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Duke's Streetcar Claim Might be Crumbling

Ohio law has exception for wire-powered vehicles

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, March 14, 2012
A review of the fine print in Ohio law could spell trouble for Duke Energy in its dispute with Cincinnati about who must pay to move utility lines to accommodate the city’s streetcar project. Readers of CityBeat’s March 6 cover story know that one...  

Cincinnati Should Be Proud of Occupy Settlement

3 Comments · Wednesday, March 14, 2012
After an absence of nearly four months, protesters from Occupy Cincinnati could begin spending the night again in downtown’s Piatt Park beginning March 19 — just in time for warmer spring weather. That’s when a landmark settlement between the protesters and Cincinnati officials fully takes effect.  

Harris Drops Out of County Race

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 14, 2012
A Democrat who was challenging Hamilton County Commissioner Greg Hartmann in this fall’s election has left the race due to work commitments.   

Krikorian, Dems Seek Federal Probe

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 14, 2012
A Democratic candidate in the March 6 primary election has sent a letter to the U.S. Attorney’s Office asking for an investigation into help that his opponent received from a super PAC with mysterious origins.   
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Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, March 13, 2012
After months of delays, a federal judge on Monday sentenced a once prominent Butler County politician to prison. U.S. District Court Judge Sandra Beckwith imposed a penalty of four years behind bars on Mike Fox, an ex-Butler County commissioner and former state representative. Fox's attorneys had tried to argue he ...  
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Harris Drops Out of Commission Race

Job will take him out of state often

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, March 13, 2012
A Democrat who was challenging Hamilton County Commissioner Greg Hartmann in this fall’s election has left the race due to work commitments.

Greg Harris, a West Sider who is a former Cincinnati city councilman, said Monday night that a contract awarded to his educational consulting firm means he will be spending a large amount of time outside of the region. Harris’ firm, New Governanc...  
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Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Monday, March 12, 2012
Here's some good news to help CityBeat readers start their week: Not only have city officials reached a settlement with Occupy Cincinnati protestors to drop all trespassing charges against them, but the deal also ...  
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Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Friday, March 9, 2012
A plan by two Hamilton County commissioners to help solve a $14 million deficit in the stadium account by reducing operating expenses at the county-owned facilities for the Reds and Bengals and hosting more events there isn't feasible, co...  
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Flynn Elected as Charter President

Group endorsed him in '09, '11 elections

{CommentsCant} · Friday, March 9, 2012
He might not have won in November’s Cincinnati City Council elections, but Kevin Flynn has scored a victory elsewhere.

Flynn, who ran unsuccessfully as a Charterite in the 2009 and 2011 council elections, has been selected as the president of the group that endorsed him. The Charter Committee of Greater Cincinnati announced today that Flynn has been elected president of the organization...  
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Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, March 8, 2012
Since it's an election year, it must be about time for pandering by lawmakers seeking to keep their offices. Cue U.S. Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Westwood), who is proposing a bill in response to fears about an influx of publicly subsidized housing for the poor into suburban areas. Chabot