Cincinnati http://wvxu.org en Biden, Paul to headline National Urban League Conference here http://wvxu.org/post/biden-paul-headline-national-urban-league-conference-here <p></p><p>About 8,500 delegates will arrive in Cincinnati Wednesday for the four-day annual conference of the National Urban League.</p><p>The event at the Duke Energy Convention Center will feature some well-known speakers – Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, a potential Republican presidential candidate, on Friday.</p><p>The theme of this year’s annual conference is “One Nation Underemployed: Bridges to Jobs and Justice.”</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:48:31 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 29516 at http://wvxu.org Biden, Paul to headline National Urban League Conference here Cincinnati Charter Review Task Force http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-charter-review-task-force <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 28999 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Charter Review Task Force GE celebrates The Banks project with Kasich http://wvxu.org/post/ge-celebrates-banks-project-kasich <p></p><p>General Electric, a week after it announced it would build its Global Operation Center at The Banks, held a celebration today in their temporary headquarters with Gov. John Kasich and a host of elected officials and community leaders who had a hand in bringing the center to Cincinnati.</p><p>Cincinnati City Council and the Hamilton County commissioners approved packages of tax incentives to nail down the deal. Kasich’s private, non-profit development firm, JobsOhio worked for months with GE officials to convince them to bring the operations center here.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:35:26 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 28700 at http://wvxu.org GE celebrates The Banks project with Kasich Cincinnati Budget Proposal http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-budget-proposal <p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 10:29:50 +0000 Jay Hanselman 27305 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Budget Proposal Cincinnati out of running as 2016 GOP convention site http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-out-running-2016-gop-convention-site <p>Cincinnati Republicans learned this afternoon they would not be chosen as a finalist for the 2016 Republican National Convention, so they formally withdrew their bid.</p><p>Cincinnati was one of six cities on a list of potential GOP convention sites.</p><p>"Prior to the site selection committee vote, Cincinnati respectfully withdrew their bid from the process, based on the criteria set forth by the RNC for the main arena,'' the Republican National Committee (RNC) said in a press release.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 18:49:20 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 27066 at http://wvxu.org