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5:32 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Reds have storied playoff history

Great American Ball Park will host postseason play for the second time in its history.

As the Reds go into postseason play for the second time in three seasons, here's some playoff history courtesy of Reds Hall of Fame Chief Curator Chris Eckes. 


The 1976 team went undefeated in the postseason, the only team to do that since Major League Baseball went to divisional play.  The Reds swept the Phillies in three games in the National League Championship and the Yankees in four in the World Series that year.  Eckes says prior to that run, Cincinnati manager Sparky Anderson had a prophetic discussion with reporters:

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Reds playoffs
5:00 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Reds players talk about playoff pressure

The Reds are going for wins in San Fransisco hoping to be in good position when they return home to Cincinnati.
  • Ann talks to Bronson Arroyo, Zack Cozart, Jose Arredondo, and Todd Frazier
  • Hear also from Chris Heisey, Wilson Valdez and Miguel Cairo in this story

Reds players are pumped to be in the playoffs this weekend, but they do feel added pressure as the stakes get higher.


As strange as it sounds pitcher Bronson Arroyo says he'll try to do a little less.

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Eastern Corridor
3:58 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Timeline moved up for Eastgate interchange

Credit ODOT

Drivers don't often get excited about road construction but some in the Eastgate area may like this project.

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Food deserts
1:41 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Eliminating food deserts in Cincinnati

Cover of report to Cincinnati City Council on food deserts

A recent report suggests Cincinnati set-up a $15 million fund to attract grocery stores to city neighborhoods that are currently described as food deserts.  These are geographic areas with low access to affordable, healthy food.

A study finds there are 24 supermarkets in the Cincinnati metropolitan area, putting the region below the national average by about 10 stores. 

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Economic impact of Games
1:24 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Singing economic praises for World Choir Games

A choir from China poses for pictures after performing on Fountain Square.
Credit Tana Weingartner

Organizers are calling the economic impact of this summer's World Choir Games, "staggering."

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