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News: Getting in Isn't Easy

Legal immigration can take decades

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 21, 2006
U.S. immigration policy has changed a lot since Ellis Island opened in 1892. Maybe it's time to update Emma Lazarus' poem, "The Colossus," engraved on the Statue of Liberty's pedestal. Toda  

Cover Story: A Higher and Higher Education

Why has college tuition increased so steadily for so long? Try computers, competition and state cuts

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 17, 2006
Four Dater High School seniors are talking to each other and a reporter, estimating how much debt they might have when they finish college. They have thousands of dollars in scholarships, some e  

Music: Meet Coachella

The festival in the desert turns seven years old

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 3, 2006
What has 94 bands, temperatures in the upper 90s (if your lucky), and about 120,000 people? I'll give you a hint: it's seven years old, lives in the California desert and its friends call it   

News: No Sweat

High school students learn about true minimum wages

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 8, 2006
Eighty high school students lined cafeteria tables in Moeller High School the night of Feb. 24, manufacturing duct tape wallets and writing slogans on T-shirts. A boom box played Madonna singing,   

Cover Story: Shedding Her Skin

Covington teen doesn't want to 'sit on the couch and be dead'

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 4, 2006
Toni Lynch is tired of being the "overweight friend." The 16-year-old is tired of having her friends visit, then watching them leave to hang out at Newport on the Levee. She's tired of being the one  

Cover Story: Who Wants to Buy a Hug?

P&G executive finds that becoming an entrepreneur can be a bear

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 4, 2006
More than two months ago Candy Federl took a very calculated leap. To prepare for it, the former Procter & Gamble brand manager asked people visiting her home to hug several stuffed bears, pick th  

News: Concrete Changes

Uptown projects reaching for new Heights

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 28, 2005
It's been a year of lawsuits, openings, resignations and firings for the Clifton Heights Community Urban Renewal Corporation (CHCURC). All that has slowed -- but hasn't stopped -- one of the l  

News: The Plame Game

Former ambassador says people aren't the only casualty in Iraq war

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 7, 2005
No doubt you've heard of the Iraq war and a little controversy about weapons of mass destruction. A key figure in that controversy spoke Dec. 5 at Xavier University and said Americans must stand  

Take the Blinders off: A CityBeat reporter says good-bye and offers advice

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 18, 2003
I don't believe many people pay attention to the little names printed at the top of our news stories, but for the few who do, I wanted to mention this will be my last piece for CityBeat. This week   

News: Tapping Civic Pride

Cincinnati's 'local' beers struggle to meet demand

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2003
A century ago Cincinnati was the brewing capital of the United States. But 13 years of Prohibition, followed by the encroachment of national brands, ended that reign. Today the city's four rema