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Cincinnati Streetcar
12:38 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Road closure for streetcar project

Rail work on Race Street in Over-the-Rhine.
Mark Heyne WVXU News

Workers will be taking delivery of a shipment of rails Tuesday as the Cincinnati streetcar project continues to move forward.

Race Street is going to be closed between 13th and 14th streets Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to accommodate the delivery.

There will be local access to nearby businesses and homes.  Traffic will be maintained to Washington Park Garage via 13th Street.

Human services
12:25 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Reviewing priorities and funding levels for city human services

Cincinnati Council could soon approve a plan to spend more than $750,000 on human services programs through January of next year.  

That money will go to current city priorities including emergency needs of families and individuals, programs to promote self-sufficiency and to reduce violent behavior.  

But Council Member Yvette Simpson says Council will be reviewing the priorities between now and June.

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Local News
8:54 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Howard Wilkinson's Monday Morning Politics Chat

Michael E. Keating

WVXU political reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about the chances of the 2016 Republican National Convention coming to Cincinnati, Rand Paul's support in the CPAC straw poll and how Paul will help the local GOP raise money in May.

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Cincinnati casino
4:00 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Nearby neighborhood reps praise casino

Tana Weingartner WVXU

The Horseshoe Casino is a big, shiny new attraction near some old Cincinnati neighborhoods.  It is right across the street from Pendleton and within walking distance of Over-the-Rhine.  So what do those communities think of the casino now that it has been open for a year?  

“On a scale of one to ten, I would give them a ten,” said Tabatha Anderson, the current president of the Pendleton Neighborhood Council.  “If I could give them higher I would.”

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Local News
11:00 pm
Sat March 8, 2014

Baseball and the presidency - forever linked together

First, I have a confession to make.

I have a passion for politics – otherwise, without a complete and utter fascination with politics at all levels, how I could stand to be a journalist covering it for 40 years?

But my first love is baseball, the greatest game ever conceived by the human mind. A thing of beauty. Always has been, always will be. And, in 22 days, it all begins again, with Cincinnati’s unique holiday, Opening Day.

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