The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with a controversial charter school operator in a very narrow decision.

The case involved 10 Cleveland-area charter schools that contracted with White Hat Management to operate them.

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One year from now, the Cincinnati streetcar system is scheduled to begin passenger service.  

Right now city officials are anticipating the first vehicle to arrive in the city by the end of next month, about six weeks later than planned.  But they say it shouldn't affect the start date.  

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The University of Dayton is formally introducing Eric Spina as its next president. Spina will be the Catholic university's 19th leader, but  just the the second lay leader in UD's 165-year existence.

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Update 4:10 p.m.:  Media reports say Price left because of "personal reasons." No other details are available.

Original Post: Dayton City Manager Warren Price, who has held that job since January, has announced he will step down Wednesday. Assistant City Manager Shelley Dickstein has been appointed Interim City Manager. No reason for the departure was given in a city news release.  A news conference is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday.

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Pop star Mariah Carey will make her directorial debut while starring in a Hallmark Channel Christmas movie here in October.

The Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Film Commission announcement of Carey’s “Melody & Mistletoe” comes five days after news of the Bruce Willis-Dave Bautista “Marauders” movie to be filmed here later this month.

Both films, which could be shooting at the same time, need extras and crew. 

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A recent study from the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments indicates at least one group of people in the tri-state is bucking a national trend. Millennials are those born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s. Tri-state millennials are spending more time driving than other Americans in the same age group.

Police Union Members Meet Their Interim Chief

Sep 14, 2015
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Members of the local police union seem to be happy with their new leader.

The Cincinnati chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police was supposed to have a vote Monday night on whether they supported the chief.  That vote was rendered moot after the firing of Jeffery Blackwell last week.

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With $6.5 million left to raise of a $129 million renovation project, the Music Hall Revitalization Company  named architects  Perfido Weiskopf Wagstaff + Goettel (PWWG) and Martinez + Johnson at a Monday news conference.

PWWG Managing Partner Alan Weiskopf called Music Hall "the living room of OTR and Washington Park."

After much debate a Cincinnati council committee decided not to vote on two paid parental leave proposals. Budget and Finance Committee vice chair Amy Murray recommended holding the items until questions about the competing proposals from the Mayor, and council members Yvette Simpson and Chris Seelbach are answered.

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A City of Cincinnati lawsuit against the Alms Hill Apartments in Walnut Hills is continuing. City Attorney Mark Manning says five other apartment complexes around the city have been added to the suit as well. At issue are numerous health and safety violations, along with an increase in criminal activity.