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Cover Story: Education: Ultimate Protection

Tips for protecting yourself and your kids

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 15, 2007
It's impossible to prevent all crime, but anyone can reduce the chances of becoming a victim by knowing how to practice personal safety. Children are frequently bullied into secrecy by their abusers  

Cover Story: More than Scribbles

Graffiti artists come in from the street at ArtWorks

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 14, 2007
It's hard to believe that Scribble Jam started in a parking lot. People come from all over the country to check out the DJ battles at Annie's and revel at the club parties downtown. At the sam  

Cover Story: Scribble Jam Has Something to Say

Veteran MC Jaz-O's name should be better known

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 8, 2007
After reading his bio, someone emailed Jaz-O a MySpace message that read something like, "If you're 'The Originator' and you put Jay-Z on, then how come I don't know who you are?" The write  

Cover Story: Wise Intelligent Gets Personal

The 'poor righteous' MC brings a message on his new CD, The Talented Timothy Taylor

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 8, 2007
Of all the CDs Wise Intelligent has released since 1990, Wise Intelligent Iz ... The Talented Timothy Taylor is his most personal. Wise wears his own name on the new album and opens up about his e  

Cover Story: Jam Plan

Here are the details if you're planning on attending Scribble Jam

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 8, 2007
If you're planning on attending Scribble Jam-- which is now billing itself as "America's Largest Hip Hop Festival" -- this weekend, there's more than just the "main event" at Annie's. Below is a sc  

Cover Story: Surviving Iraq

Combat is only half the battle

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Lance Cpl. Andrew Hildebrand narrowly dodged insurgent rounds that burst through the walls into the kitchen of an Iraqi house. He and his team members simultaneously tried to elude ricochet from  

Cover Story: Cincinnati Area Soldiers Killed in Iraq

Remembering those who have served

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 1, 2007
May 8, 2003, Private 1st ClassMarlin T. Rockhold , Hamilton Nov. 3, 2004, Sgt. CharlesJoseph Webb , Hamilton Jan. 30, 2005, Private 1st ClassJames H. Miller IV , Cincinnati May 9, 2005, Lance Cpl  

Cover Story: Going the Distance

Through trial by fire, Ryan Malott and his band 500 Miles to Memphis come of age

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 25, 2007
I first met Ryan Malott, mastermind and sole original member of the local "Country/Punk" band 500 Miles to Memphis, four years ago. The band, a trio at the time, was fresh out of high school. M  

Cover Story: Dirty Laundry

Uniform giant cintas under fire by unions, regulators and Congress

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Almost everyone who knew Eleazar Torres-Gomez described him as a hard-working, honest man. Hoping for a better life for his wife and two sons, Gomez and his family legally emigrated from Mexico   

Cover Story: Relief in Sight?

The Reds reach the All-Star break knowing that if they can get a little better in the bullpen they can get a lot better in the standings

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 11, 2007
The Reds changed managers rather desperately last week, as if they just didn't know what else to do. But they reached the bottom, taking their beatings every night, and they couldn't just sit t  

Cover Story: The Pretenders

The Ohio Express were five young Ohio kids pumping out Bubblegum Pop hits in the '60s -- or were they?

1 Comment · Wednesday, July 4, 2007
Yummy, Yummy, Yummy, I got love in my tummy And I feel like a-lovin you Love, you're such a sweet thing Good enough to eat thing And it's just a-what I'm gonna do In 1967, 18-year-old  

Cover Story: The Real Green Acres

Moving from the city to the country and learning to love it

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 27, 2007
A sleepover at a friend's house means taking a toothbrush, pajamas, a change of clothes and your horse -- that is, if you live on a farm and the friend who lives 20 miles away has an extra st  

Cover Story: His Everything

Justin Jeffre's journey from Pop star to media activist

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 20, 2007
His favorite color is blue. His favorite foods are pizza, donuts and Skyline chili. Reese Witherspoon is his favorite actress, and Otis Redding recorded his favorite song, "Try a Little Tendern  

Cover Story: Blog Launches Newspaper

Newest contributor to local independent media

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 20, 2007
Jason Haap is having too much fun to worry about the new conventional wisdom. While newspapers rush to the Internet with all of their resources, Haap is a solo blogger moving to print, creating Ci  

Cover Story: Fantastic World

Creation Museum tells a whopper of a tale, with a literal interpretation of Genesis only the beginning

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Gene Kritsky, evolutionary biologist, walked through the museum. With a camera strap around his neck, he listened to the sound of falling water and walked past a model of a child offering a car