It was becoming something like a Samuel Beckett play: Waiting for Cordray.

Nearly a year of waiting for Richard Cordray, the former state treasurer and Ohio attorney general, to make up his mind to leave as the first and only director the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), ended Wednesday when Cordray sent a letter to his staff saying he would leave office by the end of the month.

I am a great fan of Thanksgiving. I love the feast; I love the fellowship of being with family and friends; I love the idea of a holiday all about giving thanks for our blessings in life.

I love the fact that I don’t have to cook; my sister Barbara in Dayton is the principal chef.

Not that I don't contribute to the family feast. I put together a relish tray. That's right – a relish tray. It's not exactly slaving over a hot stove, but, hey, those Spanish olives don't jump out of the jar by themselves, you know.

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley is unveiling a financing package to help FC Cincinnati build a soccer-specific stadium in Oakley.

The 70 mile per hour speed limit that state law now allows on some roads might not be a good idea after all, according to stats from a recent crash report by State Highway Patrol researchers.

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A Facebook post from the only Democratic justice on the Ohio Supreme Court is raising eyebrows. And it's causing some to call for his resignation.

The Ohio State University has indefinitely suspended 37 fraternities on campus, effective immediately. The suspension includes all social, recruitment and new member activities.

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A now former employee of the Hamilton County Clerk of Courts office is facing a list of criminal charges for providing confidential information from search warrants to potential targets of criminal investigations.  

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Gorillas at the Cincinnati Zoo will begin exploring their new indoor habitat in the next few days. The $12 million facility took two years to build and features 4,350 square feet of living space with 50 linear feet of viewing glass.

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Activist investor Nelson Peltz has won a spot on Procter & Gamble's board following a recount, according to results released Wednesday evening.

WVXU's Maryanne Zeleznik talks with WCPO.com Business Reporter Dan Monk about what this means for the company.

Activist investor Nelson Peltz has won a spot on Procter & Gamble's board, according to a source. At least three media outlets are reporting Wednesday afternoon that Peltz has a 43,000 vote victory after a recount. P&G can still challenge the results.

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County Rejects FC Stadium Plan, Peltz Wins P&G Proxy Fight and Cordray May Enter Governor's Race

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