Cincinnati is going to pursue Google Fiber--a service said to be up to 100 times faster than average broadband speeds--as a way to make the city's tech infrastructure more competitive. Council member P.G. Sittenfeld made the announcement Tuesday at Roadtrippers, one of the companies supporting the effort.
James Fischer, CEO of Roadtrippers, made the case for faster broadband from his company's perspective.
Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said his decision to replace the chairwoman of the Cincinnati Board of Health has nothing to do with politics.
Cranley said Tuesday in a phone interview he was appointing Herschel Chalk to replace Joyce Kinley, whose term expired on March 1st.
“Herschel Chalk, who I’m appointing, has been a long-time advocate against prostate cancer, who's somebody I’ve gotten to know,” Cranley said. “I was impressed by him because of his advocacy on behalf of fighting cancer. I committed to appoint him a long time ago.”
Allegiant Air says it will be flying non stop from Cincinnati to Tampa Bay and Myrtle Beach starting May 30th. Fares will start as low as $59 one way.
In a release, Andrew Levy, president and C-O-O Andrew Levy said the airline has been operating for less than a month in Cincinnati and the community has already embraced its ultra-low-cost travel offerings.