The Hamilton County Board of Elections is referring two people to the prosecutor's office for possible illegal voting, but the bigger question appears to be whether more than three dozen people who each voted a provisional ballot and absentee ballot are in the wrong.
Following Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's announcement that civilian furloughs have been reduced from 14 days to 11, officials at Wright Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton are outlining their plans for dealing with sequester cuts.
In an email to WVXU, Public Affairs Specialist Ted Theopolos writes:
Cincinnati park officials are laying out some drastic changes you could expect this summer if proposed budget cuts are approved by City Council. Fountains could be turned off, lakes could be drained and flower beds could go unplanted.
Ault Park's Facebook page lists more closings that could be considered including the Mt. Airy Dog Park and Disc Golf course, a handful of entire parks, and all park restrooms.
Here's a letter being circulated by one park advocacy group:
For now, Cincinnati Council members will likely still be able to call for separate votes on items contained in larger ordinances and motions.
The Rules and Government Operations Committee Tuesday approved a plan to delete the provision from the current Council rules. But right now only five members support it and it takes six affirmative votes to change it.
Rules Committee Chairwoman Yvette Simpson said the "move to separate" is confusing.