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The Banks
2:01 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Details on next phase of Banks project

The Banks Partnership

New details are being released about the next phase of the Banks project along the Ohio river.

Phase II A will feature a nine-story building running the length of Second Street from the Freedom Center to Race Street.

The development will include 305 apartments and 21,000 square feet of retail space.

Cincinnati and Hamilton County officials are slated to sign off on the project later this month. If everything moves on schedule, construction would begin in December with an expected opening date in fall 2015.

From a release:

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Local News
10:56 am
Mon August 5, 2013

People with false voting addresses to be warned

The Hamilton County Board of Elections is warning approximately 100 persons suspected of voting from false addresses, including about 30 police officers from around the county: fix the problem or be dropped from the voting rolls.

The board voted unanimously Monday morning to send out the letters giving the persons 30 days to register under their correct addresses.

The police officers, for the most part, used their police stations as their voting addresses, according to a board of elections investigation.

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Howard Wilkinson's Chat
9:26 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Howard Wilkinson talks about campaign financing in the Cincinnati Mayor's race

Michael Keating

The first and only campaign finance reports are in and Howard Wilkinson found some interesting information.

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Restaurant Week
4:57 am
Mon August 5, 2013

It's Restaurant Week in Cincinnati

Downtown restaurants are hoping a week-long special deal will attract foodies and their wallets.

Cincinnati's fifth annual Restaurant Week kicks off  Monday. Nearly 30 participating restaurants are offering three course meals or dinner for two for a set $35 price tag.

The group behind the effort, Do Downtown, says the goal is to increase awareness about downtown dining options.

Participating restaurants:

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Local News
12:00 am
Sun August 4, 2013

Democrats have a deal for their mayor candidates

So the Hamilton County Democratic Party has two candidates for mayor – John Cranley and Roxanne Qualls – and party leaders have vowed not to play favorites.

So why, in the campaign finance reports filed this week, did Qualls get $9,000 from the party and Cranley got $2,500?

Because, if you are a candidate for mayor or Cincinnati city council, the Democratic Party has a deal for you!

Here’s how it works:

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