Cincinnati vs. The World 12.05.2012

A Bangladesh woman was forced to remarry the man who mutilated her by dousing her face with acid after she divorced him for cheating on her. WORLD -2 

A Bangladesh woman was forced to remarry the man who mutilated her by dousing her face with acid after she divorced him for cheating on her. WORLD -2

Anti-abortion groups publicly vilified Ohio Republican Sen. Tom Niehaus for declaring a “war on babies” when he shot down the controversial heartbeat bill, which would have given Ohio one of the strictest abortion laws in the U.S. CINCINNATI -1

Washington State’s Office of Financial Management estimated the value of a fully functioning marijuana market in the U.S. at around $46 billion. WORLD +1

Business Insider ranked UC’s DAAP program the third best in the world in its list of top 25 design schools. CINCINNATI +2

Sweden’s recycling and waste-to-energy programs have become so efficient the nation has run out of trash; now, they’re charging other countries to import waste into Sweden and using that waste to create more energy. WORLD +2

THIS WEEK:
CINCINNATI +1, WORLD +1

TO DATE:
CINCINNATI +21, WORLD -90