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 Cincinnati Council member Chris Seelbach says he won’t vote to override Mayor John Cranley’s veto of a proposed charter amendment that would allow city council to meet behind closed doors to discuss some issues.

A Do-Over for Gateway

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The Gateway Community & Technical College Board of Directors will try again Tuesday to evaluate President Ed Hughes.

Earlier this month it didn't follow proper procedure according to the agency overseeing Gateway and allowed public comment after the meeting. Some of the comments were from angry students who complained about the firing of a popular instructor. Others wanted more communication from President Hughes.

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President Obama’s announcement that Mount McKinley in Alaska will now be called Denali piqued a lot of interest in Ohio – the home state of the president for whom the summit was named nearly a century ago.

Some Cincinnati Council members want more answers after a report last week said the city paid more than $175,000 in late fees because it didn't pay its Duke utility bills on time.  

The city manager says the issues have been corrected.  But that isn't good enough for Council Member Chris Seelbach.

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Cincinnati's police chief told Council's Law and Public Safety Committee Monday about his plans to reassign 24 officers to patrol duties to combat an increase of shootings in the city.  

Chief Jeffrey Blackwell said until recently shootings had decreased.

 WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with news director Maryanne Zeleznik Monday morning about Ohio's U.S. Senate race; and how the outlook seems to have improved for incumbent Republican Rob Portman's re-election chances. 

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UPDATE:  Pedestrian traffic will be allowed to cross.

The Roebling Suspension Bridge will be closed to traffic Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In case you haven’t noticed, some really big equipment has been moving into the Children’s Hospital Liberty Campus and its impact for cancer patients could be huge.

The New Children's/UC Health Proton Therapy Center, scheduled to open in the winter of 2016-2017, has giant equipment that can zero in on a 3D image of a tumor and "spray paint" the cancerous cells with radiation without damaging surrounding cells.

It must be somewhat frustrating to be P.G. Sittenfeld these days.

The 30-year-old second-term Cincinnati council member is a candidate for the 2016 Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Rob Portman.

When he jumped in, he was hailed by many as a fresh new face, representing a new generation of young Ohio Democrats determined to bring the party back from the dead.

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Cincinnati officials say they are now "cautiously optimistic" the first streetcar vehicle will arrive by late October.  

That's about six weeks later than the original delivery date of September 17.  But right now streetcar passenger service should still begin as scheduled in September, 2016.  

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