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Jay Hanselman

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.

It's now up to Cincinnati City Council members to make changes to the city's proposed budget for the fiscal year which starts July 1.

The Cincinnati streetcar system is projected to have a $1.15 million operating deficit for the fiscal year that starts July 1st.  The city is now working on alternatives to plug that hole.  

Cincinnati City Council has approved a zoning change and the sale and vacation of two rights-of-way needed for the FC Cincinnati stadium in the West End.

More than 60 people offered their thoughts on Cincinnati's proposed budget during a public hearing Wednesday night.

Cincinnati City Council could vote Thursday on a couple issues related to the FC Cincinnati stadium project in the West End.

Cincinnati residents get their first chance Wednesday evening to comment on the city's proposed budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1.  

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley sent his budget proposal Thursday to City Council members for their consideration.

A procedural rule prevented Cincinnati City Council from voting Wednesday on an ordinance to take away the penalties for marijuana possession if the city's police department issues citations for such offenses.

The full Cincinnati City Council could vote Wednesday to decriminalize the possession of marijuana in the city.

Cincinnati City Manager Patrick Duhaney sent his budget proposal to Mayor John Cranley Thursday.  

The operating budget totals $1.1 billion for all funds, and specifically $412.1 million for the general fund, which pays for things like public safety, trash collection and snow removal.

Cincinnati City Manager Patrick Duhaney said in a letter Tuesday to the Cincinnati School superintendent that the district's operating revenues have actually increased because of city property tax incentives for developers and a 1999 agreement related to those tax abatements.

That agreement expires this year, and Duhaney said "the city is comfortable with or without an agreement."

Cincinnati's finance director has announced he's resigning just as the mayor and city council begin work on a city budget for the fiscal year which starts July 1.

The Ohio Ethics Commission, in an advisory opinion, said five Cincinnati City Council members cannot vote on a motion asking them to reimburse the city for legal expenses and fines related to private texts sent between them that violated the state's open meeting law.

Updated: 7:20 p.m.

Hilltop Basic Resources proposed a land swap with the city of Cincinnati that would allow the company to move from its current location next to Paul Brown Stadium to make way for a music venue at The Banks.

Cincinnati's Planning Commission on Friday approved a report and recommendation that will allow the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) to install stand-alone benches at some bus stops in the city.

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