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11:00 pm
Sat January 12, 2013

No Strickland, but no free ride for Kasich either

Rematches have a certain appeal – whether in sports, politics or any competitive endeavor.
 


There are a lot of Cincinnati Reds fans, for example, who would give their eye teeth for another crack at the San Francisco Giants in the play-offs in October.
 


And there were a lot of Democrats in Ohio who had been hoping for a rematch of their own in the fall of 2014 – another head-to-head battle between Republican John Kasich and Democrat Ted Strickland for the governor’s office in Ohio.
 

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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3:49 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Manatee finds new home

Woodstock makes a big splash upon arrivale at her new home.
Cincinnati Zoo

A young, female manatee named "Woodstock" is the newest addition to the Cincinnati Zoo. The 900-pound, two-year-old arrived Friday from the Columbus Zoo.

Though born in the wild, Woodstock was rescued along with her mother off the Southwest coast of Florida in 2011. Both were victims of cold-stress (prolonged exposure to low temperatures), and while Woodstock survived, her mother did not.

Higher education
1:02 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

NKU begins work on new strategic plan

NKU President Geoffrey Mearns
WVXU

Northern Kentucky University is launching a nearly yearlong effort that will result in the next 5-year strategic plan for the institution.  

NKU President Geoffrey Mearns announced the details of the process Friday during a speech to the university community before spring semester classes begin Monday.  

He likened the plan to a roadmap.

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Traffic alert
9:23 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Race St closures for construction

Race Street will be closed for two weekends between Fifth and Sixth Streets for construction. Crews are tearing down what remains of the Skywalk in preparation for construction of the new Dunnhumby building.

The closures begin on Saturday, January 12 at 6:00 a.m. and remain closed until Sunday, January 13 at 6:00 p.m., and will be closed again on Saturday, January 26 at 6:00 a.m. and remain closed until Sunday, January 27 at 6:00 p.m.

Local News
9:00 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

A Democrat and a tea party activist come together

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Listening Thursday night to P.G. Sittenfeld, a Democratic Cincinnati city council member, and Mike Wilson, the founder of the Cincinnati Tea Party, sit onstage at  Hebrew Union College might, one would think, produce some partisan sparks.


It did no such thing.
 

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