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News: Dope Dealing

Playing cards for the war on pot

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 29, 2007
In an attempt to deal a winning hand to people who suffer from debilitating diseases and who are being targeted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) recently sen  

Cover Story: Next Comes Burning at the Stake

Is Ohio getting too tough on sex offenders?

1 Comments · Wednesday, August 15, 2007
It's been 10 years since Ohio started registering sex offenders, notifying neighbors when they move nearby and putting their pictures on sheriffs' Web sites. Has the program improved public sa  

Cover Story: Some Sex Offenders Get the Light Touch

Dinkel case shows complexity of abuse

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 15, 2007
A married, 51-year-old, well-to-do, blonde white woman doesn't fit the stereotype of a sex offender who lurks behind the bushes at a bus stop waiting to snatch unsuspecting children to rape and murde  

Cover Story: Education: Ultimate Protection

Tips for protecting yourself and your kids

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 15, 2007
It's impossible to prevent all crime, but anyone can reduce the chances of becoming a victim by knowing how to practice personal safety. Children are frequently bullied into secrecy by their abusers  

News: Alien Removal

Proposed immigration legislation plays on fears

0 Comments · Monday, August 13, 2007
A bill in the Ohio House of Representatives would set significant new requirements for law enforcement and businesses, with a mind to making it more difficult for undocumented immigrants to live   

News: Bibliophile Bonanza

Obscure Cincinnati libraries

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 8, 2007
That hard-to-find book might be closer than you think, especially if you haven't considered some of the more obscure libraries in town. Here are a few that might raise an eyebrow and make you ask, "  

News: Green Means 'Run Like Hell'

Will green license plates protect kids from sex offenders?

0 Comments · Monday, August 6, 2007
Green means go -- or that's what is used to mean for pre-schoolers. If State Sen. Kevin Coughlin (R-Cuyahoga Falls) and State Rep. Michael DeBose (D-Cleveland) get their way, kids will have to   

News: Art As Development

Covington looks to artists for urban renewal

0 Comments · Monday, July 16, 2007
The city of Covington is trying to make it easier for artists to mix paint, wedge clay, practice scales, choreograph dances, craft dialogue for the stage or string together paragraphs for a chapte  

News: Birthing by Nature's Book

Midwives popular as alternative to 'disease' model

0 Comments · Thursday, July 5, 2007
Meet the techno-baby: fetal-monitored, forceps-ed and C-sectioned into a foreign and frightening process. Prior to the 1930s, when hospitals became the common place to give birth in the United St  

News: Strangers in Our Midst

Hispanic leaders call on media to be more culturally intelligent

0 Comments · Monday, July 2, 2007
Some people call it pandering or special treatment. Others, with a sarcastic tone, call it being politically correct. But those who care about inclusion, diversity and embodying the principles o