Cincinnati officials estimate they'll be able to save eligible residents about $163 a year for natural gas with a new aggregation program.
The city announced Friday it's negotiating a contract with Duke Energy Retail Services to provide service to about 64,000 eligible residents and small businesses.
Customers will be getting a packet of information in the mail soon about the plan. Eligible residents are automatically enrolled in the program unless they notify the city they don't want to participate.
President Obama will be campaigning in Cincinnati and Columbus on Monday. A release from the Obama for America Campaign says details of the event are forthcoming. The president will travel to New York City on Tuesday.
Cincinnati's Horseshoe Casino is on schedule to open next Spring. General Manager Kevin Kline says you should expect to see something unique.
"I think it's unique in terms of the architecture... the openness. It's unique in terms of having a one acre outdoor space connected to your casino that you can program and activate. And unique in that... look at the community that we're in, you've got Over-the-Rhine, Pendleton and Downtown all within the doorstep."