Cincinnati vs. The World 05.08.2013

A Washington school principal canceled classes on Friday, May 3 for a “sun-day” to “celebrate an exceptionally nice day of the spring season,” according to a letter he sent home to students and parents. WORLD +1 

A speaker at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting advised audiences to store guns in kids’ rooms as part of his “Home Defense Concepts” course, days after a 5-year-old Kentucky boy accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old sister with a gun designed for children. WORLD -2

Duke Energy ranked No. 1 on solar and wind energy provider Pear Energy’s “Dirty Dozen,” a list of utility providers emitting the most harmful carbon emissions. Duke, of course, is the star gas and electricity provider here in Cincinnati. CINCINNATI -2

A Washington school principal canceled classes on Friday, May 3 for a “sun-day” to “celebrate an exceptionally nice day of the spring season,” according to a letter he sent home to students and parents. WORLD +1

About 82 percent of all Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified buildings in Ohio are located in Cincinnati, probably thanks to alluring tax incentives dedicated to helping outfit businesses and homes in an environmentally friendly way. CINCINNATI +2

In news we all already knew, CVG has the second-highest airfares in the nation, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation statistics. CINCINNATI -1

THIS WEEK:
CINCINNATI -1, WORLD -1

TO DATE:
CINCINNATI -12, WORLD -39

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