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Events: The Marshals' Plan

Cincinnati's latest professional indoor football team sports plenty of local talent

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 19, 2006
It's a warm March evening as the players and coaches of the Cincinnati Marshals indoor football team make their way into U.S. Bank Arena for practice. They're preparing for a contest against the  

Sports: Everyone Into the Pool!

Bracket-picking advice from a non-basketball fan

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 15, 2006
It can be a little daunting. A sheet of paper with 32 teams on two sides placed into brackets that whittle their way down to one center spot for the NCAA men's basketball champion. All across Ameri  

Television and Radio: Airing It Out

Local TV show gives area talent some exposure

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2005
You can read regularly in CityBeat about talented people involved in all sorts of artistic pursuits. Steve Booth is one of them: He's producing XLTV, a local late-night TV show that airs on Cinci  

Television and Radio: Catching Up

The joy of past TV series is available on DVD

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 5, 2005
Suddenly it's January, and there's not much to do. If you're in the grip of the post-holiday vacuum, perhaps a good DVD set will fill the void. There are quite a few channels showing old TV se  

Music: Feed The World More

The accomplishments of the Band Aid and Live Aid charity events live on 20 years later

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 22, 2004
"It's Christmas time, there's no need to be afraid." Paul Young, virtually unknown in America, sang the first line of the charity single, "Do They Know Its Christmas?" It would be six month  

Television and Radio: One Date at a Time

Comic Hedburg has built his reputation relentlessly

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 17, 2004
Comic Mitch Hedburg has built a successful career primarily through relentless touring. He spoke to CityBeat from his home in Hollywood, Fla. CityBeat: How did you get into stand-up comedy? Mi  

News: Bluegrass Battle

It's the Clooney name against the GOP's money

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 27, 2004
Kentucky's 4th Congressional District runs from Louisville's eastern suburbs to the West Virginia border. Its 24 counties include Boone, Campbell and Kenton, better known as Northern Kentucky.   

News: Charmed, We're Sure

Has local Sinclair station been forced to become 'W'B64?

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 20, 2004
The controversy over Sinclair Broadcasting's decision to force stations it owns to pre-empt regular programming to show the anti-John Kerry documentary Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal has re  

Television and Radio: Anchor Away

Local boy Bill Hemmer sets sail in the seas of CNN

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 13, 2004
Elder High class of '83 and Miami University class of '87, Bill Hemmer moved from reporting sports for WCPO-TV to the world and elsewhere. Recently, the co-host of CNN's American Morning phoned  

Music: Separated at Birth

97X lives on in cyberspace while X97 works to establish itself in the local market place

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 6, 2004
"It was a real Frank Capra moment," Doug Balogh says. "It died, and the Phoenix rose from the ashes." That's how he describes the death and resurrection of a local institution. It was May 1