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Another LGBT battle could reach court, Cranley crafts parking plan, fracking tax bill revised

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, February 11, 2014
A federal court in Cincinnati could soon decide whether married same-sex parents should be recognized by Ohio on their children’s birth certificates. Civil rights attorney Alphonse Gerhardstein filed the lawsuit on behalf of four same-sex couples who married o...  
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City plans to add firefighters, abortion clinics under threat, Kasich gets union supporters

{CommentsCant} · Monday, February 10, 2014
Mayor John Cranley yesterday announced a plan to add another recruit class to the Cincinnati Fire Department and effectively eliminate brownouts, but it remains unclear how the class will be paid for in the long-term. The Fire Department a...  
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Lawsuit: End Same-Sex Discrimination on Birth Certificates

Couples married outside Ohio sue over recognition on children's birth certificates

{CommentsCant} · Monday, February 10, 2014
A federal court in Cincinnati could get another chance to advance LGBT rights if it takes up a lawsuit filed Monday that calls on Ohio to recognize the names of married same-sex parents on their adopted children’s birth certificates. Civil rights attorn...  
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City, schools to collaborate, protesters call for MSD work, some question The Banks’ success

{CommentsCant} · Friday, February 7, 2014
Cincinnati officials and Cincinnati Board of Education leaders yesterday announced a new collaborative that aims to share and align the city and Cincinnati Public Schools’ (CPS) policy goals. The initiative will focus on five areas: population growth, workforce developmen...  
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Medical marijuana effort underway, MSD battle continues, FitzGerald challenger questioned

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, February 6, 2014
The Ohio Rights Group could get medical marijuana legalization on the ballot this November, but the group first must gather enough petition signatures. Although the campaign has medical research and polling in its favor, it’s also struggled to raise a significant amount of cash to support a statewi...  
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City, Schools Join Forces in New Collaborative

ACES promises to address common policy goals shared by both bodies

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, February 6, 2014
Cincinnati officials and Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) leaders on Thursday promised to work in greater collaboration through the Alliance for Community and Educational Success (ACES), a new joint operation that will attempt to align the city and school district's shared policy goals.ACES plans to focus on five areas: population growth, workforce development, safe and livable neighborhoods, welln...  
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New parking deal soon, warden denies botched execution, fracking tax bill under works

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Mayor John Cranley appears to be working on another parking deal to upgrade Cincinnati’s parking meters, although the mayor’s office says this plan won’t give up control of the city’s parking meters to a private entity. At the same time, it seems the deal won...  

Budget Promises Spur Fears of Cuts

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 5, 2014
A new controversy seems to brewing in City Hall. As budget promises begin to pile up, local officials and media are starting to ask the big question: What is going to get cut?  

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Pro-medical marijuana organization targets the 2014 Ohio ballot; entrepreneurs prepare for eventual legalization

6 Comments · Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Ohioans could soon legally toke up if the Ohio Rights Group succeeds in its efforts to legalize medical marijuana and industrial hemp across the state.  

Cranley Talks Long-Term Unemployment at White House

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Mayor John Cranley plans to address the city’s long-term unemployment problems with a set of new initiatives, some of which could get support from the White House.