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James Avant and Brandon Reynolds

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:55:32 +0000

James Avant had aspirations to be a doctor, but has discovered a passion and career as a baker.


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https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/storycorps_-_brandon_reynolds_and_james_avant-_final_for_web.mp3




Prosecutor Will Not Try Tensing A Third Time

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:10 +0000

Yesterday Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters announced that he will not seek a third trial for former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing in the shooting Death of Sam DuBose.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/ce_seg_a_0719-auphonic.mp3




Going For More Than Gold: Veterans On Wheels Compete In Cincinnati

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0000

More than 600 athletes are in Cincinnati this week facing-off in the world's largest wheelchair sports event. The 37th National Veterans Wheelchair Games are underway at the Duke Energy Convention Center and other venues in the region. The Games, which began Monday, feature more than 18 events, from basketball to table tennis and archery. For the athletes, who are all veterans, it's about more than winning, it's about camaraderie and fun.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/ce_seg_b_0719-auphonic.mp3




Prosecutor Will Not Retry Ray Tensing

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:03:18 +0000

This afternoon Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters announced he will not seek a third trial for former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing in the shooting Death of Sam DuBose. Two previous trials on murder and manslaughter charges ended in hung juries, the most recent last month. In both trials the prosecution argued Tensing's actions were unjustified. The defense says Tensing feared for his life and shot to stop the threat.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/71817_Segment-c_tensing-decision_thaddeus-hoffmeister_tana-Weingartner.mp3




There Will Not Be A Third Tensing Trial

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:12:57 +0000

After two mistrials, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters says he will not try a former University of Cincinnati police officer a third time.


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https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/071817_nprone.mp3




Cincinnati Police Looking For New Recruits

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:10 +0000

The Cincinnati Police Department is looking for qualified men and women who would like to join its ranks. Joining us to discuss what it takes to be a police officer for the City of Cincinnati, and the qualifications the department looks for in a candidate, are Cincinnati Police Officers Mike Schulte and Edwin Rivera .


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/71817_Segment-a_cpd-recruiting_mike-schulte_edwin-rivera_01.mp3




U.S. Soldiers Stationed In Europe

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:05 +0000

Note: The morning we spoke with Major General Gronski, full details of a U.S. military plane crash in Mississippi the night before had not yet been released. Fifteen Marines and a Navy Corpsman died in that crash.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/71817_Segment-b_soldiers-in-europe_major-general-john-gronski.mp3




Monday Politics Chat: Howard Wilkinson's New Column; And Aftab's Future

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:06:45 +0000

WVXU reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik Monday morning about the phenomenon of Hamilton County Clerk of Courts Aftab Pureval. Wilkinson also talked about a new column which will appear on Saturdays at wvxu.org - Tales from the Trail , a light-hearted behind-the-scenes look at over 40 years of covering politics.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/howard_7-17-17.mp3




Legitimate Uses For The Dark Web

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0000

Chances are you probably don't spend a lot of time in the " dark web ." It's the part of the Internet that's populated by drug dealers, child pornographers, and sex traffickers. They access it by the browser Tor and can remain anonymous.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/focus_dark_web_7-17-17.mp3




No Let Up In Synthetic Drug Shipments To CVG

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0000

Night after night U.S. Customers and Border Protection Officers flag suspicious DHL packages that often turn out to be filled with synthetic drugs.


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https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/synthetic_drugs_wrap_am.mp3




Growing Your Green In The Days Of Low-interest

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:00:05 +0000

Do you remember a time when a bank savings account earned about five percent interest each year? It’s quite a contrast from today, with savings accounts averaging just a little more than a half percent. Series EE Savings Bonds return one-tenth of a percent, nowhere near enough to keep up with inflation. Other government bonds have higher rates, but still average about two percent. You can do better with high-yield bonds and the dividends paid on some stocks, if you’re willing to take the risks associated with those types of investments.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/ce_seg_a_071717-auphonic.mp3




Letters From A Soviet Prison

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0000

Francis Gary Powers was a CIA U-2 pilot shot down in 1960 while flying a reconnaissance mission over the Soviet Union. He was held in a Soviet prison for almost two years before being exchanged for a senior KGB agent who had been captured in the United States. The incident exposed America’s secret reconnaissance missions and President Eisenhower was forced to admit to aerial spying.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/ce_seg_b_071717-auphonic.mp3




Commonwealth Artists Summer Theatre Ready To Present "Les Mis" Plus Announce Future Plans

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:00:20 +0000

For the sixth summer, the high school students of CAST (Commonwealth Artists Summer Theatre) will present a challenging musical on stage at Highlands High School – this year, it's Les Miserables .


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https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/cast._burn_cd.mp3




Memories Of Miami University Hamilton's Performing Arts Concert Series From Howard Epstein

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:00:15 +0000

Howard Epstein was a long-time professor at Miami University's Hamilton campus, and was the man in charge of their performing arts concert series for decades.


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https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/67804_howard_epstein_burn_cd.mp3




With Their Popularity, How Are Salmon Faring These Days?

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:00:10 +0000

Salmon is on the menu of almost every restaurant these days, but what is the state of salmon fishing and farming?


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/67806_salmon_burn_cd.mp3




The Photography Of Lars Anderson On Exhibit At Iris BookCafe

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:00:05 +0000

The photographs of Lars Anderson are featured in an exhibit currently on display at Iris BookCafe and Gallery in OTR.


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https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/67808_lars_anderson_burn_cd.mp3




Acclaimed Blues Musician Susan Tedeschi, On Her Way To Cincinnati

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:00:00 +0000

Susan Tedeschi is an acclaimed blues singer/guitarist who is touring again this summer with the Tedeschi Trucks Band , an amalgamation of her band, her husband Derek Truck's band, plus other favorite musicians.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/67809_susan_tedeschi_ac_burn_cd.mp3




We Look At The Latest Local And Ohio Political Stories And More

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0000

Cincinnati City Council strikes a compromise on human services funding, Hamilton County Clerk of Courts offers employees wage hikes and paid family leave and Ohio begins its next fiscal year with a $65 billion budget.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/071417_-_complete_show-leveled.mp3




Clermont County To Sue Over Opioid Epidemic

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:16:29 +0000

Clermont County plans to sue pharmaceutical companies over the opioid crisis. Commissioners, the county prosecutor, and court of common pleas have hired a West Virginia law firm to go after distributors.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/ClermontCoOpioidSuitRAW.mp3




Norwood Where Legends Were Born

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:00:05 +0000

On August 26, 1987, a red Camaro rolled off the assembly line at the General Motors Corporation plant in Norwood. It was the last car produced at the GM facility, which began manufacturing Chevrolets in 1923.


Media Files:
https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2017/07/071317_-_seg_1-leveled.mp3