We now know who'll be leading the chicken dance at next month's Oktoberfest Zinzinnati.
The Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce announced Monday actor George Takei will be the event's grand marshal and will lead the Saturday dance.
“Who famously played Mr. Sulu on the original Star Trek TV series and six movies that followed,” said Chamber Vice President Patrick Sheeran. “George continues to be extremely active and popular decades after the show went to syndication.”
Takei is also taking part in performances that weekend with the Cincinnati Pops.
This week WVXU's political reporter Howard Wilkinson talks about the latest controversy with JobsOhio and what it could mean to Governor Kasich's reelection chances. He also looks at the Cincinnati Council race and how some potential candidates are back out gathering signatures.
These foreclosed homes in Evanston are decreasing area property values. Evanston is part of a pilot program where banks are held responsible for cutting the grass and taking care of the properties they own.
In its first-ever Housing Market Recovery Index, RealtyTrac reports the Cincinnati/Middletown market is in the bottom 20 markets which lag the real estate recovery nationally. (among the 100 markets ranked by RealtyTrac)
The index was calculated based on these seven different factors: