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News: Gouge His Eyes Out

Self-defense class prepares women for the unthinkable

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Stephanie Miller confesses that she doesn't think she could pull somebody's eyeball out, even though a captain in the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office told her she should. "To think about it  

Cover Story: Holiday Issue 06 - Giving, receiving, dealing

Catering to Job Skills: Over-the-Rhine organizations serve meals along with life lessons

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Even though socializing tends to be the primary focus, good food makes a get-together better. Sharing the names of favorite caterers is as much a holiday tradition as eggnog, but some of the best  

News: Cease Fire in the Class War

Want change? Show some class

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 21, 2006
Recognizing class differences is a first step to turning them into assets for political movements instead of obstacles, according to author George Lakey, executive director of Training for Change  

Cover Story: Kids Got Rights

Parents, not lawyers, are the liberators

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 21, 2006
In the women's locker room at the YWCA downtown, a daughter complains to her mother that the school isn't allowed to just cancel her classes and demand that her parents pick her up without any a  

News: A Cop Watching Cops

New chief at Citizens Complaint Authority

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 15, 2006
A former cop is the new head of the agency handling citizen oversight of the Cincinnati Police Department (CPD). With 25 years as a police officer in Detroit, is Kenneth Glenn, the new director o  

News: Fishing for Help

Voters reject jail tax, support care for kids and the poor

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Sunday morning after church, a self-titled conservative said he'd rather teach people to fish than give them a fish. His wife agreed but added that she thought the priest made a valid point when  

Cover Story: The Art of Happiness

Tibetan arts aren't just pretty things

1 Comments · Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Most artists would never dream of destroying their work the same day it's finished, especially if it took hundreds of hours to complete. But that's exactly what will happen at the Cincinnati   

News: This Election Is Different

Voting isn't what it used to be in Hamilton County

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Change is a watchword this election season, and it's not limited to candidates and issues -- the way voters casts ballots is different this year. New state laws mandate significant changes suc  

News: Numbers Game

Suffer the children to cut our taxes

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 11, 2006
People in Hamilton County who want to support medical care for the poor and care for neglected and abused children face the ironic task of voting for levies that actually cut their funding. Tha  

News: Gambling on College

Understanding Ohio's casino proposal requires study

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 4, 2006
If you want your child to go to college but think the cost is prohibitive, no worries. Passing Issue 3, known by its shorthand Learn and Earn, could ensure that your kindergartener has all the mo