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2:53 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Cincinnati council goes forward with $29 million streetcar plan

The Budget and Finance Committee heard from dozens of people for and against the streetcar project.
WVXU News

A majority of Cincinnati City Council voted Monday to shift $29 million in city funds to the $110 million streetcar project – including $15 million that neighborhood leaders believed was going to go to improvements in their neighborhoods.


City administrators told council members that the money would allow the city to go ahead with relocation of utility lines and pipes along the streetcar route through downtown and Over-the-Rhine, while the city continues to try to resolve a dispute with Duke Energy over who should pay for that.

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Navy honors Armstrong
11:55 am
Mon September 24, 2012

Navy names ship after Neil Armstrong

US Navy Lieutenant Commander Paul Nagy, USS Philippine Sea, and Carol Armstrong, wife of Neil Armstrong, commit the cremains of Neil Armstrong to sea during a burial at sea service held onboard the USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in the Atlantic Ocean.
Credit Bill Ingalls / NASA

The U.S. Navy is naming its newest research vessel after the late astronaut Neil Armstrong. The R/V Neil Armstrong is the first Armstrong-class Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) ship.

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Local News
12:24 pm
Sun September 23, 2012

Ryan, sans Romney, will rally the troops in Carthage Tuesday

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney won’t be with vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan Tuesday for the Cincinnati leg of their three-day bus tour of Ohio.


A spokesman for the campaign said Romney will join Ryan later in the day in Dayton.


According to the campaign website, Ryan will hold a rally at Byer Steel Group, 200 W. North Bend Rd., Carthage, late Tuesday morning. Details on RSVPs for the event are expected to be released Sunday.

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Local News
12:00 am
Sun September 23, 2012

Can Obama drag local Democrats across the finish line?

Some say the fate of the nation may hang in the balance when voters in Hamilton County, Ohio, go to the polls to cast their ballots in the presidential election.


A swing county in a swing state; a county that Barack Obama won four years ago, in a state that Mitt Romney needs to wrest back from Obama, who won Ohio with 51.5 percent of the vote in 2008.


“Fate of the nation” is one thing. A pretty big thing, actually.

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Sports
7:24 pm
Sat September 22, 2012

Reds Clinch

Reds are National League Central Champs.

They clinched with a 6-0 win over the Dodgers and are the first team to win its division this season.

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