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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When Cincinnati Council approves the city budget next week, it most likely will include a five percent water rate increase.

Greater Cincinnati Water Works Director Tony Parrott the five percent increase is the bare minimum amount needed to keep up the system.

A Cincinnati city attorney said there is a new management team in charge of a troubled Walnut Hills apartment complex.

Attorney Mark Manning also told Council's Law and Public Safety Committee Monday the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) inspected The Alms Hill Apartments on Victory Parkway.

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The Cincinnati Police Department has 22 new graduates who are ready to start their careers in the city.  

Members of the 105th recruit class received their commissions Friday during a ceremony at Cincinnati Christian University.

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The fate of Cincinnati's next two-year budget is now in the hands of city council members.  The last public hearing on the spending plan was last night in Price Hill with 20 more speakers offering testimony.  

Michael Keating

Cincinnati’s Human Resources Department is getting ready to launch a “climate assessment” process to review internal communication and employee morale within the Cincinnati Police Department.

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Cincinnati residents will have one last chance Thursday evening to offer comments on the city's proposed two-year budget.  

A large crowd attended Tuesday night's hearing in Mt. Airy with 27 people offering testimony.  

Michael E. Keating

Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black is asking Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell for a 90-day action plan to reduce violence in the city.  Black wants the proposal by Friday.

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Cincinnati has an agreement with Norfolk Southern to buy about four miles of unused railroad track that could eventually become the Wasson Way trail on the city's east side.  The city would pay $11.7 million for the rail property. 

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Public hearings on the Cincinnati city manager's budget proposal will continue next week. Three meetings are planned in Madisonville, Mt. Airy and Price Hill.  

Another small crowd attended Thursday night's hearing in Roselawn.  

Cincinnati will apply for nearly $33 million in federal funding for a bridge to maintain access to Cincinnati State as part the I-75 / I-74 rebuilding process.