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Cincinnati vs. The World 08.15.2012

By Hannah McCartney · August 15th, 2012 · Cincinnati vs. The World
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Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary’s 2012 updates included crowning “F-bomb,” “sexting” and “man cave” official words. ’Murica! WORLD +1 

Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter announced that he’ll deal with the costs his company will incur from Obama’s health care reform by bumping up pizza prices at chains nationwide.  WORLD -1 

Ohio ranks second in toxic air pollution from coal-fired power plants, second only to Kentucky, according to an analysis conducted by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

CINCINNATI -2 

Cleanup of Agent Orange, the harmful defoliant sprayed across Vietnam by U.S. military during the Vietnam War, has finally begun after decades of exposure causing birth defects, increased cancer rates and physical and mental disabilities in residents around the affected area. WORLD +1 

Ohio was the 13th fattest state in 2011, according to an analysis from the CDC, but narrowly escaped the 30-plus percent obesity rates possessed by the top 12 fattest states, including Kentucky. CINCINNATI +1   

An Ohio teen suffering from severe dehydration had to be hospitalized after playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 for four days straight. WORLD -1 

A new zoning ordinance voted into law will now permit food trucks to operate in the city of Covington. CINCINNATI +1 

THIS WEEK:
CINCINNATI 0, WORLD 0

TO DATE:
CINCINNATI -5, WORLD -59

 
 
 
 

 

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