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FC Cincinnati Wants West End Stadium, Metro Money Woes And A Kentucky Pension Proposal

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We look at the news affecting Greater Cincinnati and the Tri-state

FC Cincinnati's plan to build a new stadium in the West End on the current site of Taft High School's Stargel football stadium worries local residents. Metro finds $8 million as Cincinnati Council rejects Mayor Cranley's SORTA Board nominee. Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil says the county jail is at a "breaking point" and wants to re-open the jail in Queensgate to relieve overcrowding. And Kentucky lawmakers propose a plan to overhaul the state's public pension system.

Joining us to discuss these and other top stories this week are WCPO.com/WCPO Insider Government and Political reporter Amanda Seitz; Cincinnati Enquirer Regional Politics reporter Scott Wartman; Kentucky Public Radio Capital Bureau Chief Ryland Barton; Political writer for the Lexington Herald-Leader, Daniel Desrochers; and WVXU city hall reporter Jay Hanselman and reporter and local host of All Things Considered, Bill Rinehart.