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Cincinnati vs. The World 06.27.12

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Antarctic chinstrap penguins have lost 36 percent of their population during the past 20 years due to a warming planet that’s caused sea ice to melt, destroying the penguins’ natural habitat and the krill population, a large component of the chinstrap penguin diet. WORLD -2
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 06.20.12

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Cincinnati Duke Energy customers could face increased utility costs to help Duke relocate utility lines for the new streetcar, if state regulators decide to permit Duke to recover expenses associated with the mass transit project. CINCINNATI  -1
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 6.13.12

1 Comment · Wednesday, June 13, 2012
A Minnesota high school student was recently forbidden from wearing black and silver rosary beads in support of his breast cancer-stricken grandmother because school officials said the beads could symbolize gang membership. WORLD -1
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 6.6.12

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Historic Everybody’s Records and Gaslight Café in Pleasant Ridge are facing threats of closure because Walgreens wants to purchase the corner of Ridge and Montgomery to demolish the properties and build a new pharmacy, only blocks from an already-existing location. CINCINNATI -2
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 5.30.12

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Los Angeles last week became the largest city in the U.S. to officially ban use of plastic bags, following the lead of 47 other California municipalities.   

Cincinnati vs. The World 5.23.12

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 22, 2012
City Council officially repealed Cincinnati’s nine-year pit bull ban last week, removing all breed-specific language from the city’s municipal code.
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 5.16.12

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 15, 2012
An entrepreneur profited off of Trayvon Martin’s death by selling gun range targets featuring a hoodie with crosshairs aimed at the chest, Skittles and a can resembling iced tea — all items Martin had in his possession when he was shot and killed in Sanford, Fla. in February. World -2
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 5.09.12

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Vogue magazine has banned too-skinny models, adding that it will no longer knowingly work with models under the age of 16 or who appear to have an eating disorder.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 5.02.12

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Proud parents Saarai and Humphrey last week welcomed the birth of the Cincinnati Zoo’s first baby camel in nearly 30 years.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 4.25.12

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Among other things, Friday, April 20 marked the two-year anniversary of BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig explosion, which leaked nearly 5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico before the well was plugged. Disturbing accounts of deformed aquatic life have recently surfaced, including fish plagued with mysterious ulcers, eyeless shrimp and crabs missing legs.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 4.17.12

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Cincinnatian Jan Christian can speak for the first time in 35 years thanks to a miraculous larynx surgery at the Voice and Swallowing Center at the University of Cincinnati. Christian lost her voice in a car crash when she was 17.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 4.11.12

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Students from Mater Dei High School in Evansville, Ind., created a gas-powered vehicle that earned 2,188.6 miles to the gallon on its best run in the Shell EcoMarathon Competition last week. WORLD +2  

Cincinnati vs. The World 4.4.12

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 3, 2012
A 118-year-old pump station and water tower in Eden Park could soon be home to a microbrewery and tasting room if city officials approve the developers’ request to overhaul the building. The developers are reportedly members of the Martin family, which already owns the Cincinnati Beer Company.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 3.28.12

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Bids from energy providers proposing new energy utility plans were due to City Hall Tuesday. If City Council chooses a new green provider, Cincinnati could use an energy aggregation program that would source the city’s energy supplies from 100 percent renewable resources.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 3.21.12

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Ohio Sen. Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) proposed new legislation to prevent new ownership of exotic pets such as gorillas and lions to prevent incidents like the one in Eastern Ohio when dozens of neglected animals were shot to death after their owner set them free and committed suicide.