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Joe Steger
8:14 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

UC President Emeritus Joe Steger dies

University of Cincinnati President Emeritus Joe Steger
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The University of Cincinnati's 24th President, Joseph Steger, has died.  Steger led the university from July 1984 through September 2003.  A release from the university says his 19 year term is the second longest in UC's history. 

Steger came to UC in 1982 as Senior Vice President and Provost, recruited by then-president Henry Winkler. At the time, he was director of organizational development and human resources for Colt Industries. 

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Flying Pig Marathon
5:21 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Prosecutor charges man in connection with actions during the Flying Pig Marathon

A registered Flying Pig participant is charged with Carrying Concealed Weapon /Failure to Inform Law Enforcement Officer and Menacing by Stalking.  

In a release Thursday, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters  said the Cincinnati Police filed the charges against 49-year-old David Moore. 

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Medicaid expansion
5:09 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Ky Governor to expand Medicaid

After months of deliberations, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has decided to expand Medicaid in Kentucky under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare—a move that's won praise from Democrats and health advocacy groups.

Beshear said Thursday that expansion benefits Kentucky in many ways.

"This move makes sense not only for our health but also for our pocketbook. More important it makes sense for our future," he says.

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tive
1:39 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Woman in vote fraud case seeking plea bargain

A Madisonville woman charged with eight counts of illegal voting over three elections is seeking a plea bargain with the Hamilton County prosecutor's office.

Melowese Richardson, 58, who was a poll worker at the Madisonville Recreation Center's polling place last fall, appeared in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Thursday morning, where her lawyer, William Gallagher told Judge Robert Ruehlman that he was negotiating plea agreement.

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Cincinnati budget
12:47 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Cincy manager reduces layoffs in his budget plan

Cincinnati City Hall
Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati City Manager Milton Dohoney Thursday presented his proposed budget for the new fiscal year that begins on July 1st.   His plan included layoffs for 201 city employees, but that’s down from the 344 he first discussed last month.

Dohoney’s budget plan was given to Mayor Mark Mallory, who now has ten days to review it and make changes before sending it to City Council.

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