The sealing of a criminal court case involving a former Miami University student who posted a “Top Ten Ways to Get Away with Rape” flier in a freshman dormitory now has the presiding judge defending his decision to the Ohio Supreme Court. And he’s doing it with the help of the Butler County prosecutor who endorsed the secrecy. Robert Lyons, whose part-time job as the judge for Butler C...
First she was Aroldis Chapman’s, uh, hotel guest during a Cincinnati Reds road trip to Pittsburgh on May 29. Then she was the weaver of a fictitious police report of an attempted robbery involving a plumber impersonator and a Louis Vuitton bag with $200,000 worth of Chapman’s jewelry. Now, to bring this bewildering comedy to an end, Claudia Manrique goes down as a convicted practitioner o...
The Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky.,
created quite an uproar in 2007 when it opened with exhibits showing
early humans co-existing with dinosaurs. Five years later, the public
fascination with that take on paleoanthropology seems to be fading.
It’s no secret that Cintas Corp. CEO
Scott Farmer showers part of his wealth on Republican political
candidates. Over the years, he has thrown money at George W. Bush, Rob
Portman and Steve Chabot. This year, he has given $52,500 to the Mitt
Romney campaign. His wife Mary has ponied up $22,500.
It’s no secret that Cintas Corp. CEO Scott Farmer showers part of his wealth on Republican political candidates. Over the years, he has thrown money at George W. Bush, Rob Portman and Steve Chabot. This year, he has given $52,500 to the Mitt Romney campaign. His wife Mary has ponied up $22,500. But votes, not money, win elections, and the Farmers’ two meager votes don’t amount to much....
After two years of racking up an excellent rating on its state report card, Robert A. Taft Information Technology High School appears headed for a lower grade. Preliminary school report cards released Wednesday by the Ohio Department of Education show an “effective” rating for Taft, a technology-magnet school for grades 9-12 in Cincinnati’s West End. Taft had won accolades nationally...
Tenth graders at Robert A. Taft
Information Technology High School — which went from academic futility
in 2004-05 to excellence in 2009-10 — this year posted their worst
showing on the Ohio grade math and reading tests since those bleak,
For three years now,
the nation’s second-biggest bank has been after Smart Money host Nathan Bachrach to make good on
$2.4 million it claims he owes. Ever hear of Kenwood Towne Place, the
half-finished retail-office complex on I-71 that went bust under $136
million in debt? Not only was it the region’s most spectacular real
estate failure during the Great Recession, it festers on as one of
the most contentious court cases in Hamilton County history.
A state-contracted analysis of Ohio
Graduation Tests last year flagged seven individual answer sheets at
Robert A. Taft Information Technology High School for having a
suspiciously high ratio of erasures resulting in wrong-to-right answers.