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News: Papers, Please

First national ID will take hold unless we stop it

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Good luck getting on an airplane in 2008 with your current diver's license. The state of Ohio has yet to implement a federal law that essentially requires all Ohio citizens to get a new type of driv  

News: The DNA of Violence

Fathers and sons work to help end domestic violence

0 Comments · Sunday, October 14, 2007
Violence doesn't just materialize out of thin air; it's rooted in life experience. Getting at the source of violence means taking a clear-eyed look at violent behavior and that from which it gro  

News: Supporting Elders

What Hamilton County's senior services tax levy is all about

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 3, 2007
Alberta Stinson wants to stay home. For a woman who is 73 and blind since birth, living on her own seems an impossible expectation. Thanks to the Hamilton County Elderly Services Program (ESP), S  

News: If Fish Lived There

Bio-art helps restore the Mill Creek

0 Comments · Saturday, September 29, 2007
Hands morph into fish in order to clean water: It sounds like Frank Esher and a tree-hugger ganging up on a sculptor to make her do the impossible. Laughing Brook is an empty streambed in Salway  

News: Law Group: Stop the Killing

ABA says Ohio's death penalty is unfair

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 26, 2007
A person convicted of capital murder in Hamilton County is 6.2 times more likely to get a death sentence than someone convicted in Franklin County and 3.7 times more likely than in Cuyahoga Count  

News: Money and Politics

Both come into play on school tax levy

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
If the tax levy for Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) passes, it's going to hurt. It's a big chunk of money. But not passing it is going to hurt, too, because that money is essential, according to the  

News: Ann Coulter Is Right

After all, she acts just like Jesus

0 Comments · Monday, September 17, 2007
Ann Coulter is right: She sells a lot of books. She's also right when she says Democrats presided over some pretty rotten wars when they were the dominant power in Washington, D.C. -- Vietnam, t  

News: Government and God

A conversation about where we draw the line between the big Gs

0 Comments · Saturday, September 8, 2007
We don't talk about religion, politics, sex or death when we want to have a polite conversation. But somebody forgot to tell the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC), which scheduled a   

Cover Story: Home Is Where the Hurt Is

Domestic violence has unexpected victims

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2007
The image of a short, squat woman throwing firewood at a tall, wiry man sounds more like a comedy sketch than a case of domestic violence. But what if she regularly hits and kicks him, and everyo  

Cover Story: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Getting educated and active

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2007
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the YWCA is offering a variety of cost-free programs open to anyone interested: · Oct. 2 7:30 a.m. -- Coordinating Council Discussion led by