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8:56 am
Mon February 17, 2014

The pros and cons of bringing a political convention to Cincinnati

Photo by Michael E. Keating

Cincinnati Republicans are making a pitch to bring the 2016 Republican National Convention to Cincinnati.  WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks about the pros and cons and the likelihood that the Queen city will get the nod.

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Local News
11:00 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

Will Cincinnati host the 2016 GOP convention?

We’ve seen big, high profile conventions and other gatherings in Cincinnati plenty of times in recent years.

We’ve had the national NAACP, the national FOP and others. We’ve hosted Major League Baseball’s Civil Rights game twice; and, next year, Great American Ball Park will host another whopper, the All Star Game.

All have brought beaucoup dollars into the city.

But the big prize might be right around the corner – a national presidential nominating convention. The Republican National Convention to be exact.

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Cincinnati government
2:45 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Mayor Cranley on parking and other issues

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley
Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said Friday discussions are still taking place on the future of the city's parking system.  He announced his plan earlier this week that would keep the city in charge, upgrade all meters and use the additional revenues for basic services.  

Cranley said the first step in the process is dropping or revising the previous parking lease agreement with the Greater Cincinnati Port Authority.

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Miami University
4:00 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Roses or regret this Valentine's Day?

Miami's Amy Summerville says, "taking time to understand this year's regrets may spur next year's romantic dinner for two."
Credit WVXU via Instagram

If you're more inclined to call Friday "Single's Awareness Day" than "Valentine's Day," Miami University researcher Amy Summerville says cheer up. Well, kind of.

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Cincinnati Reds
3:00 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Reds exhibit covers history of baseball's oldest professional team

Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

The Reds started the first professional baseball team in 1869, so without a doubt there's a lot of history surrounding them. The Reds Hall of Fame opens an exhibit today, Kings of the Queen City, which showcases the team's greatest moments and biggest names.

The centerpiece of the exhibit is a graphic timeline covering 145 years of Reds history.  The timeline also has an interactive touch-screen screen monitor with audio and video clips.

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