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Cincinnati fire
1:17 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Cincinnati gets more federal money for firefighters

The Cincinnati Fire Department is getting another nearly $6 million federal grant to hire 40 additional firefighters.  

The money will fund salaries for 2 years.  

In the last several years the number of Cincinnati firefighters has been shrinking because of retirements and resignations.  

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Entertainment
12:25 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Jimmy John's Coming to The Banks

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches is coming to the Banks.  A release  from the development team of Carter and The Dawson Company says it will open in April on the south block of Freedom Way.   “The addition of Jimmy John’s helps round out the ‘something for everyone’ atmosphere at The Banks,” said Scott Stringer, Executive Vice President at Carter. “It will be another great option for those who are downtown looking for lunch or something quick.”

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DAY to LGA
12:04 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Dayton International adding flights

Dayton International Airport is adding daily non-stop service to New York's LaGuardia Airport. Delta is adding the flights.

In a release, Jeffrey Hoagland, President and CEO of the Dayton Development Coalition says, "This is great news for the business community in the Dayton Region. A lot of hard work went into making this flight possible again. It’s good when the region comes together to work on a common issue."

Inside Pitch
11:27 am
Thu January 3, 2013

Cincy Democrats partying here for inauguration

Michael Keating

While Democrats in Washington are attending the inaugural balls on January 21, Cincinnati area Democrats will be holding their own celebration of President Obama's inauguration at a downtown bar.


Cincy's on Sixth, at the corner of East Sixth and Walnut streets, will be the scene of a $20-a-head "Partiers for Obama" inauguration party, beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 21 - seven hours after President Obama is sworn in for a second term on the west steps of the U.S. Capitol.

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Politics
5:39 pm
Wed January 2, 2013

Senate leaders look back on 2012 and look forward to next General Assembly

Senate Minority Leader Eric Kearney

2012 was supposed to be a slow year at the Statehouse, with half of the seats in the Ohio Senate on the ballot, and with the two-year budget firmly in place. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler sat down with the departing Senate president and the minority leader to talk about the year that was – and what’s ahead.

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