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City retirement
6:50 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Cincinnati retirement system not healthy

Cincinnati City Hall
Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati officials are again looking for solutions after another bad report on the city's retirement system.  It added another $133 million to its unfunded liability last year.  

Council's Budget and Finance Committee heard the presentation Monday.

One Council Member asked if the city can invest its way out of trouble.

Eric Gary, an actuary with Cavanaugh MacDonald, said maybe.

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Recruiting veterans
6:12 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Cincinnati businesses ramp up military veteran recruiting

Area employers learn how to better recruit, hire and retain returning veterans at a panel discussion Monday at the United Way.
Credit Ann Thompson / WVXU

Greater Cincinnati companies, including Total Quality Logistics (TQL), GE, US Bank and Horseshoe Casino, are learning to better recruit, hire and retain local veterans.

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Downtown development
4:52 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Cincinnati Council to vote on financing for 4th & Race project

Cincinnati Council could vote this week on an alternate financing plan to redevelop the old Pogue’s garage at the corner of Fourth and Race downtown.

Developer David Flaherty, who’s company is planning the project, told city council’s budget and finance committee it would do several things.

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Cincinnati Port Authority
1:00 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Port Authority looking to expand coverage to boost marketing

This map shows the desired expansion area for the proposed Cincinnati Tri-State Port District. The region would run from river mile 357 to the east to river mile 555.

The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority (Port Authority) is looking to give the region a bigger edge when it comes to marketing business along the Ohio River.

Right now the Port covers 26 miles. It's looking to expand those boundaries to 205 miles by enlisting 18 counties from Scioto County, Ohio and Greenup County, Kentucky to the East and Jefferson County, Indiana to the west.

Port CEO Laura Brunner says an expanded Cincinnati Tri-State Port District would benefit everyone.

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Cincinnati politics
9:02 am
Mon June 10, 2013

Howard Wilkinson's weekly chat

Michael Keating

Howard Wilkinson's weekly political chat for June 10, 2013.

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