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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Public restroom
3:02 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Cincinnati could test freestanding restroom

"Portland Loo" in Portland, Oregon
Portland, Oregon government website

Findlay Market could soon be home to Cincinnati's first freestanding public restroom.  And if the test location does well others could be added in Downtown and Over-the-Rhine.  

Several cities have such facilities.  Portland has successfully developed and placed several “Portland Loos.”

City officials said these freestanding facilities address the major negative issues associated with public restrooms.  

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Public safety
2:03 pm
Sun January 6, 2013

Seelbach on his day with Cincinnati Fire

Cincinnati Council Member Chris Seelbach in fire department gear
Provided

Cincinnati Council Member Chris Seelbach said he learned a lot during his ride along with the city's fire department.  He wanted to better understand what's required to be a Cincinnati firefighter.


He was part of a 24-hour shift starting Friday morning with Engine 20 in Northside. 


Seelbach said he didn't see one fire during the period.

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January 5, 2013
12:30 am
Fri January 4, 2013

The Week in Review

Jay Hanselman looks back at some of the week's top stories.


Cincinnati fire
1:17 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Cincinnati gets more federal money for firefighters

The Cincinnati Fire Department is getting another nearly $6 million federal grant to hire 40 additional firefighters.  

The money will fund salaries for 2 years.  

In the last several years the number of Cincinnati firefighters has been shrinking because of retirements and resignations.  

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Anderson Township
2:49 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Appeals Court rules on proposed Anderson Twp mine

The controversial plan to build an underground limestone mine in Anderson Township is heading back to the local zoning board of appeals.  

The Ohio First District Court of Appeals issued an opinion Friday that's good news for both sides of the fight.  

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