Police in the southern Russian region of Dagestan say a female suicide bomber has injured at least 11 police officers and civilians.Full Story >
A female suicide bomber blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday injuring at least 18, including two children and five police officers, police said. The attacker was later identified as a widow...Full Story >
Gay rights campaigners and their opponents clashed at an unsanctioned rally in Moscow but a heavy police presence in Ukraine kept the two sides apart at a demonstration which went ahead despite a court order.Full Story >
Gay-rights campaigners and their opponents clashed at an unsanctioned rally in the Russian capital on Saturday, but a heavy police presence in Ukraine kept the two sides apart at that country's first-ever gay pride march.Full Story >
The Diaguita Indians live in the foothills of the Andes, just downstream from the world's highest gold mine, where for as long as anyone can remember they've drunk straight from the glacier-fed river that...Full Story >
The Diaguita Indians live in the foothills of the Andes, just downstream from the world's highest gold mine, where for as long as anyone can remember they've drunk straight from the glacier-fed river that irrigates...Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 7:00 AM EDT2013-05-25 11:00:14 GMT
(RNN) - An active six months is predicted for the 2013 North Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center has called it an "extremely active"Full Story >
An active six months is predicted for the 2013 North Atlantic hurricane season.Full Story >
Authorities in eastern Afghanistan say explosives transported by suspected Taliban fighters accidentally detonated while they were stopped at a mosque, killing 12 people.Full Story >
A would-be suicide bomber died when his explosives-rigged vest went off prematurely in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday morning, police said. The apparent failed attack came a day after a major Taliban assault on an...Full Story >
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
The City of Cincinnati and the Music Hall Revitalization
Company (MHRC) held a news conference on Wednesday to discuss the Music Hall
Mayor Mark Mallory and MHRC President and Chairman Otto M. Budig Jr. announced
a lease that will preserve and modernize Music Hall. The lease is for 75
years and includes the City's already-approved $10 million commitment to the
always said that we would get a deal done to preserve and update Music
Hall. It is simply too important to our cultural heritage," Mayor
Mark Mallory said. "The renovation will transform Music Hall by
merging the old world and the new. The audience will enjoy all of the
modern comforts and technology, while retaining the grandeur of experiencing a
performance in this historic architectural landmark. I want to thank and
congratulate Otto Budig and the Music Hall Revitalization Company for their
dedication to this great institution."
agreement discussions have been in the works for months.
"While there has been some inference that we were
not moving quickly enough you have to understand that creating an agreement of
this complex must be fair not only to MHRC but also to the City of Cincinnati,"
to next steps, Budig said MHRC has been reviewing the overall financing
strategy and re-evaluating the project's primary goals based on community
feedback with the cultural institutions that call Music Hall home. The
result is an evolving plan with a reduced scope that remains focused on the
audience experience while addressing the building's pressing needs.
project has been scaled back from an earlier projection of $165 million down to
$95 million due to the "fiscal reality" the project is facing.
said MHRC intends to announce more detailed plans in the first quarter of 2013,
though a more comfortable seating arrangement, greatly enhanced accessibility
and expanded restroom capacity are sure to be included. Structural issues
will be addressed as well.
also happy to report that we will be installing new escalators that will be
better positioned to improve safety," said Budig.
said no timetable had yet been established. Once construction does begin,
Budig says it will last 17 months.
"The worst thing
we could do is to start this project without the financial resources and the
pledges available to make it happen and we are not going to do that," he said.
Hall is the home of the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra, Cincinnati
Opera, Cincinnati Ballet and May Festival.
was formed to oversee a revitalization of Music Hall that improves the patron
experience, addresses structural needs and ensures the continued sustainability
of the arts organizations that call the building home.
Friday, May 24 2013 10:11 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:11:14 GMT
A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday evening in College Hill. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road, a larger intersection in the area, around 9 p.m. TheFull Story >
A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday evening in College Hill. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road, a larger intersection in the area, around 9 p.m.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:17:47 GMT
Heads are starting to roll at the IRS. A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leaveFull Story >
A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leave Thursday. We have learned more about Lois Lerner's connections to Cindy Thomas, the highest ranking Cincinnati employee in this IRS division.Full Story >
Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust."Full Story >
The trucker was hauling drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him....Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 6:19 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:19:48 GMT
Last week, Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller said "two rouge IRS employees" were responsible for targeting conservative groups in 2012, something the IRS admitted to. However, the Exempt OrganizationFull Story >
The IRS worker says an Exempt Organization Specialist's job is to ask questions to those applying for 501(c)4 status, but there was never any intent to target conservative groups. The worker says this is not the conspiracy some are making it up to be.Full Story >
The Village of Morrow: 2013 Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 27, 2013 Participants must line up at 10 a.m. at the former Morrow Elementary School located on Pike St., the parade is to start at 11 a.m. ContactFull Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 1:23 PM EDT2013-05-22 17:23:38 GMT
A Charlotte mother is teaching her young son a lesson, by having him arrested, after he stole her Pop-Tarts, according to a police report. According to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police report, officersFull Story >
A Charlotte mother is teaching her young son a lesson, by having him arrested, after he stole her Pop-Tarts, according to a police report.Full Story >
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