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People Don't Want to Live in Kentucky?

To be fair, they ain't too hot on Ohio, either

{CommentsCant} · Monday, August 13, 2012
The folks over at Gallup have told us something that some Cincinnatians already believe: Kentucky is a shitty place to live. The Bluegrass State was ranked as the third-worst in the nation for livability because of its residents' affinity for tobacco, disinclination to go to the gym and for never s...  

Catching a Wave

Obama campaign targets LGBT voters in Ohio

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Barack Obama is the first sitting American president to express his support for gay marriage, and he’s hoping to cash in on that political capital come November.  

Cincinnati Voters to Decide on Four-Year Terms

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Cincinnati voters will decide in November whether to double the length of their council members’ terms.   
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Cincinnatians Speak Out For Social Services Levies

"We will do less with less," mental health chairman tells commissioners

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, August 1, 2012
A week before Hamilton County commissioners vote to approve levies to fund senior and mental health services, Cincinnatians on Wednesday again packed the Board of County Commissioners' meeting room to urge them to preserve the funding.

The public hearing — the first of two scheduled for the day — saw service providers, service recipients and activists ask commissioners not to enact what...  
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Cincinnati Voters to Decide on Four-Year Terms

City Council approves ballot measure for non-staggered option

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Cincinnati voters will decide in November whether to double the length of their council members' terms. City Council voted 6-3 on Wednesday to put the ballot initiative before voters. The measure would have all nine members run at the same time, instead of a competing ballot initiative that would have staggered their terms. “We are the only major city in Ohio that still has two-year terms ...  

What's Next for the Charter Committee?

Cincinnati's de-facto third party fights to preserve a historical mission

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 1, 2012
It’s something purely Cincinnati with a long-standing place in local political history, and many Cincinnatians aren’t even aware of it.
  

City Council Moves to Ban Fracking Injection Wells

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Nobody stood up for fracking in a July 31 City Council committee meeting that saw dozens of people urge council to pass an ordinance banning injection wells within Cincinnati.  
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City Council Moves to Ban Fracking Injection Wells

Wording tries to skirt ODNR oversight

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Nobody stood up for fracking in today's City Council committee meeting that saw dozens of people urge council to pass an ordinance banning injection wells within Cincinnati. All members of the Strategic Growth Committee voted in favor of the proposed ordinance, with the exception of Councilman Chris Seelbach, who was recovering after allegedly being assaulted in downtown Monday  night. If...  
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Trayvon Martin’s Parents Speak in Cincinnati

Maya Angelou, other activists encourage justice without hate

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Panelists including the parents of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin talked about reconciliation and turning personal suffering into power at the National and Racial Healing Town Hall at the Duke Energy Convention Center on Wednesday during the Children’s Defense Fund National Conference. Tracy Martin, Trayvon’s father, broke down in tears as he told the story of how his son saved...  

Four More Years

City Council to determine which proposal for four-year terms voters will see in November

1 Comments · Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Cincinnati voters will decide in November whether their City Council members will serve four-year terms instead of the current two-year ones — councilors just haven’t decided which proposal to send to voters.