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8:59 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Howard Wilkinson talks about 4-year terms and voter apathy

Michael Keating

In his weekly chat, WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks about the recent election, what four year terms will mean to the work council can accomplish and why turnout was so very low.

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VOA Museum
4:55 am
Mon November 11, 2013

CET station manager to become Director of VOA Museum

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Retiring WCET station manager Jack Dominic is going to be the executive director of the National Voice of America (VOA) Museum of Broadcasting in West Chester. 

He will retire in February and begin work at the VOA museum March First. 

Dominic, 67,  joined CET in 1977 and was instrumental in the recent consolidation of CET in Cincinnati and Think T-V in Dayton. 

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Cincinnati Port Authority
4:00 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Port expansion plan on track

This map shows the desired expansion area for the proposed Cincinnati Tri-State Port District. The region would run from river mile 357 to the east to river mile 555.

The Port Authority of Greater Cincinnati is continuing its efforts to expand its statistical boundaries in order to make the region a bigger player in freight commerce.

Brown, Adams, Scioto and Boone counties are already on board with the plan and Hamilton County gave its approval last week.

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Local News
11:00 pm
Sat November 9, 2013

A few thoughts on an election where seven out of 10 didn't vote

Some final thought on the 2013 election, before we move on to the 2014 election (which, of course, is already well underway).

Apathy wins by landslide:  On Dec. 1, John Cranley will be sworn in as Cincinnati’s 69th mayor, along with nine city council members – three of whom are newly-elected.

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Veterans Day
4:00 am
Fri November 8, 2013

TriState Veterans Day celebration planned for Sunday

Military Honor Guard members during a recent ceremony welcoming the traveling Vietnam Wall memorial.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

It's being billed as the first celebration aimed at bringing Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky together to commemorate local veterans. The inaugural "Freedom Is Not Free Veterans Day Celebration" is this weekend.

As a Judge Advocate General, organizer Joe Hinds served in all four branches of the military before retiring as a Lt. Colonel in the Air Force. He's hoping several thousand people will show up.

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