Cincinnati vs. the World 12.04.13

A Mall of America security guard arrested a 29-year-old man in Minnesota for using the last $1,000 to his name to make it rain on shoppers from a fourth-floor balcony. Serge Vorobyov says during the past year he lost his job, fell behind on his bills and

A Mall of America security guard arrested a 29-year-old man in Minnesota for using the last $1,000 to his name to make it rain on shoppers from a fourth-floor balcony. Serge Vorobyov says during the past year he lost his job, fell behind on his bills and got divorced and decided to pay his final dollars forward. WORLD -2

Black NFL players are arrested at about 10 times the rate as whites, according to a USA Today story that detailed a 2006 incident involving black Bengals player Matthias Askew being stunned by a taser in Cincinnati and accused of resisting arrest before a judge cleared him of all charges.
CINCINNATI -1

An organization called “TipsForJesus” has left multiple massive tips on restaurant and bar tabs, ranging from $500 to $10,000 the last few weeks. The organization, which has reportedly doled out more than $54,000 so far, is chronicling its offerings on Instagram, though the gifts seem to be going almost entirely to white people and in several cities with college football teams playing that same day, which seems weird. WORLD 0

The Enquirer reported last week that State Sen. Eric Kearney, who was recently announced as Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald’s lieutenant governor choice, has massive unpaid liens against his company, himself and his wife and additional credit card debt he had to settle. CINCINNATI -1

THIS WEEK:
CINCINNATI -2, WORLD, 0

YEAR TO DATE:
CINCINNATI -43, WORLD -85

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