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Department of Veterans Affairs comes down on two local officials after investigation into Cincinnati’s VA Medical Center

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Dr. Barbara Temeck, the Cincinnati clinic’s acting chief of staff, and Jack Hetrick, the director of the regional Veterans Integrated Service Network, are facing possible criminal investigations.

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.  

Wasson Way Bike Trail Could Score $1.1 Million From State

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 2, 2016
An effort to build a bike trail through neighborhoods on Cincinnati’s East Side could be in line for more than $1 million after a recommendation from a cadre of influential local groups.  

Chartered Cruise

Ohio’s charter schools continue to underperform. Do new laws regulating them justify creating more?

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Some of the state’s 290 physical charter schools, which receive more than $1 billion a year from taxpayers, have performed well. But other privately run, publicly funded charters have seen financial mismanagement and consistent low performance.

Cincinnati Police Shoot, Kill Man Wielding Pellet Gun

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Three Cincinnati Police officers shot and killed a man Feb. 17 after they say he reached for a gun in his waistband. That weapon turned out to be an Airsoft pellet gun.

Hamilton County Sues Cincinnati Over MSD

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Hamilton County has asked a federal court to intervene in recent disputes between the county and the city of Cincinnati over the Metropolitan Sewer District.

All Eyes on Walnut Hills

Can development efforts in a historic Cincinnati neighborhood avoid opening old wounds?

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 17, 2016
A Feb. 6 event, organized by the Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation, attracted area business owners, newer community members and lifelong residents to give their ideas on what they’d like to see from coming development.

Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood Heads to Kasich

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 17, 2016
A bill that would strip Planned Parenthood Ohio of all government funding is on its way to Gov. John Kasich’s desk.

Bill Clinton Calls on Cincinnati to Support Hillary

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Former President Bill Clinton urged a group of more than 200 people at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center on Feb. 12 to support his wife and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid.

Deadly Additions

A synthetic opiate making heroin even more dangerous has its roots in the prescription drug-addiction crisis

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 10, 2016
In 2014, Ohio had the second-highest drug overdose rate in the country, with some 2,744 deaths — many related to heroin.

Panelists and Community Discuss 2001’s Ongoing Legacy

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Xavier University held a packed town hall discussion Feb. 2 on the state of Cincinnati 15 years after the police shooting of unarmed black citizen Timothy Thomas and the civil unrest that shook the city afterward.

Kentucky Official Disputes DeWine Claims on Fetal Tissue

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 10, 2016
An investigation published Feb. 4 by Columbus WBNS-10TV quotes a Kentucky state official disputing claims made by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine regarding fetal tissue disposal practices by Ohio Planned Parenthood.   

Keeping Secrets

Months after canceling a student-led support group, UC’s efforts to support sexual assault survivors are still up in the air

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
More and more, campus sexual assault prevention and counseling are the purview of schools like the University of Cincinnati.  

City Council Set to Pass Wage Theft Ordinance

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Employers who don’t pay their workers might have new penalties to worry about after Cincinnati City Council’s Feb. 3 meeting.