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Chiquita/'Enquirer'/'Brill's' Contact: Is There a Source?

0 Comments · Thursday, January 27, 2000
In the February issue of Brill's Content, a national media issues magazine, former Chiquita lawyer George Ventura wrote a seven-page first-person account of his life before, during and after The Cinc  

Cincinnati Road Repairs: Communication Breakdown?

0 Comments · Thursday, January 13, 2000
Did the city of Cincinnati pave all the roads it was supposed to from 1991 to 1997 without keeping adequate track of the work, or did someone defraud the city of the $15 million that was supposed t  

Targeting Health Care Disparities

0 Comments · Thursday, August 5, 1999
Some Cincinnati City Council members are teaming up with the African-American Health Network in an effort to reduce what they called in a news release disparities in health care that are hurting  

Solving Housing Abuses or Getting Re-elected?

0 Comments · Thursday, July 8, 1999
Cincinnati City Council's sudden and urgent investigation into housing operated by the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) is not what it appears to be, some city leaders are saying. O  

Were Reports of Pending Shirey Firing Greatly Exaggerated?

0 Comments · Thursday, July 1, 1999
Despite news reports strongly insinuating that Cincinnati City Manager John Shirey was on his way out, his fate is not sealed. Council members did not have enough votes to fire City Manager John   

Residents Trash Garbage Station

0 Comments · Thursday, June 17, 1999
A garbage transfer station that's been proposed near the closed ELDA landfill is -- in what should be absolutely no surprise -- coming under fire. Winton Hills residents, who just reached a $2 mill  

Back in the Saddle?

0 Comments · Thursday, June 10, 1999
The camel ride that's been offered at the Cincinnati Zoo for 20 years hit a bump on May 29. A woman, who accepted the offer, fell off the camel and was taken in an ambulance to an area hospital.  

FOP and Shirey: Going for the Knockout?

0 Comments · Thursday, May 27, 1999
Continuing controversies over police shootings in Cincinnati are proof that the city -- or at least some of its media outlets -- has a short memory. The city's morning daily along with some of its   

Jimmy Flynt: Videos 'Hard to Defend'

0 Comments · Thursday, May 20, 1999
A complete surprise. Totally unexpected. Not in keeping with the defendant's promise to settle the score for good. In the week that has passed since the plea bargain ended Hamilton County's cas  

Getting What They Deserve?

0 Comments · Thursday, May 13, 1999
Cincinnati Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) President Keith Fangman got a clear message May 5 from African-American protesters who heckled him throughout his speech at City Hall. Fangman, accompani  

Shirey: Putting Officers on Desk Duty 'Is Not Punitive'

0 Comments · Thursday, April 22, 1999
Cincinnati police are riding a familiar roller coaster: Will the two officers involved in the latest shooting death be cleared by investigations that are underway? If they are, will they then face d  

Zoo Gets It; Commissioners Still Trying

0 Comments · Thursday, April 8, 1999
No free weekend days. And no public disclosure of 106 salaries that will be paid by Hamilton County taxpayers at the Cincinnati Zoo. These are among the highlights of a contract that has been agree  

Damned if They Don't?

0 Comments · Thursday, April 1, 1999
The March 19 fatal shooting of Michael Carpenter by Cincinnati police officers has some citizens calling for a Justice Department investigation, while the media is characterizing the shooting as ano  

Water to Spare

0 Comments · Thursday, March 25, 1999
Officials from Cincinnati, Florence and Boone County sealed a deal on March 12 for water service to cross the river from Cincinnati to Northern Kentucky. Last year, Florence and Boone County determ  

Cart Before Convention Horse?

0 Comments · Thursday, March 18, 1999
It has been deemed a place that needs more space, and expansion proponents are pushing hard for the Albert B. Sabin Convention Center to get the extra space it needs. Since 1994, studies and plans