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Cincinnati vs. The World 01.16.2013

By Hannah McCartney · January 16th, 2013 · Cincinnati vs. The World
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Colorado gun retailer Jax Mercantile has officially halted sales of assault rifles and high-capacity magazines in the wake of several mass shootings over the last several months: Company president Jim Quinlan has “no regrets” about the change, even though it’s angered a good chunk of customers and reduced profits. WORLD +1 

The hotly debated unmanned traffic camera system in Elmwood Place has collected more than $1.5 million from alleged speeders; of that, the town has kept $700,000 in profits.

Those against the system argue it’s Elmwood’s shallow way of “money-grabbing.” CINCINNATI -1

Cincinnati State had to fix at least two new billboards suggesting its viewers “Be A Biomedical Technician” as part of a new “Be Great” campaign to attract new students.  CINCINNATI -1 

A new study conducted by Yale University psychologists revealed a “fat bias” in male jurors who were significantly more likely to find fat women guilty as opposed to slender women. WORLD -2

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Shooting, the NRA released a shooting game app in which users can practice shooting at coffin-shaped targets with bull’s-eyes at head- and heart-level. It’s recommended for ages 4 and up. WORLD -2

THIS WEEK:
CINCINNATI -2, WORLD -3 

TO DATE:
CINCINNATI -4, WORLD -5

 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
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