Jay Hanselman

Reporter and Co-Host of Cincinnati Edition

Jay Hanselman brings more than 10 years experience as a news anchor and reporter to 91.7 WVXU. He came to WVXU from WNKU, where he hosted the local broadcast of All Things Considered.  Hanselman has been recognized for his reporting by the Kentucky AP Broadcasters Association, the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and the Ohio AP Broadcasters.

Hanselman covers Cincinnati City Hall for WVXU and co-hosts Cincinnati Edition on Thursday afternoons at 1:00 pm.

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City parks
12:14 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Borrowing money for Smale park will likely mean no property tax decrease

A water feature at Smale Riverfront Park
Ann Thompson WVXU

Cincinnati Council is expected to vote Wednesday to issue $8 million worth of bonds to finish another portion of Smale Riverfront Park.  That borrowing likely will mean city homeowners will not see a decrease in a portion of their city property taxes.

Issuing bonds is essentially the same thing as taking out a mortgage on a house.  You get a large lump sum of money up-front and then pay it back over a long period of time.  The city sets aside a portion of its property tax revenue to make these payments.  

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Cincinnati Edition
7:30 am
Sun March 23, 2014

Exploring Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders include a range of group of developmental brain disorders. "Spectrum" refers to the wide rangen of symptoms, skills, and levels of impairmet, or disability, that children with ASD can have.
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Cincinnati Edition
7:30 am
Sun March 23, 2014

CPR and Automated External Defibrillators

This sign is seen an a lot of places, but would you know how to use an AED if need be?
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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Early Outlook for November Elections

Mid-term elections edging ever closer.
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Cincinnati streetcar
3:22 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Are there different ways to pay for city streetcar?

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A Cincinnati Council Committee tasked with overseeing the streetcar project wants more information on different ways to pay for it.  Those funds could be used to extend it to the Uptown area near the University of Cincinnati, or for dollars to operate the loop now being built in Downtown and Over-the-Rhine.  

The Major Transportation Committee Tuesday asked for more details on special improvement districts or special assessment districts.

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