Cincinnati vs. the World 07.30.2014

Sarah Palin has found another way to make money off her status as a celebrity political commentator, with her new online Sarah Palin Channel. For $10 a month, subscribers can get news delivered by Palin that “cuts through the media’s politically correct

Sarah Palin has found another way to make money off her status as a celebrity political commentator, with her new online Sarah Palin Channel. For $10 a month, subscribers can get news delivered by Palin that “cuts through the media’s politically correct filter,” along with a dose of the Palin household’s “real-life” “outdoor adventures.” WORLD -1

Remember when the city didn’t budget to pay local neighborhoods back for $4 million it borrowed? The city is in trouble now — a Hamilton County court said taking the money via “creative financing” was illegal and must be repaid. CINCINNATI +1 

A U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, following a string of judicial rulings overturning bans in other states. The U.S. Supreme Court will likely hear a case on the issue in October or the following 2015 term. WORLD +2

Mayor Cranley supports continuing the city’s annual $200,000-a-year payments toward Union Terminal for the next 25 years, a move that could help sway county commissioners to allow the icon tax to go in front of voters this November. CINCINNATI +1

It is unlikely that the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in Africa will spread to the U.S. or elsewhere. Only one case has made it out of the continent and special screening is being done at U.S. airports. WORLD 0

THIS WEEK:
CINCINNATI: +2
WORLD: +1

YEAR TO DATE:
CINCINNATI: -8
WORLD: -6

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