Husted appeals
1:41 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Husted appealing early voting decision to U.S. Supreme Court

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted
Credit Ohio Government Website

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is going to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a Friday decision by a federal appeals court here that restored early in-person voting on the final three days before the election.

"This is an unprecedented intrusion by the federal courts into how states run elections, and because of its impact on all 50 states as to who and how elections will be in run in America, we are asking the Supreme Court to step in and allow Ohioans to run Ohio elections,'' the Republican secretary of state said in a written statement.

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Fort Washington Way
10:05 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Fort Washington Way meeting Tuesday night


Cincinnati is holding a national competition to get design ideas for building decks over Fort Washington Way to connect the Central Business District to the Banks.

Possibilities range from adding green space to business, retail or entertainment space.

The competition is called "Connect the Blocks." The city wants design, architectural and engineering experts to create concepts and cost estimates.

registration deadline
8:20 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Tuesday is the final day of voter registration in Ohio

Tuesday is the last day Ohioans can register to vote in the Nov. 6 election; and county boards of elections will be open until 9 p.m. for last-minute registrants.

Printable registration forms are available on all county boards of elections websites in southwest Ohio. They are also available at public libraries. They must be postmarked by today if sent in by mail, or delivered in person to the boards of elections.

Here are the websites and board addresses in southwest Ohio:

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Art Museum renovation
4:55 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Cincinnati Art Museum renovations underway

Exterior shot of the 1887 Art Academy shows the gutted interior.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

The Cincinnati Art Museum is renovating and restoring the Art Academy on the building's west side. The first phase of the $18.4 million project should be complete early next year.

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Hamilton County budget
4:04 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Hamilton County Commission considering budget alternatives

Hamilton County Commissioners (L-R) Todd Portune, Greg Hartmann and Chris Monzel.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Hamilton County's Administrator today presented Commissioners three possible budgets for next year but it sounds like they'll be choosing Option number four.

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