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Ohio Charity Offers To Take Immigrant Children

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8:54AM
July
25, 2014

A Cincinnati charity says it has applied for a federal grant aimed at bringing to Ohio some of the immigrant children who have flooded across the U.S. border recently.

Cleveland, Cincinnati Archdioceses Defend Contract Changes

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The Cleveland contract changes include language that refers to teachers as “teacher-ministers.”
8:22AM
May
13, 2014

The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland has joined its counterpart in Cincinnati in requiring its elementary school teachers to sign contracts with expanded morality clauses. The changes come about a year after a Columbus Catholic high school teacher was fired after disclosing her same-sex relationship.

GE Adding 1,400 Jobs In Southwest Ohio

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GE is widely known for household appliances, but also makes aviation equipment, like the famed J47 jet engine.
7:32AM
April
11, 2014

The parent company of Ohio-based GE Aviation is expanding operations in southwest Ohio with a new U.S. Global Operations Center.

Cleveland Leaders Hope Hotels Will Land Them Convention

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County and city leaders are hopeful a revamped downtown and new convention center can help Cleveland land the 2016 Republican National Convention.
9:05AM
March 6, 2014

Cleveland made bids to host political conventions in 2008 and 2012, but lost out both times. Local leaders are hopeful more hotel rooms and a new convention center will land them the 2016 Republican National Convention.

One Year In, Have Casinos Increased Problem Gambling?

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The number of people calling the state’s problem gambling helpline went from 348 in February, 2013 to a high of 1,522 by July, 2013.
9:01AM
March 4, 2014

It’s been a year since Horseshoe Cincinnati, the last of Ohio’s casinos to open, began taking bets. So are concerns about problem gambling coming true?

Columbus, Cleveland And Cincinnati Make RNC Convention Cut

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Columbus has been named a finalist to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
11:28AM
February 27, 2014

Ohio’s three flagship cities – Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati – have been named finalists in the competition to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Reds, Indians Fans Hopeful For 2014

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The Reds and Indians both reached the postseason in 2013; that's the first time both teams made the playoffs in the same season since 1995.
12:32PM
February 21, 2014

Vendors are hawking beer and peanuts, grounds crews are chalking the baselines, and everyone is a contender. That means spring training is underway.

Lawsuit Seeks Recognition Of Gay Marriages On Birth Certificates

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The plaintiffs in the new lawsuit include three lesbian couples living in the Cincinnati area who were recently married in states that have legalized gay marriage.
12:16PM
February
10, 2014

Four married gay couples have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit seeking to force Ohio to recognize same-sex marriages on birth certificates.

Abortion Clinic Can Stay Open During Appeal

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12:46PM
January
31, 2014

A judge will allow a suburban Cincinnati abortion clinic to remain open as it appeals a state closure order.

Gay Marriage Death Certificate Case Back In Court

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7:56AM
December
18, 2013

Both sides in a fight over whether gay marriage should be recognized on Ohio death certificates despite a statewide ban will argue their cases in front of a federal judge in Cincinnati.