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News: Decentralizing City Council

Districts could help neighborhoods and newcomers

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2003
Momentum is building for a proposal to begin electing Cincinnati City Council by districts. Financial consultant Don Driehaus, a Democrat, raised the issue during his unsuccessful 1995 council run.   

News: Another Kind of Council Race

Complaint against Cranley proceeds to attorney general

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2003
Larry Frazier says Cincinnati City Councilman John Cranley treated him differently from other employees before firing him -- all because he's black. Cranley says Frazier's work wasn't as good   

1521 Vine St.

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2003
Address: 1521 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine Owner: Pettis-Brown Inc. Value: $48,300 Year Built: 1909 Comments: Where in the world is LaShawn Pettis-Brown? If you know, the Cincinnati Police and  

News: Redefining Cincinnati

Urbanism has to mean more than new rules

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2003
There's no shortage of visionary ideas floating around right now in Cincinnati, a city overhauling its economic development system by partially privatizing it. Reform is long overdue in the slo  

News: Measuring Ourselves

Sustainable Cincinnati offers a new way to gauge progress

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 7, 2003
Imagine a region where public policy decisions are based more on logic, statistics and the public good instead of fear, ignorance, re-election strategies or campaign contributors' interests. That's  

News: Compromised Compass

Can suburbanites avoid the future?

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 30, 2003
A single word can say a lot, and that's why the word "diversity" was expunged from a list of 12 goals for planning Hamilton County's future. The word was dropped by a group of government and civic   

Cover Story: 'I'm the Kind of Guy Who Plans for Things to Get Better'

What a change! Cincinnati Public Schools superintendent is optimistic

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 30, 2003
Alton Frailey is late, but you'd never know it by watching him. It's 1:04 p.m. April 24. The new Cincinnati Public Schools superintendent's 1 p.m. Budget Commission meeting at the school board  

News: The Great Television Turnoff

Next week is a chance to break TV's power

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 16, 2003
Ben Jacks and his wife Peggy Shaffer used to have a television set, a small black and white model. That was 13 years ago. "When it died, we just gave it up entirely," Jacks says. The absence of TV  

News: Oakley in a Box

Neighborhood character yields to big retail stores

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2003
The node has triumphed over the neighborhood in Oakley. The Cincinnati Planning Commission last week approved a site plan for new PetSmart and Circuit City stores next to an already approved Expo  

1442 State Ave., South Fairmount

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2003
Address: 1442 State Ave., South Fairmount Owner: Britten Germaine Value: $19,100 Year Built: 1925 Comments: Where in the world is Britten Germaine? This is the question dogging the city o