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Poor Judgment

New report finds indigent defense unconstitutional in Hamilton County

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 23, 2008
BY Margo Pierce | Posted 07/23/2008 Photos.com   

News: Background Checks for Houseguests

Ohioans might be at risk of losing their kids if they don't know a visitor's criminal history

1 Comments · Wednesday, July 16, 2008
A friend from another state spends a few nights in your home. One morning before he leaves, a social worker shows up on your doorstep with a cop telling you that she's there to remove your children   

News: Street Wise

A realistic social service program helps prostitutes leave 'the life'

1 Comments · Wednesday, July 9, 2008
The statement "Women are prostitutes because they want to be" is judgmental, dismissive of the issues that lead women to sell sex, dangerous and flat out not true, according to Carol Thornton.   

Cover Story: The Shadow of Addiction

When families and friends of sex addicts suffer because of the addict's behavior

2 Comments · Wednesday, July 2, 2008
Like the long shadow of a person cast by the late-day sun, the darkness cast by the actions of a sex addict covers his or her family with suspicion and fear. The person who can't get enough sex   

News: Endangered Green

Economic concerns pose a threat to Greenhills

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Endangered species receive extra attention and scrutiny when they go on a list. That's what some residents of Greenhills hope will happen to their community now that it's on Ohio's 2008 List of  

News: Ohio's Silent Epidemic

Occurrences of family violence far greater than most people would guess

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 11, 2008
What if 166,000 was the infant mortality rate for Ohio for 2007? What if 166,000 Ohio children were poisoned by lead-based paint last year? What if 166,000 elderly adults annually were physically   

News: Globalizing Education

Ohio is leading the way and winning awards for the effort

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2008
The number of children in Ohio who can read that word and know that it says "Hello" in Mandarin Chinese is growing, thanks to the efforts of the Ohio Department of Education. Recognized in March  

News: A Path Through the Weeds

How an inner-city school principal offers direction for students, community

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2008
As he leads the way down the alley, Craig Hockenberry explains in a quiet voice that the place we're going is where he frequently finds kids hiding after the bus or a parent drops them off at Oy  

News: Striving to Improve Children's Lives

UC's Nancy Zimpher refuses 'to be held captive with the thought that there's nothing you can do'

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2008
An urban university doesn't exist in a vacuum, because part of the institution's mission is public service. At least that's the way Nancy Zimpher sees it. As president of the University of Cin  

News: Healthy Businesses, Sick People

Proposed environmental justice ordinance has support but faces uphill battle

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Environmental justice is a concept most people agree with: Communities heavily polluted with toxins and other garbage that makes residents sick shouldn't have to host additional polluting busines