEK:
CINCINNATI -2, WORLD -3 

TO DATE:
CINCINNATI -2, WORLD -62

 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
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