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Biking
3:21 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

UC student creates a map for Cincinnati bikers

Nate Wessel at one of Cincinnati's new Red Bike kiosks.
Credit University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati graduate student Nate Wessel spent six months painstakingly mapping out bike paths in Greater Cincinnati and everything in between including bike shops, public transportation hubs, water fountains and grocery stores. He also has illustrated the changes in elevation.

The glossy new map is being distributed free at local coffee shops and bike stores around the city. It is also viewable online

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Local News
12:33 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Hunter suspended from practicing law

Credit Ann Thompson / WVXU

Tracie Hunter has been suspended from practicing law in Ohio, following her conviction earlier this month.

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City parking
4:09 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Cincinnati still tweaking proposed OTR parking plan

Cincinnati officials are still working to fine tune a proposal that could make changes to how residents and patrons park in the city's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.  

For residents it could mean buying a residential parking permit and right now that has a proposed fee of $300 a year.  

Resident Julie Faye spoke about the plan Monday a Council committee meeting.

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Icon Tax
2:11 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

More details about plan to fund Union Terminal repairs

Hamilton County Commissioners will vote Wednesday on a financing plan for repairing Union Terminal.

The plan lays out a public/private partnership and is contingent on voters approving Issue 8, a quarter cent sales tax increase, in November.

Museum Center CEO Doug McDonald says the public/private partnership option also means the project can get started faster and the Museum Center will be able to pay cash up front for the first few years rather than needing loans.

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human services
12:46 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Cincy Council could double human services funding

Credit Jay Hanselman

A Cincinnati Council committee will likely vote in two weeks to double the amount of money the city provides for human services funding.  But it will also change the priorities for how those dollars are spent.  

Right now 54 programs share the city's $1.5 million. It could double to $3 million for the next fiscal year which starts on July 1st.  

The United Way manages the city's human services program, and Sonya Turner with the agency addressed the committee Monday.

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