Cincinnati vs. The World 03.27.2013

More than 16,000 pig carcasses retrieved from Shanghai’s Huangpu River — likely dumped by farmers unwilling to make the investments to safely dispose of the bodies — have Chinese officials concerned about the safety of Shanghai’s tap water. WORLD -2

More than 16,000 pig carcasses retrieved from Shanghai’s Huangpu River — likely dumped by farmers unwilling to make the investments to safely dispose of the bodies — have Chinese officials concerned about the safety of Shanghai’s tap water. WORLD -2

Ohioans’ views on same-sex marriage have shifted radically since 2004, when 62 percent of voters supported a ban on same-sex marriage; today, 54 percent are in favor of legalizing it. CINCINNATI +1

For the first time, conservationists have preserved the embryos from the Iberian lynx, the most endangered wild cat species in the world. They’re hoping to implant the fertilized eggs in a surrogate female of a sister species, the Eurasian lynx. WORLD +2

Forbes Magazine named Cincinnati in its list of 15 U.S. Cities’ Emerging Downtowns. CINCINNATI +1

The historic Glencoe-Auburn Place Row Houses behind Christ Hospital — in the area known as “The Hole”— will be demolished after years of redevelopment plans have fallen through. CINCINNATI -1

THIS WEEK:
CINCINNATI +1, WORLD +0

TO DATE:
CINCINNATI -8, WORLD -35

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