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NYC Mayoral Candidates Look To... Cincinnati?

P.G. Sittenfeld | Posted 09.28.2013 | New York
P.G. Sittenfeld

Christine Quinn has made the trip. As has Bill Thompson. Bill de Blasio's been here. John Liu, too What's happening here? A model of educational innovation yielding big results, and catching the country's attention.

Why My Late Bookmaker Father Would Not Like Payday Lending

Don McNay | Posted 09.27.2013 | Business
Don McNay

My father was a bookie and professional gambler who worked in several of the area's "hot spots." In a town full of hustlers, prostitutes and gamblers, the profession they looked down on was loan sharking.

Issa Metrics

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Rep. Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee, is determined to link the White House, and President Barack Obama, to the so-called IRS scandal, even though there is no proof one exists.

Happy Father's Day to Mom

Don McNay | Posted 06.12.2013 | Impact
Don McNay

Father's Day is an empty day for a lot of people. We have a nation being raised by single mothers who are stepping up to the plate and filling both roles.

Different Cities Do Different Things

Andrew_Yang | Posted 07.03.2013 | Business
Andrew_Yang

The problems that you see startups tackling are dramatically different in different cities. Silicon Valley is unlikely to produce the same set of companies as New York or Cleveland because the region has a different set of strengths and defining institutions.

Patti Smith's Cincinnati Art Exhibit Will Be a Robert Mapplethorpe Tribute

Steven Rosen | Posted 06.04.2013 | Fifty
Steven Rosen

In a phone call from London, the exhibit's curator revealed some details of the museum's planned Patti Smith show, which will be a tribute to Smith's close friend, the late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.

Dirty Dishes and Climate Change: Taking a Small First Step Toward a Safer Future

Lou Leonard | Posted 03.20.2013 | Green
Lou Leonard

Urge your community to participate and send a small ripple of change out into the world. Then switch off for an hour -- have a candlelit dinner, host a dance party in the dark. Who says change has to be hard?

Pete Rose, Kiana Kim Get Comfy In New Furniture Ad?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.15.2013 | Sports

Pete Rose certainly doesn't knock it out of the park in a local spot for Muenchen's Furniture, outlets seem to agree. AdWeek calls the new commerci...

Bubble Watch: Kentucky, Virginia Among Teams With Work To Do

Posted 03.12.2013 | Sports

With the NCAA Tournament's dance card filling up, college basketball teams still on the bubble are running out of time to bolster their claims for a s...

The Greatest American (Climate) Heroes

Lou Leonard | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green
Lou Leonard

While you're waiting for the chance to hold our timid Washington leaders accountable, vote for a real climate hero and catch a glimpse of an amazing future just waiting for us to choose it.

Cincinnati Casino's Opening Gambit

AP | By AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel

CINCINNATI (AP) — Slot machines were clanging and bets were flying for the first time Wednesday as the last of Ohio's four voter-approved casinos be...

Big Companies and Startups: Dream Team or Arch Enemies?

Venture For America | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Venture For America

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif For some, the concept of corporate-startup partnership does not require explanation; a growing number of organizations are disrupting current assumptions and are convinced that institutional support can be tethered to effectively benefit startups.

How Ravi Shankar Helped Cincinnati's Urban Revival

Steven Rosen | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts
Steven Rosen

When Ravi Shankar died in December at age 92, Jim Tarbell's thoughts turned to when he brought the great Indian classical musician to Cincinnati's historic -- and endangered -- St. Paul Church in the urban, downtown-adjacent Pendleton District.

The Need for Talent in 'Fly-over' Cities

Venture For America | Posted 04.10.2013 | Impact
Venture For America

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif So far in Ohio and other fly-over states, emerging models of public-private partnerships are yielding encouraging returns, and programs such as VFA recognize this progress and contribute to their growth.

WATCH: Unique Hospital Ceremony Fulfills Mom's Dying Wish

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.11.2013 | Good News

Ben Linnabary fulfilled his mother's dying wish by graduating from high school in a ceremony at her Ohio hospital bedside, as shown in a touching YouT...

Week 16 NFL Pick: Cincinnati @ Pittsburgh

Paul Bessire | Posted 02.19.2013 | Sports
Paul Bessire

With the crucial NFC East battle between Washington and Dallas taking place next week, Cincinnati @ Pittsburgh is the most critical game between two teams with legitimate divisional and Wild Card aspirations this week.

Week 14 NFL Pick: Dallas at Cincinnati

Paul Bessire | Posted 02.05.2013 | Sports
Paul Bessire

Cincinnati is the better team, is playing at home and, ultimately has more riding on this game. According to 50,000 games played (simulated) by the Predictalator, the Bengals win over the Cowboys 64.2 percent of the time and by an average score of 28-22.

In Cincinnati, Ohio: Obama Campaign's Work Seems Quite, Quite Done

Ellen Freudenheim | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Ellen Freudenheim

The election is so close it can be counted in hours. In Cincinnati, it feels like the Obama campaign's work is largely done.

Museum Or Target Range?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.01.2012 | Arts

Preparation for art exhibits typically involves rearranging temporary walls, meticulously centering frames and buying copious amounts of refreshments....

Dan Froomkin

Pro-Romney Firm's Purchase Of Voting Machine Company Raises Alarms

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

A private equity company run by fervent supporters of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney bought the third-largest voting machine company in t...

Tinkerbell Politics in Ohio

Rebecca Wanzo | Posted 11.04.2012 | Black Voices
Rebecca Wanzo

Belief is great, but infrastructure and safety nets are better. Belief can inspire and motivate, but it won't provide food, clothing, shelter, or medical care when you're sick. Belief doesn't DO anything. My six-year-old mother knew that, Governor Kasich. Why don't you?

Solution-Driven Unionism

Randi Weingarten | Posted 08.17.2012 | Education
Randi Weingarten

Education wars -- two words that should never be strung together -- are far too common in the United States. The primary casualties of such conflicts, as well as of mounting education cuts and misguided "reforms," are our students.

Joy Resmovits

Can Bad Teachers Get Better? Study Says Yes, In Math

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.09.2012 | Education

The question of what to do with bad teachers has stymied America's education system of late, sparking chaotic protests in state capitals and vitriolic...

Ohio Schools Chief On Leave Amid Records Tampering Claims

Posted 08.06.2012 | Education

Lockland School District superintendent Donna Hubbard has been put on paid administrative leave amid allegations of shady enrollment bookkeeping that ...

Dead End on Shakin' Street

Thomas Frank | Posted 09.18.2012 | Home
Thomas Frank

Every city is either vibrant these days or is working on a plan to attain vibrancy soon. The reason is simple: a city isn't successful -- isn't even a city, really -- unless it can lay claim to being "vibrant."