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?
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.
Hamilton County's new sheriff was sworn into office at noon Friday, marking the first time in 39 years a Democrat has held the seat. It also marked the first time in 25 years the Investiture Ceremony has been performed.
The ceremony for Jim Neil, who's been on the job since January 7, took place at the Hamilton County Courthouse. Judges Nadine Allen, Melba Marsh, Jody Luebbers and Ralph Winkler presided over the public event held in Courtroom 340, which was filled to capacity. Judge Allen administered the Oath of Office.
Mary Remler is an expert on the various cemeteries in Hamilton County, and she joins Lee Hay to talk about some of the fascinating stories regarding Dunham Cemetery (aka Price Hill Potter's Field), Spring Grove and even Washington Park.