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Must Be Coincidence: Bush Visits, Torture Follows

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 1, 2006
People of means were allowed to see President George Bush when he visited an Indian Hill estate last week. The cost of admission was a $2,100 donation to the re-election campaign of U.S. Sen. Mik  

Remembering Pioneers and Putzes

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 22, 2006
John Zeh -- pioneering gay rights activist, advocate for the poor and community journalist -- died alone last week. He was 60, according to the Hamilton County Coroner's office, which is storing   

Dumbing Down the Democrats

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Friggin' Democrats. They managed to chase Paul Hackett out of politics this week. Maybe U.S. Rep. Sherrod Brown (D-Lorain) will now win the race to unseat U.S. Sen. Mike DeWine. Maybe not. But b  

Holy Sense of Humor

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 8, 2006
A high school student in Covington has been suspended for a class-clown staple -- a dick joke. On Jan. 20 the Messenger, the official newspaper serving the Catholic Diocese of Covington, ran the   

Better Policing

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 1, 2006
What a difference a year -- and a federal court order -- make. In his 12th quarterly report on police reform in Cincinnati, Saul Green, the independent monitor appointed by U.S. District Judge Susa  

Pot for GOP Health, Gas for West Side Liberals

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 1, 2006
The University of Cincinnati College Republicans lucked out last week. The cancellation of a speech by William Bennett -- former U.S. Education Secretary, former national drug czar and ongoing rad  

Cover Story: Community Spirit: 2005 Persons of the Year

Community Shares nurtures many of the area's most worthy causes

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 1, 2006
This is almost too easy -- building a better community without going to meetings or collecting signatures. You don't even have to write a check. Raise your hand if you care about the following:  

The Wobblies Are Among Us

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 25, 2006
One of the most storied unions in American history, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), best known as the Wobblies, has moved its international headquarters to Cincinnati. The IWW has set u  

Once More, with Feeling

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 18, 2006
Cincinnati City Councilman Cecil Thomas, chair of the Law and Public Safety Committee, called a press conference Jan. 17 to express support for the efforts of the Cincinnati Police Department. Joi  

Support for Law Enforcement That Obeys the Rules

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 11, 2006
When you get past the mandatory cheerleading for the cops -- a civic tradition not afforded garbage workers, street repair crews or most other municipal employees -- the latest anti-crime bromide fr