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From Budgets To The Banks, A Review Of The Problems Cincinnati Faced This Week

We look at the news affecting Greater Cincinnati and the Tri-state.
Jim Nolan
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WVXU
We look at the news affecting Greater Cincinnati and the Tri-state.

While the City of Cincinnati struggles to reduce a $32 million deficit, it continues to carry millions of dollars in loans and unpaid debt.

Hamilton County has its own budget problems, facing a $29 million deficit due to cutbacks in state funding and the cost of special projects. The deal to transform the Metropolitan Sewer District reached by Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune now appears in jeopardy. And the county and the Cincinnati Bengals disagree on the location of a new music venue at The Banks.

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss this week's top stories are WCPO digital reporter Paula Christian (@PaulaChristian_); Cincinnati Enquirer regional government reporter Scott Wartman (@ScottWartman); Cincinnati Business Courier staff reporter and columnist Chris Wetterich (@ChrisCinciBiz); and WVXU reporter Bill Rinehart (@billgrinehart).

Tune in toCincinnati EditionAugust 24 at 1 p.m. to hear this segment. 

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Jay Hanselman brings more than 10 years experience as a news anchor and reporter to 91.7 WVXU. He came to WVXU from WNKU, where he hosted the local broadcast of All Things Considered. Hanselman has been recognized for his reporting by the Kentucky AP Broadcasters Association, the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and the Ohio AP Broadcasters.