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Tasers
5:31 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Local police chiefs not rushing to change Taser policies

It was just last week a Cincinnati attorney released a report critical of Taser usage by area police departments. Now those departments are forming a task force to get more information.


The 18 page report from attorney Al Gerhardstein criticized the departments for not banning upper chest shots, and not adequately warning that Tasers can lead to death. Gerhardstein's firm is representing the family of Everette Howard, one of four local Taser deaths in the past four years.

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Playoffs
12:20 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Waiting to Clinch

Towel waving fans hope for the best

The Reds are hoping to wrap up the divisional playoff series with a win this afternoon. Last night Cincinnati lost to the Giants 2-1.


The second largest crowd in the history of Great American Ballpark went home disappointed.


Pat Ingram from Ashland, Kentucky said, "I was hoping they'd sweep the Giants. We were all hoping that."

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Husted appeals
1:41 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Husted appealing early voting decision to U.S. Supreme Court

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted
Credit Ohio Government Website

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is going to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a Friday decision by a federal appeals court here that restored early in-person voting on the final three days before the election.


"This is an unprecedented intrusion by the federal courts into how states run elections, and because of its impact on all 50 states as to who and how elections will be in run in America, we are asking the Supreme Court to step in and allow Ohioans to run Ohio elections,'' the Republican secretary of state said in a written statement.

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Fort Washington Way
10:05 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Fort Washington Way meeting Tuesday night

WVXU News

Cincinnati is holding a national competition to get design ideas for building decks over Fort Washington Way to connect the Central Business District to the Banks.

Possibilities range from adding green space to business, retail or entertainment space.

The competition is called "Connect the Blocks." The city wants design, architectural and engineering experts to create concepts and cost estimates.

registration deadline
8:20 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Tuesday is the final day of voter registration in Ohio

Tuesday is the last day Ohioans can register to vote in the Nov. 6 election; and county boards of elections will be open until 9 p.m. for last-minute registrants.

Printable registration forms are available on all county boards of elections websites in southwest Ohio. They are also available at public libraries. They must be postmarked by today if sent in by mail, or delivered in person to the boards of elections.

Here are the websites and board addresses in southwest Ohio:

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