Jay Hanselman


Jay Hanselman brings more than 10 years experience as a news anchor and reporter to 91.7 WVXU. He came to WVXU from WNKU, where he hosted the local broadcast of All Things Considered.  Hanselman has been recognized for his reporting by the Kentucky AP Broadcasters Association, the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and the Ohio AP Broadcasters.

Hanselman covers Cincinnati City Hall for WVXU.

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Provided, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

Last year, Richard Hess, chair of the Drama Department at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, traveled to Nairobi, Kenya as a Fullbright scholar to teach at Kenyatta University. He recently arranged for a group of students from Kenya to visit here. They arrived in Cincinnati on October 31 and have been attending classes at UC and exploring our area.

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Now that Cincinnati voters have rejected a property tax levy to fund city parks, the question becomes how to pay for maintenance and upgrades?  

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Cincinnati Council could soon be drafting an ordinance that sets up an annual review process for the city manager.  

The Rules and Audit Committee approved the plan Tuesday and the full council could vote on it Wednesday.  

Cincinnati's vacant foreclosed property registry is still showing good results. Now City Council could vote Wednesday to close a loophole in the program.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Thursday it will provide $500 million for 39 transportation projects in 34 states.  But four Southwest Ohio projects weren't among them.

The funding comes from the department’s 2015 TIGER, or Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery program.

Shortly after taking office, Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley created a task force to come up with ways to make the city more immigrant-friendly.  Now that group has released its report with more than 20 recommendations.  

Sarah Ramsey / WVXU

Cincinnati and Hamilton County officials are facing a 2018 deadline to decide the future of the Metropolitan Sewer District.  

A 50-year agreement that began in 1968 between the city and the county will have to be extended, modified or ended.  

Cincinnati Council could vote in two weeks on a plan to forbid aggressive panhandling within 50 feet of a school.  

The Law and Public Safety Committee discussed the issue Monday but did not vote on the proposal.  

Bill Rinehart / WVXU

Cincinnati will soon begin replacing the old vehicles in its fleet, including police cars, fire trucks and dump trucks.  

Several agencies have been working for a couple years on a plan to reduce family homelessness in Cincinnati.  That proposal is now a reality.  

“Solutions to Family Homelessness Plan” focuses on four areas:  prevention, capacity building, housing and policy change.