City Councilman Christopher Smitherman went on a legit Twitter rant last weekend, calling University of Cincinnati Trustee Rob Richardson Jr., a communist and defending the claim to The Enquirer despite the fact that McCarthyism was ridiculous the first time it came around 60 years ago. CINCINNATI -1
Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts came out last week in a Facebook post thanking her family and longtime girlfriend for their support during the past year, which included a bone marrow transplant to treat myelodysplastic syndrome.
Ohio’s new laws regulating puppy mills went into effect Jan. 1 after seven years of work by groups attempting to reverse Ohio’s reputation as lax on dog breeding operations. CINCINNATI +2
Eighty-two percent of Americans oppose the war in Afghanistan according to a new poll, well above the highest opposition to the Vietnam War, which never peaked above 70 percent. WORLD +1
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