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Cincinnati vs. the World 10.16.2013

By Hannah McCartney · October 16th, 2013 · Cincinnati vs. The World
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The residents of 90-percent white Dayton suburb Beavercreek have been trying to keep minorities out town for years by protesting the installation of a few new metro bus stops, but the federal government just ruled the rejection violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for discriminating against minorities who needed the stops to access medical treatment, school and employment. CINCINNATI +2 

More than 90 percent of people living in European cities are breathing air that the World Health Organization says contain dangerous levels of particulate matter and ozone gas. WORLD -2

So far, Cincinnati’s mayoral and City Council elections are on track to experience the lowest voter turnout ever.

CINCINNATI -2

A new study found that — shocker — fast food workers don’t make enough income to support themselves or their families; nationally, the jobs pay an average of $8.77 hourly and about 87 percent get no work-provided health insurance. Remember when McDonald’s graciously published an employee budget guide, but forgot to incorporate in basic costs like groceries, child care, gas, and assumed health care was $20 a month? WORLD -2 

THIS WEEK:
CINCINNATI  +0, WORLD -4

TO DATE:
CINCINNATI -32, WORLD -76


 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
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