Jay Hanselman

Reporter

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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Cincinnati Edition
11:05 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Will Hills be Alive with Sound of Republicans?

The 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa.

  Will Cincinnati be the site of the 2016 Republican National Convention? Last Friday local Republicans and officials from the Cincinnati Convention and Visitors Bureau came away feeling confident after making their presentation to the Republican National Committee’s selection committee.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Same-Sex Marriage Legal Battles in the Tri-state

Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana in legal battles over same-sex marriage

  Some legal experts say the country is entering a new phase in the battle over same-sex marriage, and that fight is taking place in various forms in the tri-state.

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City parks
12:14 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Borrowing money for Smale park will likely mean no property tax decrease

A water feature at Smale Riverfront Park
Ann Thompson WVXU

Cincinnati Council is expected to vote Wednesday to issue $8 million worth of bonds to finish another portion of Smale Riverfront Park.  That borrowing likely will mean city homeowners will not see a decrease in a portion of their city property taxes.

Issuing bonds is essentially the same thing as taking out a mortgage on a house.  You get a large lump sum of money up-front and then pay it back over a long period of time.  The city sets aside a portion of its property tax revenue to make these payments.  

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Early Outlook for November Elections

Mid-term elections edging ever closer.


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Cincinnati streetcar
3:22 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Are there different ways to pay for city streetcar?

A Cincinnati Council Committee tasked with overseeing the streetcar project wants more information on different ways to pay for it.  Those funds could be used to extend it to the Uptown area near the University of Cincinnati, or for dollars to operate the loop now being built in Downtown and Over-the-Rhine.  

The Major Transportation Committee Tuesday asked for more details on special improvement districts or special assessment districts.

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