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Worst Week Ever! May 25-31

· May 25, 2016 10:30 am

Oklahoma politicians make national news for reasons you would have guessed; Ohio continues to wish there was some sort of way to figure out how to legalize weed; Ohio police appear not to get why people want them to wear body cams and more.
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Worst Week Ever! May 18-24

· May 18, 2016 10:13 am

Texas town spends $60 million on high school football stadium; good folks of the internet offer helpful assistance with George Zimmerman's punk-ass gun sale; historic mosaic pieces coming to a convention center near you and more.
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When We Get It Wrong

· May 18, 2016 10:23 am

Everywhere I’ve worked and regardless of the medium, I’ve heard similar reader complaints: “You got it wrong.”  And the too-frequent follow-up: “If you can’t get something that simple right, how can I trust the rest of what you report?” ...

Media Musings From Cincinnati and Beyond

· May 18, 2016 10:27 am

In some European communities, Christians sought to avoid or mitigate plague with processions of men whipping themselves bloody as they moaned through the narrow streets. Those unfailingly ineffective attempts to appease a loving God came to mind as I followed the comments of today’s penitent political journalists. ...

Worst Week Ever! May 11-17

· May 11, 2016 11:13 am

Ted Cruz emulates humanoid behavior by talking about 'could have would have should have'; Facebook adds new feature to appear thankful without actually having to say it; local hipster points accrued for celebrating Mother's Day before it was cool and more.
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Today’s Penitent Political Journalists

· May 12, 2016 01:10 pm

Until recently, the possibility that Donald Trump might speak for the Grand Old Party of Ike, Taft, George I and II and Ronny was so remote that it wasn’t a story. ...

 
 

Morning News and Stuff

Streetcar start date set; will Avondale get a real grocery store?; Kasich still won't support Trump

· May 25, 2016 08:30 am

Good morning all. Here’s what’s going on in the world today. The city of Cincinnati has officially announced an opening date for the city’s streetcar. The transit project running through Over-the-Rhine and downtown will take its first passengers Sept. 9, beginning with an opening ceremony...

Morning News and Stuff

Judge divvies up DuBose settlement; council members request MSD audit; Clinton beating Trump in Ohio polls

· May 24, 2016 08:55 am

Good morning all. Lots to talk about today so let’s get to it!The 13 children of Samuel DuBose will each receive more than $200,000 as part of a settlement between the family and the University of Cincinnati, a Hamilton County judge ruled yesterday. DuBose was shot and killed by UC police...

Federal Court Blocks Ohio Law Defunding Planned Parenthood

Temporary restraining order against the state will allow Planned Parenthood to continue providing health services for now

· May 23, 2016 03:12 pm

A federal circuit court today temporarily blocked an Ohio law that would strip Planned Parenthood of about $1.4 million in state and federal funds. That law was slated to go into effect today, but will now be placed on hold until June 6 as the court considers a longer-lasting injunction against...

 

Worst Week Ever! May 25-31

· May 25, 2016 10:30 am

Oklahoma politicians make national news for reasons you would have guessed; Ohio continues to wish there was some sort of way to figure out how to legalize weed; Ohio police appear not to get why people want them to wear body cams and more.
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Oh, Donald: We Hardly Knew Ye

· Mar 30, 2016 09:55 am

I have been intently listening to and reading the invisible ink between the lines of Trump’s utterances, and we have not given him nearly enough credit. ...

When We Get It Wrong

· May 18, 2016 10:23 am

Everywhere I’ve worked and regardless of the medium, I’ve heard similar reader complaints: “You got it wrong.”  And the too-frequent follow-up: “If you can’t get something that simple right, how can I trust the rest of what you report?” ...

Larry Gross (1954-2015)

· Jun 24, 2015 11:42 am

Longtime CityBeat staffer and columnist Larry Gross passed away on Monday, June 15 at the age of 61.
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