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Cincinnati vs. the World 08.28.2013

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 28, 2013
A woman who was impregnated by rape at age 14 is suing the state of Massachusetts after being court-ordered to share parental visitation rights with her convicted attacker. WORLD -2  
  

It Takes a Village

1 Comments · Wednesday, August 21, 2013
I did most of my growing up in that town, about a 25-minute drive from downtown Cincinnati and a 15-minute drive to everywhere else. I don’t live there anymore, but it’s home. Always will be.
  

Cincinnati vs. the World 08.21.2013

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Using an iPhone to watch one hour of video a week consumes more energy annually than two new refrigerators. WORLD -2
  
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Six Public Data Resources You Don't Know About, But Should

Reporters' resources for people who aren't reporters

{CommentsCant} · Friday, August 16, 2013
Members of the media are, unsurprisingly, pretty tapped into places on the web where we can find all sorts of useless and not-so-useless information, depending on whether or not we're complementing our BuzzFeed time on lunch break or looking for something worthy long-form investigative coverage.
The fact is there are way more sources of useful information to be dug up on the Internet than even...  

Cincinnati vs. the World 08.14.2013

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 14, 2013
A popular North Korea comedienne was yanked off stage at her performance and shipped to a coal mine with a sentence of “indefinite hard labor” after she told a joke that somehow satirized society in North Korea. WORLD -2   
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FirstEnergy fined $43 million, worrisome child poverty rates in Hamilton County child poverty, Cleveland altweekly strikes a beer ransom

{CommentsCant} · Friday, August 9, 2013
Ohio energy provider FirstEnergy, who last June won a bid to provide Cincinnati with “100 percent green” aggregated energy, was fined $43.3 million yesterday by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio for grossly overcharging its customers for renewabl...  
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FirstEnergy Penalized $43.3 Million for Overcharging Customers

Company overpriced renewable energy credits purchased from affiliate company

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, August 8, 2013
On Wednesday the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio unanimously ruled that Akron, Ohio-based energy supplier FirstEnergy Corp. must credit its Ohio customers $43.3 million for overcharging for renewable energy credits (RECs) from 2009-2011 that it purchased from its affiliate, FirstEnergy Solutions.
RECs are tradable, non-tangible energy credits that represent proof that one megawatt-hour (MW...  

A League of Their Own

The Delhi Skirt Game’s uniquely flamboyant, 36-year tradition of helping community members in need

2 Comments · Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Instead of bake sales or car washes, the close-knit community of Delhi has developed its own unique, colorful brand of philanthropy, arisen from what was originally just an informal weekly Sunday pick-up softball game among bar buddies.  

Cincinnati vs. the World 8.07.2013

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 7, 2013
A 7-year-old and a 10-year-old have been placed under a gag order, along with their parents, preventing them from ever speaking about fracking again under a settlement from a drilling company whose fracking practices near their Pennsylvania home caused their entire family to suffer from weird ailments. WORLD -1
  
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Death row inmate found hanged, first in-vitro hamburger served, it's Shark Week!

{CommentsCant} · Monday, August 5, 2013
Ohio death row inmate Billy Slagle, who was scheduled to be executed on Aug. 7 was found hanged in his cell on Sunday.

Slagle, who fatally stabbed his neighbor 17 times in 1987, was recently denied clemency by Gov. John Kasich, despite a rare request from prosecutors to have his death sentence commuted to life in prison. CityBeat last week covered the situation