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child hunger
12:04 am
Mon December 3, 2012

Summit aims to reduce child hunger on weekends, summer

USDA

There's an effort underway in Ohio to increase the number of low-income kids who get free meals after school, on weekends and during the summer.

During today's Ohio Child Nutrition Summit in Cincinnati representatives from Washington D.C. food programs will explain how they've gotten 75% of kids there to come for free meals during the summer. In Hamilton County, it's just about 10% according to Charlie Kozlesky, Senior Vice President for the Children's Hunger Alliance in Columbus.

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Local News
11:00 pm
Sat December 1, 2012

Southwest Ohio: Red on the edges, blue in the middle

Now that the votes are officially counted, it’s time to empty the notebook on the 2012 election and turn the page. Here are  some parting thoughts:


Big Blue: One of the enduring myths of American politics, if you talk to many pundits and politicos around the country, is that Cincinnati is rock-solid Republican country.


Maybe they confuse the city with the county and the region as a whole, which definitely has a red due. Or maybe it goes back to the fact that the Taft political dynasty came from the Queen City.

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More patrols and safety education
12:46 pm
Fri November 30, 2012

University of Cincinnati increasing safety efforts

University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati is stepping up safety measures following several incidents in and around campus.

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Inside Pitch
10:00 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Group pushes Congress to raise taxes on the wealthy

Former Hamilton County commissioner David Pepper will join activists from a pro-Obama coalition in Roselawn Saturday to push for an end to Bush-era  tax cuts on those making over $250,000 a year.

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Cincinnati mayor
9:07 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Sittenfeld will not run for Cincinnati Mayor

Council members Charlie Winburn and P.G. Sittenfeld (right)
Credit Photo by Michael Keating

Cincinnati Council Member P.G. Sittenfeld is not going to run for Mayor next year.  Sittenfeld said this morning he'll seek another term on Council during the 2013 election.  

He said many friends and community leaders encouraged him to consider the Mayor's race.

"I enjoy the work on Council and I do feel good about the impact I'm having there," Sittenfeld said.  "And frankly I want to continue a lot of the priorities I've started."

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