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9:36 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Liam and Emma top Northern Kentucky baby names

Liam and Emma were the most popular names for babies in Northern Kentucky last year.  Emma also was the top girl name for Cincinnati babies last year.  The Northern Kentucky Health Department released the name list for babies born in Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton counties.  The list does not include babies who live in Northern Kentucky but were born in Ohio.  Here's the full list:

The top 10 names for boys were:

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Local News
2:11 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Cincinnati parking meter lease deal is dead

Port Authority's Laura Brunner, Mayor-elect John Cranley, council members-elect Amy Murray and David Mann
Tana Weingartner WVXU

At the urging of Mayor-elect John Cranley and seven members of the new council, the Port Authority of Greater Cincinnati has agreed to stop the controversial lease of Cincinnati’s parking meters and five city garages.

Cranley and seven members of the council that will take office Dec. 1 wrote a letter to Port Authority president and CEO Laura Brunner Monday night saying it is “not in the community’s interests or the long-term interests of the Port Authority to proceed.”

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Cincinnati Streetcar
11:48 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Streetcar supporters plan open forum; discussing legal options

Construction workers relocating utilities along Elm St. to accomodate the streetcar.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

Over-the-Rhine Community members and business owners are rallying support for the streetcar project in the wake of last week's election. They're calling on the mayor-elect and new council members to keep the streetcar moving forward.

Derek dos Anjos owns a seafood restaurant near the streetcar route.

"I moved here two years ago from New York, NY and I've seen first hand what light rail can do for a city," says dos Anjos. "It would be a big shame if we didn't continue the streetcar. My business is depending on it. Mr. Cranley, please don't do this."

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Diversity and Business
10:00 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Diversity the focus of leadership symposium

Agenda 360 and Vision 2015 are getting ready to roll out programs designed at increasing diversity in Cincinnati's business community.

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Cincinnati council
4:00 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Cincinnati Council back to work this week after election

Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati Council's Budget and Finance Committee holds one of its last scheduled meetings Tuesday before a new mayor and council take office on December 1st.  The group faces a busy agenda since many sessions in September and October were canceled.

The group is expected to approve several incentives packages that will bring new jobs and new housing to the city.  

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