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Protecting Us from Foul-Mouthed Protesters

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 11, 2007
The city of Cincinnati might start screening political groups that want parade permits so as to bar any groups whose messages are deemed offensive. That's the implication of a motion proposed thi  

Porkopolis: Playhouse Out of the Park?

Curly Tales of the City

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 4, 2007
The city's large daily newspaper last week confirmed CityBeat's report -- first published on the Porkopolis Blog -- that Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park might move to Fifth and Race streets dow  

Reefer Madness Takes Over City Hall

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 28, 2007
There's only one reason marijuana isn't legal in this country: No one has organized an effective movement to make it happen. A case in point is the last-minute lobbying last year by people oppos  

Shouting to Chabot; Targeting Iran

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 21, 2007
About 200 people rallied March 19 on Fountain Square, marking the fourth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Each year, beginning with the first day of the attack, the Intercommunity Justice  

Peace-Loving Convicts

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 14, 2007
One of the weirder trials to take place in Hamilton County Municipal Court in recent years ended March 13 with the conviction of four peace protesters on a charge of trespassing. The trial was dis  

Things That Are Coming to a Close

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Most intriguing unconfirmed rumor of the week: George Clooney buys The Cincinnati Post and hires his father, Post columnist Nick Clooney, as publisher. This enables George to save a dying daily wi  

Mallory: 'They Really Like Us'

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Last year was another record-breaking year for homicides in Cincinnati, but during his annual State of the City address last week Mayor Mark Mallory said progress was made in fighting crime during  

Can a Democrat Hold a Republican Party?

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 21, 2007
When Cincinnati City Councilman Jeff Berding, a Democrat, planned a campaign fund-raiser to mark his 40th birthday, the host committee read like a Who's Who of Republican corporate power brokers.  

Psssst! Can You Sneak Me a Light?

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 14, 2007
If you ask a fellow smoker for a light in Cincinnati, you can get a ticket from the police. No, this doesn't have anything to do with the new smoking ban in Ohio; the problem is the city's panha  

Step Up, Step Back, Step Up Again

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 7, 2007
Score one for grassroots community activism against big bucks contributors to Cincinnati City Council, at least for now. Defying council's wishes, the city's planning commission recently voted   

Kings, Spies and Sorry Blogs

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 31, 2007
One of the defining controversies of the so-called War on Terror takes center stage in a Cincinnati courtroom this week: The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals was scheduled to hear oral argument  

'War Trial' Waits; Chabot Wiggles Out

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Efforts to put the war on trial ran into the realities of a busy urban courtroom Jan. 22, postponing the affair for another six weeks. Five anti-war protesters, arrested for trespassing during a s  

State Reps Gone Wild

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 17, 2007
Two criminal investigations alleging possible voter fraud and embezzlement are lingering from 2006, and local law enforcement officials say they're not sure when the probes will be completed. One  

Curly Tales of the City

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Mallory Calls Secret Meeting on Nazis The Nazis might be coming to Cincinnati on Martin Luther King Jr. Day next week, but Mayor Mark Mallory doesn't want you -- or local reporters -- to know  

Bombing Questions Still Unanswered

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 3, 2007
We'll probably never know for sure the relationship between the Midwest Bank Robbers and the late Timothy McVeigh, who blew up the federal building in Oklahoma City. But a report last week by the