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Hamilton County budget
3:02 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Hamilton County budget process "challenging"

Hamilton County Commissioners are meeting with department heads as they work out next year's budget. With most agency leaders begging not to have their budgets slashed and Commissioners facing steep cuts, the meetings don't last long.

Board president Greg Hartmann calls the process challenging.

“We’re in the neighborhood of being $100 million dollars smaller than we were six years ago, from $300 million to $200 million,” he says.

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Families roundtable
1:04 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Stopping exodus of young families

Michael Keating

Cincinnati councilman PG Sittenfeld wants to know why young married couples tend to leave the city when they start having children.

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Politics
9:22 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Howard Wilkinson talks about the political conventions and what to expect in the coming weeks

WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with WVXU's Maryanne Zeleznik about the positives and negatives coming out of the political conventions and what to expect from candidate visits in the coming weeks.

Voter Challenges
6:00 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Hamilton County voter challenges, like the ones this man filed, are increasing

Sycamore Township resident Joseph Janus Jr. explained Wednesday why he was challenging two voter registrations

The Hamilton County Board of Elections will take a closer look this morning at challenges to nearly 100 voter registrations. The board is increasingly seeing more challenges at a time when it's already busy trying to prepare for the election.

Sycamore Township's Joseph Janus Jr. estimates he's filed more than 100 voter registration challenges since he began doing it. Why?

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Lakota
5:00 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Full STEAM ahead for Lakota students

7th grade Design and Modeling at Liberty Junior School in the Lakota School District.

Lakota is moving full STEAM ahead to prepare its students for the future.

A growing number of school districts nationwide are discovering that students not only need STEM..science, technology, engineering and math, but an added element...art. Lakota has also added medical, forming the STEAM squared acronym. At Liberty Junior School teacher Doug Noxsel instructed seventh graders in his design class to build the tallest structure they could with certain specifications.  

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