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OTR Housing Inventory Reveals Dip in Affordable Units, Spike in Occupied Buildings

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Options for housing in one of Cincinnati’s most popular neighborhoods are becoming more diverse, but also less affordable for the city’s low-income renters, a new study shows.  

Measuring Up

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is promoting Ohio’s economy on the campaign trail. But how strong is the state of the state?

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 20, 2016
As Ohio Gov. John Kasich continues to fight an underdog battle for the GOP presidential nomination, he’s made his economic know-how a keystone of his pitch in debates, campaign appearances and ads. 
  

City Manager Recommended Changes to Public Record Laws Around Police Footage

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black signed a letter asking that footage from police body cameras not be public record, discussions in Cincinnati City Council’s Jan. 17 meeting revealed. 
  

UC, DuBose Family Reach Settlement in Police Shooting

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 20, 2016
 The University of Cincinnati and the family of Samuel DuBose on Jan. 18 reached a settlement in DuBose’s shooting death July 19 by UC police officer Ray Tensing.  

Building Scrutiny

City officials look at ways to help low-income renters struggling with landlord neglect

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
These landlords are concentrated in the city’s low-income neighborhoods like Avondale, Walnut Hills and Price Hill, where tenants facing a historic shortage of low-cost housing find few other options.
  

Debate Over Property Tax Rollback Rolls On

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Mayor John Cranley last week vetoed a tax budget passed by Cincinnati City Council Jan. 6, touching off an argument about a unique Cincinnati property tax practice.  

Torching Progress

Gov. Matt Bevin's election signals a hard swing to the right for Kentucky

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
For only the second time in 40 years, Kentucky has a Republican governor — and his election might signal a sea change in the Bluegrass State.  

Council Poised to Set Streetcar Hours

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Cincinnati City Council’s Major Transportation and Regional Cooperation Committee during a Jan. 5 meeting approved streetcar operating hours presented by the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority.   

Music Hall Renovations Begin

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Work is beginning in earnest on efforts to revitalize a 138-year-old Cincinnati landmark. Major construction began last week on Over-the-Rhine’s Music Hall, which is seeing an 18-month, $129 million restoration.
  

Ohio Supreme Court Rules Cincinnati Blogger’s Votes Valid

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Jan. 4 that a Cincinnati blogger cast valid votes in the 2013 Democratic primary election and the 2013 general election.  

Changing Lanes

Cincinnati bike activists look to secure more funding for a mega-bike-trail plan

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Cincinnati is no Portland or Minneapolis when it comes to being a biker’s paradise. Relative to its peer cities, Cincinnati is lacking in on-street bike lanes, and its trail system — while ambitious — is still relatively disconnected.  

County Commission Candidate Dennis Deters Files to Run with Brother’s Name

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Will Hamilton County voters see the name Joseph Deters twice on the ballot come election day?  

Clifton Market Closes on Loans, Sets Construction Timeline

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 30, 2015
A longtime anchor in the Clifton business district will get new life starting in February.  Clifton Market announced Dec. 23 that it has closed on nearly $3 million in loans to open up a cooperatively owned grocery store at 319 Ludlow Ave.   

No Charges for Officers in Tamir Rice Shooting

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Cleveland police officers involved in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice will not face criminal charges related to the child’s death, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office announced Dec. 28.  

The Long Fight

New coalition looks for long-term plans to reduce violent crime in the city

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Cincinnati has fought a pitched battle over the past year to address gun violence in neighborhoods around the city.