Election Day and the chaos it brings has
just barely passed, but community leaders and educators haven’t wasted
any time in getting a head start on pushing to put a funding initiative
for city-wide universal preschool on next year’s ballot.
Cincinnati City Council will soon vote on
tax abatements worth more than half a million dollars for a
controversial luxury hotel project undertaken by Eagle Realty at the
former site of the Anna Louise Inn women’s shelter downtown.
Three hundred and sixty-four days after a
Cleveland police officer shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice, a group
of about 60 people gathered in a cold, driving rain at the Hamilton
A panel hosted by the National
Underground Railroad Freedom Center Nov. 7 sought to bring to light the
deep hurt and offense felt by the Native American community through the
use of stereotypical mascots in team sports.
Seteria Carter has
been battling cancer for four years. She is one of more than 125,000 people
in Hamilton County who receive SNAP benefits. But there are others in
the county — and in urban areas across the state — who need them and
don’t get them.
Racist messages, including at least one
appearing to threaten lynching for black student activists at the
University of Cincinnati, have recently begun appearing on social media
site Yik Yak in response to calls to increase diversity on UC’s flagship
Mayor John Cranley and the Task Force on
Immigration he convened last year announced a series of recommendations
on Oct. 28 aimed at making Cincinnati the most welcoming city in the
country for immigrants.
Weeks after a federal court order kept two
women’s clinics in southwestern Ohio from shutting down, the state’s biggest provider of
those services faces a new challenge — a proposed law that prohibits it from
receiving federal funds for health screenings and other