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Super PAC will support Massie on TV and in the streets
The work of the super political action committee Liberty For All will become a familiar sight in the next two weeks in Northern Kentucky . Armed with iPads and a database of Republican voters, volunteers and staff with Liberty For All will knock on doors...
Posted: 5/9/2012 6:08 PM in Kentucky Politics
'Dated and stark' St. Paul Village apts. now 'beautiful and well-appointed'
St. Paul Village, a community for low-income seniors at 5515 Madison Road in Madisonville, celebrated the completion of its 103-unit, $13 million first phase of renovations on May 1. The 14-month project to turn around the dated and worn 1970s apartments,...
Posted: 5/9/2012 4:01 PM in Building Cincinnati
New dentist in Newport
Benjamin Messmer, DMD, recently purchased the Newport dental practice of Dr. Thomas Goeke, who retired. The practice will continue operating at the existing location, 23 E. 8th St. Dr. Messmer, a Newport resident, is a graduate of the University of Kentucky...
Posted: 5/9/2012 3:26 PM in New in Town
Cincinnati Bike Center opens on riverfront
The Cincinnati Bike Center opened on Sunday morning at Smale Riverfront Park, 120 E Mehring Way. In addition to bicycle and Segway rentals, the center offers bicycle repair services, secure bicycle parking, and shower and locker facilities. Daily guided...
Posted: 5/9/2012 3:00 PM in Building Cincinnati
Portune nixes trucks for Paul Brown Stadium
Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune is so serious about cost cutting at the county’s two professional sports stadiums, he yanked an order that would have given Paul Brown Stadium two new trucks. Instead – the county division that really needs them,...
Posted: 5/9/2012 2:12 PM in Politics Extra
Cafe planned for Boone County Library
Once it finds the right business partner, the Boone County Public Library in Burlington will add a small cafe. Justin B. Duke of the Community Recorder reports: The library is accepting proposals for a small cafe in the main branch. There’s no definition...
Posted: 5/9/2012 1:42 PM in New in Town
Wrecking Cincinnati: 1988 Queen City Ave
NEIGHBORHOOD: South Fairmount YEAR BUILT: 1875 USE: Single-family dwelling OWNER: TC Funding Group LLC ASSESSED VALUE: $20,000 HAZARD: December 2010, added a deteriorated front porch. CONDEMNED: May 2010. In criminal status, although the owner has not...
Posted: 5/9/2012 1:00 PM in Building Cincinnati
Governor to visit Enquirer editorial board
Gov. John Kasich will be stopping by the Enquirer’s editorial board Thursday. It comes during an interesting week. He’s upset with with fellow Republicans in the statehouse over what they’ve done to his education agenda, the latest in a series of battles...
Posted: 5/9/2012 11:09 AM in Politics Extra
Poll: Ohioans want income tax cut
COLUMBUS — A new poll says Ohioans favor the governor’s cut income taxes even though a majority give him a negative approval rating. A Quinnipiac University Poll released today says voters back Gov. John R. Kasich’s plan to tax energy production and use...
Posted: 5/9/2012 9:58 AM in Politics Extra
Smitherman, Winburn: Tell Us After Each Homicide
Councilmen Christopher Smitherman and Charlie Winburn have written a motion that would require that all City Council members be notified shortly after every homicide in the city. Smitherman says he’s trying to call more attention to the issue of black-on-black...
Posted: 5/9/2012 9:04 AM in Politics Extra
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