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Stan Chesley
12:20 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

UC board asks for Chesley's resignation

WCPO

UPDATE:  UC released the following statement Monday evening:

Statement by C. Francis Barrett, Chair, University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees

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Howard Wilkinsons Political Blog
12:03 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

It's official - Pepper is a candidate for Ohio AG

David Pepper
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Former Hamilton County commissioner and Cincinnati councilman David Pepper has launched his campaign to unseat Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.

Monday, his campaign filed papers with the Ohio Secretary of State's office, so he can begin raising money for the 2014 campaign; and has launched a campaign website.

Pepper, who was in Cleveland Monday, told WVXU he wants "to be a real advocate for the working people of Ohio."

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Weekly Chat
9:13 am
Mon April 15, 2013

Howard Wilkinson's morning chat

Official Portrait

Howard Wilkinson talks about Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell's lack of popularity in his home state and what that could mean for his reelection bid.

Alternative fuels
6:00 am
Mon April 15, 2013

Wright Pat takes a leading role in alternative fuels

Room of Barrels at the AFRL at Wright Patterson Air Force Base
Ann Thompson WVXU

In the repository or "Room of Drums" at Wright Patterson Air Force Base 55 gallon barrels of fuel from all over the world are stored. There are liquid fuels made of coal from South Africa. There's also one made from camelina, a weed. Others come from animal fat. Some have been tested on cross country flights.

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Highway construction
12:04 am
Mon April 15, 2013

SB471 construction starts; big delays could come this summer

The Daniel Carter Beard Bridge on I-471
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Orange barrels and lane shifts are now in place on southbound 471 as a major reconstruction project gets started.  That's likely to slow the evening commute for drivers leaving downtown Cincinnati for northern Kentucky and the east side.  

But those delays will likely grow even longer in July when work starts on repairing the deck of the Daniel Carter Beard, or Big Mac, Bridge.  

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