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Election 2012
5:30 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

More Images of Election 2012

HOPE. Moments before it was announced election night that President Obama won a second term, a supporter at the Hamilton County Ohio Democratic Party celebration at Cincy's in Cincinnati, OH, anticipates a victory.
Jon Hughes

A collection of images around the Greater Cincinnati area.

Election 2012
5:16 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Images of Election 2012

Poll workers and volunteers fight the cold morning to pass out literature and help voters.
Taylor Norton

A collection of images around the Greater Cincinnati area.

Politics
2:56 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Spotty problems, heavy turnout, voters happy to make a difference

Credit wvxu

About 100 voters at the Evanston Recreation Center were inconvenienced this morning when a worker failed to unlock the doors. Hamilton County Board of Elections chairman Tim Burke, who went to the scene himself when he heard about the problem, said an employee had forgotten to open the doors.  It was 7:15 a.m. when somebody came with a key. The poll workers were locked out too, so it took them a little while to set up even after the doors were opened.

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Arts
4:00 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Cincinnati's Big Pig Gig bid (trying saying that fast three times) starts today

If you've always wanted to own one of the pigs from the Big Pig Gig, your opportunity has arrived.  Eleven of the fiberglass pigs created for the event this summer go up for auction today. 

You can bid online at the ArtWorks website.  There will also be in-person bidding at The Center in the Mercantile Building in Cincinnati.  That'll be held November 16th, starting at 5 that afternoon. 

Bids start at $1500 with an "Own It Now" price of $15,000.  The proceeds will be used for ArtWorks 2013 programming. 

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Memorial Hall Renovation considered
4:02 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Partnership considered to rehab Memorial Hall

Memorial Hall served as a filming location for George Clooney's "Ides of March."
Tana Weingartner WVXU

Memorial Hall is one of Hamilton County's storied venues but it often sits empty because of a lack of modern amenities like air conditioning.

The Memorial Hall Society, 3CDC and Hamilton County Commissioners are considering a partnership to revitalize the building.

Society president Bill Baumann says, "Our vision for Memorial Hall is to help it transition from an underutilized facility to and active arts center with a diverse offering of music concerts and other performing arts programs, film presentations, lectures and art exhibitions."

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