September 22, 2013, around seven o’clock in the morning, I smoked my last Pall
Mall cigarette. It was the last one in my pack and the last one I ever intended
to inhale and exhale. I was going to give up tobacco for good.
In the midst of all of the harumphing
about this month’s chemical spill into a tributary of the Ohio River and
the nine-county ban on tap water for days, NPR recorded a West
Virginian saying, “Without water, we’re up a creek without a paddle.”
Tea party activists and fiscal conservatives are securing
seats on local school boards across the Tristate and taking their anger
over big government and Obama out on tax levies and Common Core
standards. CINCINNATI -1
It was 1989 and crack cocaine had all its
black enthusiasts by the pipe; never more prevalent and obviously so
than along the stretch of Burnett Avenue heading north toward its
intersection with Rockdale Avenue.
How is it that minority ownership has
been set back 40 years? To answer the question we will have to first
look at successful regulatory efforts to stimulate diversity of
broadcast ownership in the past, what changed and why.