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Worst Week Ever! Aug. 26-Sept. 1

· Aug 26, 2015 09:50 am

Local teacher uses racially charged humor to make pupils hate math early on; former NFL players teach younger generation how to best cover up lives of crime; drones full of things Americans can't get enough of complicate matters at prisons; Hillary Clinton only getting attention for the bad stuff she's done with emails over the years
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On Serena

· Aug 26, 2015 09:54 am

In the mid-1990s when Venus and Serena Williams were teenagers, when the jangle of beaded scalp-tight cornrows and silver braces on their teeth long preceded waist-length weaves and fake painted fingernails, neither blacks specifically nor America generally knew exactly what we were looking at when we looked at the Williams sisters. ...

Worst Week Ever! Aug. 19-25

· Aug 19, 2015 09:01 am

Firefighters concerned about flammable objects, obstacles to putting out fires, etc.; Aroldis Chapman throws so hard MLB had to update its stat thing; Toby Keith restaurant sued for about 1 percent of the things wrong with it; Columbia House loses lots and lots of pennies; Video Game League announces drug testing (seriously)
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Woman with Stuff

· Aug 19, 2015 08:56 am

The night before I sat down to write this, I had formulated in my head the perfect first sentence to describe my emotional station, but I have now lost that to anxiety, to slumber, to dreams. The best sentence is this one:  My kidneys are failing me because I have failed my body. ...

Missed Stories

· Aug 19, 2015 03:09 pm

Recent news stories remind me of places I’ve worked as a photojournalist, reporter or editor… and how they exploded when I wasn’t there.
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Worst Week Ever! Aug. 12-18

· Aug 12, 2015 10:32 am

Jailed labor force financially benefits Clermont County; Shakespeare likely high on weed a lot; Papa John's settles with delivery drivers after shorting them for a while; Mayor Cranley appoints guy to Historic Conservation Board who loves tearing down old buildings; Rabbit Hash frets over proposed Rising Star Casino ferry plan.
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My Only Uncle John Thomas Hill (1936-2015)

· Aug 12, 2015 10:39 am

Well, I took him for granted — strong, strapping and chiseled from the black coal of Chattaroy, West Virginia, as he was and had always been. ...

Worst Week Ever! Aug. 5-11

· Aug 5, 2015 09:54 am

Robot umpires make their debut; a Texas man shoots an armadillo and receives instant karma; Kraft Singles launches a recall; the contents of the bottle in Sam DuBose's car is analyzed; and the New York Times explains why women feel cold in the office.
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I Just Can't Get Enough

Jac's roundup of pop culture news and Internet findings

· Aug 27, 2015 02:49 pm

Serena Williams and Drake made out at Sotto. What did you do this weekend? Serena was in town competing in the Western & Southern Open; Drake came to watch. The two celebrated Serena’s finals win with dinner at Sotto downtown and, apparently, a little mouth-on-mouth action. Drake also...

Morning News and Stuff

Cranley vetoes secret council meetings; The city racks up late fees; Charter school suddenly closes; Pakistan extradites former Ohio state deputy treasurer

· Aug 27, 2015 10:19 am

Happy Thursday, Cincy! Better yet, tomorrow's Friday. So here's today's headlines to make the week pass a little quicker. • Mayor John Cranley vetoed a Nov. 3 ballot-bound charter yesterday that would allow city council to meet in secret about certain topics, including property sales, the...

Morning News and Stuff

Naming rights for streetcar up for grabs; activists demand more community involvement in UC reforms; Columbus Dispatch demands charter school public records

· Aug 26, 2015 10:30 am

Hey all. Here’s a brief rundown of the news this morning. So, do you want to see your name written really big on something attention-grabbing and controversial that will zoom around downtown most of the day and night? Do you have hundreds of thousands of dollars you’re not quite sure what to...

 

Worst Week Ever! Aug. 26-Sept. 1

· Aug 26, 2015 09:50 am

Local teacher uses racially charged humor to make pupils hate math early on; former NFL players teach younger generation how to best cover up lives of crime; drones full of things Americans can't get enough of complicate matters at prisons; Hillary Clinton only getting attention for the bad stuff she's done with emails over the years
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On Serena

· Aug 26, 2015 09:54 am

In the mid-1990s when Venus and Serena Williams were teenagers, when the jangle of beaded scalp-tight cornrows and silver braces on their teeth long preceded waist-length weaves and fake painted fingernails, neither blacks specifically nor America generally knew exactly what we were looking at when we looked at the Williams sisters. ...

Missed Stories

· Aug 19, 2015 03:09 pm

Recent news stories remind me of places I’ve worked as a photojournalist, reporter or editor… and how they exploded when I wasn’t there.
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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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