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Cincinnati City Council meetings have been cut with tension recently. WCPO's Mariel Carbone and Pat LaFluer join the Hear Cincinnati podcast to explain why.
This week on the Hear Cincinnati podcast, host Brian Niesz is joined by community reporter Lucy May and senior manager of enterprise/investigative Meghan Goth to discuss tax breaks on expensive homes, Ollie's Trolley, the COVID surge in Ohio and more.Later at the 24:40 mark, WCPO reporters Mariel Carbone and Pat LaFluer join the podcast to discuss the recent drama at several city hall meetings, plus the debates on police funding and the streetcar. Notable Links:
- No more tax breaks awarded to million-dollar homes?
- Despite the odds, Black-owned restaurant thrives because of COVID and gentrification
- WATCH 'From Protests to Solutions,' A WCPO 9 News Special
- WCPO 9's second night of 'From Protests to Solutions' examines reform, defunding police
- 'You can't let your guard down': Younger patients driving Ohio's spike in COVID-19
- Hamilton County sees biggest spike in new COVID-19 cases since pandemic began
- Calls to defund police as public hearings on 2021 budget begin at Duke Energy Center
- Protesters block off Elm Street after Cincinnati City Council budget hearing breaks down
- Tensions rise inside Cincinnati City Hall as budget process comes to a close
- City Council approves budget that fully funds police; veto will keep streetcar running without riders
- Proposed year-long suspension of streetcar service has some OTR business owners worried
- Memo: Complete streetcar shutdown will cost more than keeping 'skeleton crew' amid COVID-19
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