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4:41 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Proposed Anderson Township mine halted

CABOOM has been fighting the proposed mine for six years.
Credit CABOOM

Six years after Martin Marietta filed plans to build an underground limestone mine, the group opposing it, Citizens Against Blasting on Our Miami (CABOOM) found out Thursday it has been successful in its bid to stop the mine.

Hamilton County Judge Robert Ruehlman scolded the Anderson Township Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) for rubber stamping an earlier decision to allow the mine without even reading it. He said, "For these reasons, this court reverses the second decision of the Anderson Township BZA."

Martin Marietta could still appeal.

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Changing Lives of Women
3:35 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Olympian and soccer star brings leadership message to Cincinnati

Former United States Women's National Soccer Team captain Julie Foudy.
Credit Provided

Former captain of the United States Women's National Soccer Team and Olympian Julie Foudy now spends her days working at ESPN and talking with women about how to be effective leaders.

She brought her message to a crowd of more than 600 in Cincinnati Thursday.

Foudy says she wants women not to be afraid to raise their hands.

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Colombia
3:14 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Colombian Ambassador hopes to land more Cincinnati business

Columbian Ambassador to the U.S. Luis Villegas at the Cincinnatian Hotel.
Ann Thompson WVXU

Colombian Ambassador to to the United States Luis Villegas is no stranger to Cincinnati. He lived here 38 years ago while an exchange student at Xavier University. Now the Ambassador is touring the country trying to drum up business for what he calls a "new Columbia," one largely free of the drug-running, crime-ridden country of the past.

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Cincinnati government
5:25 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Busy Council session at Cincinnati City Hall

Cincinnati City Council had a busy session Wednesday taking action on several items that had been presented to various committees this week.

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Local News
2:41 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Protesters take argument to Kroger shareholders

Credit Bill Rinehart / WVXU

As Kroger shareholders met in Erlanger Wednesday morning, protesters gathered outside demanding a change to store policy. The nation's biggest supermarket company does not stop customers from coming into a store with a firearm, if state laws permit.  For one advocacy group that can be a problem. 

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