Understanding how people get coerced into selling sex
involves coming to terms with a dizzying array of mitigating economic,
social and personal factors. Local leaders are working to provide new
resources and outreach, but myriad
factors present barriers to those seeking recovery.
stretch of ugly and abandoned Wasson Way rail tracks that run through
several upscale, bustling Cincinnati neighborhoods have long-since been
hotly debated, at times pitting advocates of light rail against bike
Wilberforce must address enormous debt, a deteriorating campus and
serious holes in the administration, holes which until very recently
included the president of the university, all before December 15, or
risk losing its accreditation.
Many have made parallels between the shooting of Mike Brown by a Ferguson police officer and
the killing of John Crawford III in a Beavercreek Walmart — but the racial tensions and local reactions surrounding the tragedies differ.
Just prior to the
Food Allergy Research and Education walk in mid-September, University
of Cincinnati College of Medicine immunologist Fred Finkelman took the
stage to discuss groundbreaking research on suppressing food allergies
Terry Collins, former director of the Ohio Department of
Rehabilitations and Corrections, says
he’s deeply conservative and strongly believes in the rule of law — and
also wants to see the death penalty banned in Ohio.
Recent discussions about an ongoing $100 million highway
project at the intersection of Avondale, Corryville and Walnut Hills have raised
questions about ways development might help address the neighborhoods' recent
struggles — and whether it will at all.
The long, often
difficult saga of the only black-owned business at The Banks appears to
be coming to an end. Mahogany’s owner Liz Rogers announced Sept. 9 that
the upscale Southern restaurant will move from the city’s prized
After last month's battle between the city and Hamilton
County's Republican Commissioners over funds to fix Music Hall and
Union Terminal, Democrats sense an
opportunity to unseat Commissioner Chris Monzel in the upcoming November
The police shooting Aug. 9 of an unarmed 18-year-old black
man named Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and the subsequent protests that have drawn hundreds into the streets remind many of the
challenges Cincinnati has faced when it comes to race relations and law