The long, often
difficult saga of the only black-owned business at The Banks appears to
be coming to an end. Mahogany’s owner Liz Rogers announced Sept. 9 that
the upscale Southern restaurant will move from the city’s prized
After last month's battle between the city and Hamilton
County's Republican Commissioners over funds to fix Music Hall and
Union Terminal, Democrats sense an
opportunity to unseat Commissioner Chris Monzel in the upcoming November
The police shooting Aug. 9 of an unarmed 18-year-old black
man named Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and the subsequent protests that have drawn hundreds into the streets remind many of the
challenges Cincinnati has faced when it comes to race relations and law
Women's Med Center in Sharonville will stay open to provide other services
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Women’s Med Center, one of Greater
Cincinnati’s two abortion providers, announced it will cease providing abortions after an Aug. 18 court ruling. The clinic will remain open to provide other services, however.
On Aug. 6, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati heard arguments about the constitutionality of gay marriage bans in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee. At stake is a
2004 amendment to Ohio’s constitution and similar laws in the three
other states. The hearings marked the next step of the ongoing battle
over gay marriage rights, drawing national interest.
Multiple factors have converged in Ohio to bring heroin addiction and overdose numbers to crisis levels. Meanwhile, clinics providing treatment options that can help addicts wean themselves off heroin are limited by a 14-year-old federal law restricting the number of people they can treat.
Cranley's pick for city manager has been involved in political dustups in some of his past jobs, but has more than 25 years of public service experience and reams of positive recommendations. He’s pledged to take an analytic rather than political approach to big issues.
The city has removed anti-prostitution
barricades erected in May along McMicken Avenue in Over-the-Rhine and
Fairview, but the fight over the tactic continues. The barriers, taken
down on July31 as originally planned, were placed in the
area as a test to see if such measures would limit the incidence of
prostitution, a big issue in the area.