Cincinnati vs. The World 1.7.15

A record 104 women will serve in the 114th Congress, which convened for the first time on Jan. 6, the AP reported.

A record 104 women will serve in the 114th Congress, which convened for the first time on Jan. 6, the AP reported. A total of 96 racial minorities will serve the Congress as well, and for the first time African-American members of both genders will represent both parties. World +2

Eight Cincinnati neighborhoods, including Evanston, Walnut Hills and West Price Hill, will get special consideration to receive city funds to boost housing development as part of a new program, The Cincinnati Enquirer reported. The CoreFore program ensures money is available to developers to “create exceptional homeownership and rental projects,” city officials said. Cincinnati +1

Florida’s ban on same-sex marriages expired at midnight on Jan. 6, according to the AP. A federal judge lifted a stay on her July ruling that Florida’s same-sex marriage ban is discriminatory. Florida is the 36th state where gay marriage is now legal statewide. World +2

Carmike Cinemas, a Georgia-based movie theater operator, has plans to open a nine-screen dine-in movie theater complete with a liquor license in Anderson Township, the Cincinnati Business Courier reported. The township has been working to open a theater on Beechmont Avenue for nearly 10 years. The theater will occupy a former Kmart store in the Anderson Towne Center. Cincinnati +1


THIS WEEK

Cincinnati: 2
World: 4 YEAR TO DATE
Cincinnati: 2
World: 4