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Politics
3:38 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

Michelle Obama in Cincinnati: Vote now, Ohio

  • Listen to Ann Thompson's story on Michelle Obama's visit

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Economic development
2:42 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

Cincinnati Council to consider zone change for project near XU

Credit Google maps

Cincinnati Council will likely approve a zoning change Wednesday needed for a mixed use development near the Xavier University campus. 

The 20-acre site is located at the corner of Dana Avenue and Montgomery Road in Evanston. 

Liz Blume is the Executive Director of the Community Building Institute, which is a partnership involving Xavier. 

She said the development will include apartment housing for students plus retail and office space.

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Politics
9:30 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Overnight campers among the first to vote early Tuesday

About 50 to 60 people – most of them clearly supporters of President Obama – were the first to file into the Hamilton County Board of Elections early this morning to cast the first ballots in Ohio’s early voting period.


Many of them had spent the night in tents and sleeping on lawn chairs on a night of off-and-on rain to be among the first in line.


The line of people stretched from the door of the board at 824 Broadway to the Hamilton County Family Courts building at 800 Broadway.

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Kenton County dispatch
4:43 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

Higher Kenton County tax bill causes confusion

Kenton County Judge Executive Steve Arlinghaus (in brown jacket)

More then 100 angry property owners called the Kenton County tax office today, upset about an new fee on their bill. The Judge Executive scheduled a news conference to clear up any confusion.

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Downtown development
3:33 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

Remodeling the downtown YMCA

Credit Jay Hanselman

Construction could begin next year on a $25 million plan to renovate the YMCA facility at the corner of Central Parkway and Elm in downtown Cincinnati.     

Officials say it will do several things including transforming the Y's exercise facilities and keeping its regional headquarters in the building. 

Bobby Maly with the Model Group made a presentation Monday to a City Council Committee. 

He said his company will be working on the upper stories of the structure.

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