WHAT SHOULD I BE DOING INSTEAD OF THIS?
 
 

Shakeup in Lockdown

As Ohio prisons go private, one town gets angry

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Robert Shaw has been around the world, but he’s never found a friendlier place than Grafton, Ohio. The sixtyish foundry worker is spouting his rural Lorain County gospel from his perch at the Deluxe Bar on Main Street. Shaw and others are fuming over what’s happening to their hometown — and the fact they have no power to stop it.  

Nov. 11-17: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 18, 2009
No one thinks that a man hitting a woman is funny, and although many people laugh at the thought of a woman hitting a man, that’s not funny either.   

Bloggers, Local Motorist, Maisonette and Rape Crisis

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 15, 2009
BLOGGERS: The Illinois-based Save-A-Life Foundation voluntarily dropped its lawsuit this month against local blogger Jason Haap, a.k.a. “The Dean of Cincinnati.” Haap wrote a well-sourced online article alleging the group taught a discredited technique to help drowning victims and misled donors about its finances.  

Making the Stimulus Work for Everyone

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Is your company going to be receiving stimulus money? Will you be partnering with the state or local government to build something for your community? What, you don’t know how to become part of the stimulus program? You don’t have connections with legislators to get your idea funded? You’re not part of the club? State Sen. Eric Kearney (D-Avondale) feels your pain.   

Another Seven Days of Casino Plans and Kickball Bans

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 18, 2009
After two years of Kentucky trying to F Ohio in the B with its various Northern Kentucky casino proposals — seriously, isn’t taking away our dance clubs enough for you, Newport? — a group of Ohio casino-backers is responding in full-force.  

Winds of Change

Progressive energy, transit and economic ideas in Ohio look for boost from President Obama’s stimulus plan

1 Comment · Wednesday, January 14, 2009
As the Age of Barack Obama begins Tuesday with his inauguration as our 44th president, Ohio finds itself tilting at windmills in its quest to reach for the kind of energy-efficient, sustainable, economically healthy future that he believes will get the country out of its calamitous recession. The future could include airships.   

Turtle Hunting in Ripley, Ohio

1 Comment · Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Recently, I was invited to a turtle fry in Ripley, Ohio, an hour east of Cincinnati along U.S. Route 52. According to local legend, it’s been going on for generations. I went with three questions: 1) How do you catch a turtle 2) How do you prepare it and 3) Is it worth eating? Like all events in Ripley, there was a fascinating crowd.  

'No One Owns Water'

Ohio Senate makes an issue out of property rights and water

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Most people believe that government shouldn't control how you use your property, including water that runs under or through land you own. And most would agree the only role government ought to have is making sure one property owner doesn't use, pollute or damage those resources in a way that limits the rights of other property owners to them too.  

0|7
 
Close
Close
Close