CityBeat - Cincinnati vs. The World http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-236-1-cincinnati_vs_the_world.html <![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. The World 01.22.2014 - ]]>

Tea party activists and fiscal conservatives are securing seats on local school boards across the Tristate and taking their anger over big government and Obama out on tax levies and Common Core standards. CINCINNATI -1

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A new pilot program in New York City will use organic food waste to heat more than 5,000 homes as part of the city’s goal to reduce municipal greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2017. WORLD +2

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City Councilman Christopher Smitherman went on a legit Twitter rant last weekend, calling University of Cincinnati Trustee Rob Richardson Jr., a communist and defending the claim to The Enquirer despite the fact that McCarthyism was ridiculous the first time it came around 60 years ago. CINCINNATI -1

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 12.18.13 - ]]>

A Florida man protested a public Nativity scene in Tallahassee by setting up a Festivus pole in the capitol building using PVC pipe and empty PBR cans. No word on how many times Obamacare came up during the airing of grievances.  WORLD +2

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 12.11.13 - ]]>

A former Cincinnatian who runs the Los Angeles Metro transit agency took to Twitter to comment on the absurdity of Cincinnati’s incoming administration stopping a transportation project under construction. CINCINNATI -2

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 12.04.13 - ]]>

A Mall of America security guard arrested a 29-year-old man in Minnesota for using the last $1,000 to his name to make it rain on shoppers from a fourth-floor balcony. Serge Vorobyov says during the past year he lost his job, fell behind on his bills and got divorced and decided to pay his final dollars forward. WORLD -2

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 11.27.13 - ]]>

The American Family Association got real mad last week when it found out Radio Shack is not using the word “Christmas” in its holiday sales, calling for a boycott of the retailer due to “censorship.” WORLD -1

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 11.20.2013 - ]]>

White supremacist Craig Cobb, the same dude that wanted to turn a North Dakota town into an all-white enclave, found out on national television that he’s 15 percent black. WORLD +2 

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 11.13.2013 - ]]>

A old, white, anti-gay Republican narrowly won a community board of trustees election in Houston after he purposely misled voters in his largely black voting district to believe he was also black. WORLD -2

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 11.06.2013 - ]]>

Jimmy Jenson, 48, became the first runner with Down syndrome to ever complete the New York City Marathon. WORLD +2 

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 10.30.2013 - ]]>

A California Sriracha hot sauce factory is effectively macing all the people that live around it, releasing fumes that are causing burning eyes, throats and headaches. If that plant shuts down, hot sauce prices might jump and temporarily ruin ramen noodles for everyone.  WORLD -1

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 10.23.2013 - ]]>

A food writer for website Deadspin ranked eating Cincinnati chili as a more painful experience than getting hit by a car.  CINCINNATI -2

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 10.16.2013 - ]]>

So far, Cincinnati’s mayoral and City Council elections are on track to experience the lowest voter turnout ever. CINCINNATI -2

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 10.09.2013 - ]]>

Not too hot, not too cold, just right: A Russian bear broke into a couple’s Siberian country cottage and instead of eating them, it devoured an entire pot of borscht. WORLD +1

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 10.02.2013 - ]]>

An Ohio KKK chapter has been posting recruitment fliers on cars all across Hillsboro. Unfortunately for the hate group, the residents are really upset about it because even though the population is like 90 percent white doesn’t mean they’re racist assholes. CINCINNATI -2

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 09.25.2013 - ]]>

 The state of Ohio has to remove 7,200 healthy trees from the area surrounding the East Fork Lake State Park in Bethel because they’re considered “high-risk” from the invasive Asian long-horned beetle, which is basically the Once-ler of the bug world. CINCINNATI -2

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 09.18.2013 - ]]>

 Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear is moving the state forward with its revisions to statewide science education standards, which will focus more heavily on evolution and climate change, despite opposition from a state legislative committee; some Republicans are worried teaching evolution could result in “the promotion of socialism and resulting genocide and murder.” WORLD +1

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati v. the World 09.11.2013 - ]]>

Sen. John McCain, former CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT, was caught playing a poker game on his phone by a Washington Post photographer during a congressional hearing on U.S. intervention in Syria. WORLD -1

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 09.04.2013 - ]]>

When her pet chicken ate her valuable diamond earring, a woman in England decided to wait eight years for the chicken to die to get her jewelry back rather than possibly killing the pet poultry by removing it surgically. WORLD +1

 

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati vs. the World 08.28.2013 - ]]>

A woman who was impregnated by rape at age 14 is suing the state of Massachusetts after being court-ordered to share parental visitation rights with her convicted attacker. WORLD -2  

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