Will DeWine's Gun Regulations Pass? How Much Should Superintendents Make? Plus More Top Stories

Aug 23, 2019

Following the mass shooting that took place in Dayton, Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine proposed new gun regulations, including expanded background checks and a version of a "red flag law." 

That legislation is likely to be met with resistance in the Ohio House. Although Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is working hard to convince the governor and legislature to take action to reduce gun violence. 

A Catholic priest in Cincinnati is charged with raping an alter boy 30 years ago. Reverend Geoff Drew, who was arrested and indicted on nine counts of rape Monday, faces a possible life sentence if convicted on all nine counts. 

And how much should the head of a school district make? A WCPO investigation looks at the contracts of our region's 20 largest school district superintendents to gauge how they are compensated. 

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss this week's top stories are Ohio Public Radio and Television Statehouse News Bureau Chief Karen Kasler (@karenkasler); Cincinnati Enquirer government reporter Jessie Balmert (@jbalmert); Enquirer reporter Dan Horn (@danhornnews); WCPO anchor and reporter Kristyn Hartman (@kristyn_wcpo); WVXU Senior Political Analyst Howard Wilkinson (@howardwilkinson); and WVXU reporters Tana Weingartner (@TanaWeingartner) and Ambriehl Crutchfield (@ambriehlc).

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