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Local GOP Distributes Email from Husted
The local Republican Party this week sent a mass email to its members with a message from Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, urging them to sign up as poll workers for this fall’s presidential election.Alex Triantafilou, chairman of the Hamilton County...
Posted: 3/5/1972 12:00 AM
Morning News and Stuff
Cincinnati City Council will soon create a working group of leaders from six neighborhoods near the planned downtown casino site. Once organized, the working group will examine ways to maximize the benefits from the visitors, jobs and tax revenue the...
Posted: 3/5/1972 12:00 AM
Francie Pepper Wins National YWCA Award
A well-known Cincinnati philanthropist is among four people selected to receive the first-ever Women of Distinction Award by the national YWCA. Francie Pepper is being recognized for her years of work in support of issues involving women, girls and racial...
Posted: 3/5/1972 12:00 AM
Morning News and Stuff
A federal investigation into a January construction accident at the Horseshoe Casino site is now completed and the fines in the case have been reduced. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration originally imposed $108,000 in fines, but has since...
Posted: 3/5/1972 12:00 AM
Mock Rally For Western & Southern Scheduled For Wednesday
UPDATE: The Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless has canceled its Wednesday mock rally for Western & Southern Financial Group. The Coalition Tuesday evening released the following statement: "Due to a change in plans the mock 'Rally to Support...
Posted: 3/5/1972 12:00 AM
Morning News and Stuff
If you come from a large family, you might remember when older siblings would always get new clothes when you were a child and you'd get their hand-me downs. That's also been the situation at Paul Brown Stadium in the past, but Hamilton County commissioners...
Posted: 3/5/1972 12:00 AM
City, State Move Forward With Same-Sex Rights
Cincinnati inched closer to equality after moving forward Monday with a measure that would allow city employees in same-sex and other partnerships to receive health insurance benefits. With a push by Chris Seelbach, the first openly gay councilman in...
Posted: 3/5/1972 12:00 AM
New Book Criticizes OTR's Development
A social worker that has written a new book criticizing Cincinnati’s development efforts in Over-the-Rhine will conduct a book signing Thursday. Alice Skirtz, a Cincinnati native, is the author of Econocide: Elimination of the Urban Poor. She will host...
Posted: 3/5/1972 12:00 AM
Morning News and Stuff
City Council on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a measure that will offer benefits to domestic partners of city employees. The measure was introduced by Councilman Chris Seelbach and passed 8-1, the lone “no” vote coming from Charlie Winburn. Seelbach...
Posted: 3/5/1972 12:00 AM
Changes in Ohio Medicaid Coming Next January
In yet another effort to save tax dollars and fill holes in the state budget, Ohio Gov. John Kasich and his health care advisers will streamline the state’s Medicaid system by altering the availability to care plans and condensing care regions. There...
Posted: 3/5/1972 12:00 AM
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