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11:00 pm
Sat December 14, 2013

Cranley cracks the door open (a little) to streetcar

OK, let’s get this straight.

This new mayor of Cincinnati, John Cranley, ran this fall and won big on a platform where the top three priorities were this:

  1. Kill the streetcar project.
  2. Kill the streetcar project
  3. Kill the streetcar project.

Several days ago, he seemed well on the way to doing just that.

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Local News
1:57 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Feds say no to Cranley on extending streetcar funding deadline

Provided from City of Cincinnati

Federal transit officials Friday morning refused Mayor John Cranley's request to extend the Dec. 19 deadline for pulling $45 million in federal money from the streetcar project.

But the mayor's spokesman, Jay Kincaid, says Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff did agree to talk to pro-streetcar advocates to allow them to make a pitch for more time.

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Public Health
10:41 am
Fri December 13, 2013

McCullough-Hyde exploring partnership with Mercy Health

Oxford's McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital says it's exploring affiliation options with Mercy Health.

The hospital's Board of Directors voted Thursday to move forward with the process. It had been considering affiliation options since October 2012. The Board says it will enter exclusive discussions with Mercy leaders to craft the partnership. The process is projected to take six to eight months.

In a release, McCullough-Hyde says:

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William Mallory, Sr.
5:17 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Public memorial Sunday for William L. Mallory Sr.

A public memorial service honoring the late William L. Mallory Senior is set for Sunday Dec. 22 at the Cincinnati Museum Center.

The Cincinnati Democrat and former Ohio House Majority Floor Leader died earlier this week.

The service is from 10 a.m. to noon at the Cincinnati Museum Center.

You can RSVP here.

Dayton International Airport
3:55 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Dayton-based airline adding 900 jobs

Vandalia-based PSA Airlines will soon be in the market for hundreds of new employees. President Keith Houk says the regional carrier is adding more than 900 jobs in Dayton, Akron, Charlotte and Knoxville.

Positions include pilots, flight attendants and other maintenance and support staff.

PSA has been in the Dayton region for 25 years. As a wholly owned subsidiary of US Airways it operates under the name US Airways Express. Eventually that will change to American Eagle as the US Airways, American Airlines merger progresses.

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