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Start Hear: Welfare, Alien Invasions, and Asteroid Mining

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000

This week on Start Hear : The Uncertain Hour : An immersive docu-pod that reveals the uncertainties of our economy today. The Theater of Tomorrow : A sentient ship stolen in the night! A private eye chases corruption on the moon! An interview with a man from the afterlife! The Future Jam : Entertain novelty ideas, scoff at ridiculous new inventions, and push the limit as to how far technology will shape the future.

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King's Legacy Celebrated In West Chester

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:45:06 +0000

With snow crunching underfoot, two snare drums kept the beat as people sang "We Shall Overcome" and marched nearly three-quarters of a mile to commemorate the birth of Martin Luther King, Junior. This was part of West Chester's 19 th annual celebration of the slain civil rights leader.

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Cincinnati MLK Marchers Flood Downtown With Message

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:56:35 +0000

Chilly temperatures, icy patches and snowflakes didn't discourage hundreds of people from marching ten blocks through Downtown Cincinnati to proclaim Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of unity Monday.

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Seven Hills Students Compete In High-Tech "Shark Tank"

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:00:00 +0000

Five groups of Seven Hills students who Head of the Upper School Matthew Bolton called, " creative, innovative and flexible thinkers," pitched their inventions January 11, 2018 to a panel of Cincinnati entrepreneurs and CEOs.

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MLK Cincinnati Organizers: It's Not Just A Celebration, It's A Call To Action

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:00:00 +0000

"If Not Now, When?" the theme of Monday's Cincinnati MLK civil rights march, prayer service and commemorative celebration , focuses on Dr. King's message of justice and equality while looking at the challenges of today.

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The Modern Civil Rights Movement

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:00:05 +0000

Historians cite December 1, 1955 as the beginning of the modern civil rights movement. That was the day Rosa Parks, an African-American woman, was arrested for refusing to move to the back of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama. But for many, the fight for civil rights was sparked by individual, personal incidents of intolerance, injustice or abuse.

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Ohio Governor, Senate And House Race Updates And The KY General Assembly Is In Session

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000

Republicans search for a new candidate to oppose Democratic incumbent senator Sherrod Brown after Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel withdraws his candidacy. The Ohio governor's race continues to shape up as more candidates pick running mates. Democrats may tap a local politician to run against Republican incumbent Steve Chabot in the house. And the Kentucky General Assembly is in session.

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Big Band concert with the Klaberheads

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 20:13:03 +0000

For more information about the Klaberheads, here's a link to their website.

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Katie Laur's Birthday Bash!

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 20:01:10 +0000

Elaine Diehl shares her thoughts about Cincinnati bluegrass legend Katie Laur and her upcoming birthday celebration at the Front Street Cafe in New Richmond, Ohio on Thursday, January 18th at 6:30pm.

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Tribute to MLK, Jr on The Blues

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 19:15:20 +0000

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's celebration on Monday, January 15th, I've produced a one-hour tribute in his memory. Sweet Honey in the Rock, Linda Tillery & the Cultural Heritage Choir, along with Eddie Harris and Les McCann will be featured in the first set.

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A Remembrance Of Former Mayor and Congressman Thomas A. Luken

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 13:07:28 +0000

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with New Director Maryanne Zeleznik about the life and career of former Cincinnati mayor and congressman Thomas A. Luken, who died Wednesday at the age of 92.

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Field Trip To Court: Civics Program Takes Students Outside The Classroom

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:00:05 +0000

The Federal Bar Association created its national civics outreach program to help educate students about our court systems. Judges and attorneys visit classrooms and talk with students, and students have the opportunity to visit courthouses to observe proceedings and meet with lawyers and judges.

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Reinventing Metro: Plan To Improve Struggling Bus System

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000

The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA), which operates the Metro and Access bus systems, was able to put a 2018 budget in place. But SORTA officials are warning that without a new funding structure, future deficits could lead to more significant cuts to transit service as soon as next year.

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Mary Taylor Picks "Political Outsider" Nathan Estruth As Running Mate

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 19:31:56 +0000

Republican gubernatorial candidate Mary Taylor has reached beyond the stable of professional politicians to choose Nathan Estruth, a Cincinnati-area businessman and social activist as her running mate.

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Meet Maryanne Zeleznik

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:09:43 +0000

WVXU's News Director Maryanne Zeleznik is responsible for all news and public affairs programming, leading a news team of 8 reporters and producers. She is also your Morning Edition host every weekday morning. Recently, Jay had the opportunity to ask Maryanne about her award- winning career and life off the air.

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Dr. John Bryant And Leslie Kreines

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:00:00 +0000

Dr. John Bryant is an esteemed community leader and is considered a pioneer in urban education.

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UC Led Team Excavating Griffin Warrior Tomb

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 09:00:05 +0000

Archaeologist Carl William Blegen was on the faculty at the University of Cincinnati from 1927 to 1957. His discoveries at Troy in Turkey and the Palace of Nestor at Pylos in Greece remain two of the 20th century’s most important archaeological discoveries in Greek prehistory.

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$martPath To Help Children Develop Financial Literacy

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000

A recent article in Marketwatch points out the high cost of financial illiteracy, $200 billion in the last 20 years as people made poor investment decisions, ran up credit card debt or made poor choices about borrowing money.

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Looking Up: Predicting The Weather

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000

In this episode of Looking Up , predicting the weather is a science, albeit not always an exact science. Hosts Dean Regas and Anna Hehman talk weather forecasting with Jason Meyers , digital meteorologist and video content creator for the EW Scripps Co.

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Calls For Syringe Exchange Programs Following HIV Increase

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 18:45:17 +0000

Northern Kentucky health officials want to ramp up needle exchange programs after the number of drug users contracting HIV infections tripled from 2016 to 2017. Right now the number is still small. Eighteen people infected reported injection drug use among their risk factors in 2017 compared to only five reports in 2016.

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