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Cover Story: A French Kiss

Speaking the language, loving the culture and drinking the wine

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Name/Organization: Barbara Klaw, President of Alliance Française Years as President: Since May 2006 How did you get the position: "It's an election. It's very informal, (whichever membe  

Cover Story: Taking the Time

Channel 9 reporter/anchor wants to help fellow journalists

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Name/Organization: Jenell Walton, President of the Cincinnati Association of Black Journalists Years as President: Five months How did you get the position: "I said, 'I'll do it.' No one obj  

Cover Story: Apple Polisher

Leader of local user group still gets excited about computers

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Name/Organization: Terry Crooker, President of AppleSiders Years as President: "I just started in January on this term. I've been president several other times over the years. We generally try  

Cover Story: 'Can I Lick Your Face?'

2007 Love & Sex Survey results reveal more about Cincinnati than we actually wanted to know

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 7, 2007
Love and sex -- they're our most private experiences, yet they're almost always shared with another person. Or several people, sometimes at once. When it comes to talking about love and sex,   

Cover Story: Sincerely Sundance

Watching movies in the indie film world's Mecca

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 31, 2007
PARK CITY, UTAH -- The Sundance Film Festival has long been a fixture in my mind's eye. An impressionable teenager when Steven Soderbergh's Sex, Lies, and Videotape caused a sensation at the 1  

Cover Story: Bigger, Louder, Faster, Better

As the Sundance Film Festival goes more commercial, the films themselves are still worthwhile and exciting

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 31, 2007
PARK CITY, UTAH -- When I covered my first Sundance Film Festival nine years ago, the old-timers all talked about how big it had gotten since Robert Redford's Sundance Institute took over the st  

Cover Story: A Matter of Trust

Is the end of Cincinnati's Collaborative Agreement over police reforms a success -- or premature?

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Brian Garry still is shaken when he recalls the incident that occurred on an unseasonably warm evening a few weeks ago in Over-the-Rhine. As he worked in his Vine Street storefront office with t  

Cover Story: Free From My Psychotic Fall

One woman's bipolar story, from the trenches to the hope

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 17, 2007
As a small child, underneath the hair-like branches of a willow tree, I sometimes wrote poetry about horses or unrequited love. Other times, broken glass and death. Around age 9, terrified of my  

Cover Story: The Youth Shall Set You Free: 2006 Person of the Year

Through Elementz, Gavin Leonard builds a unique blend of Hip Hop culture and political awareness, street cred and foundation support, fun and purpose

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Gavin Leonard will be the first to say that a baby-faced white boy, which he is, can't tell you what inner-city black youth need. That's their job. He's just a translator. Leonard has done i  

Cover Story: 'I'm in a Singular Position'

Ohioan Dennis Kucinich bases his latest presidential run on clear opposition to the war in Iraq

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 3, 2007
When I first interviewed U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Cleveland) during the 2004 presidential primaries, anti-war protesters were admiring him as the sane voice of the Democratic Party -- a man w  

Cover Story: Cops Fund Drug Rehab

CPD reforms meant more money for crime prevention programs

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 27, 2006
As she promised earlier this year, Police Chief Rachel Thornton returned 5 percent of the Cincinnati Police Department (CPD) operating budget. The funds already have been committed to social serv  

Cover Story: Mayors for a Day

Mallory promotes new government of the people, for the people and by the people

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 27, 2006
In what's being called one of the savviest political comebacks in recent memory, Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory successfully revived his administration this year after a moribund first six months  

Cover Story: Over the Top

City laughs all the way to The Banks

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 27, 2006
As usual, Peter Bronson of The Cincinnati Enquirer said it best. "In the end," he wrote, "it wasn't liberal social engineering and root-cause breast-beating that saved Cincinnati. It was that  

Cover Story: We Are the Champions

Local teams dominated, leading city sports to new heights

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 27, 2006
When it comes to the Cincinnati sports scene in 2006, Charles Dickens got it half right. It was just the best of times. Leading the charge was, of course, this city's first love: baseball. The h  

Cover Story: A Year to Dismember

Balls, vomit and tap-dancing: A look back at what rocked the music world in 2006

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 27, 2006
JANUARY The Bengals beat the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl (pity about Matt Hasselbeck's leg), but the big news for the game was, again, the halftime show. MTV still wasn't allowed to