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La Salle shooting
11:38 am
Wed May 22, 2013

La Salle shooting victim moved to rehab

The La Salle student who shot himself last month is moving to a rehab facility
Credit Ann Thompson, WVXU News

The La Salle student who shot himself at school last month is being moved from the UC Medical Center to  a rehab facility.  


For weeks the honors student was in critical condition after shooting himself in class. His family released this statement Thursday:

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City zoning
3:51 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Cincinnati's zoning hearing examiner addresses council

Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati’s Zoning Hearing Examiner may not have the most exciting job in the city, but he has been working to improve the office.  

Marion Haynes addressed Council’s Livable Communities Committee Tuesday about his first year on the job.  He said he’s tried to reduce the time it takes for an issue to go through the process to less than 60 days.  

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Prematurity Research Center
3:19 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

New research center to focus on causes of preterm birth

USAID

Three major Ohio universities and four hospitals have joined in a new research collaborative aimed at finding the unknown causes of premature birth.  The March of Dimes says the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center are among the partners in the program. 

Dr. Joe Leigh Simpson, Senior Vice President of Research and Global Programs for the March of Dimes, said a great deal of work has been done trying to decrease the frequency of preterm birth and there have been some successes.

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Transportation
2:56 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Find out where you can drive 70 mph in July

Credit ODOT / Provided

Beginning July 1, the speed limit on some Ohio interstates increases to 70 mph. The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is making some new signs and updating others with the new limit. The cost is $8,287.19.

ODOT outlines the new speed zones below. You can also click here for a large map.

Interstate 70

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CAC
1:42 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Tough economic times hit Contemporary Arts Center

The Contemporary Arts Center

Facing a deficit, the Contemporary Arts Center is taking steps to get back in the black. Initiatives include a reduction in personnel (4 people or 16% of employees), a reorganization of staff in key areas, a 20% reduction in the director’s salary, increasing contributed and earned revenue, and reducing the draw on the museum’s investments.

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