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The Rich Get Richer, the Poor Get Jailed

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 20, 2006
The people who successfully campaigned against a sales tax for a new jail have turned their attention to proposed city budget cuts. Members of Cincinnati Progressive Action (CPA), a human rights a  

The Legacies of a Freedom Fighter and a Tyrant

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 13, 2006
If Tom Mooney had been there, he would have been proud. Members of the Cincinnati School Board took turns remembering the late teachers' union leader at their Dec. 11 meeting. Mooney, who was pre  

Setbacks for Government Killing Operations

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 6, 2006
Guards working for the state of Ohio didn't poison Jerome Henderson of Cincinnati this week. The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a stay of the execution, which had been scheduled Dec.   

City Link Wins Court Approval

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Backers of a controversial proposal to build a one-stop social services center in the West End have won the latest round in the ongoing legal battle over the project. Hamilton County Common Pleas   

Deep Cuts Possible for Arts and Human Services

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 21, 2006
Some tough choices lie ahead for Cincinnati officials as they try to balance the city's budget for the next two years, which could include closing 13 swimming pools and two recreation centers, la  

Maybe They Could Call It Tombstone

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Spring Grove Village could soon become Cincinnati's newest neighborhood. No, that won't take the count to 53 neighborhoods in the city; it will stay at 52 if Winton Place residents vote to chang  

Steve Chabot: All Wet and Unidentified

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Owing to publication deadlines, we must direct you to citybeat.com for final unofficial results in the Nov. 7 election. We can tell you with certainty, however, that whatever the final tally shows  

There Goes the Neighborhood

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 1, 2006
The Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (3CDC) is actively pushing poor people out of Over-the-Rhine, according to the Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless. Case in point: the   

Mangy Dogs, Those Republicans

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Speaking with a cadence more like a Southern Baptist preacher's than a politician's, former President Bill Clinton arrived in town Oct. 24 to give a stump speech for Democratic congressional can  

Reeling Around the Fountain

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Fountain Square officially reopened Oct. 14 with compelling entertainment, some controversy and lots of construction work still to be done. The overall feeling among those attending the day's fes  

Picking on Sick People and Their Helpers

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 11, 2006
It's usually religious scolds who fret about Halloween's influence on children, and their concern usually involves figments of our imagination: witches, vampires and such. But Kings Island's Fe  

Lazy Reporters and Hungry Activists

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 4, 2006
This is what happens when reporters make assumptions: Falsehoods make it into print. Thus readers of The Cincinnati Enquirer last week learned that the staff of U.S. Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Westwood)  

One Unique Station Rises, One Rolls in the Mud

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 27, 2006
WOXY, the Cincinnati-based online radio station specializing in the best of cutting edge "Modern Rock," is about to go back into business for the third time. Thanks to some anonymous donors, it   

Declaring Peace and a New Kind of Justice

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Peace activists say they will disrupt work at U.S. Rep. Steve Chabot's district offices Sept. 27 unless he agrees by then to sign the Congressional Declaration of Peace. At a Sept. 18 town hall m  

Council Alumni Might Run Again

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Although most of their focus is on this fall's campaigns for Hamilton County Commissioner and Ohio's gubernatorial and congressional races, the local Republican and Democratic parties are quietl