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Morning News and Stuff

Bummer news for Rhinegeist in KY; UC Law chooses first female dean; DOJ's report on Ferguson is frightening

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, March 5, 2015
Hello Cincy! Here’s a brief rundown of what’s going on in the news today.

As I told you about earlier this week, Cincinnati City Council passed a new dog law that levies steep civil penalties (up to $15,000) for dog owners who don’t control their pets. The law was changed just slightly...  
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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Ohio Same-Sex Marriage Cases April 28

Ruling will decide the fate of same-sex marriage in Ohio and three other states

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, March 5, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled a hearing that will decide the fate of same-sex marriage bans in Ohio and three other states. On April 28, the court will hear arguments over whether same-sex marriage bans in Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee violate the equal protection clause of the Constitution.

Ohio’s ban passed as an amendment to the state’s constitution in 2004. Ohio Att...  
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Morning News and Stuff

3CDC eyes Ziegler Park; streetcar contract drama; an unclear sentence could cost millions their healthcare

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Hey all. Let’s get this news thing going before the snow comes once again and grinds everything to a halt. Or just dusts the ground with a little inconvenient powder, depending on how much you trust weather forecasters.

Yesterday I told you a bit about 3CDC’s presentation to City Council’s Economic Development and Infrastructure Committee. During that meeting, 3CDC head Steven Leeper...  

Bottoms Up?

Council moves to create new entertainment districts and bring more bars and restaurants downtown

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Downtown Cincinnati could soon get 21 more liquor licenses under a new proposal pending state approval.   

Council Poised to Pass New Non-Breed-Specific Dog Ordinance

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 4, 2015
After high-profile dog attacks over the past year, Cincinnati City Council is poised to pass a new law aimed at encouraging responsible pet ownership without restricting breeds like pit bulls that have been the targets of past breed-specific ordinances. 
  

Cleveland: Unarmed 12-Year-Old Responsible for His Own Death

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 4, 2015
The family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy shot by the Cleveland Police Department in November, is up in arms after the City of Cleveland last week said in a court filing that the unarmed boy was responsible for his own death.  
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Morning News and Stuff

3CDC: we're doing stuff; dog law to go before council; car trunk abduction a hoax

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Morning y’all. Here’s what’s up today. First, I have a couple previews of stories that will be in the print issue tomorrow. We’re taking a deeper look at these issues, but here’s the teaser:

I skipped doing the morning news yesterday so I could check out council’s Law and Public Safety Committee meeting. The committee passed a new dog law in the wake of several severe dog bite i...  
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Morning News and Stuff

Hamilton County Justice Center featured on reality TV; rally on Fountain Square tomorrow will memorialize trans murder victims; FCC says yes to net neutrality

{CommentsCant} · Friday, February 27, 2015
Hey all! It’s Friday. I have work to do. Let’s keep this brief, shall we, while avoiding a stupid debate about the color of any pictures of women’s wear that might be floating around the Internet. (I see both blue and black and white and gold depending on when I look. Yes, I a...  
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Morning News and Stuff

Former attorney Deters: "lawyers are not a choral of angels;" Hamilton bans weed sales; GOP mocks Strickland Senate announcement

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, February 26, 2015
Hey all! Here’s the news today.

A well-known former attorney has filed a federal lawsuit against the Kentucky Bar Association to get his license back after it was suspended. Eric Deters has served three suspensions ov...  
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Morning News and Stuff

County taxpayers will cough up $7.5 mill for Bengals scoreboards; Strickland enters Senate race; Kasich tilts rightward for State of the State address

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Morning y’all. Let’s talk about the news real quick. I think winter is getting to me, because this update got pretty opinionated pretty quickly.

Can you think of anything useful, even vital, on which the county could spend $7.5 million? Maybe chipping in a bit more toward the Union Terminal renovation, or giving a bit to the effort to shape up Music Hall? Maybe addiction treatment or so...