Warren County http://wvxu.org en New plan looks at future of Warren County's 75 corridor http://wvxu.org/post/new-plan-looks-future-warren-countys-75-corridor <p>It's not just "the area between Cincinnati and Dayton."&nbsp; Fixing that lack of an identity is part of what's behind the new I-75 Area Plan being released by Warren County officials Tuesday evening.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 29460 at http://wvxu.org New plan looks at future of Warren County's 75 corridor Early voting begins Tuesday for Aug. 5 election, but a slim ballot http://wvxu.org/post/early-voting-begins-tuesday-aug-5-election-slim-ballot <p>Tuesday is the first day of early voting in Ohio's August 5 election, although few voters in southwest Ohio will have anything to vote on.</p><p>Hamilton County has only two issues on the ballot - an additional 11.2 mill tax levy in the Lockland Local School District and the renewal of a five mill tax levy for fire and emergency medical services in Mount Healthy.</p><p>In Warren County, voters in the Lebanon City School District will decide a tax levy renewal that will raise $4.2 million a year for the next three years.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:18:28 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 28894 at http://wvxu.org Howard Wilkinson's post-election analysis http://wvxu.org/post/howard-wilkinsons-post-election-analysis <p></p><p>WVXU political reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with Maryanne Zeleznik this morning about some of the more interesting results in Tuesday's primary election and the low turnout in southwest Ohio counties.</p><p></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 12:53:22 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 26422 at http://wvxu.org Howard Wilkinson's post-election analysis Some upsets and surprises in Tuesday's low-turnout primary http://wvxu.org/post/some-upsets-and-surprises-tuesdays-low-turnout-primary <p>Two incumbent Republican state representatives were defeated, a former Cincinnati city council member became the Democratic nominee for a state senate seat, and House Speaker John Boehner cruised to a win in Tuesday’s primary election in southwest Ohio.</p><p>The turnout in Tuesday’s election in the southwest Ohio counties was even lower than election officials expected – Hamilton County’s turnout was barely over 13 percent, 17.5 percent in Butler County, 15 percent in Warren County, and just under 13 percent in Clermont County.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 03:22:27 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 26414 at http://wvxu.org State Rep. Peter Beck to go to trial in November http://wvxu.org/post/state-rep-peter-beck-go-trial-november <p>State Rep. Peter Beck, a Mason Republican indicted on 69 counts of fraud and theft, will go to trial Nov. 17.</p><p>Beck, a former Mason councilman and mayor, has maintained his innocence and is a candidate for re-nomination in the May 6 primary election in the 54th Ohio House District.</p><p>Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Judge John West set the trial date for Beck this morning.</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:33:29 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 25896 at http://wvxu.org State Rep. Peter Beck to go to trial in November