Racism wounds Asian community

Hate crimes have increasingly targeted Asian-Americans in the pandemic era By Alex Kelly and Mo Juenger, Staff Writer and World News Editor Xenophobic and racist hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) have increased since the beginning of the pandemic, believed by many to be a result of COVID-19. Asian Americans are being falsely blamed for the pandemic because of the virus’s origins in Wuhan, China.   According to advocacy group Stop AAPI Hate, over 2,800 incidents of hate were committed against these groups in 2020. Another report done by the United Nations addressed that over 1,800 hate incidents … Continue reading Racism wounds Asian community

Guide: County prosecutors

Incumbent Deters faces Dem rookie Rucker BY ALEX KELLY, Staff Writer Joe Deters (R)  Experience: Deters is the incumbent and Hamilton County’s longest-serving elected prosecutor. He served as the prosecutor from 1992 to 1999. In 1999 he was elected to the Office of Ohio Treasurer. He served as treasurer for six years before returning to the role of county prosecutor from 2004 to the present.  Policy: Deters introduced and enacted the Daly Bill, which is intended to recognize fetuses as people in the eyes of the law. Deters also streamlined the sex offender unit in charge of monitoring and registering … Continue reading Guide: County prosecutors