The Center for Economic Analysis and Development (CEAD) at the Northern Kentucky University Haile/US Bank college of Business tracks and analyzes local, state and regional business, economic and demographic information in order to provide a clearer understanding of our area’s current economy. CEAD Senior Director Janet Harrah and local financial advisor Chris DeSimio go over the latest numbers, and what they mean for our region’s future growth.
They say all politics is local, but events happening on the global stage can have a very real affect on individual investment portfolios. Peter Sorrentino, senior vice president with Huntington Real Strategies Fund and financial advisor Chris DeSimeo, shed light on what impact developments in the US and overseas are having on the current investment outlook.
Cincinnati officials now say the nearly three week pause in construction on the city's streetcar project cost nearly $1 million. That includes more than $637,000 for contractors.
“Cost directly associated with the pause itself for MPD and its subcontractors,” said Chris Eilerman, streetcar project manager. “So it’s largely go to be down time, idle equipment time, those kind of costs basically incurred during the pause itself.”
MPD is a partnership of three companies working on the streetcar project. They include Messer, Prus, and Delta.
Like a bad-for-you woman, sporting tattoos and an eyebrow-piercing, the kind that you might spy across the bar - it was love at first sight for me and Black Planet. In truth, there is very little about Black Planet and their 5-song EP Female Hysteria that is not completely adorable and endearing.
Former President Jimmy Carter’s latest book, A Call to Action, is an impassioned account of the human rights abuses against women and girls around the world, particularly in religious societies. Howard Wilkinson talked with President Carter, who will be in town tonight for a book-signing event at Joseph-Beth Booksellers. The book-signing, a ticketed event, has been sold out.
Kentucky transportation officials say driving and texting has reached epidemic levels and enforcement is part of the cure. The officials say people need to know they're serious about stopping this deadly behavior. For National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which starts Tuesday, Kentucky police will be cracking down on motorists who text behind the wheel as part of the nationwide U Drive. UText. U Pay campaign.
Kentucky Office of Highway Safety Executive Director Bill Bell says texting while driving can be more dangerous than impaired driving.
Thousands of people lined the streets of Cincinnati on a beautiful afternoon to take in the Findlay Market Reds Opening Day Parade. It was a festive event with lots of entries including mascots, marching bands, fire engines, police motorcycles, honor guards and Reds players from the past and present. WVXU's Mark Heyne was there with his camera and has these photos to share.