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Worst Week Ever!: Aug. 20-26

· Aug 27, 2014 08:28 am

The Internet is a wonderful place, full of important information and videos of people tripping over things in stores. It’s also a useful tool for starting viral trends, most of which don’t help anyone (selfies) but some that do (video of cops acting like dicks). ...

A Tale of Two Cities (Part II)

· Aug 27, 2014 01:51 pm

As the days turn a way from Michael Brown’s funeral, thus finally laying to rest his thrice-autopsied young body, Ferguson, Missouri, is now — more than ever — ripe and ready for the change that can carry this predominantly black and woefully underemployed community forever forward. ...

A Tale of Two Cities

· Aug 20, 2014 09:10 am

You wouldn’t know it now to look at the so-fresh-and-so-clean-clean landscape where Timothy Thomas died and potentially thousands rioted, faced down cops in riot gear and incurred bean bag spray, rubber bullets, mace and mayhem, but we were once a bigger, more metropolitan version of Ferguson, Missouri, and our nighttime streets ran thick with anger, too. ...

An Icon Under the Bus

· Aug 13, 2014 08:35 am

The recent Hamilton County Commissioners’ quarter-cent sales tax dust-up that booted Music Hall from the original package deal is a perfect storm of class, political finger-pointing and entitlement. ...

A Brief Yet Triumphant Introduction

· Aug 13, 2014 08:38 am

Fifty years ago, the first edition of the daily Zambia Times rolled off our presses in Central Africa and I was in charge of the news operation. It’s as close as I’ll come to giving birth.
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The Finish Line

· Aug 6, 2014 08:50 am

Dear President Barack Obama: I was beginning to think you’d forgotten all about me. Then I recalled how very busy you are and have been. ...

Remembering "The Struggle"

· Aug 6, 2014 08:53 am

Work defined my life in Central Africa. Six or seven days a week in 1964, I was at my desk by mid-morning as news editor in charge of a new black nationalist daily, the Zambia Times.
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Changes Coming for ReelAbilities Film Festival

· Aug 29, 2014 02:12 pm

There is a giant leap being planned for one of Cincinnati's film festivals — one that could make it the city's pre-eminent such event and an impactful cultural occurrence.The Cincinnati ReelAbilities Film Festival, which presents films that explore the lives of people with disabilities, will be...

Rhinegeist Saber Tooth Release Party

The rarity Imperial IPA is only available twice a year

· Aug 29, 2014 12:36 pm

Rhinegeist's rarity Imperial IPA Saber Tooth is only let out of its cage twice a year — and one of those times is Saturday, Aug. 30. Saturday's launch party starts at noon and it is the only day you'll be able to fill crowlers (Rhinegeist's can-growlers) with Saber Tooth. If you...

MidPoint Music Festival Ticket Deal Ends Tuesday

Prices for three-day MPMF passes go up after Labor Day

· Aug 29, 2014 09:43 am

Three-day “All Music Access” tickets for the 13th annual MidPoint Music Festival remain one of the best music fest deals in the country. But if you wait until after Monday to get yours, you’ll have to pay a little more. On Tuesday, prices for the three-day passes will increase from $69...

 

Media Musings From Cincinnati and Beyond

· Jul 23, 2014 08:29 am

Fox’s WXIX 19 had a bizarre “investigative” report which not only rehashed an earlier story at unseemly length but also repeated itself during the rehash. City departmental managers are supposed to live in the city, according to Cincinnati City Council. Some apparently don’t. Good story. ...

A Tale of Two Cities (Part II)

· Aug 27, 2014 01:51 pm

As the days turn a way from Michael Brown’s funeral, thus finally laying to rest his thrice-autopsied young body, Ferguson, Missouri, is now — more than ever — ripe and ready for the change that can carry this predominantly black and woefully underemployed community forever forward. ...

Cincinnati vs. the World 07.30.2014

· Jul 29, 2014 02:30 pm

Sarah Palin has found another way to make money off her status as a celebrity political commentator, with her new online Sarah Palin Channel. For $10 a month, subscribers can get news delivered by Palin that “cuts through the media’s politically correct filter,” along with a dose of the Palin household’s “real-life” “outdoor adventures.” ...

Kindness in Covington

· Aug 1, 2014 03:19 pm

I decided to brave that slope with my quad cane and my old, rickety folding utility cart. I told myself I could handle this just fine. I was telling myself a lie. ...

Worst Week Ever!: Aug. 20-26

· Aug 27, 2014 08:28 am

The Internet is a wonderful place, full of important information and videos of people tripping over things in stores. It’s also a useful tool for starting viral trends, most of which don’t help anyone (selfies) but some that do (video of cops acting like dicks). ...

A Brief Yet Triumphant Introduction

· Aug 13, 2014 08:38 am

Fifty years ago, the first edition of the daily Zambia Times rolled off our presses in Central Africa and I was in charge of the news operation. It’s as close as I’ll come to giving birth.
...

 
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