Once government shutdowns started becoming somewhat of a
regular occurrence (there have been 17 shutdowns since 1977), somewhere a
group of people in suits decided to make calls on what they consider
“essential” and “non-essential” federal government services.
Another effort to reduce Cincinnati’s
alarmingly high infant mortality rates launched Oct. 1, which local
leaders hope will help educate first-time parents in high-risk zip codes
on proper ways to put their infants to sleep.