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4:52 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Healthcare coverage campaign bus stops in Cincinnati

The "Countdown to Get Covered” bus stopped at WVXU for Cincinnati Edition on Monday.
Jim Nolan WVXU

Enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was a little easier for some Cincinnati residents. On Monday, March 17 the "Countdown to Get Covered" bus tour made a stop in Cincinnati. The stop is part of a national campaign focused on encouraging people to sign up for health insurance.

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Howard Wilkinson
8:52 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Voter Access: How much is enough?

Michael E. Keating

This week Howard Wilkinson talks about the ongoing debate concerning when and where people can vote in Ohio.

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Boxing
6:00 am
Mon March 17, 2014

OTR Boxing Center helps kids deal with life's jabs

The OTR Boxing Center was converted from an old swimming pool at the OTR Recreation Center.
Ann Thompson WVXU

The Over the Rhine Boxing Center is a hit. The shiny new gym, part of the OTR Recreation Center, is getting kids off the streets and teaching them leadership, sportsmanship and ethics, according to the people who run it.

Last year crews converted an old leaky pool at the recreation center into what may be the largest boxing facility in the Midwest. Buddy LaRosa had a lot to do with it. He said, "Our goal is just to provide a second family atmosphere because most of these young men are not from the traditional two-parent homes."

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City retirement
4:00 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Cincinnati Council to discuss pension mediation Monday

Cincinnati Council's Budget and Finance Committee holds a public hearing Monday on a plan to let a federal judge mediate a solution to the city's pension crisis.  

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Local News
12:00 am
Sun March 16, 2014

So, is voting in Ohio easy or not?

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, the state’s chief election officer, put out a rather cheery press release this week to let Ohio voters know how well off they are when it comes to early voting.

“Voting in Ohio is easy,” the headline read, accompanied by a multi-colored graphic showing Ohio and its multiple ways of voting, alongside mean old states like Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky, which Husted said don’t afford voters so many opportunities.

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