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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of south-central Bolivia southwest of Sucre in the Andes at an altitude of about 4,203 m (13,780 ft). It was founded after silver was discovered in 1545 and during its early days was a fabled source of riches. Population: 132,000.

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  • Back in 2002, according to the Cincinnati Business Courier, Cranley did, in fact, ponder running against John Dowlin for County Commissioner. source We all know that Dowlin was challenged by Pat DeWine in the primary and got defeated.

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  • After the closed-door meeting, Portune and Dowlin announced that taxpayers, by law, were required to pay for a lawyer for Allen and a separate lawyer for the commissioners.

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  • Commissioners Dowlin and Portune were in a meeting and unable to respond to 9News' requests for interviews.

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  • Dowlin overwhelmingly lost, 69 percent to 31 percent.

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  • "A concern I have is that because Cincinnati is a bad place to live, people are starting to think Hamilton County is a bad place to live," Dowlin said.

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  • Like many in the suburbs, Dowlin fears county money will flow to City Hall and be spent inefficiently.

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  • Dowlin gets props from me for sticking to his guns on making Pat DeWine's affair and fathering a child with Betty Hull a campaign issue.

    Dowlin: Cincinnati Is A Bad Place To Live

  • Dowlin ran commercials accusing DeWine of leaving his family for a public relations employee whose company had been hired by Convergys, the Cincinnati-based company that City Council -- and DeWine -- voted to give a $52.5 million package of tax breaks and grants in July 2003 to keep the corporation from moving its downtown headquarters.

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  • Dowlin spent 38 years with Procter & Gamble and 28 years as Sharonville's mayor before rising to county politics.

  • John Dowlin is being remembered for his independence, civility, financial skills and work ethic.

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