Politics

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Dayton, Ohio's New Mayor

Dayton, Ohio's new mayor, Nan Whaley
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  Dayton, the sixth largest city in Ohio, has seen its industrial base decline dramatically over the decades. But the city has enacted new programs and policies to adapt to the new economy. Dayton also elected its new mayor last month, current City Commissioner Nan Whaley, who takes office in January. She joins us to talk about what she sees in the city’s future.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Latest Twist in the Cincinnati Streetcar Project

Spokesman Ryan Messer says the group will try to get an amendment on the ballot to let voters decide the streetcar issue.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

  Mayor John Cranley this morning announced he would work with streetcar supporters and allow the project to move forward, if private funding could be found to pay its operating costs. Jay Hanselman and Howard Wilkinson discuss this latest development in the streetcar saga. 

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Brakes Put to Streetcar

Streetcar work suspended

  Cincinnati’s new mayor and city council were sworn in Sunday, and, as expected, most of their focus this week has been on the streetcar. Just yesterday, council voted to suspend construction while an audit is done to determine the costs involved in continuing or abandoning the project. We hear arguments for stopping the project from Vice Mayor David Mann and Council Member Kevin Flynn.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Some on Council Want Streetcar to Go Forward

Cincinnati Council Member Chris Seelbach
City of Cincinnati

  P.G. Sittenfeld and Chris Seelbach are among the Cincinnati City Council members who want to see the streetcar move forward. We hear why they believe it would be unwise to abandon the streetcar project at this point.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu November 21, 2013

If You Like Your Political Junkie...

Political Junkie Ken Rudin

  The president’s approval rating is at an all-time low, Republican in-fighting, nervous Democrats running away from Obamacare, and both parties gearing up for 2014. Ken Rudin joins us for a look at the trials and tribulations taking place inside and outside the Beltway. If you like your Political Junkie, you can hear your Political Junkie. Period.

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