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winburn

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Monday, April 23, 2012
The sole Republican and independent members of Cincinnati City Council have called a special meeting of the group tonight to address black on black crime. Councilman Charlie Winburn, a Republican, and Councilman Christopher Smitherman, an independent, want their colleagues to al...  
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Historic Burial Records Placed Online

Maps detail veterans dating to the 1700s

{CommentsCant} · Monday, April 23, 2012
Newly restored digital copies of 73-year-old maps detailing where U.S military veterans are buried throughout Hamilton County will be unveiled Wednesday.   The Hamilton County Recorder’s Office recently received map books dating to 1939 that were thought to have been destroyed. Created by the Works Progress Administration, the map books register the burial location of ...  
samueladams

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Friday, April 20, 2012
The Samuel Adams Brewery in Cincinnati's West End is using $3.6 million in grant funding to expand its facilities. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the grants so the firm could expand its operations onto an adjacent contaminated site that once contained dry cleaning and automotive businesses. ...  
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Sittenfeld Proposes Litter Law Change

Councilman will mow lawn of contest winner

{CommentsCant} · Friday, April 20, 2012
Cincinnati officials are about to give property owners more of an incentive to clean up their yards. City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld has proposed changing Cincinnati’s litter laws to allow for a full refund of fines for first-time violators if they remedy the problem within 10 days of being cited. Currently, when the city issues citations for littered properties, owners can recoup half the...  
layoffs

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, April 19, 2012
In an effort to avoid an estimated $43 million deficit, the Cincinnati Board of Education decided Wednesday to eliminate 237 teaching jobs for next school year. Of the job cuts, 35 are layoffs, 112 are retirements or resignations, and 90 are long-term substitutes. In March, the board also approved laying off 4...  
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Enquirer Publisher Explains Lack of Disclosure

Buchanan says 3CDC is covered fairly, despite her ties

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, April 19, 2012
The Enquirer’s top boss has told CityBeat that her connection to a major real estate development group was “overlooked” in a lengthy, front-page article about the organization that was published April 15.   Publisher Margaret Buchanan wrote in response to an email that she didn’t influence the preparation, editing or placement of an article about the Cincinnati Center ...  
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Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Cemeteries have officially arrived in the 21st Century. A Crawfordsville, Ind., firm is now using Quick Response barcodes on tombstones. The Allen Monument Co. says the code can connect users to an entire memorial site about a deceased person, provided by Cincinnati-based Making Everlasting Memorie...  
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City Gets $3M Grant for Lead Abatement

Mayor will accept federal money on Thursday

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Cincinnati officials will hold a press conference Thursday to announce that the city will receive a $3 million federal grant to address lead paint problems in apartments and houses.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the grant to the city’s Community Development Department. City staffers will work with some local nonprofit agencies in allocating the funds....  

Enquirer Praises 3CDC, but Omits Publisher’s Ties

1 Comments · Wednesday, April 18, 2012
For a company whose main purpose is disseminating information to the public, The Enquirer and its corporate owner sure are keeping tight-lipped about an article that was published April 15. The long, splashy article focused on the ongoing redevelopment of Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood and the central role of the Cincinnati Center City Development Corp.  
hunter

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, April 17, 2012
More than 17 months after the election occurred, officials finally are ready to count some disputed ballots in a race for a judicial seat on the Hamilton County Juvenile Court. A federal appeals court Monday upheld an earlier ru...