Cincinnati vs. The World 12.03.14

City Manager Harry Black on Dec. 1 issued new rules for city street closures due to  construction projects.

City Manager Harry Black on Dec. 1 issued new rules for city street closures due to  construction projects. The rules intend to put an end to downtown construction delays during rush hours by prohibiting construction equipment on the street during non-working hours and limiting work zone areas. Cincinnati +1

Nationwide efforts to make hospital care safer have resulted in approximately 50,000 fewer patient deaths due to avoidable errors in the past three years, according to a recent report by government and industry officials. Hospitals reported 1.3 million fewer hospital-acquired infections between 2011 and 2013 — a savings of $12 billion for the health-care system. World +2

The NAACP has chosen Cincinnati to host its 2016 national convention, citing the city’s vibrant downtown and Ohio’s presidential swing state status. The convention will bring millions in economic impact and likely visits by presidential candidates. Cincinnati +2

After years of prohibiting Internet sales, the Girl Scouts of U.S.A. has approved “Digital Cookie,” a platform for scouts to sell and ship the group’s wildly popular Thin Mints, Samoas and other cookie favorites online. The digital program will begin in January. World +2

THIS WEEK:
Cincinnati: 3
World: 4 TO DATE:
Cincinnati: 24
World: -11

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