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Racial Bias in Death Penalty Cases Gets Ohio Supreme Court's Attention

Death Penalty Task Force approves changes to prevent discrimination

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, July 19, 2012
Ohio’s death penalty came under scrutiny again today, when the Ohio Supreme Court's Joint Task Force to Review the Administration of Ohio’s Death Penalty heard presentations from three different subcommittees on strategies to make sure the process in administering a d...  

Cincinnati vs. The World 07.18.12

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Meat eaters beware: Antibiotics fed to grocery store chickens are being blamed for the drug-resistant spread of “superbugs” from poultry to humans, causing an outbreak of difficult-to-treat bladder infections in about eight million U.S. women. WORLD -1  

Event: The Slurring Bee

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Scrabble is fun. Words with Friends is more fun. The Slurring Bee, though, out-funs them all. What word game could possibly beat a real-life spelling competition centered around free shots in one of C  

Attempt to Overturn GOP Redistricting Moves Forward

Organization submits 450,000 petition signatures to Ohio Secretary of State

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, July 12, 2012
Ohio's House Bill 369 has been causing fuss across the state since it was signed into law by Ohio Gov. John Kasich last December, and opponents of the bill are close to getting an amendment onto the November ballot that would redesign the congressional districts instituted by the bill. 

On July 3, Voters First, a coalition est...  

Cincinnati vs. The World 07.11.12

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The Tristate’s extreme heat wave is blamed for the deaths of about 1,000 chicks at a mail processing plant in Louisville, Ky. The chicks were mailed from Iowa to recipients all over Kentucky in perforated cardboard boxes. CINCINNATI -2  

Cool Centers Offer Extreme Heat Relief

Cincinnati Recreation Centers provide a place to cool off during heat emergencies

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, July 5, 2012
It's really, really hot outside. The kind of hot that justifies a Popsicle-only diet, ruins every attempt at a hairstyle and makes a blanket look repulsive. But It's also the kind of hot with the potential to pose serious, life-threatening health risks to some members of the population. If you're not lucky enough to be working in an office with blasting AC during the swampiest parts of the day or ...  

Like We Were Made for it

How Cincinnati came to acquire the 2012 World Choir Games

1 Comments · Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Sometimes the greatest discoveries in life arise from a Google search.That’s exactly what led Todd Duesing to stumble upon the 2012 World Choir Games — a fortuitous click of his mouse that, unbeknownst to him, would help pave the way for an unparalleled boost in morale in the Cincinnati urban riverfront.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 07.03.12

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The volatile Asian silver carp, an invasive fish species notorious for its ability to “leap” out of water and injure boaters, has been discovered at the mouth of the Great Miami River, its first-ever spotting in the Cincinnati region. CINCINNATI -2

Chabot Attempts to Deny Federal Streetcar Funding

1 Comments · Tuesday, July 3, 2012
A voice vote introduced to the U.S. House by our own Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH) led to an approved amendment to the 2013 Transportation and Housing Urban Development spending bill that bars federal transportation funds from being used to design, construct or operate a Cincinnati streetcar.   

Kasich Signs Human Trafficking Bill

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Gov. John Kasich on June 27 signed into law Ohio’s Safe Harbor Act, what is being touted as one of the country’s toughest human trafficking bills. The law’s passage comes shortly after Kasich re