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Consider This: An All-Star success!

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We did it!  100 million pounds of popcorn, 263 thousand pounds of hot dogs, 20 thousand gallons of ketchup and tens of thousands of autographs later—the All-Star week was a grand slam home run!    
 
The video says it all.  Cincinnati hosted a great party from the FanFest, to the party on the banks, to the home run derby, Todd Frazier's awe-inspiring win, the All-Star game and to the roar of Pete Rose coming back home to the Great American Ball Park.  
      
All of the planning worked. The weather cleared before the big events and the violence we've been complaining about seemed to slow down.
      
It's estimated that All-Star Week generated more than $70 million in local economic benefits for both sides of the river. More importantly, we put a positive spotlight on our great city.

Cincinnati's City Manager Harry Black said it best: "JOB WELL DONE."

Hopefully we won't have to wait another 30 years to show how much we love baseball and show off the great city of Cincinnati.

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