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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.

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.

Cincinnati Council has once again endorsed a plan to make Liberty Street safer for pedestrians.  

Cincinnati Transportation and Engineering officials are moving forward with plans for stopping landslides along parts of Columbia Parkway. Council last week approved $17 million for that work and Director Joe Vogel updated a committee Tuesday on the process.

Cincinnati Council will likely take yet another vote this week on a plan to make Liberty Street safer for pedestrians.  

Representatives with FC Cincinnati are planning meetings either Friday or Monday with tenants who are being asked to move out of apartments now owned by the team on Wade Street and Central Avenue in the West End.

Cincinnati City Council voted Wednesday to fully fund the $17 million of repairs to stop landslides along parts of Columbia Parkway.

Updated: Wednesday, 9:37 a.m.

Two Cincinnati City Council members are offering a solution to make sure some West End residents don't lose their housing because of the new FC Cincinnati soccer stadium.  

Cincinnati Council is expected to decide Wednesday how to fund the $17 million worth of repairs to prevent landslides along parts of Columbia Parkway.  What's not clear right now is where about $6 million of that plan will come from.  

A federal grand jury in Cincinnati has indicted an Ohio man who pretended to be a missing Illinois boy. Brian Michael Rini, 23, is charged with making false statement to federal agents and aggravated identity theft.

Cincinnati City Council Wednesday approved a financing plan that will allow construction of a music venue at The Banks to move forward.

Not surprisingly, Cincinnati officials are rejecting Hamilton County commissioners' plan announced last week to transfer the Metropolitan Sewer District's executive staff to county control while leaving sewer district employees under the city.  

Cincinnati Council could vote next week on a plan to fund the $17 million of work needed to stabilize land along Columbia Parkway and keep it from sliding. There are three competing proposals for how to do that.

A program launched last July to reduce aggressive panhandling in Downtown Cincinnati is still showing good results.  

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