For a long time, one of the perks of being well-connected and, typically, well-to-do in Hamilton County was divorce proceedings insulated from public view. Until three or four years ago, it was a common practice among Domestic Relations Court judges to seal divorce files simply because the parties wanted to keep their aborted marriages encrypted as "Sealed Case v. Sealed Case." It appears that the county now frowns on processing divorces in secret.
More than once during his 16 years coaching the University of Cincinnati basketball team, Bob Huggins remarked that the Bearcats are written off locally before they're written off nationally. A case in point might have presented itself just three days after the Bearcats beat Huggins to enhance their chance for a return to the NCAA Tournament.