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City Pays New Performance Boss $120K

Posted On November 07, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- A former Baltimore city official is filling a newly created position in Cincinnati city government. Chad Kennedy, Junior will be paid 120-thousand dollars a year to oversee the Office of Performance and Data Analytics. Officials say the position is intended to streamline public operations and save taxpayers money.

Deputy Cleared In Shooting Of 19-Year-Old

Posted On November 07, 2014

(Boone County, KY) -- There is no indictment for the Boone County deputy who killed a 19-year-old woman. The Grand Jury declined to indict Deputy Tyler Brockman yesterday after several hours of testimony from multiple witnesses. "The Cincinnati Enquirer" reports Brockman tried to stop Samantha Ramsey as she was leaving a field party to see…

Bowling Alley Worker Killed By Machinery

Posted On November 07, 2014

(Fairfield, OH) -- A man is dead from a maintenance mishap in a Fairfield bowling alley. Police say the victim was killed at Northwest Bowling Alley yesterday when his clothes got caught in the pin-setting machinery. They don't know if he was strangled or crushed.

Hamilton County Sales Tax Hike Proposed

Posted On November 07, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Hamilton County Commissioners are considering a budget plan that would boost sales tax but cut property tax. The plan calls for boosting county sales tax by a quarter of a percent. The property tax cut would save homeowners about 38 dollars a year on a 100-thousand dollar home. It would be put…

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Same-Sex Marriage Ban In 4 States

Posted On November 06, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Same-sex marriage supporters are suffering a setback after a federal appeals court upheld gay marriage bans in four states. The ruling by the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affects same-sex couples in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee. It's a rare defeat for proponents of same-sex marriage after a string of appeals…