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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition, we present an in-depth look at the developments behind the headlines.

Michael E. Keating/WVXU

Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition, we present an in-depth look at the developments behind the headlines.

Michael E. Keating

Today we review and discuss the stories and events that affected the Tri-state this week.

Michael E. Keating

Ohio Governor John Kasich took time away from the presidential campaign trail Wednesday night to deliver his State of the State address. Cincinnati leaders are developing rules covering public access to police body cam footage. Kentucky legislators are looking for a way to resolve the commonwealth's pension problems, and the battle against the heroin epidemic continues on both sides of the river.

Michael E. Keating

There was a lot going on in our region this week, on both sides of the Ohio. In Cincinnati, revelations about how the city's parks department managed construction of Smale Riverfront Park have prompted calls for a review of the department's compliance with city purchasing policies. And in Kentucky the 2016 session of the General Assembly is wrapping up its work.

HOLLY YURCHISON/WVXU

With the Kentucky caucuses and Michigan primaries recently behind us and the Ohio primary taking place Tuesday, politics is the big news this week. But it’'s not the only news.

Michael E. Keating

Whether you’'ve been following the news this week or not, we’'ve got you covered with discussion about the big issues affecting Greater Cincinnati. We will focus on politics on both sides of the river this week, with the Kentucky Republican Caucus coming up next Saturday.

Michael E. Keating

There is a lot going on in Greater Cincinnati, and it’'s not always easy to stay on top of the news and trends that affect our region.

  As the decline of newspaper print circulation continues, the number of people who turn to Facebook, Twitter and other social media for short, almost real-time, news updates is on the rise. Yet there is still a desire for credible journalism, and thoughtful, well-written reporting, especially when it comes to local news. More and more readers are now finding that type of local content online.

The Week in Review

Jan 18, 2013

Jay Hanselman takes a look at some of the week's top stories.


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