Inside Pitch
9:38 am
Wed January 2, 2013

Local House members vote no on fiscal cliff bill

Four southwest Ohio, eastern Indiana and northern Kentucky U.S. House members voted "no" late Tuesday night on the bill to avert the nation falling over the "fiscal cliff."

Rep. Steve Chabot, R-Westwood; Rep. Jean Schmidt, R-Miami Township; Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Lewis County; and Rep. Mike Pence, R-Columbus, Ind. bucked the party leadership on the bill that would raise the income tax rate for individuals making over $450,000 a year and extended unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed by one year.

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6:28 am
Tue January 1, 2013

Nitrogen Leak in Camp Washington

No injuries after a nitrogen leak at Queen City Steel Treating Co. on Spring Grove Avenue.  The Cincinnati Fire Department reports a Medic Unit discovered the leak after returning from taking a patient to the hospital.  The leak created a vapor cloud that covered Spring Grove Avenue in Camp Washington and nearby residents were evacuated or sheltered on upper floors. 

The Cincinnati Police worked with the Fire Department to isolate the area and allow the nitrogen to evaporate. Spring Grove and nearby streets were closed until 6:00 A.M.

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Local News
4:00 am
Tue January 1, 2013

People to watch in the New Year

Otto Budig
Credit University of Cincinnati

There are people who bear watching in 2013, because of their influence and the impact they will have on the region – whether in politics, government, education, entertainment or the arts. Here are some of them:

Otto Budig:

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8:57 am
Mon December 31, 2012

Howard Wilkinson's political Chat

WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about what the fiscal cliff talks could mean to House Speaker John Boehner and about some of the many races coming up in elections in 2014.

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Plan ahead for New Year's Eve
4:55 am
Mon December 31, 2012

Care Cab offering safe rides home

Many people will be celebrating the New Year tonight and, as with any party, some will have too much to drink and need a safe ride home. 

MADD and AAA are joining forces again this year to offer Care Cab.  It will provide a free taxi ride home to people who’ve had too much to drink. 

MADD’s Andrea Rehkamp (RAY-camp) says it's important to think before you drink.

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