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Neighborhood traffic
10:31 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Two-Way returns to McMillian and Taft in Walnut Hills

Google map view of McMillan and Taft in Walnut Hills.
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The process of converting McMillan and William Howard Taft to two-way traffic in Walnut Hills begins this weekend. 


Cincinnati transportation officials and neighborhood leaders have been working for a year on the plan to change both streets between I-71 and Victory Parkway. 


McMillan Street is scheduled to be repainted and converted to two-way Saturday.  The work on Taft is planned for next Saturday. 


Clarence Taylor is the President of the Walnut Hills Area Council.  He welcomes the return of two-way traffic.

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Regional Indicators Report
12:04 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Vision 2015/Agenda 360 finds Cincinnati region doing better in some areas, but still ranks 10th

Cincinnati continues to rank 10th overall among a list of 12 similar regions when it comes to 15 indicators including jobs, cost of living, and population.
 
The findings come in the latest Regional Indicators report from Vision 2015 and Agenda 360. Vision 2015 President Bill Scheyer says the Goal of the report which comes out ever two years is to establish a common set of indicators to reflect the economic performance of the region. 
 

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Playoffs
7:43 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Rally towels and rally caps don't help: Reds lose to the Giants

Reds fans hold out hope in the ninth inning

Reds fans are reeling from the loss that eliminated Cincinnati from the playoffs.


Gene Mesh doesn't think Reds players had any fire in them after they left San Francisco.


"I think they're reading their own headlines after winning two out there."


He was very disappointed after the 6-4 loss to the Giants and so was Pete Pryval.


"Lost opportunity. We had plenty of chances and it didn't happen."


Reds Manager Dusty Baker says he's getting tired of the disappointments too.


"It hurts. I mean big time."

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Reds will be back
5:02 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Shed no tears, Reds fans - They'll be back

Howard Wilkinson

No crying in baseball.



Not even now, when the disappointment in Reds Country is deep and profound; when the high hopes have blown away with the autumn leaves; when the over-sized World Series tickets thousands of Reds fan have stashed away at home are nothing but bittersweet souvenirs of a season that ended too soon.



Yes, I’m disappointed as the rest of you are.

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Capitalizing on education
2:43 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Ohio trying to capitalize on university research

Ohio Governor John Kasich has said he wants Ohio's public universities to do more to capitalize on the results of their research work. That's something Miami University started several years ago on their own and other schools are getting on board too.

The Technology Transfer and Commercialization Task Force is recommending expanding college entrepreneurial programs; fostering stronger links between research universities and the business sector; and eliminating intellectual property barriers that can deter universities and and companies from partnering.

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