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'All Hell Broke Loose'

On the 40th anniversary, UC alumni remember Kent State shootings

1 Comments · Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Days after four Kent State students were shot and killed by the Ohio National Guard on May 4, 1970, UC closed the campus indefinitely. Students from other closed schools had been spotted on campus mingling with UC protesters, and disruption was feared from "outside agitators." Students simply went home, and few graduating seniors attended commencement. Forty years later, the UC Alumni Association is holding a special anniversary commencement for the Class of '70.  

When Everything Changed

2 Comments · Wednesday, January 20, 2010
It was a time when politics were upside down, when elites were rarely mentioned and a backlash had already occurred when Richard Nixon was elected president in 1968. It was a time when college campuses were battlegrounds, when the angriest voices were found there and on urban streets and had faces and names.  

'That's Just How It Is'

Public meeting on I-75 reconstruction project leaves city residents feeling resigned to their fate

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Richard Lambert dropped by the St. Bernard Municipal Building Feb. 10 and studied the huge exhibit boards displaying aerial photos of an eight-mile stretch of I-75 reaching from the Western Hills Viaduct in the south to the Paddock Road interchange to the north. His home will be a casualty of the interstate project to widen and improve safety and ease congestion along this stretch of I-75. "I'm not upset, that's just how it is," said Lambert, who said his was one of about eight homes in his neighborhood that will be demolished in about a year. "I hate to give up my home, but it's for the best. They need to fix that mess. That intersection is a nightmare."  

New Ideas on Tap in OTR

Brewery District has sights set on new urbanism

4 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2009
The Over-the-Rhine Brewery District hasn't been so much neglected as forgotten. But the Brewery District Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation is concentrating on that part of the neighborhood north of Liberty, incorporating Findlay Market and extending north to McMicken Avenue and the foothill of Clifton Heights. That was the goal behind the design charrette held Jan. 17 at the Art Academy of Cincinnati in Over-the-Rhine, organized by a number of groups that included the Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati, American Institute of Architects Cincinnati chapter and the Art Academy of Cincinnati.   

Cover Story: Then And Now

How today's political climate mirrors 1968 ... and how it doesn't

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2008
His hair is white, and he steadies his step with a cane as he takes a seat on a sofa in the living room of his home in Clifton. He turned 87 in March. He reaches back in time to that turbulent ye  

Former Enquirer Reporter and Newspaper Reach Settlement over His Termination

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 6, 2008
James McNair has been unfired. "My termination of last August has been converted to the voluntary acceptance of a buyout,¨ McNair wrote in an e-mail last week. "That's all I'm legally able to  

News: Post-Post

Scenes from a newspaper's last day

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 9, 2008
Some have plans, sketchy at best. Some want to stay in town, even knowing the media possibilities are limited. Some planned to decompress. Peggy Kreimer, a 34-year veteran of The Kentucky Post a  

News: Too Tough for The Enquirer?

Aggressive business reporter gets canned

1 Comments · Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Jim McNair, an award-winning business reporter at The Cincinnati Enquirer, was summoned to the human resources office at the paper Aug. 16 and fired. Blogs blazed with the news within days. News  

Cover Story: Fantastic World

Creation Museum tells a whopper of a tale, with a literal interpretation of Genesis only the beginning

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Gene Kritsky, evolutionary biologist, walked through the museum. With a camera strap around his neck, he listened to the sound of falling water and walked past a model of a child offering a car  

Cover Story: Why The Post Mattered

And why its writers, editors and readers cared

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 21, 2007
Click here for The Post's full operations timeline. Before they moved, they worked at that majestic building at 800 Broadway on the eastern edge of downtown. They arrived at a time when old-school j