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The Blues: 10.22.16 show

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 19:56:20 +0000

This week's Blues show starts off with a new Jimi Hendrix release called "Machine Gun" from the Experience Hendrix label. The rest of the first set features Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bonnie Raitt, and the Goshorn Brothers. You'll also hear from Jeff Beck, Derek & the Dominoes, Marc Broussard and BB King in the second set followed by Lonnie Mack, Sonny Moorman, and Luther Allison.

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Our Weekly Look At The Top Local Stories

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0000

Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition, we present an in-depth look at the developments behind the headlines.

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Cincinnati Boxer Aaron Pryor Remembered

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:40:48 +0000

Former trainers, family, friends and fans came together Thursday to remember two-time light welterweight champion boxer Aaron Pryor, a native Cincinnatian, who died October 9 at age 60 from heart disease. On his way to Pryor's public memorial service at the Duke Energy Convention Center, Pryor's assistant professional trainer Frankie Sims, said he knew he had somebody special in Pryor. "He was relentless. He was fearless and he fought with a desire."

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Saving Seeds And Food Preservation, Plus All Things Gardening

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0000

If your garden yielded a bumper crop this season and you have more fruits and vegetables than you can eat fresh, now is a good time to explore the variety of ways you can preserve them for use all winter long, from cold storage to canning to freezing.

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Cincinnati Council Approves Bus Bench Plan

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:24:56 +0000

Cincinnati Council has approved an ordinance that would allow the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) to sell advertising on bus benches to provide seating at stops that lack shelters. In the meantime, the city will stop removing the currently illegal benches at some stops unless they are unsafe.

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Madisonville Is A Cincinnati Neighborhood In Transition

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:00:05 +0000

Madisonville got its start in 1809 as Madison, named after the fourth president of the United States, James Madison.

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The Neighborhood Playbook Guides Developers & Residents Towards Better Communities

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0000

Throughout Cincinnati, residents, community leaders and organizations are working to improve conditions in their neighborhoods.

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Friend Of Heroin Addict Turns In Drug Items To Police

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:32:57 +0000

Just over a month after Hamilton County law enforcement officials asked a judge to grant immunity for people turning in heroin and drug paraphernalia the sheriff's department has its first example of somebody doing it.

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Finding Racial Balance In Madisonville

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:21:00 +0000

People who live in Madisonville like to say their neighborhood is one of the most welcoming in Greater Cincinnati and also one of the most racially balanced. The community has had population shifts in the past, and appears to be undergoing another change.

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More Corporations Are Discovering The Benefits Of Utilizing A Diverse Group Of Suppliers

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:00:05 +0000

The National Minority Supplier Development Council'’s annual conference, the largest gathering of minority-owned companies in the country, takes place next week in Chicago.

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A New Get-Out-The-Vote & Community Engagement Project Has Just Launched

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0000

A website and new music video were recently launched to encourage Greater Cincinnati residents to not only register to vote and get to the polls this election, but to become engaged in their communities, and vote with their dollars, their time and their actions.

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Ref Cams, Tracking Devices Hit The Ice In Hockey

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:00:00 +0000

This past weekend the Cincinnati Cyclones played their season opener with a special kind of socks. Kevlar socks prevent serious injury to the ankle and calf from a potentially damaging skate blade. Forward Kenny Ryan has worn them for a few years now under his actual game socks. "I had a buddy who took a skate and cut his Achilles and wasn't ever able to play again. I think these are starting to become league-wide." While the socks might be slightly low-tech, some other gadgets are not. At September’s World Cup of Hockey, players, coaches and fans got a look at referee cams and new graphics and stats thanks to tracking chips. Sports Illustrated reports the ref cams captured everything including such memorable moments as Connor McDavid delivering a precision assist to Auston Matthews and Alex Ovechkin going off on the ref when his goal wasn't allowed. LOL the ref cam capturing Ovechkin going off after his goal is disallowed is gold. — Cristiano Simonetta (@CMS

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Cincinnati Prepares For Another Wave Of Refugees

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:00:00 +0000

The White House plans to increase the number of refugees this fiscal year from 85,000 to 110,000. For Catholic Charities Southwest Ohio this 30 percent increase means another 100 people they will help find homes, learn English and get jobs. Since 1980 CCSWO has resettled more than 12,000 refugees. It's estimated there are between 12,000 and 25,000 living in Greater Cincinnati. The charity helped more than 300 people this past year. Other refugee programs include RefugeeConnect with the Junior League. CCSWO has helped people from these nations and more this past year: BhutanThe Republic of CongoSouth SudanSyriaIranAfghanistanAmong the most recent arrivals are Constantine, Natalie and Gaspar Ndusha. The father, daughter and son are natives of The Republic of Congo. Constantine told WVXU, through an interpreter, that his wife was murdered by soldiers, he was imprisoned and his home was set on fire. The family fled to Uganda where the Red Cross helped them come to America. But because only

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Dean Regas From The Cincinnati Observatory Shares "Facts From Space!"

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:00:05 +0000

He has been the outreach astronomer at the Cincinnati Observatory since 2000, written dozens of articles about the skies above us and co-hosts the popular public television series Star Gazers.

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Cincinnati On The Map As A Movie Location

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0000

Oscar contender “Carol” is one of the many films that have put Cincinnati on the map as a movie city. Production crews are currently here filming "Inconceivable" with Nicholas Cage and Gina Gershon. Ten movies are being produced here this year, including “The Life and Death of John Gotti” with John Travolta; “The killing of a Sacred Deer” with Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman; and Killer Films' “Mercy” with Ellen Page and Kate Mara. Other popular movies like “Rain Main” and “Ides of March” have been filmed in Cincinnati in the past. Film Cincinnati, a nonprofit that promotes and cultivates filming endeavors in the city, connects filmmakers to local production crews and talent. Here to talk about Film Cincinnati and the short and long term economic benefits filmmaking brings to this region are Executive Director of Film Cincinnati, Kristen Schlotman, and WVXU Media Beat Reporter, John Kiesewetter. To read John Kiesewetter’s TV and entertainment blog, click here.

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The Blues: 10.15.16

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:00:42 +0000

This week's show begins with a song by Hound Dog Taylor and his Houserockers in honor of the passing of his drummer, Ted Harvey, on October 6th. This song is followed by Howling Wolf, Shemekia Copeland, and Amos Lee who playing Indianapolis on October 26th. The second set starts off with Freddie King, a song recorded here at King Records, in 1960 with Philip Paul on drums. You'll also hear from Etta James, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, and Maria Muldaur. The rest of the program features Charlie Musselwhite, Jonell Mosser, k.d. lang, Garland Jeffreys and ends with Leon Russell and the Neville Brothers.

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Tony Award-Winning "The Elephant Man" Onstage At Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:20 +0000

The next production at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is the Tony Award-winning The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance.

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"The Dead Singing" From Poet Michael Henson

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:15 +0000

Poet Michael Henson has just published his latest chapbook of his works, The Dead Singing.

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Queen City Chamber Opera Completes The "Siegfried" Trilogy

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:10 +0000

In a rare feat, the Queen City Chamber Opera’s upcoming production of Wagner’s Siegfried, Act III will complete the entire Siegfried story, the first time this has happened in Ohio in 100 years.

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Concentration Camp Photos At Cincinnati Skirball Museum, Part Of FotoFocus

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:05 +0000

As part of this year’s FotoFocus, the Cincinnati Skirball Museum, located in Clifton at Hebrew Union College, is presenting Columbus photographer James Friedman’s exhibit 12 Nazi Concentration Camps.

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