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Community Forum to Discuss New Study on Homeless
Winter is perhaps the most trying time of year for homeless Cincinnatians; the bitter cold isn't exactly inviting when you're not surrounded by four walls and a heap of blankets or proper clothing. This Thursday, a just-released study from the Family...
Posted: 2/20/2012 1:00 AM
Morning News and Stuff
Duke Energy announced Thursday night that it will help fund a campaign to raise private and government money to replace the outdated Brent Spence Bridge. It will cost about $2.3 billion to replace the span, which carries traffic from I-75 and I-71 over...
Posted: 2/17/2012 1:00 AM
Imago to Host 'Helping Hands Saturday'
The Imago Earth Center will host an event called “Helping Hands Saturday” on Saturday (duh), during which volunteers will break into groups and work outside clearing some honeysuckle, chipping trails and learning about various clean water issues. Volunteers...
Posted: 2/17/2012 1:00 AM
Ohio Executions On Hold
A ruling that resulted in a temporary halt in Ohio executions last week means there are 148 inmates on Ohio's death row with uncertain futures. Ohio's death penalty is currently under scrutiny, largely due to opposition that's been raised from documented...
Posted: 2/17/2012 1:00 AM
Morning News and Stuff
Greater Cincinnati's index of economic indicators was flat in December, indicating weak job growth in the coming months, The Business Courier reports. The index held steady at 97.5, the same as in November. That indicates "poor employment growth through...
Posted: 2/16/2012 1:00 AM
McDonald's Does Something Kind of Good?
Fast food conglomerate McDonald's isn't exactly known for its do-goodery for asses or animals. Despite the chain's greatest efforts, they just can't seem to catch a stroke of good PR. Just look at what happened when they launched their Twitter campaign,...
Posted: 2/16/2012 1:00 AM
Monsanto Is Pissing a Lot of People Off
You poison one little French farmer and all hell breaks loose. Giant chemical-maker Monsanto yesterday announced it plans to appeal a Monday ruling that one of its herbicides in 2004 poisoned French farmer Paul Francois, who says inhaling a Monsanto weedkiller...
Posted: 2/16/2012 1:00 AM
No Women Allowed (At First)
Two Democratic congresswomen walked out of a hearing today in the House after a Republican colleague blocked a woman from testifying about a new federal rule that will require most employers to provide free birth control.U.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.)...
Posted: 2/16/2012 1:00 AM
Morning News and Stuff
In a reaction to economic sanctions pushed by the United States, Iran today stopped exporting oil to six European nations. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the nation would no longer sell oil to Greece, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Portugal....
Posted: 2/15/2012 1:00 AM
Rand Paul to Speak Locally
His father might be busy trying to score the GOP’s presidential nomination, but U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is taking the time to speak at a Town Hall-style meeting in Northern Kentucky next week.Paul is scheduled to attend an event organized by the Northern...
Posted: 2/15/2012 1:00 AM
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