Cincinnati vs. The World 08.22.2012

Some farmers are feeding cows discounted expired candy supplemented with nutrients instead of grain to deal with corn shortages due to drought. WORLD -2

Some farmers are feeding cows discounted expired candy supplemented with nutrients instead of grain to deal with corn shortages due to drought. WORLD -2

A Portland, Ore. bike lover got revenge after his $2,500 Fuji bike was stolen when he found the bike posted on Seattle Craigslist and launched a successful YouTube-viral sting operation that ended with the arrest of the thief and his bike safe at home. WORLD +1

Beloved OTR institution Tucker’s Restaurant could soon pave the way for Cincinnati’s first “parklet,” literally a park offering the drab area north of Liberty Street a small urban green retreat. Similar parklets have already been popularized in Vancouver, Philadelphia and San Francisco CINCINNATI +1

The U.S. Energy Information Agency found that total U.S. carbon dioxide emissions are at a 20-year low, possibly due to ramped up conservation efforts and power plants’ widespread shift from coal to natural gas use. WORLD +1

Does Mike Huckabee believe a world without rape is no world at all? In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Huckabee stated that some extraordinary people have been byproducts of rape. WORLD -2

A portion of the pedestrian-friendly Purple People Bridge is deteriorating, and Cincinnati and Newport are arguing about who should have to cover the costs of repair.
CINCINNATI -1

THIS WEEK:
CINCINNATI 0, WORLD -2

TO DATE:
CINCINNATI -5, WORLD -61

—hannah mccartney

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