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8:17 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Reds falter in Game 4 of NLDS, series now tied

Reds fans didn't have much to cheer about as the Reds fell to the Giants 8-3.
WVXU News

After winning the first two games of the National League Division Series in San Francisco, the Reds have now dropped two games at Great American Ball Park, leaving their postseason hanging on Game 5 Thursday afternoon.

The Giants scored 8 runs on 11 hits, three of them home runs.  Despite getting 9 hits, the Reds could only muster 3 runs.  Mike Leake was the losing pitcher; Tim Lincecum picked up the win in relief for San Francisco.

Mat Latos will start for the Reds in Game 5.   Matt Cain takes the mound for the Giants.

Hamilton County budget
3:56 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Could budget cuts affect public safety?

Hamilton County Commissioners are still looking for ways to balance the 2013 budget without raising taxes.

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computer recycling
3:48 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Last days for free electronics recycling

Credit WVXU

If you live in Hamilton County you only have a few weeks left to get rid of unwanted electronics through the county’s free recycling program.

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Tasers
5:31 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Local police chiefs not rushing to change Taser policies

It was just last week a Cincinnati attorney released a report critical of Taser usage by area police departments. Now those departments are forming a task force to get more information.


The 18 page report from attorney Al Gerhardstein criticized the departments for not banning upper chest shots, and not adequately warning that Tasers can lead to death. Gerhardstein's firm is representing the family of Everette Howard, one of four local Taser deaths in the past four years.

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Playoffs
12:20 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Waiting to Clinch

Towel waving fans hope for the best

The Reds are hoping to wrap up the divisional playoff series with a win this afternoon. Last night Cincinnati lost to the Giants 2-1.


The second largest crowd in the history of Great American Ballpark went home disappointed.


Pat Ingram from Ashland, Kentucky said, "I was hoping they'd sweep the Giants. We were all hoping that."

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