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Obama Returns to Cincinnati a Leader

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Sen. Barack Obama came to Cincinnati July 14 a much different man than the last time he publicly spoke here. Back in the winter, when he held a boisterous rally at UC's basketball arena, he was   

A First Amendment Battle Worth Fighting

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 9, 2008
On July 8 CityBeat filed a federal lawsuit against government officials in the city of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Campbell and Kenton counties in Northern Kentucky and Dearborn County in Indiana.  

Signs Pointing to Better Public Transit

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 2, 2008
Cincinnati City Council recently passed a motion to pursue taking over the area's bus system on the Ohio side. The fact that the motion passed unanimously means change is afoot. Greater Cincinnati   

Free to Be True Americans

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 25, 2008
A dark cloud started to move over downtown around 6:15 p.m. June 20, just as CityBeat staff were gathering beside the stage on Fountain Square. We were about to deliver our official response to the   

Being OK With Being Like Dad

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 18, 2008
This might have been my father's last Father's Day. At least the last one he's aware of. I visited with my family last weekend out of town, and we brought Dad home from the nursing home for a dual   

Publicity Stunt Targets CityBeat

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 11, 2008
On June 9, a coalition of clergy, law enforcement officials, right-to-life organizations and other serious people held a news conference in a City Hall conference room to denounce CityBeat's adult-  

Chance for a New Generation

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated 40 years ago this week. America's liberal political movement hasn't really recovered since. There's finally some hope, though, as Sen. Barack Obama closes in on t  

Cover Story: All They Want to Do Is Have Some Fun

National City Pavilion a welcome addition to local concert scene

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Sheryl Crow's comment that she was happy to "pop the cherry" on the new National City Pavilion at Riverbend was appropos for two reasons. The audience for her May 25 concert was filled with g  

Loving, Hating

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
My love/hate relationship with Cincinnati continues in its 23rd year. I'm not sure either side will ever win. The pendulum swung to the negative side last month after I visited Chicago to see my s  

School's Out, Education's In

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Another school year is ending for local kids, and with it come mixed emotions. Milestones are passed and achievements made, the Class of '08 graduates and others move to middle school or high schoo