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7:50 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Council wants new parking app ASAP

Eight members of Cincinnati Council have signed a motion ordering the administration to implement the app that would let people pay parking meters via their smart phones. 

But, when that feature is activated and used, Parking Facilities superintendent Bob Schroer says the paid-for time won't show up on the meter.  “If we wanted to put the time back on the meter, it was going to kill the batteries, quicker,” he says.

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Poverty
1:29 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

DCI: Better ways to help the homeless than reaching for pocket change

Downtown Cincinnati Inc. is launching an effort to decrease panhandling while maintaining or increasing support to social services.  DCI president David Ginsburg says the group is publicizing agencies that try to get to the root of poverty.

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Politics
8:29 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Howard Wilkinson's Monday chat: What are Sittenfeld's chances in a U.S. Senate race?

Howard Wilkinson

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with Maryanne Zeleznik this morning about Cincinnati council member P.G. Sittenfeld's bid for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination in 2016. Does Sittenfeld have a chance win the nomination and unseat GOP incumbent Rob Portman?

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Focus on Technology
6:00 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Doctors listen as the brain speaks

Dr. George Mandybur, a Mayfield Clinic brain surgeon, inserts electrodes as part of deep brain stimulation.
Mayfield Clinic

University of Cincinnati biomedical engineers, neurologists and Mayfield Clinic brain surgeons are in the process of creating a sound map for the abnormal brain.

Deep inside the head, groups of neurons make sounds. The doctors will use the sounds to figure out what the problem areas are and how to better treat abnormalities in the brain.

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Local News
4:00 am
Sun January 25, 2015

Sittenfeld trying to jump to the big leagues with Senate bid

To almost no one’s surprise, Cincinnati council member P.G. Sittenfeld announced this week that he is running for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination, with the hopes of knocking off incumbent Republican Rob Portman in November 2016.

Sittenfeld is an ambitious young man; and, especially in politics, there is nothing wrong with that. He had been dropping hints that he was considering jumping into the Senate race for weeks; and people on both sides of the aisle were taking him seriously.

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