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Media Musings From Cincinnati and Beyond

· Jul 15, 2014 03:28 pm

New York Times in-house critic, public editor Margaret Sullivan, says the Times is re-embracing jingoism that supported America’s attack on Saddam Hussein 11 years ago.
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Cincinnati vs. the World 07.16.2014

· Jul 15, 2014 03:25 pm

The group proswastika.org wants to reclaim the symbol from its legacy of Nazi hate for the peace symbol it still serves as in Asian cultures, so it flew a swastika banner over the Coney Island beach in New York on Saturday. The display didn’t track well with New Yorkers, not surprisingly. WORLD -1 ...

My Brother’s Sleeping

· Jul 8, 2014 11:54 am

I have long held that black women in America are under attack. We get harsher criminal prosecution than our white counterparts; we are murdered by intimate partners at higher rates than any other groups.
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Northside Community Council OKs Needle Exchange

Northside program an effort to fight disease, demonstrate benefits of exchanges

· Jul 22, 2014 10:46 am

Northside Community Council voted July 21 to allow a needle exchange program in the neighborhood. The effort, run by the Cincinnati Exchange Program, will start sometime in August and operate from a van one day a week for three hours at a time. Planned Parenthood will also participate, providing...

Morning News and Stuff

National Urban League comes to Cincy, landmark renovations may cost more cash, Cranley says cities don't need to annex the burbs

· Jul 22, 2014 09:33 am

It's morning! I have news! Morning news! Wow, sorry, that's a lot of exclamation points. I sprung for the large iced coffee this morning and probably need to settle down a little. Anyway, here we go:Cincinnati is playing host to the annual National Urban League Conference this week. The event,...

REVIEW: Cincinnati Opera's 'La Calisto'

Continues through July 27 at SCPA

· Jul 22, 2014 08:48 am

Don't walk. Run to the School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) to catch the remaining performances of La Calisto, an opera composed in 1653 that's equal parts romance and raunch, performed by a superb cast of singers, instrumentalists and dancers who are all clearly having a...

 

Media Musings From Cincinnati and Beyond

· Jul 15, 2014 03:28 pm

New York Times in-house critic, public editor Margaret Sullivan, says the Times is re-embracing jingoism that supported America’s attack on Saddam Hussein 11 years ago.
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Randy Wolf: November 7, 1964-July 11, 2014

· Jul 22, 2014 03:36 pm

On July 11, my high school classmate, Randy Wolf, dropped dead unexpectedly of a heart attack. This is not about the shock of a 49-year-old man dying unexpectedly; we are born to die. This is not about my own mortality; I feel my body’s anarchy everyday. My time may also be nigh.
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Cincinnati vs. the World 07.23.2014

· Jul 22, 2014 03:40 pm

UNICEF has called for accelerated action against child marriage and genital mutilation after its new report revealed the continued prevalence of both practices. Seven-hundred-million women alive today were married before they were 18. WORLD -2 ...

The Guardian of the Paper Mache Pig

· Jul 2, 2014 08:23 am

See this paper mache pig? My twin brother made this back in high school. My mother was the guardian of it until she died in 2000. Now, I have it. ...

Who Guards the Guardians?

· Jul 8, 2014 11:49 am

Barack Obama’s Justice Department remains at war with reporters, invoking national security so often we should check to see if the sky is falling.
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Worst Week Ever!: May 28-June 3

· Jun 4, 2014 10:04 am

For many Cincinnatians, the scariest part of going across the Western Hills Viaduct is not knowing which lane you should be in as you wrap around that McDonald’s that greets you on the West Side — one wrong turn and you could be headed down State Street and wondering both what year it is and if parts of Gummo were filmed there. 
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