A first-time candidate, businesswoman Melissa Wegman of East Price Hill, will kick off her campaign for a seat on Cincinnati City Council with a reception Thursday at the Incline Public House in her home neighborhood.
Wegman - who is vice president of The Wegman Company, a commercial furniture services company - is a first time candidate for elective office; and she will run with an endorsement from the Hamilton County Republican Party, according to GOP county chairman Alex Triantafilou.
Ohio's 8th District Congressman and Speaker of the House, John Boehner had no competition last year, but in 2014 he will have Democratic opposition. WVXU Political Reporter, Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about this new candidate.
EcoSculpt 2013 has arrived in celebration of Earth Day. Artists are chosen to build a sculpture made entirely out of recycled materials. The works are being displayed at Washington Park until April 26th. Visitors can vote on their favorite sculpture. The winners will receive cash prizes.