More than 16,000 pig carcasses retrieved from Shanghai’s Huangpu River — likely dumped by farmers unwilling to make the investments to safely dispose of the bodies — have Chinese officials concerned about the safety of Shanghai’s tap water. WORLD -2
Ohioans’ views on same-sex marriage have shifted radically since 2004, when 62 percent of voters supported a ban on same-sex marriage; today, 54 percent are in favor of legalizing it.
For the first time, conservationists have preserved the embryos from the Iberian lynx, the most endangered wild cat species in the world. They’re hoping to implant the fertilized eggs in a surrogate female of a sister species, the Eurasian lynx. WORLD +2
Forbes Magazine named Cincinnati in its list of 15 U.S. Cities’ Emerging Downtowns. CINCINNATI +1
The historic Glencoe-Auburn Place Row Houses behind Christ Hospital — in the area known as “The Hole”— will be demolished after years of redevelopment plans have fallen through. CINCINNATI -1
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