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News: Send the Kids Outside

Children's estrangement from nature causes concern

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 8, 2006
Kids today are techno savvy. Most possess crack computer skills, expert gaming knowledge and can text-message at breakneck speed. Sadly, very few know the feel of mud squishing between their toes,  

News: Fortifying Findlay Market

Those who love the neighborhood talk about saving it

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 2, 2005
Developers, business owners, community groups and residents gathered Oct. 26 at Memorial Hall to take part in an annual forum sponsored by Friends of Findlay Market. More than 100 people heard spe  

News: Judging Who Judges Us

Democrats making serious effort this year in local judicial races

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 12, 2005
The Nov. 8 election will give voters more choices than usual, with six judgeships contested in Hamilton County Municipal Court. Five Democrats and one Republican are challenging six incumbent jud  

News: Educating Cincinnati

For once, city school board race has an upbeat spirit

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 5, 2005
After ratcheting its state rating from "academic emergency" to "continuous improvement," Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) might appear healthier to voters. But can a district that allowed its  

News: Peacing It Together

Workshop provides insight for resolving conflict

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 14, 2005
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said peace isn't only a goal but also a means. Turning that from an abstract concept into a viable option for people to use everyday is the goal of a workshop call  

News: Walking on Sunshine

Markets on Main events promote Over-the-Rhine as a walkable community

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 25, 2005
As of mid-week last week, artist Noell Weddig was still torn on how to display her artwork to potential buyers. Organizers of Markets on Main told the emerging artist to throw convention to the wi  

News: Seeing Red

Bolivarian Circle builds support for Venezuelan regime

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 11, 2005
Cincinnati once again has a "Red Machine" operating in town, and it has nothing to do with baseball; it's a group dedicated to social reform. More formally known as the Bolivarian Circle, memb  

News: School Leadership

Pre-election discussions focus on Cincinnati Board of Education skills

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2005
With the election more than seven months away, it's a bit early to decide who would make a good school board member, but it's not too early to discuss the qualities involved in being one. To t  

News: Deadly Crossings

Activists want railroads to pay for safety

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2005
When Christy Male of Cincinnati crossed a set of railroad tracks in Walton, Ky., July 10, 2001, a Norfolk Southern train struck her car at a speed of 45 miles per hour. Paramedics airlifted Male   

News: Hard Ride Ahead

Cyclists go the distance for women's rights

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 23, 2005
Sometimes the pace of social reform can be measured a mile at a time. Such is the case for three Cincinnati men who plan to bicycle thousands of miles to promote gender equality. The Tour for Equ