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Cincinnati vs. The World 07.31.2013

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Economists and polar scientists published a report that found climate change in the Arctic could be impactful enough to deal a $60 trillion blow to the global economy. WORLD -1    
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The Unexpected Death of Jeremy Ramundo

Thirty-two-year-old shot by police in Clifton was mild-mannered, acquaintances say

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, July 25, 2013
Who was Roger Ramundo?

First of all, those who knew him called him by his middle name, Jeremy. On Wednesday, July 24, Jeremy was shot and killed by a Cincinnati Police Officer in what the CPD is describing as a violent, “life or death struggle,” with a mentally ill, violent and heavily armed man. Those who knew Roger Jeremy Ramundo, however, remember him very differently.

Thirty-...  

Cincinnati vs. the World 07.24.2013

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 24, 2013
A super-conservative Christian consultant group tried to ease equally super-conservative Rep. Michele Bachmann’s migraine pain by gifting her with a head massager but accidentally bought her a “female pleasure machine” instead. WORLD +2    

Judge Rules Ohio Must Recognize Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriage

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 24, 2013
The same-sex couple who last week sued the state of Ohio for discrimination earned statewide recognition of their marriage.  
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Newlywed Gay Couple Sues State of Ohio for Discrimination

Plaintiffs: Out-of-state same-sex marriages must be treated equally

{CommentsCant} · Friday, July 19, 2013
A gay couple living in Ohio has filed a lawsuit today against the state of Ohio for failing to recognize their Maryland-certified same-sex marriage, which they claim is discriminatory because the state is required to recognize any certified heterosexual marriage from another state as valid.
Jim Obergefell and John Arthur, who suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive and ...  
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Report: Ubiquity of Healthy Food Directly Tied to Obesity Rates

Rural areas could benefit from improved corner stores

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, July 18, 2013
A report conducted by researchers at East Carolina University in North Carolina, released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), sheds some interesting light on patterns in the availability of healthy food in different geographic regions and concludes that amping up corner stores that traditionally peddle junk food could be key in improving public health and national obesit...  
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Driver Who Killed Cyclist Last Fall Awaits Sentencing

Melvin White charged with vehicular homicide in death of Andrew Gast

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, July 17, 2013
The driver who accidentally hit and killed Cincinnati cyclist Andrew Gast, 27, along Wilmer Avenue in the East end last year on Aug. 29, 2012 will be sentenced by a judge on Monday, July 22.
More than 700 riders attended a "ghost ride" to support Gast and his family following his death. According to a press release from local bicycle advocacy organization Queen City Bike, Melvin White was orig...  

Let's Talk About Street Harassment

1 Comments · Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Finding yourself subject to foreign ogles comes with the territory when you’re a female urban-dweller, I’ve accepted. It’s part of the rhythm of every day, and it’s often more an annoyance than an actual physical threat. But it’s a meaningful annoyance.  

Cincinnati vs. the World 07.17.2013

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 17, 2013
About three women in India are victims of acid attacks each week, reports The Atlantic Wire. WORLD -2  
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Here Are the Top Five Cincinnati Innovates Entries

Voting on local progressive, transformative ideas ends July 15

{CommentsCant} · Friday, July 12, 2013
There's $100,000 on the line waiting to be handed out to 12 ambitious groups of Cincinnatians with big ideas, and every applicant is hoping to earn your vote.
They're all contestants in Cincinnati Innovates, a contest designed to support Cincinnatians with progressive, transformative ideas of any kind — and sometimes they're pretty quirky. This year there's an entry to raise awareness abou...