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Cincinnati Zoo
4:00 am
Mon October 15, 2012

Sampling the Cincinnati Zoo's frozen garden

Nearly 1,000 seeds, spores, pollen and tissues are stored in liquid nitrogen...some up to 25 years.
WVXU

The Cincinnati Zoo will begin a massive project later this year. It plans to assess the health of all of its rare plant species stored in liquid nitrogen.

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Romney could make history
12:00 am
Sun October 14, 2012

Romney could make history by not winning Ohio

Ohio, you may make history on the night of Nov. 6.


You may elect a new president without giving him your 18 electoral votes.


Consider this rather remarkable truism of American political history:


No Republican presidential candidate – going all the way back to the first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln in 1860 – has won the White House without winning Ohio.


Mitt Romney could be the first.


This is not to say he will lose Ohio; he may, in fact, win the Buckeye State.

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Local News
3:41 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

It's a girl!

Cincinnati Zoo

The Cincinnati Zoo is celebrating its new baby giraffe.  The 150-pound female calf was born at 8:20 Friday morning.       

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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.
Google Maps

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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