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11:00 pm
Sat February 23, 2013

Parking meters the new hot ticket in mayor's race

Over the past few weeks, the fight in the Cincinnati mayor’s race has been about the streetcar.

Roxanne Qualls for it; John Cranley against it.

This week, it is about parking meters and whether they should be leased to a private company, an issue that is going to be decided by Cincinnati City Council in the next few weeks.

Once again, Qualls for it; Cranley against it.

Don’t worry, the streetcar debate will come back. That debate is likely to go on all year, right up to election day.

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Environment
9:52 pm
Fri February 22, 2013

Baby Gorilla comes to Cincinnati Zoo

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This Baby Gorilla arrived at the Cincinnati Zoo today on a private flight.  The four week old was born at the Glady Porter Zoo in Brownsville, TX. 

 

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voter fraud
6:04 pm
Fri February 22, 2013

Prosecutor now has six double voter cases

Republican Board Member Alex Triantafilou and Democratic Chair Tim Burke disagree on whether any more cases of possible voter fraud will be sent to the prosecutor
Credit Ann Thompson WVXU

Information about six people accused of voting more than once this past presidential election in Hamilton County is now in the hands of the Prosecutor's Office.


The only case where two votes were actually counted involves poll worker Melowese Richardson who told Channel 9 in an earlier interview she voted absentee and then in person.

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WVXU
2:55 pm
Fri February 22, 2013

Bill would allow public-private partnerships for big construction projects in Kentucky

State Rep. Sannie Overly has filed a bill that will allow the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to explore public-private partnerships to help construction projects with big price tags.

The bill doesn't specifically name any projects, but Kentucky currently has multiple instances where the bill could help work start, namely the Brent Spence Bridge in Northern Kentucky and Interstate 69 in western Kentucky.

Overly, a Paris Democrat, said the goal is to help the state have one more avenue to help fund its infrastructure projects.

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"The End of Your Life Book Club"
12:30 am
Fri February 22, 2013

On the Same Page Community Reading Selection

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County have kicked off their annual On the Same Page community reading program, this year featuring the book The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe. On March 2, the author will be in Cincinnati to discuss his moving account of a book club he and his mother had during the waning years of her life. Will Schwalbe joins Mark Perzel by phone to talk about his book and having it chosen as the twelfth On the Same Page community reading selection.


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