Local News
1:32 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

A host of holiday weekend events

Holiday tree at Fountain Square
Credit Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Many people have a four day weekend, and there is no shortage of holiday-themed activities to choose from.

There are free Thanksgiving dinners on Thursday.  Give Back Cincinnati's Fall Feast is expected to serve 3,500 people at the Duke Energy Convention Center, from 11 am until 2 pm.  Another 2,500 meals will delivered off-site.  The Cincinnati Recreation Commission is hosting its 22nd annual Thanksgiving meal at the Evanston Rec Center, at 3204 Woodburn, from 11 am to 3 pm.   

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Cincinnati government
11:59 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Cranley highlights first year in office

Credit Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley is holding a press briefing Wednesday afternoon  to highlight his first year in office.

In advance of meeting with reporters, the Mayor's office released a three-and-a-half page document that list highlights during Cranley's first year.  He took office on December 1, 2013.

Some of those highlights include a balanced budget, thousands of jobs and more cops on the street.

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Local News
6:00 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Major League Baseball wants volunteers

Credit Mark Heyne / WVXU

The All Star Game is expected to bring tens of thousands of baseball fans to Cincinnati next year.  And to assist those visitors, Major League Baseball is looking for help. 

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12:00 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Home Prices in Cincinnati, Dayton highest since 2008

Cincinnati and Dayton are among a handful of cities with double-digit increases in home prices since 2008 according to the RealtyTrac October 2014 Residential & Foreclosure Sales Report.

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Ferguson, Missouri
8:22 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Hundreds rally to protest Ferguson decision

300-400 people rallied outside the federal courthouse to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson, MO. police officer.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

Several hundred people gathered outside the federal courthouse in Cincinnati Tuesday evening to protest a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Ferguson 18-year-old Michael Brown. The Hands Up for Justice rally was sponsored by the National Action Network.

Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell estimated the crowd at 300 to 400 people.

Bishop Bobby Hilton started off by saying, "Let me be clear, we are not anti-cop. We are pro-justice."

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