Duke Energy
12:00 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Local hearings begin Tuesday for proposed Duke rate hikes

The first of four public hearings over a proposed Duke Energy increase begins tonight.

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Local News
2:22 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Zoo mourns loss of endangered rhino

Cincinnati Zoo

The most prolific Sumatran rhino in captivity has died.  Here's the Cincinnati Zoo's statement on the death of Ipuh:

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Inside Pitch
10:09 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Anti-NRA ad tries to nudge Portman

WVXU political reporter Howard Wilkinson
Michael E. Keating

A liberal group,, is running a cable TV ad in Ohio critical of the National Rifle Association (NRA) - one that is clearly aimed at putting pressure on Ohio's junior senator, Republican Rob Portman, according to the Huffington Post.  

The ad features an Ohio resident, Jerry Thompson  - a gun owner and member - saying that after the NRA's "disgusting response" to the the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, "I've had enough."

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Richmond, Indiana
9:30 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Richmond commission focuses on sustainability

Richmond, Indiana's Environmental Sustainability Commission is rolling out its plans for the future.

The volunteer organization was created last spring by the mayor. Chair Stephanie Hays-Mussoni says the commission is focusing on education to improve water quality, recycling efforts and other environmental programs.

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8:54 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Howard Wilkinson's Weekly Political Chat

Howard Wilkinson, WVXU political reporter
Credit photo by Michael Keating

This week WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about Cincinnati City Council, Cecil Thomas says he'll leave his seat early and would like his wife to take over his position.