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4:00 am
Mon November 12, 2012

Library hosts 58th Annual Veterans Day ceremony

U.S. Air Force Veteran James R. Shaw

The Main Library downtown will be paying tribute to veterans with its annual commemoration today.  The keynote speaker is James Shaw, who will be talking about the historic role of the Tuskegee Airmen.  They overcame segregation and prejudice to become one of the most highly respected fighter groups of World War II . 

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Local News
11:00 pm
Sat November 10, 2012

Will Ohio's Democratic ground game work in 2014?

Ohio Democrats were feeling pretty good Wednesday morning, once the votes had been tallied Tuesday night.
 

They managed to edge out a win in the Buckeye State for President Obama – 50.18 percent of the unofficial vote count for Obama, 48.18 percent for Mitt Romney.


And they managed to get Ohio’s Democratic senator, Sherrod Brown, re-elected over Republican challenger Josh Mandel, despite an avalanche of Super PAC money blanketing the state with TV ads trying to tear Brown down.

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Inside Pitch
2:59 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

UC's Ohio Poll nails it - again

The final Ohio Poll from the University of Cincinnati's Institute for Policy Research was only two-tenths of a percentage point off the final election results in the presidential and U.S. Senate races in Ohio.

That means the Ohio Poll has accurately projected the winner in all 40 of the statewide candidate and ballot issue races it has polle

d since 1994.

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Aviation
12:06 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Hitchhiking by plane

Jethiking gypsy Amber Nolan
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If you had the time you might like to do what Amber Nolan is doing. She is coming to small airports like Lunken and bumming rides from pilots to see all 50 states. It's a concept she dubbed Jet-Hiking.


"I'm a travel writer and this year I wanted to take some time off and see the United States and blog about it and see our country and I thought it would be a unique and different way to do it if I went by air."


The 28 year old Nolan is attempting to visit all 50 states on a shoestring budget. Just last month she flew to her 12th state, Oregon.

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Cincinnati budget
1:41 pm
Thu November 8, 2012

Cincinnati budget coming late this month

Cincinnati City Hall
Credit Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati officials are continuing work on next year’s city budget.  The public could see it later this month.

City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. and his budget team are working on a spending plan to close a $40 million general fund deficit.  

Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls was asked Wednesday when she expected to get the budget.  She responded November 26th.  Qualls also said public hearings on the proposal will be scheduled for early December.  

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