Cincinnati vs. The World 3.18.15

Facebook has clarified its rules on what types of posts it bans or does not ban and why.

Facebook has clarified its rules on what types of posts it bans or does not ban and why. For the first time, the website is explicitly banning revenge porn or content promoting sexual violence and exploitation. Posts that “shame private individuals” or encourage suicide and eating disorders are also prohibited. World +1

Cincinnati City Council members Charlie Winburn and Chris Seelbach want to reserve $5 million from the city’s Capital Budget to renovate Inwood Park in Mount Auburn. The renovation is part of a $9 million proposal to support Mount Auburn’s “renaissance.” Cincinnati +1

The death toll of 11 on the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu from Tropical Cyclone Pam is likely to rise, perhaps sharply, as aid workers begin to assess the devastation, The New York Times reports. The Category 5 cyclone, which hit the island March 13, has damaged 70 percent of the buildings in the island’s capital; in more remote areas 100 percent of the buildings were seen leveled. World -2

Local hospital system Premier Health is planning to hire more than 500 people at several area hospitals, including numerous positions in nursing, therapists, nurses aides, IT, accounts payable and more, according to the Cincinnati Business Courier. Premier Health has expanding rapidly; it plans to open another health center in Mason this spring. Cincinnati +2

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Cincinnati: 17
World: 7

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