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City Council Poised to Pass Streetcar Operating Budget

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 13, 2016
After months of fighting, Cincinnati City Council looks likely to pass an operating budget for the city’s streetcar. The transit project could start taking riders as soon as Sept. 1 under the budget, which passed Council’s Budget and Finance Committee April 11.
  

UC Students’ 'CityBeat' Story Wins National Investigative Reporting Award

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 13, 2016
One of the nation’s premier journalism organizations on April 7 awarded 12 University of Cincinnati students its top prize for student investigative reporting among large universities.  

Council Could Up City Worker Minimum Wage to $15

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
City of Cincinnati employees like health worker Sheila Nash of Price Hill could get a bump in pay if Cincinnati City Council approves a series of ordinances designed to boost wages, increase worker safety and incentivize city contractors to pay employees more.  

Cruz, Trump Hit Kasich Hard Ahead of Wisconsin Primary

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Ohio Gov. John Kasich continues to campaign for the GOP presidential nomination, despite the nearly hopeless delegate math that has him trailing far behind frontrunner Donald Trump and second-place candidate U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
  

Council Approves Halting Streetcar for Certain Downtown Festivities

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2016
City Council passed an ordinance Mar. 23 that could halt the streetcar’s operation during seven of the biggest downtown events that will take place annually during its first two years of operation.
  

City Administration Releases, Pulls Bike Lane Safety Study

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Cincinnati’s Central Parkway Bikeway hasn’t made the thoroughfare any more dangerous than similar streets without lanes, a study has found.
  

Sierra Club: MSD Needs Independent Oversight

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The Metropolitan Sewer District, jointly run by the city of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, needs outside supervision, says environmental advocacy group the Sierra Club.
  

UC President Ono Backs Streetcar Expansion

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
University of Cincinnati President Santa Ono, long silent on the controversial streetcar project, said last week that he is hopeful the streetcar will be extended into Uptown around UC’s campus.
  

Strickland Hits Portman on Refusal to Consider SCOTUS Nominee

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The political war over the next U.S. Supreme Court justice continues, and it could make a big impact in Ohio’s Senate race.  

Sheriff Neil Apologizes for Appearing at Trump Event

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil set off minor political shockwaves when he appeared at a March 13 campaign rally for GOP presidential primary frontrunner Donald Trump in West Chester.  

Hundreds Rally in Price Hill to Support Local Immigrants

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 16, 2016
More than 350 activists, immigrants and community members marched through East Price Hill on March 12 in support of Cincinnati’s undocumented immigrant community.
  

Video Purporting Police Harassment in OTR Goes Viral

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
A video showing a confrontation between a local man filming video of himself and police stopping him for an alleged jaywalking violation recently went viral, prompting investigations into the incident by the Citizens Complaint Authority and police.  

Trump Wins Kentucky Caucus, GOP Candidates Look Toward Ohio

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Reality TV star and real estate mogul Donald Trump came out on top in Kentucky’s March 5 GOP presidential primary caucuses, though the frontrunner was closely shadowed by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in the state and throughout so-called “Super Saturday.”
  

City’s Move to Redirect Blight Funds Causes Controversy

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Recent funding shifts by Cincinnati city administration away from a prominent anti-blight organization have caused a rift between the city and the group’s supporters.
  

UC Police Chief Resigns Following Outside Review

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 2, 2016
After an outside review of management practices arising from the University of Cincinnati police shooting death of Samuel DuBose July 19, UC Police Chief Jason Goodrich and Major Tim Thornton resigned Feb. 26.