According to testimony by a former staffer for the Kentucky House Republican caucus, Republican Kentucky Representative Jeff Hoover sexually assaulted her more than 50 times during her employment. The Kentucky Democratic Party is calling for Hoover and another Republican representative, Michael Meredith, to resign. The staffer alleges Meredith screamed vulgar comments at her.
The first four retail Ohio medical marijuana dispensaries opened for business this week, with more to follow.
And longtime Cincinnati Reds radio play-by-play announcer Marty Brennaman says he will retire after the 2019 season. Brennaman has been the Reds' lead broadcaster since 1974.
Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss this week's top stories are investigative reporter for The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting, R.G. Dunlop (@rgdunlopjr); Kentucky Public Radio Capital Bureau Chief Ryland Barton (@rylandky); Cincinnati Enquirer Columbus Bureau Chief Jackie Borchardt (@JMBorchardt); Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau reporter Andy Chow (@andy_chow); and Enquirer sports columnist Paul Daugherty (@EnquirerDoc).
Tune in to Cincinnati Edition Jan. 19 at 1 p.m. to hear this segment.