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Hamilton County budget
4:04 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Hamilton County Commission considering budget alternatives

Hamilton County Commissioners (L-R) Todd Portune, Greg Hartmann and Chris Monzel.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Hamilton County's Administrator today presented Commissioners three possible budgets for next year but it sounds like they'll be choosing Option number four.

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Public safety
2:36 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Seelbach discusses recent public safety listening sessions

Cincinnati Council Member Chris Seelbach
Credit City website

Cincinnati Council Member Chris Seelbach and his staff are following up on the information they gathered last month during a series of public safety listening sessions.  

He estimated he met with about 75 residents during open office hours held around the city.  Seelbach also talked with about 60 police officers and 60 firefighters.  

He said one common theme during the meetings with residents concerned loitering and curfew violations among young people.

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Howard Wilkinson Chat
9:11 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Howard Wilkinson talks Politics

This morning WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about the latest ruling in in person voting the three days before the election, the candidates in Ohio again this week and what the latest job numbers mean to the race.

Hamilton County budget
5:00 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Hamilton County budget offers several options

Commissioners hear proposed budget plans Monday morning.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Hamilton County Commissioners are expected to discuss the 2013 general fund budget Monday morning.

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Local News
4:00 am
Sun October 7, 2012

Jobs numbers: Mixed blessing for Obama?

One could hardly blame President Obama for doing a bit of crowing Friday when he spoke to a rain-soaked crowd of several  thousand at Cleveland State University.



He had just learned, as had the rest of the nation, that the Bureau of Labor Statistics had new numbers showing the national unemployment rate had dropped from 8.1 percent in August to 7.8 percent in September – the lowest jobless rate since January 2009, the month he took office.

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