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Inside Pitch
9:31 am
Mon February 4, 2013

Berns files as mayoral candidate, forcing a primary

Libertarian Jim Berns has filed petitions to run for Cincinnati mayor, setting up what will be the first mayoral primary election in the city since 2005.

Democrats Roxanne Qualls, a former mayor and now vice mayor, and former council member John Cranley have not filed their petitions yet, but are actively campaigning and raising money and plan to file petitions by the June filing deadline.

Berns' entry into the race guarantees a primary election in the city of Cincinnati on Sept. 10; and it will be a costly one.

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Politics
9:23 am
Mon February 4, 2013

Howard Wilkinson talks about Gov. Kasich's Budget

WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about Governor Kasich's budget coming out today and his political future.

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Veterans
4:00 am
Mon February 4, 2013

Identifying the gaps in Greater Cincinnati veterans services

U.S. Navy

Greater Cincinnati community leaders are beginning to map veterans services for the region. The first of five so-called "convening" sessions is Tuesday.


Retired Col. David W. Sutherland, a former commander for Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom knows what problems returning veterans face. He is one.

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Local News
11:00 pm
Sat February 2, 2013

Sky's the limit for money in Cincinnati mayor's race

The Cincinnati mayor’s race is this year, 2013, right?
 

Last year was the year of a monumental presidential campaign, a U.S. Senate race, and a whole raft of county races, all of which sucked up millions of campaign dollars from willing donors like a fully-functional Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner.
 

Yet, in the later stages of 2012, how much money did the two active candidates for Cincinnati mayor – Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls and former city council member John Cranley – rake in for their 2013 contest?

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Local News
2:23 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

Duke, city come to agreement on streetcar project

Jay Hanselman

The city of Cincinnati and Duke Energy have reached an agreement in a long-standing dispute over moving utility lines for the $110 million streetcar project.

Duke will begin moving the lines now, under the agreement.

Both sides have agreed to go to Hamilton County Common Pleas Court and ask for a declaratory judgment on which party is responsible for the approximate $15 million cost of moving the lines – Duke, or the city.

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