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Fire safety
8:37 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Law would change smoke detectors for Cincy rentals

Cincinnati firefighter holding photoelectric smoke detector
Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati Council could soon pass an ordinance requiring most city landlords to replace the smoke detectors in their rental units.  

Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls and Council Member P.G. Sittenfeld are holding a press conference Tuesday morning to discuss the proposed legislation.  

It would require all rental properties in the city to be equipped with photoelectric smoke detectors.  Sittenfeld said estimates show 90 percent of all households right now have an ionization detector.

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Entertainment
7:30 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Parking Plan announced for Horseshoe Casino

Horseshoe Casino customers will be able to park for free from six at night to six in the morning when the casino opens March 5th. 

In a release, the casino says you can also park for free on weekends.  Weekday parking will be free for guests who play slots or table games for 30 minutes or an hour of poker or spend at least $25 in a restaurant or gift shop.  Otherwise hourly rates will cost from a dollar for the first hour to a daily maximum of 14 dollars.  Hotel shuttles will also be available.

Wilmington Air Park
4:00 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Wilmington ramps up marketing of its Air Park

The Wilmington Air Park is open for business.
Ann Thompson WVXU

 


Officials running the Wilmington Air Park say they have reason to be optimistic as they ramp up marketing efforts to fill the still mostly vacant space.  

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Duke Energy
12:00 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Local hearings begin Tuesday for proposed Duke rate hikes

The first of four public hearings over a proposed Duke Energy increase begins tonight.

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Local News
2:22 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Zoo mourns loss of endangered rhino

Cincinnati Zoo

The most prolific Sumatran rhino in captivity has died.  Here's the Cincinnati Zoo's statement on the death of Ipuh:

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