Cincinnati vs. The World 07.31.2013

Economists and polar scientists published a report that found climate change in the Arctic could be impactful enough to deal a $60 trillion blow to the global economy. WORLD -1 

Economists and polar scientists published a report that found climate change in the Arctic could be impactful enough to deal a $60 trillion blow to the global economy. WORLD -1

A bunch of people that care about Kentucky students’ educations have helped implement an overhaul of the state’s science education standards to include more on climate change and evolution, but its opponents are calling the teachings “atheistic” and comparing it to Soviet-style communism and fascism. CINCINNATI -1

According to the University of Southern California, it’s not really worth prosecuting a rape if your rapist didn’t have an orgasm. WORLD -2

The Atlantic conducted a survey asking readers to define what exactly the “Midwest” is (by census, it’s 12 states) and nobody really seemed to know; apparently some people toss us in with everywhere from Oklahoma to Mississippi to Idaho?!?! CINCINNATI -1

More than 100 children were rescued from forced prostitution rings in a three-day law enforcement sweep that resulted in the arrest of about 150 pimps in cities across the U.S., including Cincinnati. WORLD +1

THIS WEEK:
CINCINNATI -2, WORLD -2

TO DATE:
CINCINNATI -23, WORLD -57

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