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Old legislative districts may help some
The General Assembly’s failure to redraw the boundaries of the state legislative districts this year might work to the advantage of some candidates, lawmakers said. The Kentucky Supreme Court declared unconstitutional the new district boundaries for state...
Posted: 4/6/2012 7:06 PM in Kentucky Politics
A new hardware store for Madeira
McCabe Do It Center, which currently has outposts in Delhi and Montgomery, will open in the former George Meyer Hardware space in Madeira next month. Jeanne Houck of the Community Press reports: MADEIRA — For 100 years, George Meyer Hardware in Madeira...
Posted: 4/6/2012 4:02 PM in New in Town
Smith beats Krikorian in 2nd District recount
A recount of votes in the seven-county 2nd Congressional District confirmed that little-known Democrat William R. Smith of Pike County was the winner of the Democratic primary. After the recount, Smith, a truck driver who did no campaigning, haad 10,176...
Posted: 4/6/2012 3:44 PM in Politics Extra
Healing Racism: Trayvon and the Broken System
Tweet We Americans are prone to allowing our view of reality to be fed to us by mainstream [corporate-owned] media. We are quickly entranced by the talking heads who tell us what is going well and what is going poorly in our world, with the emphasis on...
Posted: 4/6/2012 3:43 PM in World5 News
Urban fish shack/oyster bar The Anchor to open in OTR this summer
A new urban fish shack and oyster bar, The Anchor, will sail into Over-the-Rhine this summer. Owner and chef Derek dos Anjos will open the seafood restaurant in mid-July at 1401 Race St., across from the soon-to-be renovated Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine....
Posted: 4/6/2012 3:03 PM in New in Town
Wrecking Cincinnati: 1635 Denham St
NEIGHBORHOOD: North Fairmount YEAR BUILT: 1930 USE: Two-family dwelling OWNER: Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners ASSESSED VALUE: $11,220 HAZARD: -- CONDEMNED: -- ORDERS: Ordered vacant in June 2011 due to disconnected utilities. REASON RAZED:...
Posted: 4/6/2012 1:00 PM in Building Cincinnati
Parker Flats Friday: opening day hangover
Joey Votto inked a deal for all the money, all the women and all the carshe played yesterday like he's planning on earning itBRUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCEin the eight years I've lived downtown that was the biggest crowd I've seen for opening day. su...
Posted: 4/6/2012 12:23 PM in 5chw4r7z
Infintech goes nationwide
A unique partnership with a national association for chamber of commerce leaders will let Sharonville-based Infintech offer deeply discounted credit card processing to 1.2 million companies around the country. The partnership promises enough new business...
Posted: 4/6/2012 11:30 AM in EnterChange
Hot Head Burritos to open in Fairfield next month
A new Hot Head Burritos restaurant is set to open in Fairfield in early May. The 1,800-square-foot Mexican fast-casual restaurant is currently under construction at 690 Nilles Road, next to Fairfield Hardware and across the street from the Fairfield Municipal...
Posted: 4/6/2012 10:57 AM in New in Town
Gina’s Kozy Café open in Pendleton County
After spending a year and a half renovating the former Mt. Auburn Handy Mart in Pendleton County, Leginia (Gina) Henry and her family have opened Gina’s Kozy Café in the space, 12861 Highway 10 North (at the intersection with Highway 159). Open for breakfast...
Posted: 4/6/2012 9:41 AM in New in Town
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