Cincinnati vs. The World 01.02.2013

Two homeless people helped rescue a man brutally attacked in Over-the-Rhine after using an ATM; they warded off his assailant until the police arrived. CINCINNATI +2

Jan 3, 2013 at 10:34 am

Two homeless people helped rescue a man brutally attacked in Over-the-Rhine after using an ATM; they warded off his assailant until the police arrived. CINCINNATI +2

In an effort to reduce gun violence, Mexico City is testing out a cash-for-guns program in which locals are encouraged to turn in firearms to local authorities in exchange for bikes, tablet computers and cash. WORLD +1

Always “fair and balanced” Fox News posted a story online referring to the Westboro Baptist Church as a “left-wing cult.” WORLD -2

A pregnant Dayton woman has filed the second high-profile lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati for allegedly firing her for becoming pregnant while single. CINCINNATI -2

Two Maine middle school students have raised nearly $10,000 to save the “chambered nautilus,” a prehistoric mollusk farmed for its lustrous shell, nearing extinction from overfishing. WORLD +2

THIS WEEK:
CINCINNATI +0, WORLD  +1

TO DATE:
CINCINNATI +0, WORLD +1