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Cincinnati Zoo
2:34 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Commissioners supportive of Zoo levy request

Credit Sarah Ramsey

The Cincinnati Zoo's levy request looks to have support from at least two of Hamilton County's Commissioners.

The Zoo is asking the board to place a flat renewal of its five year levy on the November ballot.

Monday morning a committee which reviews county levies recommended the board fulfill the zoo's request.

Commissioner Greg Hartmann likes the low percentage of taxpayer funds the Zoo uses to operate.

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Howard Wilkinson weekly chat
9:00 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Howard Wilkinson talks about the Cincinnati Mayor Primary and the Presidential Race

photo by Michael Keating

This week Howard Wilkinson talks about why there will be a primary election for Cincinnati Mayor and some regional politicians who's names are being mentioned for president in 2016.

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Transportation
4:13 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Traffic changes coming along riverfront

Pete Rose Way is closed while a new pedestrian bridge is being installed.
Credit The Banks Partnership

Traffic along Cincinnati's riverfront is getting a little more tricky for a few weeks.

Lane closures and detours start Monday morning while crews work on constructing a new pedestrian bridge on Pete Rose Way and what's known as the Dumbo Lot at Third and Broadway and removing the Race Street bridge deck.

Sidewalks in those areas will also be closed for certain periods.

The traffic disruptions are slated to run through early August.

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Politics
12:00 am
Sun July 7, 2013

Is there an advantage in winning mayoral primary?

There will be a primary election for Cincinnati mayor on September 10.  How much it will tell us about who will ultimately become the new mayor of the city on December 1 is an open question.


We do know this – it will be one of the two top vote-getters in the primary, who will face each other in the November election.

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Northside Parade
12:17 pm
Thu July 4, 2013

Gabby Giffords and Husband Mark Kelly in Northside Parade

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and husband former astronaut Mark Kelly speaking before Parade
Holly Yurchison

Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically wounded in a shooting at an event in Tucson in Jan. 2011, and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly participated in the Northside Independence Day parade Thursday as part of a seven-state "Rights and Responsibilities" tour.

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