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CityBeat: Connie Pillich for Ohio Treasurer

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Normally, sketchy business and blatant political opportunism by current Ohio Treasurer Republican Josh Mandel would be enough by themselves to null any inclination CityBeat might have for endorsing him.
  

CityBeat: No Endorsement for Ohio's 1st District

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Even the most experienced Democrat has little chance to take Ohio’s 1st any time soon, bringing some semblance of truth to the absurd “Freedom isn’t free”  post 9/11 bumper sticker.   

CityBeat: Simendinger, Driehaus, Bryant for State Representative

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Ohio’s House of Representatives is a magical place where small-town thinking goes to become statewide law.
  

City Beat: Cecil Thomas for Ohio State Senator

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Republican Councilman Charlie Winburn wants to represent Ohio’s 9th District, which encompasses most of Cincinnati and leans 70 percent Democratic.  

CityBeat: Jim Tarbell for Hamilton County Commissioner

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
CityBeat believes Tarbell is the only candidate who can bring to the role of commissioner a combination of experience and bigger vision that extends beyond the city vs. county politics we’ve seen lately.  

CityBeat: Yes on Issue 6

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The Family Services and Treatment levy, or FST, funds vital mental health services and drug prevention and treatment services for those currently incarcerated or with criminal records.  

CityBeat: Dusty Rhodes for Hamilton County Auditor

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
In the past, if you wanted good odds on the outcome of a race, you could put some money on Democrat Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes.  

CityBeat: Yes on Issue 1

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
 Issue 1 is, unfortunately, a necessity for the district, which has suffered over a decade of severe budget cuts at local, state and federal levels.   

CityBeat: Yes on Issue 7

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The Health and Hospitalization Levy has served as a local safety net for county citizens for generations, and it continues to be one.  

CityBeat: Yes on Issue 8

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Perhaps the most prominent issue of the election, Issue 8 is a proposed five-year sales tax increase for the significant renovation and rehabilitation of Union Terminal. 
  

Lost in Wilberforce

America’s oldest historically black private college is on the verge of losing its accreditation. Can it be saved?

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Wilberforce must address enormous debt, a deteriorating campus and serious holes in the administration, holes which until very recently included the president of the university, all before December 15, or risk losing its accreditation.  

A Tale of Two Suburbs

The checkered past of two racially tense Midwestern suburbs

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Many have made parallels between the shooting of Mike Brown by a Ferguson police officer and the killing of John Crawford III in a Beavercreek Walmart — but the racial tensions and local reactions surrounding the tragedies differ.  

City Ends Fiscal Year with $18 Million Budget Surplus

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The city budget ran an $18 million surplus for the fiscal year ending June 2014, City Manager Harry Black said last week.   

Effort to Save Historic Murals Moves Forward

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
In an effort to save the iconic industrial murals that hang in the two shuttered terminals slated for demolition at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Mayor John Cranley has resurrected the city’s Mural Preservation Task Force.  

City to Pay for Compost Site Clean Up

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
City Council voted Oct. 15 to spend $300,000 to clean up Compost Cincy, a former Winton Hills composting company created in 2012 with the help of the city’s Office of Environment and Sustainability.